Trail cameras first hit the shelves in the early 2000’s. At that time they were primarily used by hunters in North America for scouting white-tailed deer and other game species. While this market remains extremely important to trail camera manufacturers, trail camera-use has diversified into wildlife science, remote security and, as advances in technology have reduced their cost, backyard and garden wildlife watching by hobbyists.
While trail camera functionality on all cameras has improved tremendously over the last 10 years, price is still a very good indicator of trail camera reliability and performance in the field. Reconyx Trail Cameras have always been at the top of the pile when it comes to reliability. However, if you’re not trying to capture a once in a lifetime image of a rare species in the middle of a jungle like some of our clients, other trail cameras such as Browning Trail Cameras and Moultrie will do a great job in most situations. Because we use trail cameras everyday for game and wildlife management and research, we’re will always happy to pass on our experiences and knowledge in this field. Contact us to see how we can help.