May 21-22 The first day I spent checking a bunch of cameras I recently set up to make sure they were working aimed properly and put one back that watches a salmon stream that worked out really well last year. The second day I went for a long hike, set a couple more cameras, andContinue reading “My First Camping Trip Since February”
May 14 Set a camera here to watch where several secondary trails cross this main trail, it also looks like the type of area bucks like to push each other around to build their neck muscles before the rut. This camera watches a main trail between open muskeg and a brushy hill side. This cameraContinue reading “Setting 4 Cameras”
This camera watches a bed and an intersection of a bunch of trails. I set this camera to watch a main trail that runs between a big muskeg on the left and a steep ravine on the right.
This camera watches a funnel between a big muskeg on the left and the side of a steep hill on the right. A couple main trails cross a little creek in some dark timber here. A lot of trails cross this area and though you can’t see it now because the deer eating all ofContinue reading “Checking Cameras 4/30”
June 17 This camera did pretty well during the rut, but the rest of the year activity here was pretty slow so I moved to a new location. I moved the camera mentioned above here. This spot is more open than I like but a bunch of trails intersect here so it should be aContinue reading “Hiking, Kayaking and Checking Cameras.”
I took 3 of the 30+ cameras I need to set back up with me on a long hike and found new homes them stopping along the way to bother some steelhead and sea-run cutthroat. I managed to catch 1 of each before a family of otters took over the pool. Set this camera toContinue reading “Setting 3 Cameras”
March 27 This is the same deer in the photo above, I convinced him I wasn’t dangerous so he continued down the trail like he owned it. Skunk cabbage and other plants are starting to grow, deer I getting most of the skunk cabbage as soon as it sprouts, it’s one of their favorite foodsContinue reading “Checking on 4 Cameras”
For the first time in a few years I’ve been taking down most of my cameras this winter to dry them out for a month or 2 before I find new homes for them this Spring. Some of my cameras have been attached to the same tree for so long the strap is growing moss.
I took advantage of the nice weather this weekend to retrieve some cameras. I hope to bring most of my 40+ cameras home and let them dry out until April or May. 1st Paddle This first area I had 5 cameras that I hadn’t visited since September, the batteries were dead in 2 but somehowContinue reading “Retrieving Cameras”