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Late Night With Trail Camera or, things that don't go bump in the night -they just vanish...
Well, autumn is here. The deer are not yet on the move as the rut approaches but that will change soon enough. I've had three trail cameras out all summer over mineral licks until recently, when I went to feeders -a term I use lightly as they aren't used to 'feed' deer. Right now they're programmed to throw out about a cup of corn each day. The goal is to just get the critters to swing by and check it out and become part of their daily routine. I don't visit the sites often as it's best to stay away from them. These trail camera traps are triggered both day and night by the combination of motion and body heat. I generally let them run for 10 days or so before I check them and change out the memory cards. emphasized textYep, it IS hard to wait that long! The cameras are cable locked to the tree in a hard case which is lag screwed to the tree in an attempt to avert theft. Even then, the cameras are code locked with an entry ID so should the camera be stolen it's worthless to the would-be thief. If there's any interest I'll be happy to throw in more images as the fall goes on. I know deer hunters would like to see some monster buck pictures and I sure have them. I'll be happy to share them in say, March!