New Hunting Trail Cams for 2019

New Hunting Trail Cams for 2019

Here is a roundup of new reliable cameras you might consider adding to your deer-hunting cache in 2019.

In today’s modern day and age, deer hunting is completely incomplete without trail cameras. There are few tools in the deer hunter’s arsenal that hold more value than a quality set of trail cameras. Knowing when and where your target buck is frequenting only happens thanks to the data cameras provide.

Plus, they’re a lot of fun.

In looking forward to 2019, here is a list of brand new reliable cameras that you might need to add to your cache.

SPARTAN GOCAM 4G/LTE

The Spartan GoCam 4G/LTE delivers motion- and timer-triggered images and videos directly to your smartphone or email via a cellular network. This means you’re able to view the images and videos right away — not hours or days later. It’s ideal for hunting and scouting, land and game management, wildlife research and other surveillance applications.


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Spartan GoCam

Features


  • Invisible nighttime illumination
  • Powered by AA batteries or portable six-volt battery
  • Stand-alone installation
  • Weather-resistant
  • Camouflage housing
  • Requires no outside connection other than a cellular signal (data charges may apply)
  • $469.95

Browning Strike Force Apex

The Strike Force series of trail cameras have been very popular in the trail camera market for years, and with the introduction of the Apex things just got more interesting. The camera features innovative 1600x900 HD+ video capabilities, a new 18MB image setting and extended nighttime video lengths, plus so much more.

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Browning Strike Force Apex

Features

  • Fast .22-second trigger speed
  • Up to eight rapid-fire images
  • Runs on 6 AA batteries that will capture 10,000+ images
  • Compact profile that measures 4.3x3.8x2.4 inches
  • Zero blur Image Capture Technology and solid 80-foot detection
  • $149.99

Browning Dark Ops Apex

The Dark Ops series of sub-micro trail cameras has forced a standard of efficiently sized “invisible flash” cameras. With established features like Adjustable IR Flash Modes, Illuma-Smart Technology and high-performance invisibility, these cameras continue to deliver results in a very competitive market. These cameras continue to come equipped with attractive features like the ultra convenient SD Card Management System, a Smart IR Video option and the ability to work with up to 512GB SDXC card.

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Browning Dark Ops Apex

Features


  • Invisible Flash reaches 80 feet
  • Illuma-Smart Technology adjusts flash intensity for perfect nighttime images
  • 1600x900 HD+ video capabilities with detailed audio
  • Fast .22-second trigger speed
  • SD Card Management System allows users to always have access to the most current images and videos
  • Compact size measuring 4.3x3.8x2.4 inches
  • $159.99

Bushnell Core DS

The Core DS camera was built with the hunter in mind providing quality images and ease-of-use across the board. The camera was designed to withstand every condition Mother Nature can dish out: Heat, cold, teeth, claws and everything in between. The duel sensors insure high picture quality during the day and at night, plus maximum battery life for more time in the field without having to check it too often.

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Bushnell Core DS

Features

  • 3-preset menus + Advance Mode
  • Dynamic Video including 1080p/60fps video with audio
  • 0.2-second trigger speed
  • 0.6-second recovery rate
  • Removable battery tray
  • $199.99-$219.99

Bushnell Core

The Bushnell Core trail camera meets the demands of hardcore hunters across the country. It features extremely high picture resolution with dual sensors for the best image quality during daylight and at night when picture quality has traditionally struggled. The compact design will stay hidden from eyes you don’t want to alert — animal and human.


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Bushnell Core

Features

  • 0.3-second trigger speed
  • 1-second recovery rate
  • 1080p/30fps video with audio
  • 3-preset menus + Advance Mode
  • Convenient removable battery tray
  • $139.99-$149.99

Cuddeback H20 Long Range IR

The H20 Long Range IR was designed for hardcore performance, but while keeping affordability a priority. The camera features excellent image quality, easy operation and a rugged housing that will stand up to four-seasons worth of weather elements.By using a U.S.A.-based CMOS image sensor, the images produced by the H20 Long Range IR are incredibly crisp, 20MP file size with stunning daylight and nighttime quality.

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Cuddeback H20 Long Range IR

Features

  • Camera delays from one second to one hour
  • Time-lapse mode
  • Crisp video mode
  • Ultra-high-resolution 20MP images
  • 1/4-second trigger speed
  • Lightning-fast recovery speed

$130

CuddeCell Power House IR

The company’s new cell platform allows hunters to effectively monitor their property with up to 16 cameras without ever having to intrude upon their land—significantly reducing disturbance and limiting the human footprint. At only $15 per month you can receive images from all 16 cameras, which is highly affordable. The CuddeLink Cell is not cell service or Wi-Fi, it’s an advancement of the company’s CuddeLink wireless mesh network trail cameras that allows cameras to communicate with each other.

