Monthly archive for January 2017

Trail Camera for Deer Hunting: What You Should Know

What’s the most influential factor in determining the success of a deer hunt? It’s the location. If you hunt in an area with few-to-no deer, you won’t have much success. On the other hand, choosing a hunting blind over a heavily trafficked trail can greatly increase your chances of scoring a trophy buck. Rather than guessing which areas are most frequented by deer, you should use a trail camera to find the best possible hunting spot. When a deer or large game animal passes in front of the motion sensor, it activates the camera and takes a picture. Incandescent vs Infrared Trail Cameras There are two primary types of trail cameras: incandescent and infrared (IR). Incandescent trail cameras use the same type of incandescent bulbs found in most homes. They produce high-quality images in both day and night. However, incandescent cameras typically have a shorter battery life than their IR […]

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How to Effectively Use a Deer Feeder

Setting up a deer feeder can give you the upper hand when deer season rolls around. Whether you hunt whitetail, blacktail or mule deer, conventional wisdom should tell you that deer travel to food sources. So by placing a feeder in the right location, you’ll have an easier time scoring the ‘Big One’ this deer season. Check Your State Laws Laws governing the use of deer feeders for hunting vary from state to state, and in some cases, county to county. In Texas, for instance, hunters can feed and bait game animals and game birds on private property, with the only exception being a turkey in east counties and migratory bird species statewide. In Colorado, however, it’s illegal to bait to hunt moose, deer, elk and pronghorn. Set Up Early Don’t wait until the opening weekend of deer season to set up your feeder. This is an instance in which the […]

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