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  • Is Turkey Hunting Tougher Than Ever?

    You set out for a long walk in the dark to the top of your favorite ridge, the one where you've worked countless longbeards over the years. As daylight slowly breaks, you owl hoot, almost shivering with anticipation. The show is about to start ... except, it never does. You...

  • How to - Stalk closer to your Deer

    Hunting for Keith Watson is not a hobby, it’s a way of life. With over two decades of experience, Keith shares with us his passion for Deer Management. Keith's believes that fox control and deer management are skills honed in the field and a great believer in the phrase: If...

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Pigeon Shooting

It’s that time of year when the pigeons start to hit the freshly sewn crops, so we catch up with vermin hunters and pigeon professionals; Keith Anderson and Steve Wild to get their top Pigeon Shooting tips. Step 1 : Reconnaissance It is essential that you do your homework on...


Bows for Women: 2014 Review

If you’re a female bowhunter, listen up: the bow companies get it. Not long ago, finding a bow with a draw length and weight suitable for the average female hunter meant buying a puny youth rig, perhaps with some pink splashed on the limbs to make it a ladies' model...


10 Reasons Why You Suck at Calling Turkeys

Turkeys aren’t difficult to call. People keep telling you that. Yet, you know they don’t gobble at you much. Even when they do, they don’t come to you. You’ve never had any luck “blind calling,” and truth be told, you watched a group of jakes, supposedly the dumbest creatures in...


Turkey Hunting with the .410

Virtually every turkey gun innovation on the market – from gun to optic to choke to shotshell – is created in the name of more power, which equals more range. Turkeys are physically tough birds. No argument in that. In many states (not all), a 20-gauge is the minimum legal...


The Bacon Lover's Guide to Wild Game Cooking

It all started around 1500 B.C. when a nomadic hunter ended up with more pork that he could eat. Lacking a $500 rotomolded cooler and a bag of ice to preserve his bounty, he salted it down and suspended it over a smoky fire to keep the flies away. Our...


Rimfire Rabbits

It’s no different from anything else really. Sometimes you’ve got to ring the changes and do things a little bit differently to get results. The past couple of years have seen the rabbit yields from our regular beats dropping off significantly in comparison to previous years. Some of this can...


How to Gralloch a Deer

Pulling the trigger is the easy part! We visit Master Butcher Steve Wild to walk us through one of the ways in which you can gralloch a Deer in the field ready for the fridge. Now that you have your deer on the ground, you are going to want to...


Jobs in the Outdoor Industry: Getting an Internship

It’s been said that working in the hunting business is all about who you know. That’s partially true. Like any other industry, hands-on experience and a network of professional contacts are indispensable in the outdoor industry . Among the fastest ways to get those is through an internship. Although thoughts...


Balog Goes To Stuttgart

I’m in a rental car driving south through the Mississippi River Delta, reflecting on a duck season for the record books. The deserted highway allows my mind to drift slightly, remembering giant waves of mallards pouring in off the Great Lakes, clouds of divers blackening the sky. The Great Lakes...


How to Build an Awesome Home Meat Processing Shop

The hunting experience doesn’t come full circle until you enjoy your bounty on the dinner table. You can depend on professional butchers to process your meat, or you can save a bunch of money and do it yourself. An initial investment in equipment will allow you to set up a...


Three Guns for Everything

There are about 300 million guns belonging to 85 million gun owners in the U.S. And thankfully, we aren't limited to owning just three of them apiece. But what if it was go-time, and three was all you got? The end of the world, with limited space in the car...


2013 Best of Realtree.com

On Realtree.com, we don’t pick the year’s best hunting blogs and articles. You pick them by clicking on them. So looking all the way back to January and continuing until now, here is the content you've clicked on the most. MOST POPULAR ARTICLES 1. Bows for Women. The 2013 Review...


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