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Today on the show we’re talking all things trail cameras, and we’re joined by a terrific guest, Don Higgins.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– The latest on the infamous Wired To Hunt trail camera bet

– The latest on Don’s summer scouting

– Some insights into when bucks grow their largest antlers

– Why Don places trail cameras on properties that he doesn’t even hunt

– What Don is learning from trailcam photos during the summer, and what his goals for photos are during the hunting season

– The importance of annual buck patterns

– Proper placement for your trail cameras during the summer and hunting season

– Should you put cameras by your treestands?

– Are flash or infrared cameras best?

– Thoughts on running cameras on scrapes and how to doctor up your own scrape sets (see below for a visual example of his rope scrape set-up)

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– How many cameras do you need per property?

– The herd trends that Don has seen by studying camera photos

– Don’s bold prediction for the 2015 season

– How mature bucks use the wind, specifically, when traveling to bed or feed

Show notes, resources, links:

– To see more from Don Higgins or to pick up one of his books, visit

– Be sure to listen to episode #36 with Don Higgins and hear our discussion on late season hunting

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