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SHOT Show 2019: Have You Been to SHOT Show?

For over 30 years, Realtree has attended the SHOT Show. The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show is one of the busiest weeks for the outdoor industry. This year, we launched our newest pattern, Realtree Timber. For more information on Timber, go here . Don't Miss: 2019 SHOT Show: Realtree Timber...


10 Bowhunting Tips for Big Game

Big game hunting is hard. Big game hunting with a bow is even tougher. Here are 10 tips to help you prepare for next season. It's a starting point, and up to you to take it from here. 1. What to Glass For Stalking western big game is hunting's greatest...


Michael Waddell Shoots Massive Bull Elk with a Bow

Michael Waddell knows what's up when it comes to elk hunting. He also knows how to use a bow. Check out this awesome hunt where Waddell goes sprinting across the meadow just prior to arrowing a giant bull elk. Don't Miss: How to Elk Hunt on a Budget Are you...


Man Impaled by Elk Statue

A young man is fortunate to be alive after being impaled by the antlers of an elk statue on Eakins Oval in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. How does one end up in such a predicament? The 21-year-old apparently climbed onto the George Washington Monument in the middle of the oval around 4:10...


The Southeastern Elk Boom Success Story

It was a warm September evening and the light was getting dim as Taylor and I made our way up the mountain to check for elk grazing on the ridgetops. Taylor knew where the elk would be, and when we got to a certain point his posture changed. He went...


Domestic Goat Joins Elk Herd

A lonely domestic goat has found a new group of friends in a herd of elk. People in the Loveland, Colorado, area have filmed and photographed the goat hanging out with the elk. One man says he even witnessed the elk protecting the goat from coyotes. Just shows it pays...


Small Dog Defends Woman During Horrible Bear Attack

A Pennsylvania woman is in critical condition after a bear attacked her behind her home last week, but had it not been for her pet Chihuahua mix, ironically named "Bear," she'd likely be dead. The attack happened Wednesday night in Muncy Creek Township. Melinda Lebarron had stepped outside to have...


Wild Moose Rings Doorbell With Its Butt

If you live in a neighborhood with teenagers, there's a decent chance you've been the victim of ding-dong ditching -- an age-old favorite prank among youth which involves ringing a doorbell, usually late at night, and then running before someone opens the door. One Alaskan couple assumed they were the...


Exposure to Bear Repellent Sends 24 Amazon Workers to Hospital

When I read the story about 54 New Jersey Amazon warehouse workers suffering from exposure to bear repellent, I could almost taste the bear spray in my mouth. I remember how my eyes burned and watered and how I felt like I'd never get relief. I can sympathize with the...


13 Ways to Keep Your Hands and Feet Warm in Cold Weather

I have a rare hereditary condition called Raynaud’s Disease. It’s a disorder that restricts circulation (blood flow) to your hands, feet, fingers and toes. This can lead to severe cold and painful sensations in your outer extremities — even when it isn’t that cold out. But, obviously, the colder it...


Top 5 Hunting Towns in America

Man, you hate to rank stuff sometimes. Case in point, college football. What makes one team better than another, anyway — TV time, a difficult schedule, wins and losses? Rankings and choices concerning numero uno lend themselves to loopholes, weak arguments and plenty of opinions. So what exactly qualifies a...


15 Photography Tips for All Hunters

A good hunt is an event to remember and cherish — whether you get a shot at a trophy animal or not. With a wide assortment of quality digital cameras available in virtually every price range, there’s simply no excuse for not capturing and saving some of those hunting memories...


How to Hunt Alaska on a Budget

Alaska hunting is the stuff of dreams, yet many convince themselves it’s beyond their reach. This is easy to understand, as guided Alaska hunts are some of the most expensive around. Single-species hunts for mountain goat, dall sheep and brown bear run anywhere from $9,000 to $14,000. A guided hunt...


How to Travel with Firearms

Because so many of you will be flying to your hunting destinations this fall, there are some procedures you need to know before traveling with firearms. The events of Sept. 11, 2001, have changed life in America in many ways. Although the country is trying to return to a semblance...


Flashback: The Kentucky Elk Restoration Project

As the first rays of an approaching sunrise poked through the darkness, I could see a cow elk grazing along the top of a ridge a several hundred yards away. As more light filled the hollows, several other elk were spotted, slowly but certainly making their way to the top...


Bowhunting Alberta Black Bears from the Ground

Watch Brian Stephens of "The Chronicles" hunt black bears in Alberta. And get the Scoutlook Hunting And Fishing Apps , too! Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a big game hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos...


Behind the Scenes with Melissa Bachman

Melissa Bachman isn’t just another pretty face in camouflage, put in front of the video camera to move the TV ratings needle. Yeah, she’s a good-looking lady, but more than that, she’s a hunter, spending 140 days or more afield every year. Bachman was raised in a hard-working, small-town family...


Bowhunter Arrows Huge Yukon Moose at 15 Yards

Moose are gargantuan creatures. Having one at close range can be intimidating at best. But having one inside 15 yards, that's an entirely different story. See what happens in this hunt when Ralph Cianciarulo gets ultra-close to a Yukon beast. Don't Miss: Huge Bull Moose Charges Bone Collector Nick Mundt...


David Blanton Arrows Colorado Bull Elk At 8 Yards

Here's a never-before-seen bowhunt for elk from seasons past. Watch this heart-stopping action as a monster bull rushes in to the calls and gives Realtree's David Blanton a perfect shot at only 8 yards. Don't Miss: How to Elk Hunt on a Budget Are you a big game hunter wanting...


How to Bowhunt Elk When It's Hot and Dry

Hunting in dry, hot weather can be tough. I've faced those conditions during 20-some years bowhunting New Mexico's Gila region to be sure; the corn-flake ground, each step an auditory assault. Idaho normally affords quieter footing, though thick brush that clutches and trips can turn this long-time denizen of open...


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