Old-School Trail Cam

It doesn’t come with a time stamp. There are no ghostly green forms, no shining eyes, no startled expressions. If it contains clues to trophy status, they’re invisible to me.

The understated bit of intel offers instead only more questions — Ram or ewe? Young or old? Recent or long passed? — and an indifferent invitation to face the wind, point your boots uphill, and keep scouting.

Answers have their place, but given a choice, I’ll take the mystery every time.

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