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  • 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.


3 Off-the-Wall Whitetail Tactics

Out on the Milk River in eastern Montana, Eliot Strommen glasses for a buck crossing an alfalfa field, swaggering alone nose down or trailing a doe. He watches where the deer enters the timber, then eases downwind into position. The longbow hunter stands behind a tree, picks up a stick...

Hunter’s Trophy Elk Rack and Hunting Gear is Stolen Out of Truck Bed

A Montana hunter’s prized 340-inch 6x7 bull elk rack was snatched out of the back of brother-in-law's truck in a Billings, Montana, hotel parking lot. Adam Grenda says it all feels like a bad dream. “Came down just for archery elk hunt and I ended up getting one. I was...

Grilled Wild Pork with Bourbon Cherry Sauce

With temperatures forecasted to drop down into the upper 20’s here next week, fall is definitely in the air. For me, that means classic seasonal dishes like this grilled wild pork loin topped with a sauce made from Evan Williams Bourbon and tart dried cherries. To give the meal even...

Coast Guard Rescues Crew of Sunken Fishing Boat as They Fight off Sharks

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued the three-man crew of a sunken fishing boat as two of the men were fighting off sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. WKRG , reports that the Coast Guard pulled all three men from the water on Sunday, October 9, and rushed them to a...

Helicopter Rescues Colorado Bowhunter Impaled by Another Hunter's Lost Arrow

A rescue beacon likely saved the life of a lone Colorado bowhunter after he was badly injured by another hunter’s abandoned arrow in a remote section of wilderness. According to a member of Routt County Search and Rescue (RCSAR), the arrow’s broadhead impaled the hunter above the knee while he...

The 7 Best Days of Duck Season

Every day of duck season is good, but let’s agree that some are better than others. Sometimes those especially good hunts might involve full straps. Other times they revolve around friendships or special occasions. But during every campaign, you can usually count on specific types of days that make you...

Dutch Oven Tricks and Recipes for Deer Camp

Are you in charge of feeding your deer camp this season? If you don’t have one already, go out and buy a Dutch oven. With a well-seasoned Dutch oven you can bake things like breads, biscuits, and pies. You can cook a roast. Or make a one-pot meal like pork...

How to Build a Shooting House on a Budget

Potroast sat next to me, rubbing his hands back and forth in the glow of the small propane heater at his feet. We’d been sitting about an hour on that December hunt, and it was cold when we got there. As the evening wore on, the temperature was descending into...

The Worst Foods to Eat on Stand

I’ve been there. That time when deer are running all around, but your guts feel seconds away from disaster. It’s a race to the nearest log, and layers are flying all over as you trip and fall your way through the woods. You’d give up a 180 buck just to...

Are Jack Crevalle Fish Worth Cooking?

Whenever I talk with my saltwater fishing friends, the topic almost always turns to eating fish (my friends are like that) and what the best tasting fish is. The jack crevalle, or crevalle jack depending on who is talking about it, almost never gets mentioned in those conversations. In fact,...

Two Wyoming College Wrestlers Injured While Fighting Off Grizzly Bear

Two Wyoming college wrestlers sustained serious injuries during a ferocious grizzly attack in Cody last weekend, and one of them credits the other with saving his life. The Wyoming Game & Fish Department said in a press release that the bear charged the two men from close range while they...

Home Security Footage Shows Buck Attacking Couple in Driveway

A Wyoming woman was hospitalized after a buck gored her just outside her back door. Home security footage shows the buck attacking the woman and her husband when he tried to help. According to , when Wanda Kaynor walked outside her Evanston home to take her husband, Daniel, to...