Big Game Logic Tutorials

Tips and advice on how best to use the Big Game Logic Site to manage your land and become a better deer manager.

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Keep things simple and do not lose sight of the big picture. The most valuable pieces of information are:  1) which stands deer visit most fre...

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If you forget your password, no problem. Just click “Forgot your password?” under “Member Login.” Enter your username and you...

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Camp administrators can invite their friends to join their camp.  Go to your main camp page and click on the "Manage User" Tab.  From this t...

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To register for Big Game Logic, click on either the Register or Join Now tabs as seen below.  Once you click the link you will be taken to a new ...

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 Once you are logged in you can create your own camp.  To do this, click on the “Create New Camp” text as seen below.  ...

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 To create your camp map, click on the button as seen below.    This will take you to your map. If you had entered a location for...

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To add items once you have created your map, click on the “Add Items to your Camp” button as seen below.  This will allow you to add ...

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Here is the fun stuff.  Once you start accumulating data you can begin to query for trends in deer movement based weather patterns, moon phase an...

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Now we get to the fun stuff, adding deer sightings to the map to store in your outdoor database. Let’s say you went hunting this morning and yo...

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To add sighting or images to trail cam, simply click on the “Add More Items” button from you Camp Home screen to go to your map editor. C...

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The best feature of this map is the ability to query based on key hunting indicators.  At the bottom of the Camp Map are a set of parameters.&nbs...

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Based on the type of access you set up for your camp, the camp wall can only be viewed by members of your camp.  Nobody else can see any of your ...

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Another feature of the Camp Map is tracking Notable Deer movement.  Let’s say you have a huge buck you call Bruiser that you have been trac...

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Harvest data is similar to Deer Sightings.  From the Map Editor (by clicking on Add Items to Map from camp home) you can click on the Harvest ico...

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To get a buck or doe in your trophy room you need to add harvest data on the map. To do this, please reference the instructions in the tutorial &l...

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One of the best things about this site is that now you don’t have to email friends your trail cam photos and spend time uploading huge images.&n...

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There are two ways to reply on a forum. One way is to use the “Quick Reply” at the very bottom of each forum screen. This allows a user ...

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Camp photo albums are created to share camp photos, trail cams, and other miscellaneous photos that you want to share with just camp members. Any deer...

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Currently, we have the website set for the decimal format and it’s not able to convert from minutes/seconds which most hand held devices use. ...

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• All camp information is private to only camp members who are invited. Nobody outside of the camp can view any data inside of your camp, includi...

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How can I edit or delete past sightings?  Also, how can I go back and tag notables from past sightings that I may have missed?

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There are 2 ways to add Trail Cameras to a camp 1. Go to camp home page and click on Add/Edit items at the top of the map 2. Click on the trail cam ...

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There are 2 ways to add tree stands to a camp 1. Go to camp home page and click on Add/Edit items at the top of the map 2. Click on the tree stand i...

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Simply go to your camp home page and click on the Notables tab.  This is where are your most wanted game is tracked.  To add a new animal, s...

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How do I use the Food Plot feature on BGL?
To add any item on the map, you must first click on the Add Items icon at the top of the camp map. Once you are on the Map Edit screen, you must then ...

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Benefits of Giving Your Bucks Memorable Names
Checking game cameras is like opening presents on Christmas morning for most hunters. The anticipation you feel as you approach that blinking light on...

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Using the New Trail Cam Activity Feature
  I have thousands of trail cam photos, how do I import them into BGL? You don’t need to import all your photos, you only need to import ...

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Patterning Turkeys with BGL
by Jim Stickles, AWB® Although running and gunning is a great strategy when turkeys are vocal, when they are silent, it’s a great...

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Searching for the Answers
by Jim Stickles, AWB® Big Game Logic (BGL) was originally created to help hunters to pattern deer using field observations and trail camera data....

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The “Hit List”
by Jim Stickles, AWB® In my previous article, I mentioned that I am using Big Game Logic to pattern and possibly recapture a few study animals ...

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BGL Tip: Patterning Predators
By Jim Stickles, AWB I hope some of you have had the opportunity to use the Big Game Logic (BGL) website and figure out how it works because in upcom...

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BGL Tip of the Month: Mapping Hunting Pressure
By Jim Stickles, Associate Wildlife Biologist® For those willing to “think outside the box,” Big Game Logic (BGL) can be used for a w...

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Pattern Deer like a Biologist
By Jim Stickles, Associate Wildlife Biologist ® I’m going to share with you one of the most valuable tools you can add to your hunting arse...

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Tracking Deer Movement
Big Game Logic allows you to predict future deer movement based on the data you post to your camp now. Some of the most important data you can post ar...

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Just a couple of items I want to highlight to make sure every understands: All camp info is private to only camp members that are invited....

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 Make sure that once you register your camp that you click on the green button to set borders. This is solely used to get GPS coordinates for th...

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