Trail Cameras Now??

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Trail Cameras Now??

Unread postby kwaldeier » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:03 pm

Just curious where would be a good spot to set up cameras now?? Too late for scrapes and illegal for minerals now. I am looking to see what bucks survived the gun season before they lose their head gear. THEN i plan on setting up mineral sites, Mid January. I am putting 4 out tomorrow and am looking for opinions to narrow down my selection!


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Re: Trail Cameras Now??

Unread postby BigHunt » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:05 pm

i would scout around and look for tracks in the snow if possilble near and around the food sources......
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Re: Trail Cameras Now??

Unread postby rack addict » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:06 pm

Im curious to this as well! I would guess probably feeding just because of all the pressure.
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Re: Trail Cameras Now??

Unread postby kwaldeier » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:20 pm

Thinking about the long run.whats best for now until Jan. So i wont check them for a month or so and would like activity throughout
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Unread postby BigHunt » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:22 pm

kwaldeier wrote:Thinking about the long run.whats best for now until Jan. So i wont check them for a month or so and would like activity throughout

food sources ;)
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Re: Trail Cameras Now??

Unread postby Zap » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:29 pm

As light as the rut activity was around here, the second rut should be kickin......

Prevailing wind/ downwind side of doe bedding.

Did you shoot two already?
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Re: Trail Cameras Now??

Unread postby kwaldeier » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:50 pm

I have shot 0 :( just pulled my cameras for gun season and while i was away. Still going to hunt but want to see whats still kickin
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Unread postby Zap » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:08 pm

I am coming that way within two weeks...
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Re: Trail Cameras Now??

Unread postby BowtechHunting » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:29 pm

Well, if your just wanting to take inventory, I personally would place them along edges of fields and funnels (if you have'em). The last thing you wanna do is go in and spread your odor all over the place, which might detour them. I've had luck with field edges, funnels, and saddles. And a word of advice, be sure to secure them to the tree with some chain or calbes. There has been a lot of folks on here reporting stolen and damaged cams. Good luck.
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Unread postby swamp-assassin » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:59 pm

definatly food sources...late season is all about food
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Unread postby BigHunt » Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:00 pm

swamp-assassin wrote:definatly food sources...late season is all about food

i think were on the same page ;) ..... 8-)
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Unread postby BowtechHunting » Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:35 am

swamp-assassin wrote:definatly food sources...late season is all about food



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Re: Trail Cameras Now??

Unread postby dan » Tue Nov 29, 2011 10:59 am

Agreed... Put it on food sources.
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Unread postby Bucky » Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:11 am

Food :!:
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Re: Trail Cameras Now??

Unread postby Casper » Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:18 pm

Inventory food... if you are looking to hunt some more, I would put them right inside the the woods on the food you think they are going to. Then if you plan to hunt check the cams before you setup and you will have a good idea which ones to hunt.
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