Blogs

  • Brow Tines and Backstrap

    Our deer blog is one of the longest-running and most popular ones out there. This is where we cover all things deer hunting, from experts and whitetail trivia to news, gear, and hardcore hunting advice. Whether you need to know how to test the soil in your food plot, tighten the groups from your crossbow, or scope out the latest on that big buck you saw online, you've landed around the right campfire. Pull up a seat and join us.

  • 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

    Realtree turkey hunting editor Steve Hickoff has chased gobblers all over the United States and Mexico. He was born and raised in northcentral Pennsylvania, and now makes his home in Maine. Hickoff was named the NWTF Tom Kelly Communicator of the Year for 2019, a prestigious award reflecting his longtime work promoting hunting and conservation as a turkey hunting writer, editor and book author.

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Smoked Walleye Breakfast Omelet

Long before the first European settlers arrived, Native Americans of what is now northern Minnesota were smoking their bounty of fish caught in the mighty Lake Superior for both flavor and long-term storage capability. When the first Swedish settlers arrived in the mid-1850s, they transferred generations of smoked fish knowledge...


Watch as Bear Follows Family Down Whistler Trail

A Utah family’s hiking trip in Whistler, Canada, took a scary turn when a black bear began following them down the trail. According to Fox29.com , Brighton Peachey filmed the bear trailing behind her husband and children. “OK, he’s following you, babe,” she says as her husband slowly moves away...


Turkey Pad Thai Pie

Here at Timber2Table, we are all about sharing wild game recipes from as many hunters as possible. This wild turkey recipe and the photos with it come from Don Evans and John Hafner. Thai turkey pizza is a flavorful combination of sweet and savory peanut sauce with melted mozzarella and...


Watch Raccoon Chase Woman and Dog Into House

A woman and her dog were out for a walk in their Orlando neighborhood when a raccoon suddenly jumped from a tree in her yard and chased after them. According to WSVN.com , the raccoon attacked Nykeria Clark’s Yorkie, Jojo, right in front of their home. “While we were out...


North Dakota Duck Numbers, Water Index Increase

Duck season might be months away, but thanks to Mother Nature, early indications are looking up. North Dakota’s annual May water index, conducted by the state’s Game and Fish Department, showed a 616% increase from 2021, which represents the second-wettest year in the history of the effort. Further, the state’s...


Hawaiian Grilled Squirrel

Kentucky’s spring squirrel season always yields a few young, tender gray squirrels that are perfect for the grill. For a perfect summer recipe, we marinate the squirrel overnight in a blend of Hawaiian-style flavors, then slowly grill for plenty of smoky flavor. The pineapple juice in the marinade helps tenderize...


New Advice for Summer Food Plots

You got your new food plots planted right on time this spring, and your established patches of perennial clover are growing thick and green. Now it’s time for some summer maintenance. Break out the sprayer and tractor and mower, right? Well, maybe not. Check out this advice from a guy...


Watch Home Surveillance Footage of Cat Fending Off Coyote

Security footage captured harrowing video of a cat fending off an aggressive coyote on a home’s deck in Surfside, Texas. The footage aired by FoxLA.com shows an orange feline attempting to escape from a coyote at a home on Follet’s Island, about an hour south of Houston. Each time the...


Hero Dog That Saved Owner From Mountain Lion Unexpectedly Dies

The brave dog we told you about last month that fought a mountain lion after it attacked her owner during a hike down a California trail has unexpectedly died from her injuries. According to CBS Sacramento , Eva, a Belgian Malinois, suffered two skull fractures, a punctured sinus cavity and...


How to Make a Modern Cast-Iron Pan Smooth Like Antique Cookware

If you are lucky enough to own a cast-iron skillet made before about 1940, you’ve probably noticed that the cooking surface is much smoother than today’s cast-iron cookware. Many cast-iron enthusiasts crave that smooth surface, claiming it outcooks and outperforms today’s iron, with its bumpy, pebbly texture. So what changed?...


3 Bow Stand Mistakes to Fix Before Deer Season

Have you been inadvertently making one of these goofs when you set your bow stands? If so, fix it from day one this season and your odds of shooting a big buck go up. Your Ingress Sucks You haphazardly lug a treestand and steps on the way to a stand...


Sweet and Smoky Cured Duck Breast

I’m a big fan of bacon. We cure and smoke our own on a regular basis. You can too by following these steps. Those same flavors are perfect on duck breast. You can do it skin on or skin off, but I prefer the skin-on version. While the entire curing...


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