Trail Camera Setup: Waterfowl

This setup is fast becoming one of my favorite sets for amazing wildlife photos. There is such a wide variety of ducks, geese, and shorebirds and not knowing what you are going to get on camera is half the fun. Take advantage of these numerous opportunities and make it into…

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Carcass Trail Camera

Who ever said trail cameras were just for deer? Placing a trail camera over a carcass to watch our local predators quickly became one of our favorite wintertime setups. We have been amazed by the number of different birds and animals that take advantage of this opportunity. Give it a try…

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Scrapes & Rubs

When bucks start shedding their velvet, they also start making scrapes and rubs. This helps them with marking out their territory. Bucks will visit a good scrape line or rub almost daily; they really hit these sites during the pre-rut. You can see these starting around the middle of September,…

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Water is Key

With most of the Midwest seeing the biggest drought in our lifetime, water will be a key factor this fall. Most small streams and ponds have completely dried up and crusted over with dry, cracked dirt. With very few watering holes left in areas, the deer and wildlife are forced to move closer to water. Looking…

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Trimming Up

When setting up a camera, make sure the deer and other animals will be the only thing that trigger your camera. In the past I have had too many Mega Bytes wasted on blowing weeds and tree limbs. Set the camera up higher on the tree, about head height, and angle the camera…

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