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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Woman Rattles Big Buck Right to Her Treestand

Vicki Cianciarulo is a big-time deer hunter. She knows the trade. And she has the skills. Check out this red-hot action where she rattles one right to the tree. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish...


Venison Kofta Kebabs Appetizer Recipe

It’s the holiday season, and that means lots of parties and get togethers. When tasked with bringing an appetizer, these kofta kebabs are the perfect choice. Bursting with Mediterranean flavor and spice, they are quick and easy to put together and the bamboo skewer makes them a snap to eat...


Sick Mountain Lion Euthanized After Killing Dog in Residential Area

A mountain lion was euthanized this week after it killed a dog in Evergreen, Colorado, but authorities said the killing wasn’t what warranted its death. Rather, it was the sick condition of the wild animal. According to Thedenverchannel.com , Colorado Parks and Wildlife received a call on Monday from a...


Deer Hunter Gets Two Shots at Big Buck

Slade Priest of Trained Assassins hunts in Kansas and gets a chance at a big buck. He connects on the first shot but takes another one just to be sure. Check out the action. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting...


Magic Chef Realtree Venison Jerky Recipe

Every hunter needs a good, basic venison jerky recipe. No fuss, no frills, no fancy flavorings, just good, salty, spicy, slightly sweet jerky that everyone will love. To make a batch of really good jerky, the meat slices need to be a consistent thickness. You can do that by hand...


Bowhunting Late-Season Whitetails in the Snow from the Ground

Rex Luchtel of Heartland Bowhunter hunts late-season Missouri deer in the snow. Does he fill his tag? Watch the hunt and find out. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories,...


Small Decoy Spreads: Keeping 'Em Real

Some days, you can only tote a few decoys to your duck or goose hotspot . Maybe you have to slug through a half-mile of prairie to reach a pothole, or perhaps you need to hoof a few full-bodies over a wet, muddy barley field to set a honker trap...


3 Ways to Salvage Your Fall Turkey Hunting Season

Maybe you're in a bit of a rut. Field sitting day after day can get pretty old as turkey hunting goes. Try these three tactics to put your tag on a fall bird. Locate by Cold Calling Fall turkeys before fly-down – or moving on the ground, even if silent...


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How to Build a Self-Bow and Kill a Deer with It

Wildlife biologist Joe Lacefield shot compounds competitively for years. He was good at it, often beating some of the best in the country at the time. That accuracy transferred over to his hunting, with deer falling regularly to his bow. Looking for more of a challenge, Lacefield took up traditional...


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Realtree Camo Stocking Stuffers Under $25

Help Santa out this Christmas with Realtree stocking stuffers that'll make emptying out that stocking as exciting as unwrapping the gifts under the tree. The outdoorsman or woman in your life will be thrilled with any one or an assortment of these cool Realtree items. Best of all, each of...


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10 Things That Will Make You a Better Deer Hunter

As deer hunters, we’re always striving to improve. That’s the name of the game, after all. We work hard to improve our craft and to become more efficient and effective in everything we do. And when we don’t improve, we regress. There’s no such thing as staying the same. Here...


Contest-Winning Venison Chili Recipe

Opening day of the Kentucky firearm deer season dawned unseasonably cold this year. And around here, a cold day afield means one thing. Venison chili. We’ve done chili before on Timber2Table, but you can never have too many chili recipes in your pocket. While I almost never make chili the...


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