Spring

  • 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...

  • Turkey Hunting Track Scouting Tip from Rachelle Hedrick

    What's one way to help you tell a gobbler track from a hen's footprint? Rachelle Hedrick offers a video tip on scouting turkey tracks. Go here for more Realtree turkey hunting tips . Follow us on Facebook .

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How to Help Your Kids Love the Outdoors

What is the secret that turns boys and girls to outdoorsfolk? Is it the area of the country they’re raised in? Nah, don’t think so. The food they eat, or vitamins they take? Probably not. The video games or the devices they play them on? Definitely not. In the end,...


Realtree Pro Staffer Anthony Virga Kills No. 2 All-Time New Jersey Turkey

Like all hunters, we spring gobbler chasers text each other during the season, often on a daily (and nightly) basis. My phone has been lighting up with messages since early March. One of the most recent, received last Friday, May 19, included this note from Realtree pro staffer Anthony Virga...


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Photo Gallery: Weird Looking Turkeys and Odd Bird Behavior

If you chase wild turkeys long enough with a camera, there will be images that can only be categorized as weird oddities, maladies and/or misfits. The following collection illustrates some of the more unique feathered characters I’ve been blessed to encounter.


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...


The Life of a Mature Deer and What It Means for Deer Hunting

We often like to think we have deer figured out. And when it comes to some things, we do. But there are many questions that remain unanswered. Tenzing 3000 Big Game Hunting Pack in Realtree MAX-1 It’s commonly noted that there are deer, and then there are mature deer ...


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10 Ways to Increase Your Effective Kill Range

As bowhunters , we’re constantly working to hone our craft. And when we aren’t, we should be. It’s easy to let it slide. Busy lives often make archers who practice an endangered species. Nonetheless, it’s important we try to get better. Other people might not have that problem. Maybe they...


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...


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How to Plant a Food Plot

I’m a deer hunter . Deer hunting is my greatest priority behind God, family, and friends. And it’s because of that undeniable truth that I plant food plots. I want to do everything in my power to help the whitetails I hunt. And I want to do everything I can...


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...


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Turkey Hunting in Kansas

As do most hunters, I dream of hunting foreign lands and horizons unknown. Going places I’ve never been and hunting groups of birds I’ve never hunted is something I dream of on those cool spring nights. Not only that, but sharing hunting camp with old friends and new is what...


How to Pop Up a Ground Blind

Ever have trouble getting a pop-up ground blind to pop up? Rachelle Hedrick offers some great tips for how to do this easily. Go here for more Realtree turkey hunting and deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


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