• 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.


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...

Autumn Has Arrived

The calendar says Autumn is here. The ducks say it louder.

Say What? Paul Ryan's Daughter Hunts?

Oh, for crying out loud. Breaking news, CNN. Rep. Paul Ryan, candidate on the GOP ticket for vice-president, took time out yesterday between campaign stops in Ohio to shop at a Bass Pro Shops store for camo for his 10-year-old daughter’s fall deer hunt. Some in Twitterville already are crying...

Playing Treestand Musical Chairs Based On Wind and Trail Camera Evidence

Trail Cams and Wind

Do You Eat Roadkill?

No one likes getting a call in th e middle of the night, especially from a state trooper dispatcher, as the news is almost always bad.

Run for Cover or Shoot Back?

Let’s set the scene. You’re out hunting and you come across a massive pot farm, or even a few shacks that serve as a meth lab operation.

Realtree Turkey Blog Contest Winner

We've picked our Realtree turkey blog contest winner . Mike Everett's post was selected from an enthusiastic bunch of entries in our National Hunting and Fishing Day turkey vest giveaway .