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Trail Cam Placement

Old 07-21-2009, 06:31 PM
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Just bought the Jim Shockey edition Stealth Cam 8 megapix cam. Was wondering the best spot to put it? I just wanna see what all I have in my woods before I start picking things out. What would be the best place? Like a food source or a heavy trail or..?
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Old 07-21-2009, 06:40 PM
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Throw out some corn or something and put it over that to check out all them NW Ohio bruiser's
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Old 07-22-2009, 04:56 AM
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Either some bait or a heavily used trail.
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Old 07-22-2009, 07:17 AM
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I would put some corn and buck jam (apple) on the heavy used trail .
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Old 07-22-2009, 09:35 AM
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I like crop fields. Usually try to find a trail that leads into the inside corners of any kinds of crops.
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Old 07-22-2009, 04:54 PM
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Any little pockets of bean fields near woods sections. I like to watch a field a night or two and watch where the deer are coming to the bean field and working then go in about middle of the day using scent control and set up where I saw them on the edge of the field.
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Old 07-22-2009, 06:57 PM
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sry off topic but where are u at in NW Ohio? im from Putnam county
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Old 07-23-2009, 09:08 AM
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This time of year a mineral site(cheap salt block/ trophy rock/ deer cane) is a real good place to find bucks. If you dont have one established already I would just put it on a corn pile. It usually takes a few months for them to start coming good for the salty stuff. I think it has to rain alot to mix it with the soil first.

I also like to use cameras to find trails that are used more in the daytime rather just at night. You dont so many pictures of 20 deer feeding at a corn pile or a monster buck every night, but that's some good info for the fall.
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Old 07-23-2009, 10:30 AM
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right on...this year i went to tractor supply bought a 7$ mineral block put out in one month i had 700 pics
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Old 07-23-2009, 11:25 AM
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yeah either a trail or bait... I personaly like baiting better!!
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