Is it too early to set up a trail cam?

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  1. dannyj

    dannyj Newb

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    I just got a new trail cam and thought my son and I would go out to the land we hunt and set it up to see what's out there and prep for spring turkey hunting. Someone told me it's a bit early to set up a trail cam. We're going to do it anyway because it'll be fun. I was just wondering when you "seasoned" hunters set your cams up.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    I never put mine away, I have at least one camera out at all times.
     
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    Dutchd Weekend Warrior

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    I keep some out all the time. If you live in the cold north you will want lithium batteries. It is fun to pull pictures. Great to share with your son.


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    Zweibarrt Weekend Warrior

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    Put it out. What better way to learn how to use it. Also a good way to see what made it through the season.

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    Bucks still carrying antlers in lots of places. Definitely not too early. Plus getting pics of other critters is a fun year long hobby for lots of people.
     
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    elkguide Grizzled Veteran

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    Deer, turkeys, coyotes, rabbits, foxes and lots more animals are still out and about.

    Great time to see how your camera works and the many different nuances of camera placement.


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  7. 60X Custom Strings

    60X Custom Strings Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Same here. I might not check them as often but I leave them out year round.
     
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    Whitetail Die Hard Bowhunter

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    My cams are out all year. I just moved one yesterday.
     
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    swh5536 Newb

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    Same here I keep my trail cams out while I feed a corn soybean mix throughout the year

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    TomTom1 Weekend Warrior

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    Good way to see what deer made it through this past season.


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