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

    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.

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Game Not "On" in California Any More

When Gov. Jerry Brown of California signed a bill last week banning hunting with hounds for bears and bobcats, he also signed legislation approving a name change – replacing the word “Game” with “Wildlife” for the state's game and fish department. The California Department of Fish and Game will soon...


The True Sportman's Paradise

There is truly no place in America like the Louisiana Gulf Coast.


Deer Thrashes Obama Sign

Much has been written about the use of deer decoys. Where to set them. How to face them. The best practices for adding scent. How to add real deer tails and antlers for enhanced realism. How to combine them with deer calling. This is all in the name of angering...


Back To Oklahoma For An October Whitetail Bowhunt

Oklahoma Whitetails In October


Who Gave You Your First Gun?

We celebrated my boys’ Sept ember birthdays last weekend with a Wild West birthday party. Approximately 30 little cowboys and cowgirls attended and enjoyed the festivities, such as the sack race, three-legged race and the obstacle course we set up in our yard.


Barney Fife’s Itchy Trigger Finger in Philadelphia

It’s always national news when someone accidentally carries a gun into an airport.


Trail Cam Review: Moultrie M-80XT

Tony Hansen reviews the Moultrie M-80 XT trail camera.


$50 to Spend: Camo Lingerie or a Single Goose Decoy?

Some time ago, I made it known to all of my friends and family members not to get me “gifts” for any occasion. Like many of you, I stockpile all of my freebies as gift cards, usually to a major outdoor retailer. Those gift cards get eaten up quickly this...


Why Hush Hush on Hantavirus?

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cabin in Curry Village at Yosemite National Park all summer … oh wait, that’s where you might have picked up the rare virus called hantavirus. Unless you’ve not turned on your radio or television or read news online (or in that old-fashioned print format),...


Mama Turkey's Gonna Knock You Out

Want one fall turkey hunting tip ? Don't mess with the brood hen.


Realtree's Facebook Page Surpasses One Million "Likes"


Bear Unveils New Bows

Bow season is upon us. If you couldn't tell that by the hint of crisp air and autumnal colors, the release of new bows from Bear Archery should solidify things. Bear unveiled its Anarchy bow about this time last year and I have a feeling more than a few bowhunters...


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