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It's trail cam time!

It is one of my favorite times of year – time to put out the trail cameras. I realize that some people leave them up year round but for us, July is usually when we pack up the cameras, limb clippers and head out into the woods to get some predictors about the upcoming season.


Only hunters understand the excitement that comes from pulling those first memory cards and finding out how many deer are around and which bucks made it through the winter. Of course, with this comes to need to deal with ticks and for me, how many bottles of deet I need to spray myself down with before I feel adequately protected.

We have our usual spots where we will stick a camera or two but over the past few years and as our collection (or addiction) of trail cameras grows, we are finding new spots to hide a camera. This has led us to seeing all kinds of interesting things; a random dog, a nearby property owner passing through, folks on a four-wheeler, a fisher and a few coyotes. The best are those photo…