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What Are You Scared Of?

Specters and spirits. Ghouls and ghosts. These imaginary beings are what make Halloween so fun. But it’s the real creatures of the night—spiders, bats and other creepy crawlies—that send shivers down the spines of some outdoorsmen and women. With the spooky holiday just around the corner, we thought it’d be...


The Looming Crossbow-Pocalypse

Times have changed, but you might still hear some grumbling at an archery range or 3-D course. “Crossbows? Pfft. Cross-gun, more like it. Why would you want one?” Crossbows have gained widespread popularity throughout much of the country, but some critics still maintain that these nontraditional archery platforms harm hunting...


Guide: Non-Hunting Parents With Children Who Want To Hunt

There are no shortages of articles providing tips for avid hunters on how to introduce their children to hunting. It’s natural to want your child to enjoy the same pastimes you enjoy. But, what about non-hunting parents with children who want to hunt? This scenario may be less common, but...


2014 Best of Realtree.com

At the end of each year, the Realtree.com staff takes a look back at the best stories, blogs and videos of the year. These entries aren’t the best according to us—they’re the best according to you because they’re the ones you clicked on the most. Here’s the lineup: Top 5...


On Kendall Jones and Hunting’s Real Enemies

I once laughed when Barbara Baird suggested that animal-rights activists attack female hunters more viciously than they do male hunters. In addition to being Realtree’s news blogger , Barb is publisher of Women’s Outdoor News , and is a staunch advocate of female empowerment. Heck, I could even see her...


On Melissa Bachman, Nat Geo, Tim Martell and Anti-Hunters

Tim Martell, the man who started the petition that got Melissa Bachman kicked off the Nat Geo Channel, shares his side of the story with the outdoor media


Public Bow Bulls from 2011

Four stories of big public-land elk taken last season by bowhunters just like you


How to Sell Your Hunting Product

The hunting business is thriving, but it takes more than a great product idea to be successful. Check out these tips on how to sell your hunting product from outdoor industry entrepreneurs who started from scratch


Behind the Scenes with Troy Landry

He owns 16 beagles, is an avid deer hunter and makes most of his living through crayfish. He does a bit of alligator hunting on the hit show "Swamp People," too. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at Troy Landry.


The Water Hole Waiting Game

Bowhunting pronghorn antelope over a water hole tests a hunter's patience...and at times, his mental stability Come on, you stupid yellow jacket. Keep tempting me. Get a little closer, and I’ll hit you with a stream of tobacco spit so hard, you’ll die a miserable death. He stops for a...


Tyler Jordan’s Apache Elk

Tyler Jordan may have taken a few days off from school in mid-October to go elk hunting with his dad, but he didn’t miss out on his education. Not only did he take the opportunity to learn about elk, their habitat and habits, but he also learned about Native Americans...


The Best Bulls of 2008

For most hunters, nothing symbolizes the rugged West quite like a bull elk. Each season tens of thousands of hunters flock to the hills west of the Mississippi just for a chance to see these western icons. It doesn’t matter if you’re chasing their ivory tips through a layer of...


A New Place to Go Elk Hunting

What you notice first about Santa Fe and remember later is the smell: a clean whiff of mesquite, juniper and piñon pine that drenches the dry desert air. But that isn’t the only homegrown blend the city distills. Sante Fe is equal parts Wild West and New Age, Native American...


A Plains Game Paradise

I have been a whitetail deer hunter for the better part of my life. Throughout this journey I have seen many wonderful places. The United States and Canada certainly have an assortment of big game and offer some of the most scenic and breathtaking vistas in the Northern Hemisphere, but...


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