BuckStruck Game and Trail Camera Viewer for Android Smartphones

Happy hunting season.  Time to check your trail cameras attached to trees all over the woods.  That’s where the BuckStruck Game and Trail Camera Viewer for Android Smartphones comes in. There are several of these on the market.  The Buckstruck model is a well priced cable card reader.  The allure around these devices is convenience.  You can pop the micro SD or full sized SD card out of your game camera in the middle of the woods and use the Buckstruck Game and Trail Camera Viewer to see what is on the card and even download the images to your phone. … Read more…

BoneView Trail and Game Camera Viewer for Smartphones

It’s hunting season here in New Jersey and I just discovered a product that’s innovative and real useful.   It’s called the BoneView Trail and Game Camera Viewer (and for Android see BoneView Trail and Game Camera Viewer for Android Phones). The marketing angle of this device is for hunters but it’s applicable to anybody that wants to read some files from an SD or Micro SD memory card.  BoneView Trail and Game Camera Viewer is a small card reader that can attach to your smartphone.  There are two models.  One comes with a micro USB cable to plug into an Android phone. … Read more…

Phone Mounts for Hunters

It’s hunting season in New Jersey, so it’s a good time to take a look at phone mounts for hunters.  Bringing your phone along on your next trip to the woods helps to pass the downtime.  The primary purpose of a hunter’s phone mount is to keep your phone secure and close by.  You might also be using your phone to record video so potentially want to keep the rear camera lens clear of obstruction. Typically these mounts are attached to a tree stand or a railing.  We find that mounts with clamps work well on tree stands but there … Read more…

Mounting a Stealth Cam Game Scouting Camera to a Tree

Stealth Cam is one of the largest manufacturers of scouting cameras for hunters.  One of the largest selling is the Stealth Cam No-Glo Game Camera and most of their cameras have a similar design to this which we will use as the example for our mount discussion.  The cameras have varying degrees of features.  Most are motion activated and the better ones have infrared features to allow it to be used at night.  The photos are typically written to an SD Card which the owner can swap out on a regular basis and take home to see what’s around and what time … Read more…

Camera Mounts for Hunters

Today, we discuss camera mounts for hunters.  The introduction of compact action cameras with long battery life and significant storage capabilities has turned the hunting camera market upside down.  For many years, hunters would use big bulky weatherproof enclosed cameras from companies such as Midland, Bushnell and Moultrie.  These cameras ranged in cost from $50 to a few hundred dollars.  You would strap them to a tree, leave it out for a few weeks, go back and check any action.  That was the extent of cameras mounts for hunters. The introduction of action cameras from GoPro, Contour, Kodak and many other … Read more…