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  • Police Shoot Mountain Lion That Killed Pets, Charged Officers

    Residents in a Fontana, California, neighborhood can finally breathe a sigh of relief thanks to quick-acting officers who shot and killed a mountain lion responsible for killing pets in the area. Homeowner Yvonne Martin spotted a mountain lion sleeping behind a bush in her backyard and called the Fontana police...

  • Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Backstrap Recipe

    I have tried backstrap prepared just about every imaginable way, including raw. I loved just about all of them. But this recipe ranks way up on my favorites list. It combines the flavor of a Philly Cheesesteak with grilled backstrap. How could you get much better? To stuff and roll...

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Review: HardCore Backpacks

HardCore makes a great pack for hunting. It's a solid, durable, and very comfortable backpack. We took a look at it recently. Here's what we though about it. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . And follow...


Realtree's Cold-Weather Gear Guide

While cold weather can up your odds for tagging a nice buck, it can also make your time outdoors miserable if you're not well-prepared. The Realtree gear below is designed to keep you warm and active when frigid temps drive everyone else indoors. So, bundle up in some Realtree cold-weather...


Citrus-Broiled Speckled Trout Recipe

The town of Apalachicola lies where the fertile waters of the river pour into the bay. One of the oldest towns in Florida, it has been home to timber booms, cotton booms and oyster and sponge exports. But there has always been fishing. Today, water usage upriver allows saltwater deeper...


Deer Hunting: Introducing Realtree.com's New Rut Report

The rut is a magical time of the year. It’s when mature bucks are at their most vulnerable time. And as hunters, it’s generally our favorite time of year to sit high in a tree. But the rut is a mystery. There are so many variables. And it’s hard to...


Great 8: States Where Duck Hunters Score Big

I’ve always been a stats geek, whether it involved baseball, football or waterfowl hunting. My journal is filled with numbers and averages only I understand — and that certainly only I care about. One column reflects the number of ducks I average per hunting trip, and another reveals my shooting...


Six-Shooters: Quick Shotgunning Tune-Ups Before Duck Hunting

If you’re like me, you might feel somewhat insecure about your shooting before the waterfowling game gets real. Off-season practice is great, after all, but bringing down twisting feathered rockets can present a new challenge. This year, tailor your last-minute practice by incorporating shots from several clay-target games. These targets...


Magic Chef Introduces New Line of Realtree Kitchen Appliances

If you have ever spent any time in a kitchen, you have probably seen Magic Chef kitchen appliances. It has been a leader in kitchen appliances for over 85 years. Now, Magic Chef has targeted outdoorsmen and women with a new line of appliances decked out in Realtree Xtra. From...


How to Shoot a Compound without a Release

Finger shooting is rapidly fading from popularity. Something I find difficult to understand. The numbers I saw on a recent New Archery Products' website survey suggest from 75 to 80 percent of bowhunters now employ release aids. Compound bows are growing shorter every year, the average now running around 32-...


Review: Hawk Denali Treestand

Hawk treestands are some of the best on the market. This year, it released the Denali to the public. It's the Cadillac of two-man treestands. Here's what we learned about it. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting...


Burn the Playbook: Hunting Midmorning Field Geese

Waterfowl hunters tend to confine strategies and approaches into neat, distinct playbooks. (And no one is worse at this than waterfowl writers.) You know the scripts. Wood ducks? Be ready at first light, and then jump-shoot them at midday. Divers? Set out huge spreads, and pray for cold, windy weather...


5 Overlooked Fall Turkey Hunting States

Over the last few decades, I've hunted wild turkeys east to west, north to south ( even in Mexico ). While fall turkey hunting is largely a tradition based in the midwestern and eastern half of the United States, there are plenty of opportunities out West. One eastern state, known...


Copperhead Bites Woman Three Times in LongHorn Steakhouse

Rachel Myrick said she'd thought she'd been stung by a bee when she felt a sharp pain in her foot while standing in the foyer of a LongHorn Steakhouse in Spotsylvania, Virginia. But, when she reached down to brush the bee off her foot, she was bitten a second time...


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