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  • 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.


Watch Chihuahua Barely Escape Coyote Attack

The odds were against her, but a little Chihuahua named Woofie managed to escape an attack by two coyotes thanks to a dog and man that came to her aid when one of the coyotes grabbed her by the neck. Woofie's owner, Alison Soto, told that her uncle Abraham...

Smoked Copi Fish Dip

We’ve talked a lot here at Timber2Table about invasive bighead and silver carp. Their meat is firm, white, and very mild in flavor. These qualities make them perfect for a variety of cooking methods, including frying, baking, broiling, grilling, and, for this recipe, smoking. If you noticed the Copi in...

2022 Southeast Deer Hunting Forecast

Another deer season is on the horizon, and that means one thing — the latest Antler Nation rankings. Check out the 2022 grades for the Southeast region, with special information that might help make your hunt a success. Find intriguing info below, with additional state-by-state details in each link. Alabama...

Campfire Dessert Fruit Skewers

Just between you and me, s’mores just aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. I’m not a fan. What I am a fan of are these easy fruit skewers cooked over the fire with marshmallows, then drizzled with chocolate syrup. We used strawberries, bananas, and honeydew melon for this batch,...

Panthers Boot Deer Hunters as Top Florida Predator

Deer hunters have long been the kings of whitetail harvest. But in Florida, that’s no longer true. Although hunters remained the top dog into the 2000s, cats now rule. According to the University of Georgia , a highly regarded whitetail research machine, panther populations have exploded, and the cats now...

Georgia Congressman Introduces Bill to Eliminate Pittman-Robertson Act

If passed, a new bill introduced by Rep. Andrew Clyde (Ga.-9th) would eliminate federal excise taxes on firearms, hunting and fishing equipment. For those who hate to pay taxes, the bill may sound great, until you learn that the revenue generated from those taxes goes to fund conservation programs aimed...

Florida Teen Has Leg Amputated After Shark Attack

A Florida teenage girl who was attacked by a shark Thursday, June 30, while scalloping off the coast of Keaton Beach has had to have her leg amputated. Addison Bethea, 17, of Perry, said she felt something tap her leg before an estimated 9-foot shark attempted to pull her underwater...

Air Fryer Tomato Turkey Pesto

We’re jumping on the air fryer train with one of our Timber 2 Table favorites: wild turkey breast. The air fryer’s basket fits one turkey breast perfectly, and the closed compartment locks in moisture to keep the turkey tender. The beauty of the air fryer is its ease, but feel...

The 4 Best Spots to Hang Summertime Trail Cameras

I run several cams year-round, but July 4 is when I start my buck recon in earnest for the new season. Velvet antlers are growing full bore. When you get an image of a buck with shooter potential, you’ll know it and can start tracking his movements for the next...

Pre-Season Bowhunter's Checklist

Bow season is here, if only unofficially. The days have been getting just a little shorter since June 21, and now that Independence Day is behind us, hunters everywhere are starting to think a bit about stands and trail cameras and tags. Out west, archery antelope seasons open in a...

Fireplace Bacon Cornbread

I love the Northwoods of Minnesota along the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It's a place where you can slowly paddle by a watching moose at the water’s edge, share a hiking trail with a black bear or a wolf, and find lake after lake full of smallmouth...

Sunday Hunting Legalized on Virginia WMAs, and Other Summer Deer News

Is the COVID Hunting Boom Finished? To continue monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on hunting, the Council to Advance Hunting and Shooting Sports conducted a study earlier this year to analyze trends in recent hunting license purchases . Working with the survey experts at Southwick Associates, the council collected license...