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#2969182 - 10/04/12 08:38 PM First attempt at Trail Cameras…
ranafea
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Registered: 12/02/11
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Got 2 new cameras for a property we were given permission to hunt. Planted some rocks and strategically placed our cameras. First time ever we use cameras. Set them up Last Monday and waited a good week and a half. We went out today with a couple tree stands and to pull the pictures. CAMERAS ARE GONE! I wanted to cry. Worst feeling ever. Needless to say we are not installing any tree stands. Probably going to invest in a good climber and not leave any equipment behind. How often do cameras get jacked like that? Is that ‘just how it goes’? I was so looking forward to checking out the pics. Anyway. That Sucked!

If someone is in there trying to discourage us from hunting and we run into them during our hunt what is the best course of action? Ive never ran into anything like this. There is some posted signs but will be bringing a lot more next time we come out. I'm so mad right now.
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#2969188 - 10/04/12 08:42 PM Re: First attempt at Trail Cameras… [Re: ranafea]
huvrman
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Registered: 10/23/11
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Scoundrels.
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#2969191 - 10/04/12 08:43 PM Re: First attempt at Trail Cameras… [Re: ranafea]
TNGunhunter
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Registered: 09/29/12
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Loc: Wilson County, TN

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I too am a first time camera user this year...bought a camera and put it up on public land...I just KNEW there was a reason they were selling those camera lock boxes / master lock cable locks...I spent the $20 for the cable lock...checked my camera yesterday...it was still there...I really breathed a sigh of relief...sorry about your luck...hate a $%&@ thief!!
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#2969201 - 10/04/12 08:48 PM Re: First attempt at Trail Cameras… [Re: TNGunhunter]
backstraps
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Registered: 09/19/03
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Hate that for you. Happens even more than we read on here for sure!!!
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#2969456 - 10/05/12 06:29 AM Re: First attempt at Trail Cameras… [Re: backstraps]
TN Whitetail Freak
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Loc: Bradford, TN (Gibson Co.)

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I set my cameras up and camo it in with twigs from the tree i set it on....afterwards I act as if im a hunter strolling along to see if it catches my eye....i do this from various angles....when i feel comfortable ill leave.....havent had any taken....and all my cameras arw in public land
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#2969499 - 10/05/12 07:10 AM Re: First attempt at Trail Cameras… [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
ranafea
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thanks for the tip. ill definitely do that next time.
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#2969532 - 10/05/12 07:34 AM Re: First attempt at Trail Cameras… [Re: ranafea]
REM7
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Registered: 08/19/08
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man thats sorry POS right there. Had it happen before, know the feeling.
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#2969539 - 10/05/12 07:38 AM Re: First attempt at Trail Cameras… [Re: REM7]
easy45
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Registered: 11/06/07
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Man that sucks, I've had one stolen
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#2969744 - 10/05/12 10:31 AM Re: First attempt at Trail Cameras… [Re: easy45]
waynecountybooner
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Registered: 08/21/10
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my first cam was stolen also before i ever got the first pic out of it prolly did me a favor cause it was one the old film cameras.
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#2969835 - 10/05/12 11:46 AM Re: First attempt at Trail Cameras… [Re: waynecountybooner]
ranafea
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lol
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