Great New Trail Cameras for 2013

Great New Trail Cameras for 2013

If you ask any serious bowhunter what the most important innovation in the last couple of decades has been, you'd probably hear a lot about the trail camera — and rightly so.

Describing the pre-trail camera era is a bit like explaining to youngsters today what life was like before smart phones and the Internet. But before the advent of these handy deer surveillance tools, there was a lot more guesswork involved in patterning big bucks. As a tribute to all that's changed with this revolutionary technology, we've rounded up the best new trail cameras for 2013.

Simmons Whitetail

If dependability and value in a trail camera are important to you then the Simmons Whitetail fits the bill. With 6 megapixel resolution, 1 second advertised trigger speed, and a battery life of up to 6 months the Simmons Whitetail is a great value for hunters on a budget.

Price: $99.99

Spypoint BF-6

The Spypoint BF-6 trail camera features 6 megapixel resolution, 0.8 second advertised trigger speed, and up to one year of battery life. Black LEDs help keep this camera invisible during the night while the removable internal camera make this one of the easiest trail cameras to use.

Price: $149.99

Stealth Cam Unit X Ops

The Stealth Cam Unit X Ops trail camera boasts impressive features at an attractable price. Featuring 8 megapixel resolution, 0.7 second advertised trigger speed, 5 second minimum delay, time lapse photos and HD video capabilities the Unit X meets the needs of any hunter.

Price: $169.99

Wildgame Innovations Razor 6 Lightsout

The Wildgame Innovations Razor 6 Lightsout trail camera features 6 megapixel resolution, 1 second advertised trigger speed, battery life up to 30,000 images, and HD video capabilities. With a flash range of up to 50 feet and Exposure Control System for clearer images, the Razor 6 is attractively affordable and highly versatile.

Price: $139.99

Wildview TK30

Those hunting for a basic, no frills attached trail camera should check out the Wildview TK30. With 8 megapixel resolution, 0.75 advertised trigger speed, and HD video capabilities the TK30 gets the job done.

Price: $119.99

Browning Spec Ops

Browning's Spec Ops trail camera blends stealth and power in an affordable package. With an 8 megapixel resolution and advertised battery life of up to 10,000 images, the camera is designed for the most demanding of hunters. The camera is capable of recording video in HD, capturing time lapses, and live playback while in the field.

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Max

The Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Max is the perfect blend of power and versatility. Featuring 8 megapixel resolution, advertised trigger speed of 0.6 seconds, minimum delay of 1 second, time lapse capabilities, and HD video the Trophy Cam HD Max is rightfully touted by Bushnell as being the ultimate trail camera.

Price: $249.99

Covert Extreme Black 60

Covert's powerful Extreme Black 60 is an excellent choice for those seeking a trail camera with loads of memory and security capabilities. With a 12 megapixel resolution, 1.2 second advertised trigger speed, invisible LED flash, 1 year advertised battery life, 32GB SD memory, and the addition of HD video and sound the Extreme Black 60 is designed to perform and last.

Price: $229.99

Eyecon Storm

The Eyecon Storm is designed for performance in the field. Featuring a backlit LED screen with its 9 megapixel resolution, 0.33 second advertised trigger speed, SD video, and an advertised battery life up to 40,000 images the Storm is a serious trail camera for serious hunters.

Price: $229.99

Minox DTC 600

The Minox DTC 600 is a small, compact, and reliable trail camera with powerful capabilities. Touting 8 megapixel resolution, IR flash filters, less than 1 second trigger speed, and advertised battery life of up to six months make this trail camera perfect for hunting grounds and game parks alike.

Price: $279.00

Moultrie M-880

The Moultrie M-880 improves upon the M-80XT with its 8 megapixel camera, improved trigger speeds of less than 1 second, and the addition of HD video capabilities. Boasting a battery life of up to 9,500 images and four modes of use the M-880 is the perfect camera for hunters on a budget.

Price: $159.99

Primos Ultra 46

Hunters seeking affordability without sacrificing performance should check out Primos' Ultra 46. With its 7 megapixel resolution, 1 second advertised trigger speed, and choice between video, photo, or time lapse photos the Ultra 46 is great for the hunter on a budget.

Price: $159.99

Reconyx HC600

The Reconyx HC600 is a performance powerhouse. With the 3.1 megapixel resolution, 0.2 second advertised trigger speed and minimum delay, and battery life of up to one year the HC600 boasts enhanced image quality for both day and night photos.

Price: $549.99

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