• 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.


All Night Long Hog and Coyote Hunting in N.C.

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has proposed night hunting of feral hogs and coyotes -- with flashlights, on private lands only – as part of its plan to control two types of wild animals that are showing up in urban neighborhoods. State officials have been expanding rules on trapping...

On My Way to the Realtree Editorial Meeting

As you’re reading this, I’m making the drive from my home in Birmingham, Ala., to Sebree, Ky., for Realtree’s quarterly editorial summi t.

First Buck Friday: One For The Wall

For this week's First Buck Friday story, we're going to break the rules just a bit. That's always fun.

No Limits on Some Wyoming Cougars?

Last February, more than 100 people attended a meeting in Hulett, Wyoming, to voice their concerns to the state's game and fish department about the rise in the mountain liion population, and particularly, the effect that this increase is having on their safety, and the safety of their pets and...

Five Places You Can Still Spring Turkey Hunt

Admit it: You miss the early risings and gobbling on the roost. Thought so. Looking for some places you can spring turkey hunt in the next several weeks? You came to the right place.

Studies Say Bear Spray Works Better than Firearms; Just Don’t Do What I Did

Ever been sprayed in the face by bear spray? I have. It hurts. Apparently that’s the point.

Video Turkey Hunting Tips for ATVs & Side by Sides

Video turkey hunting tips for ATVs and Side by Sides from Steve Nessl of Yamaha Outdoors .

Should Lost Hikers Pay for Recovery Services?

This one should read “Hiker from Sandwich Drinks a Slim Fast and Gets Lost.” Having fueled himself

First Buck Friday: Lindsey Kemnitz of Wisconsin

This week's First Buck Friday entry comes from the great state of Wisconsin. Home of cheese curds, The Pack and Milwaukee's Best. And some darned fine deer hunting.

The Best Turkey You Will Ever Eat!

By now many of you have tagged your spring gobbler -- maybe more than one. Looking for something scrumptious to do with it? I asked professional wild-game cookbook authors Tiffany and Scott Haugen for their favorite way to eat a turkey, and they graciously shared this deep fried turkey recipe...

A test: Disney’s Chicks in Flicks

I know. The demographics for this column largely swing to southeastern white males who hunt. But bear with me, because I bet a lot of you are fathers to young children, and therefore, we’ll see a lot of you heading to movie theaters with those little ones in tow this...

Anyone Up for a Little Texas Bigfoot Hunting?

Turkey season is coming to an end in many parts of the country, and deer season doesn’t begin for several more months. So, what’s the restless hunter to do during the downtime? Well, you could always head to Texas for a little bigfoot hunting . That’s right. According to a...