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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Caul Fat-Wrapped Grilled Venison Tenderloin

Looking for the ultimate date night venison dinner for two? Then look no further than this grilled caul fat-wrapped venison tenderloin. Caul fat is the thin, fat netting that surrounds the stomach and other internal organs of some animals, including deer. It's perfect for pairing with delicate tenderloin because the...


Authorities Kill Mountain Lions Feeding on Human Remains

Arizona authorities killed three mountain lions that were found feeding on human remains near a popular Tucson, Arizona, hiking trail last week. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said in a statement that they did not believe the adult female and two cubs killed the person, but the cats were...


How to Save and Cook Venison Caul Fat

Do you save the caul fat from the deer you kill? “Do I save what?” That’s the usual reply I get to the caul fat question. What is it? Caul fat is the lacy fat membrane that surrounds the stomach and intestines. You’ve seen it every time you've field dressed...


Seriously, Stop Petting the Wildlife

Here we go again. Another person has put her life at risk by treating a large, wild animal as if it's a friendly pet. Fortunately the woman, who was filmed petting a large 6x6 bull elk in Colorado's Estes Park, was able to walk away unharmed. But wildlife officials say...


Grandpa Goes Retro for Duck Season

Grandpa is at it again. Realtree.com’s waterfowling sage and social media critic is tired of modern conveniences. He’s been longing for simpler times, so this duck season, he vowed to switch back to retro equipment and traditional tactics . We chatted with Grandpa to see what worked — and what...


Venison and Sausage Red Beans and Rice

Just about everyone knows red beans and rice as a classic side dish. Well, everyone south of the Mason Dixon, anyway, along with more than a few enlightened northern folk. One of our favorite deer camp meals takes this standard side dish and turns it into a full dinner. We...


Are South Slopes Overrated in the Late Season?

Winter can be brutal on deer herds, but most whitetails nonetheless tough it out and survive. Instincts and calculated decisions guide them through these dreary days, often leading them to bed on south-facing slopes. Most deer hunters have heard of hunting these slopes at some point in the winter, and...


High School Students Butcher Moose in Classroom

Students at one Alaska high school got a hands-on lesson in biology, anatomy and the circle of life when they butchered a moose in the classroom earlier this month. According to Anchorage Daily News , Chugiak High School teacher Brian Mason brought a cow moose carcass to class in the...


Pepper Jack Cheese-Stuffed Fried Boudin Balls

I can’t take credit for this one. Roadside stands all over Louisiana's boudin country have been making and selling cheese-stuffed fried boudin balls for years. But anytime we buy or make boudin, you better believe some of it is getting used for these. With a crispy coating and a spicy...


Porch Pirate Squirrel Caught in the Act

This time of the year, it's not uncommon for delivered packages to go missing from front porches. It's so common that the thieves have been dubbed Porch Pirates. But those pirates aren't always who you'd expect. A home surveillance camera recently caught footage of a sneaky squirrel grabbing a package...


The Honey Brake Experience: Bucks and Ducks

The Honey Brake crew spends takes advantage of Louisiana's split to get some work done. Drew spends a few days whitetail hunting before friends arrive to duck hunt. Check it out. Honey Brake Experience on Realtree 365: Louisiana Split: Bucks and Ducks Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Produced By:...


Delta Waterfowl's December 2019 Migration Update

Cold weather is fueling excellent hunting in several regions of the United States. Here, the experts at Delta Waterfowl reveal where ducks and geese are on the move in your flyway. Click here for more Realtree waterfowl hunting content. And check us out on Facebook .


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