Cuddeback Capture Trail Camera

The Capture (flash model) has a 50-foot flash range, takes color pictures by day and night and has a 3 MP camera...

Last November, my friend Ryan and I were ecstatic after my Cuddeback Capture IR (Infrared) snapped two images of a big 10-pointer. Unfortunately, no one ever caught even a glimpse of him while hunting. After the season came to an end, we questioned whether he was a local buck or if he was just passing through, farm to farm, looking for a pretty little mama to share his time with. Most importantly, we wondered if he was still alive.

At the end of February, I received an e-mail from Ryan stating he found a matching set of sheds down by the lake, close to where the pictures of the mystery buck were taken in November. We recognized the sheds from the pictures and were stoked to learn the big buck lived through rifle season (public land borders Ryan's property and gets pounded by the orange army). Now, we're hoping to get a summer glimpse! Recently I tested the Capture (Flash) model and decided to let our assistant Wendy put it to the test. Having no prior experience with a trail camera, she found it easy to set up and, after one week, captured great images of a nice young buck in velvet and two foxes. Now, that's easy setup! Cuddeback's Capture trail camera series includes two units, an infrared model and flash model.


Thanks to Cuddeback's proprietary Super Simple Set-Up (one rotary switch/two buttons), both are extremely easy to program. They also share Hair Trigger Technology for fast trigger speeds, Centered Subject Technology for better image framing, 30-second to 30-minute delays, SD Memory Card storage, and both run off four D-cell batteries. The differences are: The Capture (flash model) has a 50-foot flash range, takes color pictures by day and night and has a 3 MP camera; the Capture IR takes color pictures by day, infrared images by night, has a 40-foot flash range and takes 5 MP images during the day and 1.3 MP at night. MSRP: $200 Capture; $250 Capture IR.


CONTACT: Non Typical Inc., 920-347-3810, www.cuddeback.com

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Bill Winke

Bill Winke's Top Five Bow Shooting Tips

Petersen's Bowhunting Field Editor Bill Winke give us his top five bow shooting tips

Ravin R29X Crossbow – New for 2020

Ravin R29X Crossbow – New for 2020

The new Ravin R29X Crossbow includes everything you need for blistering speed (450 FPS!) and deadly downrange accuracy (3-inch group at 100 yards).

Springtime Turkey Hunt

Springtime Turkey Hunt

Kevin Steele and the boys are bowhunting turkeys with the help of some well-placed decoys.

First Look: Mathews Vertix Bow

First Look: Mathews Vertix Bow

"Petersen's Bowhunting" editor Christian Berg and Mathews design engineer Mark Hayes talk the smooth, quiet and fast shooting qualities of the new flagship Vertix bow from the Wisconsin bowmaker.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

Going from field tips to broadheads requires arrow tuning on a higher plane.

 Good broadhead flight How-To

4 Steps to Perfect Broadhead Flight

Bowhunting Online Staff

Going from field tips to broadheads requires arrow tuning on a higher plane. Good...

Mid-Summer Is Prime Time to Watch Large-Racked Bucks — and Stoke Fall Enthusiasm! How-To

Summer Scouting Spectacular

Bill Winke - July 17, 2019

Mid-Summer Is Prime Time to Watch Large-Racked Bucks — and Stoke Fall Enthusiasm!

We Rank 16 Top Models on Sharpness, Accuracy, Penetration & More


It's that time of year when Arrows & Broadheads

2017 Fixed-Blade Broadhead Test

Jon E. Silks - December 12, 2017

We Rank 16 Top Models on Sharpness, Accuracy, Penetration & More It's that time of year...

We've rounded up the best new compound bows at the 2019 ATA Show. Here are our top picks for the year! ATA Show

Best New Bows for 2019

Tony J. Peterson - January 10, 2019

We've rounded up the best new compound bows at the 2019 ATA Show. Here are our top picks for...

See More Trending Articles

More Bow Accessories

This lightweight bowsight offers bowhunters the best of both worlds Bow Accessories

Field Tested: IQ Pro Hunter

Taylor Pardue - August 30, 2019

This lightweight bowsight offers bowhunters the best of both worlds

Is your bow setup a bit noisy? Try these tips to silence it. Bow Accessories

6 Ways to Make Your Bow Quieter

Darron McDougal

Is your bow setup a bit noisy? Try these tips to silence it.

Consider these three important factors when upgrading your gear for the new season! Bow Accessories

Tips for Choosing New Bowhunting Gear

Levi Morgan

Consider these three important factors when upgrading your gear for the new season!

The Oracle represents a new take on the idea of rangefinding bow sights. Bow Accessories

Field Tested: Burris Oracle Review

Taylor Pardue - May 22, 2020

The Oracle represents a new take on the idea of rangefinding bow sights.

See More Bow Accessories

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get Digital Access.

All Petersen's Bowhunting subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now