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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The Farm Bill and You

It’s getting lost in the election shuffle and forgotten about by the mainstream media. The Farm Bill sits somewhere in Congress, awaiting an opportunity to be voted on in this session, sometime before Sept. 30. And while we may not think the Farm Bill affects anyone but farmers, a closer...


Trail Camera Review: StealthCam Unit OPS

In the first of several upcoming trail camera reviews, Tony Hansen tests the StealthCam Unit OPS


Blond Chick Shoots Velvet Buck

An early season bowhunting success story, velvet antlers included


Anti-hunters howling about wolves

Wyoming will soon manage its wolf population. On Sept. 30, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will delist wolves in Wyoming as an endangered species. At last count, at the end of December 2011, Wyoming had an estimated 328 wolves – 48 packs and 27 breeding pairs. When added to...


Is Hunting Over Acorns Overrated?

When it comes to finding a prime spot to hunt, a lot of hunters look for falling acorns. But should they?


Turkey Hunting Legend Passes

John H. Byrne, Jr. of Lowry, Virginia — arguably the most famous turkey dog man in the history of our tradition — died Monday night, September 3, 2012.


Would You Risk Your Life for Your Dog?

Would you risk your life or possible injury for your dog ? Many people consider their pets to be members of their families and wouldn’t hesitate to do whatever is necessary to protect their pet from harm.


Fall Turkey Hunting Hit List

Red-headed. Big-chested. Wary as wildcats. I found two longbeards while scouting this morning. It’s Labor Day weekend. I’ve fall turkey hunts scheduled for October and November. Five states. A handful of tags, including my native Pennsylvania. I’m ready. Even my fall turkey dog Luna is watching videos while we wait...


King Buck: Justice To Be Served?

The King Buck will get its day after all. The crew at Deer and Deer Hunting Magazine have done a superb job of covering the saga of a potential new World Record typical taken in Wisconsin by Johny King. D&DH first brought the story to the public spotlight and have...


Balog on Early Season Geese

“North Dakota’s early Canada goose season is set, and the season will open Aug. 15. The limits are 15 daily and 30 in possession.”


Adding insult to injury in California

On Aug. 27 the California state legislature passed a bill that outlaws the use of dogs for hunting bears and bobcats, unless under special circumstances, namely for scientific research and depredation purposes. To add insult to injury, and in a transparent attempt to recoup losses that will be incurred when...


Hurricanes' Impact on Wildlife

As news coverage of Hurricane Isaac continues to pour in displaying images and video of flooding, property damage and displaced people, I can’t help but wonder how wildlife in the storm zone is fairing


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