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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Bourbon Maple Snow Cream Recipe

Snow can mean great deer hunting. It can push ducks down from the north, and it can even make for an early season turkey hunt you’ll never forget. What could be better than any of those events? Using it with a little Evan Williams Outdoorsman Edition Bourbon to make Bourbon...


Watch Man Kick Aggressive, Rabid Coyote

I bet the guy in the video above never dreamed he'd have to kick a rabid coyote in the head when he started out for his walk, but that's exactly what happened. Surveillance video given to WESH 2 News by the Emerald Island Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, shows an aggressive...


Why Everyone Who Says Shed Hunting Is Useless Is Wrong

Shed hunting. People either love it and do it religiously, or they don’t do it at all. There aren’t many people who fall in-between. There are many people, though, who say shed hunting is useless and that it holds no informational value. I say that’s false. I disagree with that...


Locked in Duck Hunting's Off-Season Cycle

The backwater bog bubbled with flapping wings and squealing forms, as several dozen — shoot, maybe 100 — wood ducks flushed at my approach and fled skyward. Some zipped low over the cattails on their way to hidden creeks, but others simply fluttered a few feet and then plopped down...


The Duck Blog Dog Reviews the Waterfowl Season

Sniff. Hmm. Sniff, sniff. Hey, the Duck Blogger is cooking lunch. And it smells like that big greenhead I retrieved at Bob’s brother’s slough in October. I’d get up and try to steal some, but I know what he’ll say. “It’s not dinner time for dogs.” Broken record, I’m telling...


Ol’ Tom Time & Motion Easy-Rider Turkey Vest in Realtree Timber

Realtree Timber will hide you well while waterfowl hunting, but it's also effective for turkey hunting. New for this coming spring turkey season, the Ol’ Tom Time & Motion Easy-Rider Turkey Vest in Realtree Timber. Ol' Tom product literature includes the following intel on this new turkey vest for the...


Review: Winchester Deer Season Slug

This new ammo option required incredible amounts of research and comprehensive testing to ensure this load is deer-ready. And it is. It utilizes a rear-stabilized wad. The best part? It travels downrange with the slug. This increases accuracy which translates to better shots and more recoverable deer. I experienced this...


Venison Tenderloin Ramen Bowl Recipe

When it comes to soup, a bowl of good ramen is hard to beat. Ramen made with grilled venison tenderloin is even better. We top the rich broth with thin strips of grilled tenderloin, crunchy green onion, a silky soft-boiled egg that has been marinated in a soy-sauce-based mixture for...


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Deer Hunting the Golden Triangle in Illinois


Personality Clash: Rut Daniels Meets Michael Pitts

Rut Daniels. Michael Pitts. Two totally different guys from different worlds duke it out. But then, they meet under one banner -- the Realtree banner -- to promote hunting. And wouldn't you know, they even get along. Eventually. Check out what they had to say to each other when they...


Waterfowling's Late, Great Days

Most duck and goose hunting action occurs between the opener and the final bell — those days when migrations peak and we’re locked onto hot patterns. So why do we seem to remember the first and last hunts of the season so vividly? I can understand the opener, as it’s...


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SHOT Show 2019: New Remington V3 Turkey Pro in Realtree Timber

I've hunted wild turkeys around the country with all manner of Remington shotguns, from the iconic 870 to the Versa Max. This new Remington V3 Turkey Pro in Realtree Timber definitely has my interest. Check out our blog gallery for details.


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