Hanging trail cameras high

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  1. CToutdoorsman

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    Hey, guys, anybody hangs their trail cameras high in a tree8-10 foot off the ground?
    I had two cameras stolen last year so I invested in a screw in mounting system and have decided to hang them up high and angle them down. I wanted to know the kind of success guys were having with this?
    Thanks, Paul.
     
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    I go as high as I can using 1 climbing stick.
     
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    Had three stolen on some federal water fowl production land two years ago since then I’ve been putting them up high using one to two climbing sticks. Have had a few picks of other hunters that have actually spotted them and just keep going. If someone really wanted to steal them they could but they would have to work at it and if you think about it scum bag thieves are lazy ****bags anyway.
     
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    I do this quite often in areas where I'm worried about theft - so far, so good. Nobody has noticed them that I've gotten photos of. The only real problem is that the quality of the deer photos you get isn't as good as eye level, and you get a lot of small critters you wouldn't normally get like rabbits, coons, squirrels, etc. But I suppose you take the good with the bad.
     
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    I started doing this as well. I cut angled wood blocks that i place behind the cam to angle it downward ...
     
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    i have been put my cameras up since i have been using trail cams, bought a small 3ft ladder just and only for that reason...

    the brackets i use on back of my cameras is the primos kind, can adjust in any direction and were about 20.00 each,

    have had tresspassers walk right under and near and never knew i got their pictures, most people never look up, unless

    you are squirrel hunting ? never lost a camera let, knock on wood...good luck to all, russ
     

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