2018 Trail Camera Reviews
Trail cameras are offered in a seemingly endless number of configurations. Some trail cameras take pictures, some shoot videos, some are capable of doing both and some are even capable of doing both at the same time. Flash options include incandescent, white led, red glow infrared, low glow infrared and the completely invisible no glow infrared. There are both standard and wireless trail cameras. Wireless trail cameras can additionally be segmented into wifi trail cameras and cellular trail cameras.
Reconyx Hyperfire SC950
Rated by TCP Experts: 93/100Reconyx Hyperfire SC950 Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 93/100 - This is the best trail camera money can buy - taking pictures at blazing speeds, producing crystal clear photos, and lasting months on end on a set of batteries. The SC950...
Reconyx Hyperfire HC600
Rated by TCP Experts: 91/100Reconyx Hyperfire HC600 Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 91/100 - Made in the U.S.A., the HC600 combines no glow infrared, with incredible detection capabilities, easy setup and long term durability. This camera will still be working when everything else has hit...
Browning Strike Force HD PRO
Rated by TCP Experts: 90/100Browning Strike Force HD PRO Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 90/100 - The 2018 Browning Strike Force Pro Review shows incredible trigger speeds, 11-month battery life, and great picture/video quality; all packed in a sub-micro trail camera that includes an internal picture viewer....
Browning Dark Ops HD Pro
Rated by TCP Experts: 89/100Browning Dark Ops HD Pro Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 89/100 - The Dark Ops Pro is an outstanding no glow IR trailcam. Battery life is top-notch, the look/feel/interface of the camera is among our favorites, the detection speeds are very fast and...
Reconyx Hyperfire HC500
Rated by TCP Experts: 88/100Reconyx Hyperfire HC500 Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 88/100 - Made in America, the HC500 may cost a lot, but it will work for years to come. It is crazy fast, takes great pictures and has 20-month battery life. You'll just...
Stealth Cam DS4K
Rated by TCP Experts: 88/100Stealth Cam DS4K Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 88/100 - The Stealth Cam DS4K has killer battery life, easy programming, respectable detection speeds, and excellent 1440p videos. Picture quality is insanely realistic. We like this camera a lot.
TCP Rating: 85/100 - The Ultrafire XS8 is a brand new video security trail camera from Reconyx. The XS8 features "dynamic video," which records video as long as there is motion in front of the...
Reconyx UltraFire XR6
Rated by TCP Experts: 85/100Reconyx UltraFire XR6 Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 85/100 - Initially, this camera jumps off the page from its price and slow trigger speeds. However, it will win you over if you like videos. The processor in this camera takes unbelievable...
Rated by TCP Experts: 85/100Spypoint Solar Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 85/100 - The Solar trail camera has a built-in solar panel. This unique trail camera has unmatched battery life, trigger speed and recovery time. This is the most intriguing camera we have seen...
Browning Spec Ops Extreme
Rated by TCP Experts: 84/100Browning Spec Ops Extreme Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 84/100 - The Spec Ops Extreme is a 2017 Browning camera designed for taking high definition video and improved picture quality. The camera includes an internal picture viewer for viewing photos/videos on the...
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Browning Recon Force Extreme
Rated by TCP Experts: 84/100Browning Recon Force Extreme Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 84/100 - This camera takes incredible videos and very solid pictures. The detection is much improved and the battery life is 6.8 months. You will be hard-pressed to find a better red glow...
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Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor Low Glow
Rated by TCP Experts: 84/100Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor Low Glow Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 84/100 - The Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Low Glow is a low glow trailcam. The Trophy Cam HD offers fast trigger speeds, long battery life, and the same great case design.
Spypoint Force 11D
Rated by TCP Experts: 83/100Spypoint Force 11D Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 83/100 - This is one of the fastest trail cameras on the market, regardless of price. The 11D is very efficient and can last over 11 months on a set of batteries. We...
Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor No Glow
Rated by TCP Experts: 82/100Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor No Glow Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 82/100 - The Aggressor No Glow continues to be a top pick of the wildlife research community, hunters, and anyone needing a security camera. The camera is fast, durable, and dependable. It isn't...
Bushnell NatureView Cam HD
Rated by TCP Experts: 81/100Bushnell NatureView Cam HD Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 81/100 - This is a close-focus trail camera designed for taking high-quality pictures of animals within 3 meters. The Natureview also comes with 2 additional lenses
Spypoint Force 10
Rated by TCP Experts: 82/100Spypoint Force 10 Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 82/100 - This red glow game camera is known for fast detection speeds and 16-month battery life. Night pictures are blurry but overall, above average. Easy programming will get the camera up and...
2017 Browning Dark Ops 940 HD
Rated by TCP Experts: 81/1002017 Browning Dark Ops 940 HD Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 81/100 - The 2017 Dark Ops 940 is a no glow trailcam popular for both wildlife and security surveillance. The Browning Dark Ops is fast, reliable, and battery efficient.
Stealth Cam G45NG Pro
Rated by TCP Experts: 80/100Stealth Cam G45NG Pro Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 80/100 - This is a no glow trailcam with fast trigger speed, quick recovery, great case design and excellent picture quality. This is an excellent scouting camera for both wildlife and security purposes....
2017 Browning Strike Force 850 HD
Rated by TCP Experts: 80/1002017 Browning Strike Force 850 HD Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 80/100 - The new 2017 Browning Strike Force 850 HD is a sub-micro trail camera designed to be a value wildlife camera. Improved trigger speed and battery life make this a winner.
Rated by TCP Experts: 79/100Moultrie M-40 Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 79/100 - The 17' Moultrie M40 is a top Moultrie game camera this year. The 0.29 s. trigger speed is extremely fast and the M-40 game camera has 7.7-month battery life.
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Bushnell Essential E3
Rated by TCP Experts: 79/100Bushnell Essential E3 Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 79/100 - The Essential E3 is a solid wildlife trail camera. The 2017 E3 has clear and colorful pictures, programming is easy and the camera has plenty of speed.
Browning Defender 850
Rated by TCP Experts: 79/100Browning Defender 850 Customer Reviews
TCP Rating: 79/100 - The Browning Defender 850 in super fast, takes great pictures, records top-notch videos, and can transmit images to a phone. However, the biggest limiting factor of the Defender 850 is the...
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