• 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'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.


‘Ribeye in the Sky’ blackens Kentucky’s eye

A scathing editorial in the slams the inaugural season for Sandhill cranes and the writer appears proud that hunters punched only 50 out of 400 tickets.

Texting Gloves: Next Must-Have Deer Product?

Just over two months ago, my phone buzzed, and when I picked it up, it said, “1 New Message from Dad.” I opened it up, and there was a picture of a dead buck with a text that said, “Will, thought u would want 2 C this.” I replied: “Who...

Zeolite: New Scent Control Magic?

There are few things in the woods that have saved more whitetails than last night’s camp chili. Let's not go into details and just state simple facts: Deer can smell really, really well. Deer hunters are fond of chili. You can see where this is going . . . Deer...

Brantley's SHOT Pick: Benjamin Air Gun

Most of my work on is done from my home office in Kentucky. Yep, I'm usually wearing pajamas (or long underwear during hunting season). Matches right up with the image you had, right? Anyway, pajamas aside, one of the biggest advantages of my home office is the opportunity for...

Shooting a Machine Gun for the First Time

I hadn’t planned on shooting a submachine gun during the Media Day event held prior to the SHOT Show. Will, Tony and I were there to gather info on the latest new hunting products and guns. But, when I heard the machine gun fire in the distance, I just couldn’t...

Silence is … Legal in Georgia?

A bill that would allow hunters to use sound suppressors on their guns currently sits in the Georgia Senate’s Natural Resources Committee. In an article for WALB, the President of Georgia Loan and Gun, Steven Drew, said, “A lot of people consider silencers or suppressors to be something only assassins...

New Breed AR-15s for Deer Hunting

Walk around the floor of the SHOT Show for a while—and spend much time discussing it with folks on the hunting side of the business—and one theme becomes starkly clear: the “black guns” are taking over. People love their AR-15s, and there’s no doubt the AR-15 craze is the fastest-growing...

Bowhunting Basics: Part 1

Have you never been bowhunting? Getting started is easier than you think.

Stephanie's ATA Pick: Tenzing's Women's Backpack

Tenzing made a big splash at the 2012 ATA Show with its new line of high-end hunting backpacks and cases. The women's pack was my favorite new product of the show. It boasts all the top-quality features found in any other Tenzing pack, yet it is specially designed to fit...

Brantley's ATA Pick: Easton Injexion Arrow Shafts

We saw a ton of great new stuff at the 2012 ATA Show in Columbus, Ohio, but I'd have to say my favorite was this new A/C Injexion arrow shaft from Easton . I'm already hearing great things from pro-staffers who've had a chance to shoot it, both on the...

Hansen's ATA Pick: The X-Stand

I love new treestands . Just got back from the ATA show and there were plenty of interesting things to see. But one item in particular really stood out - the x-stand treestand - and I thought I'd share it. Check out the video.

Meet Stephanie Mallory

As we drove from the airport to hunt camp, my hunting guide looked over at me and said, “You’re not what I expected…I thought you’d have a mullet.” That pretty much sums up the response I get when people find out that I work in the outdoor industry.