Put the trail cam on the tree with the white thing on it. And put a branch on the top to angle it down. Better close up for the shots. Also put a 5 gallon bucket there so you can use it for size comparison on a bear there.
the white thing is an old t shirt I wore for a day trying to get the bear used to my sent. The tree with the cam on it is the same distance away from bait and about 4' up the stump is about 5' high and cam is pointing north swamp is on west (left) and a thicket on east (right) I thought about moving cam to a steel post and move it closer, a little nervous about losing cam. Also the cam is about 18' from bait
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...