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Trail cameras catch the action

November 12, 2011
By GARRY BRANDENBURG , Times-Republican

TRAIL CAMERAS are popular items for hunters. The camera allows for surveillance of an area, trail system or crossing points while the hunter is elsewhere. Images captured on a memory card tell who was there, and when. Deer hunters in particular like to know how many and what size buck deer may be crossing in front of the camera. It has been this scribe's experience that lots of photos are snapped of squirrels, passing raccoons and many times, just the wind blowing nearby bushes that set off the camera. Oh yes, deer do get their images captured too, but not as many as I'd hope. I'm still waiting for one of those 'dream bucks' that magazine advertisements like to use. I know it can happen. It just has not happened for me.



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