Trail cam recommendations

Discussion in 'Game Trail Cameras & Camcorders' started by Giveem3outdoors, Jul 26, 2020.

  1. Giveem3outdoors

    Giveem3outdoors 12 pointer

    Jan 18, 2009
    ohio county ky
    What's everyone running now? I know for some time this forum was a covert stronghold. I'm still running coverts but picked up a couple more farms and need to add a few cameras. My coverts have served me well. Not interested in cell cams just plain old sd cards suite me fine.
  2. woodsman92

    woodsman92 8 pointer

    Feb 16, 2019
    Russell Co
    I love my browning cams
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  3. 1wildcatfan

    1wildcatfan 12 pointer

    Jan 2, 2009
    raised n Bullitt Co.
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  4. EastKYHardwoodHunter

    EastKYHardwoodHunter 6 pointer

    Mar 4, 2018
    Love my brownings. Strike force pro I think they are
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  5. rcb216

    rcb216 12 pointer

    Sep 25, 2005
    Robertson Co.
    I still run a few coverts. Need to trade in my old ones for new ones. But I got a couple spypoints and are trying them out. So far I like them ok. Not as good as coverts but cheaper
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  6. 120+

    120+ 12 pointer

    I've tried a little of everything. Mostly look for sales but mixed results. Bottom line, I have about 35 cameras in a tub and have had good and bad luck with all. The biggest problem I've had is with white-out pics. Could be from bad positioning.
    I just bought some spypoints but too early to give a review. I'll put them out next month. Going to have to find good places with cell service.
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  7. littlebear

    littlebear 12 pointer

    Aug 21, 2007
    the woods
    I still run mostly all coverts. Bought a couple cheap wild game last year. 1 of 3 of them already not working. Got one stealth that’s not reliable. Run a couple of old Bushnell trophy cams that still are going maybe 10yrs now. Still having great luck with covert.
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  8. beauhunter41031

    beauhunter41031 10 pointer

    Jan 1, 2018
    Cynthiana, Ky
    Browning for me. Just keep up with your proof of purchase. Their customer service is very strict on that when it comes to any repairs or replacement

    My runners up are bushnell trophy 20 and higher end wildgame
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2020
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  9. hunt-4-life21

    hunt-4-life21 12 pointer

    Sep 26, 2007
    Butler Co.
    I've seen some Covert Mavericks on sale for like $90. For that, you won't beat them. I like those mavericks. The ice cams are great too. I'm running a Reconyx, Browning, and several coverts. I'll take the Coverts.
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  10. rcb216

    rcb216 12 pointer

    Sep 25, 2005
    Robertson Co.
    I would’ve traded in my non functioning coverts for new ones, but I wanted to try the spypoint link micros. If I had taken the batteries out when I stored them I’d still have my coverts. Acid ate them up. Don’t use cheap batteries and take them out when ya store them. Don’t know why I left three of them with battery and cards in them.
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  11. useyourbow

    useyourbow 12 pointer

    Browning on video to inventory, Spypoint cell to hunt by.
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  12. 120+

    120+ 12 pointer

    Spypoints were on sale at Bass Pro last time I looked.
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    OLE RASPY 10 pointer

    Sep 9, 2018
    Barren county
    Coverts is all I run
    Tried wildgame. All 3 sucked
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  14. Munson

    Munson 12 pointer

    Dec 24, 2011
    Natural Bridge
    The coverts black 60 is the best all around camera I've owned. The worst was stealth cam. I got a couple spypoint that's somewhere in the middle, but less $ also.
  15. hunt-4-life21

    hunt-4-life21 12 pointer

    Sep 26, 2007
    Butler Co.
    Black 60's were great cameras. I preferred the red 40's for night pictures. Both were tanks and got thousands upon thousands of pictures on one set of batteries.
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