Best trail cam for under $100

Discussion in 'Equipment Reviews' started by big_quillie, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. tynimiller

    tynimiller Legendary Woodsman

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    I agree with Scoot...nighttime is fine so long you don't set them up where you expect them to reach far into the woods...setting them up with a semi or solid backdrop along trails or microfood plots and they'll suffice....daytime pics as scoot posted can be crystal.
     
  2. Siman/OH

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    The 2014 model has an improved flash.
     
  3. Pro V1

    Pro V1 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Scoot I agree that they are a good deal for the price but my $29 WGI 6 year old cam takes better pics. Unless the deer is 3' from the camera the mpe night pics are less than impressive.



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  4. scoot12

    scoot12 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Pro V1, I am glad your WGI cam is going strong for you and the pics are good. I agree the night pics on the mp-e5 are just ok but when I look at a cam I want reliability, great battery life and good pics. The mp-e5 fits that bill in my opinion for a camera in that price range. I really feel companies are putting out better cams now for the money and that's good for the consumer. I didn't have a good experience with the ir4 cam from WGI, I had it one month and the cam took a crap, I had trouble with there customer service but that was my experience with them. Scoot
     
  5. DnH_Scents

    DnH_Scents Weekend Warrior

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    Im all about WGI blade 3 and blade 6. Super low cost and very reliable for me. I only operate in video mode.
     
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    Spear Chukker Newb

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    I bought a Moultrie M-880 this year and have had nothing but excellent results.
     
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    I'm confident that you won't find a better camera for $100 than the Moultrie M-880. I've tried Covert, Bushnell and Cuddeback, but none of them compare to Moultrie.

    In other news, you'll get a ton of Covert answers on here. That's because the majority of their pro-staff is on this forum, so keep that in mind.
     
  8. Thebrotherhood

    Thebrotherhood Weekend Warrior

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    i love my Moultrie cam works amazing and takes some good pic's.
     
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    In other, other news, Covert makes a great product, with great customer service.

    Pro-Staffers doing their job (promoting a product) shouldnt be a knock on the actual product.
     
  10. fishsoft92

    fishsoft92 Weekend Warrior

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    I've had this same question for a while and it looks from this thread that the Moultree 880 has the biggest backing. I think my local store has it for $120 but can't remember for sure...
     
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    Jeeze they have the Truth Cam 35 on sale for $99. I have one of those and I think they need to pay me the $99..they SUCK!
     
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    I bought WingHome 350C Trail Camera last year, it costs 99 dollars, and it works quite well, the night vision is great!

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    This is the best trail camera under $100 I'v ever got.
     
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    justinwmoe88 Weekend Warrior

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    Stealth cams go on sale on camofire.com quite often just watch that site and you'll find a steal on one pretty quick
     
  15. Firek920

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    whats going to be the difference in cams below $100 vs over?
     

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