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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Watch: Yellowstone Grizzly Charges Park Ranger

A recently posted YouTube video shows a large grizzly charging a Yellowstone National Park ranger who was outside his vehicle attempting to direct traffic that had slowed because of onlookers. The footage, uploaded to YouTube by a user named Jaydog R, was captured Friday, May 28, the same day a...


Bourbon BBQ Fried Turkey Tenders

If you have ever removed the breast meat from a wild turkey, you probably noticed the small strip of meat that lies between the main portion of the breast and the bone. We call these the turkey tenders or cutlets. You can keep the tender with the rest of the...


Grilled Hawaiian-Style Turkey Heart Skewers

Not many hunters save their wild turkey hearts, but if everyone knew how good they are, more would. This recipe skewers the hearts along with pineapple, red onions, cherry tomatoes, and mushrooms. The skewers get glazed with a sweet and salty mixture as they grill on the Traeger. We normally...


Watch: Woman Pushes Bear Off Wall to Save Dogs

Do you love your dogs? Do you love them so much that you’d push an angry bear off a wall to save them? One woman can answer "yes" to this question without hesitation because she did just that. Video footage showing a woman running to her dogs’ rescue and literally...


Watch: Wildlife Officials Tranquilize Cougar in Kitchen Sink of Washington Home

A mountain lion spotted in Ephrata, Washington, broke into a home and ended up tranquilized in the kitchen sink. Ephrata Police Confidential Secretary Heather Van Paepeghem told KREM the department received a call around 9:20 a.m., Tuesday, May 25, about a cougar spotted jumping a fence into a backyard. The...


Halle’s Venison Larb Salad

One of my favorite parts of writing this blog is the opportunity it gives me to constantly talk about wild game and share recipes with other passionate fans of the outdoors. This is one of those recipes. Good friend, wife, mother, business owner, and one heck of a wild game...


Alaska Man Recovering After Brown Bear Attack

A man is fortunate to be alive after he was attacked by a brown bear in Anchorage, Alaska, last week. According to CBS News , Allen Minish was alone and surveying land for a real estate agent in a remote and wooded area off Richardson Highway near Gulkana, when he...


Essential Off-Season Duck Hunting Projects

The off-season might seem long and dreary, but hardcore waterfowlers know it offers them precious time to prepare for the next campaign. In fact, preseason to-do lists often seem so daunting that hunters don’t know where to start. Here’s how several high-profile duck and goose nuts spend their “down” months...


Deep-Fried Wild Turkey Breast

Everyone knows that fried wild turkey nuggets and fried wild turkey sandwiches are delicious. And deep-fried turkeys are extremely popular for Thanksgiving dinner. Why not combine the two? We inject the wild turkey breast with a turkey stock and butter-based mixture to maximize juiciness before frying. The hot oil seals...


Biggest Deer Hunting Pet Peeves

In the last 30-plus years of chasing deer all over North America, from Virginia to Texas to Canada, I’ve met and observed every type of hunter you could imagine, from he-men to average Joes to dweebs. I’m a mild-mannered guy and easy to get along with; I have a lot...


Arkansas Public Schools to Offer Hunting Safety Course for P.E. Credit

Arkansas public schools and school districts are now allowed to offer hunting safety courses to grades five through 12, thanks to a law that passed in April. Senate Bill 161 allows schools to incorporate the courses into their physical education, health, and safety curriculum. Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation , a provider...


Watch: Mountain Lion Chases Man Down Utah Trail

A Salt Lake City man was running on a trail in Utah’s Big Cottonwood Canyon when he got the scare of his lifetime. Jared Smith told FOX 13 he was on Broads Fork Trail when a mountain lion appeared and began following closely behind him. "I was running back down...


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