10 Best Trail Cameras and Accessories Right Now

To put it bluntly, when scouting cameras first hit the market, most of them were junk. We just didn't know any better. Over the years we've witnessed a gradual increase in quality and a subtle culling of those companies that were content to produce so-so products. Today, we've got access to some killer cameras that won't break the bank.


Better yet, those same cameras are almost all designed with technology that allows for high-resolution photography and video during day and night. Those same cameras have come a long way in durability, which is no small feat considering they are electrical devices we leave out to the whims of Mother Nature for months at a time. And on that note, a continual gripe from consumers about cameras has also been addressed — battery life.

Anyone who has been in the camera game long enough knows what it's like to spend good money on a camera only to spend far more money replacing batteries every week — not to mention the lost photo ops as those cameras sat idle, drained completely of juice.

For sure, remote scouting of everything from wallowing elk to cruising whitetails has never been easier. This is due largely to the companies that produce the following 10 trail cameras and accessories.


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