Game Scouting Camera Setup and Selection Tips
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Game scouting cameras allow you to have a clear picture of what is happening in your favorite hunting spots without the need for your continued presence in the woods. It is an excellent scouting tool to provide you with a pictorial record of game movement in its area of coverage.
A game-scouting camera can be set up to assess a fresh spot or monitor a scrape. It can be set up to keep a watch over what is coming to a feeder. When it is not certain as to what time of the day game animals move in to feed or to bed, a game scouting camera can be programmed to take pictures or video recordings throughout the day and night. Alternatively, it is flexible enough to be programmed to click only during the daytime/nighttime. There are delay option settings that allow camera operation to be programmed for varied time periods to elapse between each click. This way the number of photographs taken can be controlled to minimize chances of too many/few photos of the same animal during its visit to a particular spot.
A good game-hunting camera can maximize your scouting information for a game area while allowing you to minimize your presence that can contaminate the territory with human scent and scare a buck or doe away. It can help you locate the ideal place for a climbing stand at the opening of the hunting season.
Game hunting cameras have become part of standard equipment for today's hunters and are no more considered as technological excess. With the market flooded with products from various manufacturers every hunter is offered a wide selection of equipment of different specifications to suit his/her choice
Once you acquire a game-scouting camera where to place it assumes utmost importance. For example, when scouting deer, the best way to ensure the right location is to place it near some place to which they are attracted, like scrapes, mineral licks, and food plots and well used trails. As most game scouting cameras are designed to place date and time on the photographs that are clicked, it becomes very easy to identify the time of the day during which the animal shows up at the particular hotspot.
To achieve optimal results, it is advisable that you follow the following tips to while setting up a game scouting camera.
Game scouting cameras can be selected from brands like StealthCam, Moultrie, BuckeyeCam, Atlantis, Wildview, Cuddeback, Trailback, Trailtimer, SmartScouter, CamTrakker and Leaf River among other brands.
Posted November 30, -1 by Justin Ott