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Trail cam check

Post by DuckHunt » Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:01 pm

I went to check the trail cams today and I'm glad I did. A large tree had fallen into the tree that one of my ladder stands is on. It would have been a matter of time before it came down and squished the stand. It was my daughter's prime hunting location so she was sad to know it has to move.

One of my camera is a Cuddyback and I had to pull it down and retire it. This year the night photos it takes are all black. It makes it almost pointless since 80% of the photos are night photos. I'll have to pick up another cam eventually.

While reviewing the photos, I haven't seen any decent antler growth worth mentioning. Like last season, I'm full up on spikes. But, I've got at least one bear roaming the mountain that makes the rest of them look puny.

This looks like good bear to me.

Until you see this bear.

This one looks a little small.

But it looks tiny compared to this one.

If he sticks around, I may have to pick up a bear tag again.

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Re: Trail cam check

Post by Timbrhuntr » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:48 am

Ya I'd definitely have a bear tag on me !

I have yet to go in and check my cams as we have had so much water its like a big swamp with giant pterodactyl mosquitos now that its getting warmer.

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Re: Trail cam check

Post by paulaboutform » Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:12 pm

That's a beauty pumpkin head! Looks like the belly is dragging the ground and small ears that are far apart. That says shooter all day long.

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Re: Trail cam check

Post by IronNoggin » Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:51 pm

Indeed! Nice mature Boar!

Go get eem!! :thumbup:

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Re: Trail cam check

Post by Reinyrooster » Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:35 pm

That's a healthy bear!

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Post by Farmer » Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:58 am

Definitely looks like a shooter

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Re: Trail cam check

Post by Hester0305 » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:08 pm

I had a tree fall last year at one of my stands after deer season and knocked my Bushnell camera off the side of the tree, the camera still works but the plastic piece at the back where the belt slid through is broken. It was a big white oak that fell right in my shooting lane and ruined that hunting spot.

The bear is a nice one I hope you can get him.
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Re: Trail cam check

Post by catclr » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:19 pm

Top two & fourth picture are very nice bear. The Third picture might be a female, and here in Pa. it's breeding season yet. I again had a bear adjust my one trail camera for me, in pictures from today.
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Re: Trail cam check

Post by gerald strine » Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:08 pm

That is a nice big bear for sure !
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Re: Trail cam check

Post by sproulman » Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:42 pm

Bear has Mange ...Pa is loaded with it and bears are dying ..
We are trying Ivermectin but most are too far gone ..
It's sad ....

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