I set this camera in December but when I checked it I found someone else’s camera near by so even though there was plenty of action I moved it. The new spot I found for this camera
Sitka Blacktail Deer feeding and passing through a patch of salal in SE Alaska, January – Early May
This camera has been really good for bucks, I have no idea why it’s better than the other cameras in this area for male deer.
Spent a couple of days wandering around the rainforest near Ketchikan checking and moving cameras. Set a camera here. A variety of critters should show up, including the usual deer and black bear; plus otters, mink, beaver and more. Security boxes with twisty ties help to prevent bears from damaging cameras. Cutting a small notchContinue reading “Checking Cameras”
Got my first buck of the year who’s antlers have started growing! Trailcam photography is going to get more interesting now, finally. Hopefully I have more than just this guy, I have 8 more SD cards from my last trip to the woods to go through.
Moved this camera just to spread out the cameras in this area.
In 2014 I set a camera here, then took it down a couple weeks ago when I checked my cameras in this area. Now that the weather has improved and more daylight has been reaching this location, I will move several cameras around to explore new spots, which should keep camera trapping interesting.
Most of my posts on this site will consist of the highlights from a recently checked camera. After I’ve accumulated all the pictures for a month from all of my cameras, I will condense that batch of pictures and post them as a gallery under the menu Alaska Trailcam by Date.
Since I was very young, I have fished, hiked and camped, and I began hunting deer for food as well as with a camera following my move from Washington State to Alaska in my early twenties. Once I discovered how tasty venison really is, hunting spiked as a personal priority for me, and photography ofContinue reading “A little About Me and this Site”