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  • Summer Sizzler…

    Get BBQ Ready with Realtree products to make your guests drool!! Realtree partner and meat preparation specialists, Weston Products, now have a wide range of products available to order from the UK, ideal for those summer sizzlers in the garden. Direct from retailers UK Fine Foods and Tesco.com, the avid...

  • 5 Deer Hunters Who Tick Everyone Off

    Deer hunters, as a whole, are some of the finest people you’ll ever meet. They are passionate about the game they pursue and truly care about the natural resources that support their outdoor endeavors. When deer hunters get together, whether they’ve known each other 10 years or 10 minutes, good...

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Ferreting For Beginners

Ferreting has been a popular pest control method for decades. It is a craft that is often passed down through generations and is a highly effective approach to controlling rabbit populations. Professional ferreter, Gavin Dolman, shares his top five ferreting tips for beginners. 1) Treat the ferrets to a good...


Small Game Hunting with Muzzleloaders

Is a .32-caliber black powder rifle in your squirrel hunting future?


What You Should Know About Lyme Disease

I don’t want to scare you or discourage you, and I am certainly not trying to talk you out of going turkey hunting, but Lyme disease is serious business. The reported cases are increasing at an alarming rate, up from 4,000 in 1994 to over 30,000 a year in 48...


New Federal Premium Ammunition Hi-Bird Shotgun Load

A new shotgun load always gets the bird hunter in me excited. In anticipation of bird hunting seasons to come, Federal Premium Ammunition announced the release of a new shotgun load. Dubbed "Hi-Bird," it's designed specifically for gunning doves, crows, pigeons and even pheasant hunting. According to Federal Premium Ammunition,...


Facts On Friday – Pigeon

Pigeons have an average life span of between 3-5 years, but can live up to the age of 20. There are over 300 different species of pigeons that can be found throughout the world. The common pigeon is considered to be a major agricultural pest, causing at least £3 million...


Baiting Big Game

Thousands of hunters across North America rely on baiting for deer , black bears and hogs as a perfectly legal hunting practice. Detractors are quick to call baiting a “lazy” style of hunting, but that's simply not true. Thing is, I’ve been a food-plotter since I was old enough to...


The Meaning of Deer Hunting: Hunting Truth in Life

Editor's note: The following is a true hunting/life story sent in by loyal Realtree.com visitor Coleman Grimmett. With a heavy heart, Coleman still wanted to share these life-changing events that are sometimes difficult to talk about. In his words, "These events have changed my life forever, for the better, and...


Deer Hunting: Use Past Mistakes to Prep for Deer Season

It may be spring, but already thoughts of deer season are screaming through my head. Your's too, probably. One such thought? The story told below. It was just after 8:30 a.m. on the first Sunday of the muzzleloading season. A cold morning. A still morning. Heading out to the stand...


Build Your Own Shooting Range

Remember that buck you missed? I’m not talking about the one in your formidable years. I’m talking about the shot you blew a couple seasons ago on that deer that should be hanging in your den. You know, the one you see in your mind every time you look at...


5 Things You Learn from Missing Turkeys

As the saying goes, "If you haven't missed a turkey, you aren't hunting enough." Lessons learned from such experiences follow here . . . 1. SHOOTING TOO FAST The flock suddenly appeared, materializing on the high Pennsylvania ridgetop. Driven by target panic, I raised my gun, swiftly took aim at...


How to Set Up an AR-15 for Hunting

AR15s and AR-10s are ideal rifle for many hunting situations. Here’s how to set one up that’s right for you.


Spring and Summer Deer Scouting: Will Most Bucks Relocate Come Fall?

Many deer hunters out there believe spring and summer scouting is obsolete . They think it isn’t worth the effort it takes to slip on your Mucks or the gas it takes to drive to the farm. In some cases, they might be right. But mid-year scouting is far from...


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