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    Cool Bowhunting Gear at the NWTF Convention

    First off, did you go to the NWTF Convention in Nashville this year? If not, you missed one heckuva party. More than 52,000 hunters like you attended the big shindig last weekend. It was a great time with lots of like-minded individuals. If you didn't get to attend, see our...

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    15 Bull Elk Bugling in Your Face

    Elk are one of the most majestic animals in North America. As a die-hard deer hunter , I’d say they’re second only to the whitetail in that regard. However, there’s just something about a big bull elk screaming for all those around to hear it. Right now, we’re nearing the...


Duck Hunting Truths (and Random Thoughts Only I Care About)

Unless you’re in Mexico or chasing snows during light-goose conservation-order seasons, you’ve probably eased into the off-season by cleaning your guns and giving your pooch some well-deserved rest. There’s nothing wrong with that. Every waterfowl season must end. Otherwise, the beginning of the next campaign wouldn’t be as special. Further,...

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The Top 7 Threats to Deer Hunting

Deer hunting is my absolute favorite pastime in the world. There is no greater thrill than chasing whitetails. It’s fun . It gets in your blood. And it stays there. Sadly, there are a lot of things that threaten our way of life. Deer hunting faces more opposition and challenges...

Deer Hunting Gear from the NWTF Convention

The 2016 deer season was my best year ever. I killed three white-tailed bucks in three states. It was the first time I’d ever been blessed enough to accomplish that. So you can imagine I’m still jacked up about last season. I hope you all had a great season, too...

How-To Video Tips for Bowhunting Turkeys with Kirsten Godfrey

We caught up with avid turkey hunter Kirsten Godfrey at the recent NWTF Convention. She shared some how-to tips for bowhunting turkeys. Go here for more Realtree turkey hunting . Follow us on Facebook . Bonus Read : Kirsten Godfrey's Turkey Hunting Grand Slam on a Budget

A Deer Hunter’s Favorite Mounts from the NWTF Taxidermy Contest

I’m a deer hunter. That’s who I am. I’m passionate about practically everything that has to do with this way of life. I guess you could say that I’m a die-hard. I don’t know who I’d be or where I’d be if not for the white-tailed deer . People often...

2017 NWTF Convention Deer Taxidermy Winners

I’ve been going to the NWTF Convention for a very long time. If you’ve never been, it’s a thing to see at least once in your life. And I recommend making it an annual event. It never gets old. Click here to see my favorite mounts from the show. One...

Realtree Turkey Hunting Tip of the Week: When You Should Shoot a Jake

We were a half-hour late for heading to the airport, but gobblers were fired up and coming. The Kentucky hunt had been great. I'd killed a beautiful longbeard early on, watched buddies take others, and had one tag left. We were a half-hour late for heading to the airport, but...

A Duck Hunter's Descent Into Pochard Madness

Youth was so simple, at least for duck hunting . In the farm country where I grew up, you might expect to encounter mallards, wood ducks and blue-winged teal. Occasionally, a greenwing or wigeon might sneak in, and if you were lucky, you’d get a crack at a goose once...

Realtree Video: The Tenzing TV14 Turkey Vest Pack with Seat

We're just coming off a fun and productive visit to the 2017 NWTF Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Checking out all the gear, and of course plenty of talk about the coming spring turkey season, were priorities. We can't wait for opening day . . . In this video, Realtree Pro-Staffer...

Monster Bucks Vault: Kevin Harvick's First Deer

This week's Monster Bucks Vault episode takes you on an adventure with Kevin Harvick, the NASCAR extraordinaire. Follow along as Harvick goes deer hunting and as David Blanton puts a tape measure on the buck. Click here for more deer hunting articles and videos. Follow us on Facebook .

Chasing November: A Last-Minute Late-Season Deer

In this episode of Chasing November , the late season is winding down. Follow along as the final episode of Chasing November season one comes to a close. Season two will re-launch again this fall. Click here for more deer hunting articles and videos. Check us out on Facebook .

The New Strut Commander Ole Scratch Turkey Call

Realtree's Steve Hickoff talks with the Strut Commander crew. They're looking at the brand-new Ole Scratch turkey pot call. What calls do you use? Let us know in the comments below. And stay tuned for more coverage from the 2017 NWTF Convention. Click here for more turkey hunting articles and...