How to Mount a Game Trail Camera to a Tree

This is an article for hunters that use a game trail camera such as the Moultrie Mini Game Camera.  Buying the camera is half the fun.  Mounting a game trail camera is the other half of the fun. I suggest a potential game trail camera purchaser give some thought to how the camera will be mounted prior to purchase.  The mounting method and placement may affect the camera that’s purchased.  Also give some thought to the duration of weather exposure.  Will it be outdoors for a few days or a few months? Since the game trail camera will likely live in … 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 their popular models 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 of … Read more

Mounting a Camera to a Tree

This topic isn’t as strange as it sounds.  There are a lot of camera owners that would like to mount a camera to a tree.  Think hunters, wildlife enthusiasts or just for plain surveillance.  Mounting a camera to a tree is a good idea for these people. Making an assumption your camera is waterproof, there are two popular methods for mounting a camera to a tree.  The first method is to use one or more straps wrapped around the circumference of the tree.  The second is to use a mount with a sharp screw on the end.  The second type … 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