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The Pitchfork Antelope

After years of talking about going, the author, his dad and some pals headed to Gillette, Wyoming for an unforgettable hunt.--By Gerry Rightmyer, Realtree Pro Staffer I never gave much thought to pronghorn hunting. It was not until a pheasant hunt in South Dakota in 2002 with a hunting buddy...


Caribou And Friends

Hunters: David Blanton; John Tate; Gary LeVox, lead singer of Rascal Flatts; Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo with Archer's Choice TV show; Lee and Tiffany Lakosky with Scent-Lok's Gettin' Close TV show and Realtree friends Jon Powell, Richard Reid and Rafe Armstrong Location: Mirage Outfitters in Quebec, Canada Dates: Oct 5-10...


Joshua Oehl: Waddell's New Hero

Heroes can take on many forms. For many, they are professional athletes, movie stars, musicians or social activists, but Michael Waddell, who himself is idolized by many hunting enthusiasts, found a hero in a remarkable young boy who displayed a courage and strength far beyond his years. Joshua Oehl was...


1-Day Crossbow Conquest

Back in February, Paul Vaicunas, vice president of sales for Horton Crossbows, invited me to participate in their annual pronghorn hunt that takes place in Gillette, Wyoming, at Miller Outfitting. I had never hunted pronghorn or shot a crossbow before and was dying for the chance to do both, so...


Vital Shot Placement Tips for Bowhunters

Over the years, I've seen or heard of many bow-taken deer that were shot through the liver. Had the arrow been a touch farther back, chances are the deer would never have been found. I've also heard horror tales of deer that were hit too low or too high in...


What's On Tap?

The end of summer is approaching in a hurry. Before long, the leaves will change colors, a cool autumn breeze will begin to blow and hunters will venture outdoors in search of trophy animals and adventure. The Realtree guys already have their schedules set, and they're just waiting for the...


PROFILE: The Duck Commander

Phil's home is where he hangs his duck calls. john hafner image {C} Ask Phil Robertson about his days as a three-sport star in high school, and his recollections are a bit vague. Also spotty are his college memories from Louisiana Tech--surprising when you consider he started at quarterback ahead...


Top 10 States for a P&Y

Each year, those watching Team Realtree’s incredible archery hunts on TV and on DVDs marvel at the big bucks they harvest. Thanks to Realtree, the places where these brute bucks thrive are revealed to the viewers--The Milk River in Montana; Iowa; Illinois, Kansas; Texas; and more. However, the Realtree crew...


3 Off-Season Archery Tips

It's easy to become complacent during the off-season. But you can't do that. Here are three tips for staying on top of your game. Don't Get Grounded It's often difficult to think of fall bowhunting early in the year, but regular archery practice can never begin too early since it...


Chasing Caribou—Road Trips Style!

Hunters: Realtree Road Trips' Producer Marc Womack, Michael Waddell and pro-staffers Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo Location: Mirage Outfitters, Quebec, Canada Dates: October 9-15--2005 Weather: Fairly mild with temperatures dipping into the 20s at night and highs reaching 45 degrees during the day. Weapons: Compound bows I've worked for Realtree as...


Duck Commander Meets Camo Commander

Realtree and Duck Commander Join Forces Realtree recently welcomed Duck Commander as new Pro Staff members and licensees of the Realtree and Advantage patterns. Known throughout the country for their high-action Duckmen videos, cutting-edge calls and duck-hunting knowledge, Duck Commander is a welcome addition to Team Realtree. -- By Stephanie...


Halloween Monsters

Hunter: Randy Oitker Cameraman: Randy Oitker, Sr. Date: Oct.21-Oct.28, 2005 Location: Pike County, IL Outfitter Information: Walnut Knob Outdoors, R.Rt.2, Box 214, Pittsfield, IL 62363; Doug Pennock (217-285-4259; www.walnutknob.com ) Weather: Sunny, warm and a light breeze. Weapon: Mathews Switchback bow, Easton 500 arrows Hunting Strategies: I treestand hunted out...


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