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David Frank

Trail Camera Help!!

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I just checked my trail camera for the first time since hanging it last monday. My memory card was full!! Talk about an excited feeling until I got home and realized there was not a single deer in any of the pictures. I have a moultrie game watcher 2.1 and have pictures every minute for about 3 hours in the morning and 4 hours in the evening of nothing. There were no pics taken at night or in the afternoon. I don't know how to explain this other than maybe the sun was setting off the infrared sensor.

Any help or advice would be nice.

Thank You,


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Was it windy out that day? Moving branches and grass will set off a trail camera.

Face you camera either north or south to eliminate the rising and setting sun factor.

Did you set up the camera in your yard or shed or by your dog kennel to make sure it works properly BEFORE you take it out in the field? I have a lot of pictures of myself dancing in front of my cameras.

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