Deer Hunting

Breaking news on giant bucks and the best deer hunting blog posts, articles, photo galleries and videos in the industry. Whether you’re a 20-year veteran of the whitetail woods or need to learn how to field dress your first buck, you’re welcomed here.

  • The Meaning of Deer Hunting: Hunting Truth in Life

    Editor's note: The following is a true hunting/life story sent in by loyal 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...

  • 12 Tactics to Keep Your Wife Happy During Deer Season

    Let me begin by saying this post isn't for everyone. It isn't for those who have wives who hunt. It isn't for those who have non-hunting wives who understand why we go afield, either. Rather, it's for those who have that wife who'd rather see you in one of those...

  • Video Shows Child Suffering from Tick Paralysis

    Imagine if your young child all of the sudden lost his or her ability to stand or walk. One Oregon couple faced this nightmare last week when their 3-year-old daughter, Evelyn, began acting strangely and had trouble standing. Much to their surprise, a tick was the culprit. Evelyn's mother, Amanda...


  • Rack Reports

    Big, freaky bucks and the hunters who shoot them. Search our Rack Report map for great stories from the stand.

  • Antler Nation

    We are a nation of deer hunters. But where does your state rank? Find out here. Rankings, trophy entries, hunter data and license information. Welcome to Realtree’s Antler Nation.

  • Rut Report

    What are the bucks doing in your area? Share your reports and keep tabs on deer movement across the country with Realtree’s Rut Report.

  • You Shot a Deer. Here's How to Find It.

    Did you double-lung him or hit the liver? Should you track him now or wait an hour?

  • The Path to Amazing Vension

    Roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty. Here’s the complete guide to field-dressing, skinning, quartering and cooking that deer you just killed.