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2006 Scouting logs and on the spot pictures -- by Robert Hoague
Scouting Logs & PIctures For: | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 |

Scouting For Deer 2006: a photo journey
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July 2 - The "In Your Face Buck"

Daybreak this morning: a buck came up and took a special interest in my CamTrakker game camera. The camera caught him up close.

Soon the sun was up better and the buck came back over to have a second look. 

And you and I were looking back at him !!!

Look at the moisture on the buck's nose ... and his tongue ... and eyes. How cool is that! This camera takes a big 6-megapixel digital picture. It's the CamTrakker Digital 6.0 model and it is totally up to the task at hand. I have it set to take a picture every 20 seconds and from yesterday at 4:00pm until today at 9:00am it took 187 pictures! And while that is definitely a picture overload situation, it is a key to getting good pictures. 

This camera is sure making scouting fun. Just think, it is only July 2nd, the buck's have week's of antler growing to do, fawns should show up soon, the does will get protective of their groups. And if we're lucky some Big Boys will show up. 

We're gonna have a lot of fun.  (CamTrakker web site.) 

Scouting Logs & PIctures For: | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 |

Scouting For Deer 2005: a photo journey
Scouting begins right after the season ends. By March most of the bucks have shed their antlers. Then in May their velvet antlers make their first appearance. And from June thru August their headwear is growing. In September the velvet dries up and goes away. And it's all here in pictures and scouting logs, from the day the Freak buck lost his weird antlers, to the first fawn sighting and the sightings of the Double Kicker buck. To Scouting For Deer 2005... 

Scouting For Deer 2004: a photo journey
Scouting for deer in 2004 began with a planting a food plot for the wildlife and making water where there isn't water. And continued until the day before the season began. To the 2004 Scouting Logs and Pictures...

Scouting For Deer In 2003
Scouting Logs & PIctures For: 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 |
Experience the deer throughout the year: from the first fawns & first buck in velvet to the rut ready bucks and does of the fall. 

Scouting For Deer Season 2002: a Photo Journey
Scouting Pics & Notes From 2002: May, June & July
Scouting Pics & Notes From 2001: June & July | Aug | Sept |

Scouting Pics & Notes From 2001:
June & July | August | September |


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