We’re already so many years into the trail-camera era of deer hunting that most of us who use them have forgotten what hunting was like without them – or don’t know what it was like…
Trail-Camera Catches a Bobcat Catching a Fawn
Jul 22, 2020Lindsay Thomas Jr.
In early July 2020, NDA member Robert Newcom of Kentucky saw a fawn hanging out in a quarter-acre clover patch, so he repositioned a nearby trail-camera to see if the fawn would come back. He…
Prevent Trespassing and Poaching With These Security Hacks
Apr 22, 2020Lindsay Thomas Jr.
Bucks. Does. Bobcats. Feral hogs. Coyotes. Turkeys. Even a fox squirrel. I was accustomed to seeing these and other sights every time I opened my Moultrie Mobile app to check the latest images on my…
How to Find Next Season’s Buck in Last Season’s Trail-Cam Photos
Jan 29, 2020Clint Campbell
Deer season has barely ended, and I’ve already begun planning for next season… by going back in time and reviewing last year’s trail-camera photos. Winter weather in my home state of Pennsylvania is often less…
Which Deer Visit Feeders and When? New Research is Out
Sep 11, 2019Lindsay Thomas Jr.
When Georgia first legalized hunting deer over bait in the southern half of the state in 2011, my dad felt compelled to install corn feeders on our family farm simply to compete with the expected…
Get Bucks on Camera, No Bait Required
Aug 28, 2019Wes Delks
I recently moved to Illinois where feeding or baiting deer is illegal at all times of the year, and getting pictures of bucks suddenly became much more difficult. For me, trail-camera pictures control future hunting…
The Why and How of Mock Scrapes
Oct 16, 2018Dave Skinner
Virtually every hunter I know gets excited when they see a big, active scrape. There’s just something mysterious about them that intrigues us and gets our hearts pumping a little faster. We know when we…
When is Peak Rut? Your Trail-Cameras Can Tell You.
Nov 15, 2017Lindsay Thomas Jr.
When you harvest a doe late in a hunting season, you can measure any fetuses the doe is carrying using a special scale and determine when they were conceived. With enough fetal measurements, you can…
5 Steps to Better Public Land Deer Hunting
Sep 26, 2017Brian Grossman
Let’s face it. Not all of us have access to high-quality, low-pressure, private hunting land. In fact, for many of us — myself included — it is public land where we spend the majority of…
The Most Important Buck to Pass is the Easiest to Age
Aug 31, 2017Lindsay Thomas Jr.
Aging bucks on the hoof is not simple or foolproof, but I’ve got great news for you. The most important age to protect is the easiest to spot. Aging on the hoof really means determining…