Blogs

  • Brow Tines and Backstrap

    Whitetails make the hunting world go round. Josh Honeycutt, deer hunting editor and "Brow Tines and Backstrap" blogger, knows a fair bit about killing mature deer. He was raised up hunting the river bottoms of Kentucky. And he still hunts there—among other places—to this day.

    Follow along as he shares his adventures, experiences and knowledge of the white-tailed deer.

  • Guns and Camo

    Guns and Camo. From the basic to the advanced, we will cover the world of firearms (and maybe the occasional slingshot and air rifle) in a manner that puts hunting and in-the-field practicality first. Editorial in the name of powder, steel, and ammo. Heck yeah.

  • The Duck Blog

    Realtree waterfowl editor Brian Lovett has been an obsessive duck and goose hunter for more than 30 years, chasing his passion on the Dakota prairies and the marshes and open water of his home state of Wisconsin. He's been a writer and editor in the outdoors industry since 1991.

  • The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory

    Stephanie Mallory is a mom, a hunter and Realtree’s PR Coordinator. She’s here to deliver an insider’s look at the outdoor business and give her opinion on all things outdoors—whether you asked for it or not.

  • Timber 2 Table Wild Game Recipes

    There’s work to do after the trigger is pulled, but the cleaning and the cooking can be fun as the hunt itself. Timber 2 Table is where Realtree’s experts will teach you to skin a squirrel in 1 minute, cape a buck for the wall, grill a delectable wild turkey popper and so much more.

  • Turkey Blog with Steve Hickoff

    Steve Hickoff is Realtree.com's editorial director and turkey hunting editor. He’s been beaten by more birds than he can remember. Still he kills enough to eat well, and fool with beards, spurs and fans until the next season. Pennsylvania born and raised, Maine is his home base now. A full-time outdoor communicator with a couple university writing degrees, he chases spring gobblers and fall flocks around the country.

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Rabbit Noodle Soup Recipe

When it comes to home-cooked comfort food, homemade chicken noodle soup ranks way up on the all-time list. Make it with rabbit, and its even better. We used cottontails, but young jackrabbits would also work well. Start the soup by browning the quartered rabbit in hot oil to build an...


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Cool Deer Hunting Gear Products from the 2019 ATA Show

The ATA Show is where all of the hot new hunting gear is showcased to the public. We cover new bows, broadheads, arrows, sights, rests, quivers, boots, camo clothing, etc. All stuff we love to see, hear and read about. But then there are always some cool, unique products that...


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How to Use the Gut Daddy Field-Dressing Kit

Gutting deer has long been a part of our hunting culture. Sure, you can go the gutless approach. But, by in large, most deer hunters still gut their deer promptly after the kill. That’s the tradition. That’s just what we do. Enter the Gut Daddy . This is a new...


Waterfowl Hunting Tip: Traffic Hunting

Often, you can't set up on a hot field or jam-packed slough. Don't fret. You can run traffic to pull in passing birds . The guys at Fowled Reality do it all the time. Here, they explain how. Click here for more Realtree waterfowl hunting content. And check us out...


Waterfowl Hunting Mistakes I Made This Season

Reflecting on the 2018-’19 waterfowl season , I’ve identified and relived several errors that cost me birds or at least hindered my hunts. Everyone makes mistakes, of course, but we should at least try to eliminate dumb gaffes . In that spirit, here’s a light-hearted look at my biggest autumn...


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Shot Placement for Turkey Hunting

This revised post is based on "Guns, Loads & Sights," written by Aaron Pass, and originally published in the Team Realtree Turkey Hunting Fieldbook (2001). Our post has two intentions: how-to instruction for where to aim your shotgun at a turkey, and to advise patterning your firearm and load for...


Buck Attacks Deer After Hunter Kills It

It's not uncommon to see bucks do crazy things during the rut. After all, they aren't exactly always in the state of mind you'll find them in during the other 11 months out of the year. That said, it is extremely uncommon to witness what Josh McDaniel saw in Indiana...


Traeger Grilled Potatoes with Venison Bacon Recipe

Nothing goes better with meat than potatoes. And, if those potatoes are cooked on the Traeger Grill or a campfire, it makes them even better. Add in some venison bacon and you might not even need a main course to go with them. We layer sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, thinly...


Delta Waterfowl's January Migration Report

Mild weather nationwide has waterfowlers pondering the whereabouts of ducks and geese. Delta Waterfowl's January migration report gives you a heads-up. Get out there for the final few days. Click here for more Realtree waterfowl hunting content. And check us out on Facebook .


Trail Camera Review: The Spartan Go Cam

Cellular trail cameras are extremely beneficial for scouting whitetails. They might just be the most revolutionary scouting tool ever invented. Here we discuss the Spartan Go Cam in Realtree camo. Check out what we have to say on the new product. Don't Miss: 13 Crazy Trail Camera Photos Are you...


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6 Reasons Your Turkey Hunting Buddy Won't Kill a Bird This Spring

There are turkey hunters and there are turkey hunters. Some are deer or duck hunters looking for something to do in spring. Some prefer bass or trout over gobblers, but go out to do "something" other than sitting on the couch watching The Walking Dead reruns. That's cool. It's all...


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5 Quick Tips for Hunting Merriam's Turkeys

Eventually, most hardcore wild turkey hunters venture out West in pursuit of the Merriam's subspecies. Check out these turkey blog tips on how to make the trip successful.


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