trail cameras

BTC5

Blazing Speeds in a Compact, Durable Game Camera

Deer hunters using trail cameras typically want a few things: reliability, durability, and in many cases a small, compact camera that won’t easily be seen by others when it’s strapped to a tree or post. Concealment from trespassers or poachers is a good thing, of course, but minimizing the impact to deer or predators...

Eyecon Jag

You Won’t Believe What These Cool Game Cameras Can Do

Ever had a great deer hunting location and wanted to put a camera there, but the trees were about as gnarly as Grandpa Fester’s overgrown orchard where hobgoblins lived? You may have tried rigging up a camera anyway. On a funky tree. On a post. Upside down hanging off a limb. Something. Zip ties...

Alsheimer Deer & Deer Hunting

Alsheimer: Pre-Season Play – Bucks Sparring in September

By Charles J. Alsheimer Throughout the month of September sparring makes up a big part of a buck’s behavior in and around areas they frequent. Though sparring can turn ugly, most encounters are little more than playful shoving matches between bucks. The most common sparring matches are between subordinate and dominant bucks. Because a dominant buck...

Alsheimer Deer and Deer Hunting

Alsheimer: Big Bucks Already Displaying Rut-Related Behavior

By Charles J. Alsheimer Now that the peak period of antler growth is winding down, testosterone levels are ramping up. With that comes a host of rut-related behaviors. As July gives way to August bucks will scent-check a doe’s urine to determine her estrous status, and mature bucks will start to exhibit more dominant behavior...