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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Elk and Broccoli Noodle Bowl Stir Fry

There is a lot to like about Asian-inspired dishes. Besides being delicious, they cook quickly, often in one wok or skillet, and are perfect for a busy on-the-go weeknight family meal. For this one, we sliced up an elk roast, but you can use whitetail, mule deer, antelope, moose, or...


Alabama Teen Kills Red Stag in Grandfather's Goat Pasture

An Alabama teen who’d never shot a deer before managed to take one down that numbers of seasoned hunters had been pursuing for months. The big deer, weighing more than a whopping 300 pounds, was actually a red stag, which is not native to North America. Although Coye Potts, 16,...


Mountain Lion Kills Leashed Chihuahua Mix on Walk in Hollywood Hills

Sad security camera footage captured the moment a mountain lion grabbed a small leashed dog out for a walk in California’s Hollywood Hills. The footage shows the mountain lion walking down the street in a neighborhood and pouncing on Piper, a blue merle Chihuahua mix, during her stroll with a...


Social Media Helps Officers Locate Trophy Buck Stolen from Teen

A thief stole a 15-year-old boy’s buck of a lifetime just minutes after the deer was shot. According to Chanel 3000 , Garrett Diehm shot the big deer in Columbia County, Wisconsin, on opening weekend of the nine-day gun deer hunting season. Diehm’s mother, Sarah, said when her son and...


Easy Deer Camp Red Beans and Rice with Venison and Sausage

I’m all for doing “from scratch” recipes when I’m home and have some free time. One of those meals that takes quite a bit of time to cook the old-fashioned way is traditional red beans and rice. It also happens to be a favorite around our deer camp. Sure, you...


Realtree, Santa Claus Ink Pro Staff Deal, Realtree Becomes Official Camo of Christmas

Today, Realtree formally announced a pro staff deal with Santa Claus, including terms to become the Official Camo of Christmas. Santa will be wearing a variety of suits this holiday season, including ones in Realtree EDGE, Timber, and the all-new MAX-7 pattern. As the holiday season approaches, Santa and his...


Whitetail Tenderloin Milanese

Milanese is one of those classic Italian recipes that works well with just about any meat. Traditionally made with chicken, veal, or pork, this crispy fried recipe is perfect for deer tenderloins. The recipe starts by pounding a pair of whole tenderloins flat with a meat mallet. From there, a...


New Jersey Reinstates Bear Hunting

Starting in December, New Jersey will again allow bear hunting on private and public lands. Governor Philip D. Murphy, a Democrat who campaigned for a first term on a pledge to end the hunts, is supporting the policy change because of a significant increase in bear sightings and encounters around...


Should You Join a Hunting Club Next Season?

The hunting club lifestyle has a great following in America, but it’s especially common in the Southeast. From Texas to South Carolina, Kentucky to Florida, hunt clubs are the norm. But for those who’ve never been a part of one, and those considering joining, it can seem a mystery. Is...


Florida Scientists Discover Fully Intact 5-Foot Alligator Inside Python

Scientists at a Florida lab got quite the surprise when they performed a necropsy on a python and discovered a 5-foot alligator inside. Scientists say the alligator was mostly intact inside the serpent’s belly. According to USA Today , the 18-foot python was caught by workers in the Everglades National...


Homemade Venison Pizza Rolls

Evie DaBoss, a Facebook friend, foodie, and awesome cook, recently posted one of her family favorites — homemade pizza rolls. She used wonton wrappers to make traditional small rolls filled with cheese and pepperoni. Based on her idea, we started experimenting. Our version ended up being a bit larger —...


Sleeper States for Duck Hunting

Every duck hunter’s bucket list probably includes something about green timber in Arkansas, the Texas coast for pintails and redheads, and maybe even Maine for big common eiders. But that’s the problem — everyone wants to hit those spots. Many less-famous destinations feature fantastic waterfowl hunting, and U.S. Fish and...


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