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Night Vision vs Thermal Scopes

February 26th, 2015 | Jared Romero
night vision vs thermal scopes in hog hunting

Let’s Talk Scopes Scope choice is a hot topic with hunters worldwide. There are many things to factor into a scope choice. What game will be targeted for harvest is the first consideration. Next where and in what conditions the equipment will be routinely used must be decided. Once those decisions have been made choosing night vision vs thermal scopes must be made. Both night vision and thermal imaging assist a hunter in detecting, recognizing… Read More »

Pro Tip 8: Gate Selection

January 20th, 2015 | Rod Pinkston
Pro Tip 8 Gate Selection JAGER PRO Logo with a green landscape and feral hog in the background.

Trap gates come in a variety of widths, sizes and styles. Standard gates are built three feet wide by three feet tall but we do not recommend them because these devices only capture juveniles and uneducated adults. Continuous Catch Gate Design This is a popular continuous catch gate design used by many inexperienced trappers. Those trusting this continuous catch theory believe feral pigs will continue to enter a closed, one-way trap gate. But landowners should make informed gate selection… Read More »

PRO Tip 7: Trap Enclosure Shape and Size

December 9th, 2014 | Rod Pinkston
Pro Tip 7 Trap Enclosure Shape and Size

Enclosure Materials, Shapes and Sizes Trap enclosures have emerged in a variety of materials, sizes and shapes. As with all control efforts, there are exact methods and strategies for trap enclosure shape and size which are more effective and efficient than others. Gamekeepers should make informed decisions based on actual results. Standard Traps Standard portable traps are built four feet wide by eight feet long by cutting 16 foot long livestock panels to size and welding the enclosed… Read More »

Pro Tip 6: Automatic Feeder vs Hand Baiting

November 25th, 2014 | Rod Pinkston
Pro Tip 6 Video Intro Automatic Feeder vs Hand Baiting

We have already established winter months provide the most favorable trapping opportunities as fall mast crops of acorns and hickory nuts have been eaten and no other agricultural row crops are planted. Winter is the easiest time of year to condition pigs to trust a daily supplemental food source. Automatic Feeder vs Hand Baiting Our bait of choice is usually shelled corn or peanuts. The two most basic delivery methods is a spin-cast feeder with a digital timer… Read More »

Zeroing the Armasight Zeus Thermal Sight

November 6th, 2014 | Chris Monhof
Jager Pro Zeroing the Armasight Zues Thermal Sight Scope

Zeroing the Armasight Zeus Thermal Sight Scope is Simple   The Zeus has five buttons to navigate when operating through the menu mode and zeroing process: Up Button Right Button Down Button Left Button Center Button   When zeroing the Armasight Zeus III you will use the center button to select the main menu. Once you have the main menu up, you will tab down using the down arrow to boresight, use your main menu button to select… Read More »