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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Tournament Fisherman Discovers Possible 90-Million-Year-Old Fossil in River Bed

An Elkhorn, Nebraska, man made what he says is the discovery of a lifetime when he stumbled upon a fish fossil in the Missouri River that could be up to 90 million years old. Andy Moore said he wasn't doing very well while fishing in a tournament just west of...


When Will Somebody Shoot the New World Record?

It will take a whitetail superfreak to top the 213-5⁄8-inch typical buck farmer Milo Hanson shot near his home in Biggar, Saskatchewan, one snowy November day 29 years ago. Rack Measurements My analysis of the top 200-inch typical racks in the Boone and Crockett records shows that the new No...


Chanterelle Mushroom German-Style Spaetzle and Grilled Pork Loin

One of the only good things about the abundance of rain we have had this summer is a bumper crop of chanterelle mushrooms. Chanterelles are a favorite, both for flavor and for ease of identification. As with any wild mushrooms, it is always best to learn from an experienced forager,...


Watch Woman's Close Encounter With Mountain Lion

A woman was hunting near Utah’s Rush Valley when a mountain lion briefly attacked her. She caught the scary interaction with the wild cat on camera after the attack. Laurien Elsholz wrote in a Facebook post that she smelled something dead before she heard a crashing noise and felt the...


Drone Footage Captures Moment 12-Foot Alligator Attacks Swimmer

Drone footage caught the horrifying moment a man swimming in Florida's Lake Thonotosassa was attacked by a huge alligator. J.C. Defeats is now out of the hospital, but has a long road to recovery ahead of him. On August 3, the former U.S. Air Force pararescueman, and now Oldsmar firefighter...


Podcast: Old-School Scouting Tactics, Hidden Big Bucks, and More Pre-Season Fun

It's late August and still hot, but there's hope in the air, too. Kentucky's squirrel season opened this past weekend, and Tennessee's early three-day "velvet" archery season opened today. With luck, I'll be in a treestand this weekend. We're right on the eve of one of the best times of...


Grilled Tomato Pie

I love tomato pie. Slices of vine-ripened tomatoes usually topped with a cheese blend of some kind and baked to a golden perfection, the tomato pie is a classic summertime dish. Our version is based on one of the best pies I’ve ever tasted. The Wildflower Cafe in Mentone, Alabama,...


Spring Duck Numbers Down, But Optimism Reigns

North America’s spring 2022 breeding duck population was down slightly from previous years, but biologists say hunters should still see a solid fall flight. The survey estimated total spring breeding duck numbers at about 34.2 million, which is 4 percent lower than the long-term average and 12 percent lower than...


Watch Huge Hammerhead Chase Stingrays Near Orange Beach Swimmers

Tourists visiting Orange Beach, Alabama, filmed a massive hammerhead shark as it swam and thrashed about in shallow water just feet from swimmers. Catarena Peek told Fox 10 News that she and her boyfriend, Alec Deshotel, filmed the shark from the 10th story beach condo they rented. “This is the...


Realtree Releases Monster Bucks 30th Anniversary Series

Realtree’s iconic Monster Bucks series has been a staple in hunting households for 30 years, and we’re still going strong. Monster Bucks XXX, the 30th Anniversary Edition, is now available for purchase on Realtree 365 . Follow Tyler Jordan, David Blanton, Michael Waddell, Nick Mundt, Chipper Jones, and others as...


Grilled Venison Barbecue Shotgun Shells

I love developing and experimenting with my own new recipes. But I’m also not one to turn down a tasty looking recipe that is trending on social media. If you follow any cooking pages or groups, you’ve probably seen this one yourself. Uncooked manicotti shells get stuffed with cooked ground...


Realtree/Seek One Giveaway

Summer is almost over and you've got hunting on the brain. Get pumped up for the season by entering the Realtree/ Seek One Giveaway for a chance to win a turkey hunt at Realtree Farms and an assortment of fantastic hunting gear. Those who enter the giveaway will have a...


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