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I have a tresspasser that I cant catch. There is also evidence that he was brave enough to hunt out of one of my stands.I need some ideas on hiding a game cam. If you guys could share some game cam hiding ideas or even post some pics of your hidden game cams. Or any other ideas I might use to catch him. Thanks
 

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I have a tresspasser that I cant catch. There is also evidence that he was brave enough to hunt out of one of my stands.I need some ideas on hiding a game cam. If you guys could share some game cam hiding ideas or even post some pics of your hidden game cams. Or any other ideas I might use to catch him. Thanks
1 decoy cam, preferably one that does not work and won't mind them stealing/messing with it, in plain sight where they are guaranteed to see it. Aim another (working) cam at the decoy. I would put it relatively low to the ground and try to cover with some limbs/brush/leaves, OR put it way up in a tree with a ladder that can't be climbed.
 

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Hot glue bark and a branch or two on it being careful to match the tree it's going to be hanging on. The lens hole(s) should just look like tree defects if the bark extends out far enough to block glare. Of course if it's set on flash, nothing you do to hide it will work.
 

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We put a camera on the ground against a log. You want to have plenty of brush and briars around it such that it really can't be seen from the sides.

Elevated cameras can work well but it is much more unlikely that you will get a decent shot of his face. However, if a game warden sees good pics of him this may be enough for the game officer to scare the fellow off.

Just like setting up to get pics of deer you need to find his "crossing" or primary trail. If he's going around a gate set the camera say 20 or 25 yards beyond the gate. He's most likely on high alert around where he enters and exits your property.
 

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Put a bear trap in your stand if it dont catch him i bet he wont go back. But in reality look for a hole in a tree near your stand or high up with a decoy cam in the real cams line of sight
 

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A cheap camera with a bright flash.
I climbed a tree with my climbing stand and set a cam overlooking my ground blind. The bright flash is a good deterent, and the cheap camera was not a loss when they shot it out of the tree with a rifle. No pictures, but to my knowledge they never came back.
 

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First thing is to ditch the factory black strap!!!
Get a grey one as it blends with the trees better. You can go a step further and use a Sharpie marker and draw some "bark" on it.

Then I would mount the camera seven to eight feet UP in a tree. Get the camera above the normal "line of sight". Most people don't look up for a camera.
Either stand on the seat of your ATV if you are using that or take a climbing stick with you. Just one will work to get the camera high enough that it won't be too easily seen.
And a "decoy cam" is a good idea. Not only will you catch the trespasser, but if he damages or steals your camera you will have even more grounds to prosecute them on!!!
 

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Have your area Game Warden write him a note. He can Explane the penelties involed for tresspassing. Oh leave the note on the stand they are using. Don't forget to tell them to smile for the camera.
 

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Guys, thanks for all the help. I will use some of those ideas for sure. I have got just the right old film cam to use as a decoy. thanks again!
 
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