Sneak peak of wildlife

by Oct 9, 2011Uncategorized

Sneak peak of wildlife

I got my Dad a trail camera maybe three years ago for Father’s Day. This year, the hubby and I bought a camera for my father-in-law. We surveyed the spot where he usually is sits and looked for a good spot. In the over all scheme of things, I am a newbie hunter (9 years) but I like to think I know where to stick a camera and find some good photos. But I am at a loss. He has said that he has seen deer in the area but I did not see any sign. The land is a piece that looks like it has not been cut in 30 years or more. A small stream and some blow downs. Would you guys put it up near the stream? I would love for him to get some photos because there is nothing cooler than seeing the pics and knowing there are deer around. I will take some pics tomorrow I post so you have a better idea of what Im working with.

2 Comments

  1. I would think the stream would be good since it is a water source. But check out Joe at

    http://massanuttengametrails.blogspot.com/

    Joe is the guru of game cams. He would be able to help you out

  2. Fantastic! The F-I-L saw 2 does on the camera and got super excited. Then he moved the camera and got 3 'coons. I think he is too excited to keep it in one place and see what goes by in a week's stretch.

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