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CuddeCell Power House IR

Features

  • Automatically sends images to the HOME camera, then to your inbox
  • Typical transmission through a dense forest is 1/4- to 1/2-mile, daisy-chain range to over 4 miles
  • 100-plus-foot range
  • Manage up to 16 trail cameras per HOME unit; $15 per month subscription
  • Power House Module features 56 high-power LEDs
  • $500

Moultrie Mobile XV-7000i and XA-7000i

The Moultrie Mobile XV-7000i and XA-7000i run on the nation’s most reliable and largest 4G cellular networks: Verizon (SV-7000i) and AT&T (XA-7000i). Plans start at $9.99 and there are no activation/cancellation fees or contracts, which means you can use the technology when and where it makes the most sense. Hunters and game managers looking to reduce pressure on their properties will benefit from this cutting edge service and technology.

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Moultrie Mobile

Features

  • 20MP images
  • Invisible flash
  • 80-foot detection and flash range
  • Illumi-Night 2 sensor for crisp and clear night images
  • Ultra-fast 0.3-second trigger speed
  • 1080p video with audio
  • $179.99

Moultrie MV2 and MA2 AT&T and Verizon Modems

Moultrie is excited to release its newest addition to the Moultrie Mobile line of Cellular Field Modems. Both the MV2 and MA2 run on the nation’s largest two largest 4G cellular networks. This technology will convert most Moultrie game cameras that were built since 2015 into a wireless game camera. This allows current Moultrie camera owners to go wireless, and also gives users the flexibility to upgrade their Moultrie camera any time while maintaining cellular coverage. The Field Modems run on 8 AA batteries and communicate with Moultrie cameras via a USB cable. (MV2 is available immediately and the MA2 will be available in early 2019.)

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Moultrie Motem

Features

  • Runs on eight AA batteries and communicates with Moultrie cameras via USB cable
  • Monthly data plans start at $9.99 without contracts or activation/cancellation fees
  • Correlated website and app feature moon phase, barometric pressure, temperature range, time, date and much more
  • All images are stored online and available anytime
  • $119.99

Primos AutoPilot

The new Autopilot from Primos went from easy to easier. The camera literally manages itself, which reduces the need for human intrusion on your hunting property. Just hang it up, flip a few switches and your capturing images of the deer you hope to kill in ultra-crisp 16MP images. Simplicity is the name of the game with the new AuotPilot.

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Primos AutoPilot

Features

  • 1080p video with audio
  • Auto Exposure prevents “white-out” images
  • Rapid 1-second trigger speed
  • PIR motion sensor with 100-foot range
  • Simple Slide Switch setup
  • $99.99-$129.99

Reconyx HyperFire 2

Reconyx continues its tradition of excellence with the new HyperFire2, which the company considers the best camera they’ve produced, backed up by their 5-year warranty. The new NoGlow Gen3 High Output infrared night vision reaches out to an astonishing 150 feet producing high-definition photos and videos night and day. All this and so much more at a lower Reconyx price point than ever before.

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Reconyx HyperFire 2

Features

  • 1080p wide screen or 3MP standard aspect ratio
  • 720p HD video with audio
  • 1/4-second trigger speed
  • Runs on 12 AA Lithium or NiMH batteries for up to 40,000 images or 2 years
  • Operates at temperatures -20F to 120F
  • $399.99

Wildgame Innovations Shadow Micro Cam

As they say: Sometimes the best things come in small packages. The Shadow Micro Cam fits that bill with a tiny foot print of only 7.5 square centimeters, but still managing to deliver big results with large image files. It comes standard with automatic adaptive illumination and exposure control for incredible image quality and detail. The camera can be easily mounted to any tree or fence post with a proprietary magnetic-ball mounting bracket.

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Wildgame Innovations Shadow

Features

  • Unique micro shape reduces footprint for easier concealment
  • Dimensions 3x3x2 inches
  • Runs on four AA batteries with HD photo and 720p video capabilities
  • Less than 1/2-second trigger speed and Silent Shield technology keeps operation quiet
  • Multi-layer dot matrix LCD for simple programming
  • $99.99

Wildgame Innovations Shadow Micro Cam Lightsout

With an unnoticeable footprint of only 7.5 square centimeters, the new Micro Cam Lightsout exceeds expectations substantially by practically disappearing when mounted to a tree or fence. Under the guise of TruBark HD camo, the camera is flat-out hard to spot for critters and people alike. It’s the perfect combination of game scouting camera and security camera, all lumped into one skin.

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Wildgame Innovations Lightsout

Features

  • Measures 3x3x2 inches
  • Multi-layer dot matrix LCD for easy programming
  • Trigger speed is less than 1/2-second
  • Display stamps include date, time, temperature and moon phase
  • Powered by four AA batteries that will run for up to 6 months
  • $109.99

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