Trail cam technology has come a long way since the tripwires of the 80s.
While early models could only record a single event per setup, modern cellular cameras can transmit hundreds of images and videos to help hunters take inventory of herds from across the country.
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What We Look for in a Good Trail Camera
We’ve put dozens of different trail cameras through the paces over the years. Some spat out indiscernible images, and others failed to take any photos at all. But the trail cameras we continue to keep in our toolbelt all have a few things in common.
- Image Quality
- Battery Life
- User-Friendly Features
We’re looking for a quality camera that can capture crisp photos quickly, ride out many months without a battery or card swap, and make management a breeze.
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The Trail Cameras We Use
The MeatEater crew has hung these trail cameras in whitetail woods throughout the country, and they’ve…