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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California Considers Banning Hunting with Dogs

At last count, 600 hunters who advocate using dogs to hunt bear and bobcat showed up for a hearing in Sacramento, Calif., on April 24 regarding the practice. About 200 antis, mainly from the Humane Society of the United States, also arrived on the scene.


Kicking Bear Camps and Events Introduce Children to the Outdoors

For some children, life is anything but easy. Many of them come from broken homes and live in a world of poverty, gangs, drugs and violence. For them, the future is bleak and hope is easily lost. Fortunately, some of these children are finding new hope through the outdoors and...


What's The Ideal Turkey Broadhead?

Bowhunting turkeys, as I've discussed previously, depends on having the right gear. This is especially true when it comes to choosing broadheads. Choosing the best broadheads for turkeys is all about punching a big hole, to a lesser extent knocking the bird for a loop. Oddly enough, in regard to...


Beards or Bust, Episode 8: South Dakota Turkeys

Some hens strut and wild turkeys do cross creeks. Want proof? In episode 8 of Beards or Bust, Realtree's David Blanton and Phillip Culpepper head west to hunt South Dakota turkeys . . .


Spring Turkey Hunt Afternoon Transition Zones

Where legal, it sometimes pays to spring turkey hunt afternoon transition zones.


A Trail Camera Forgotten

The turkeys were gobbling when I get out of the truck. Of course they were. The Michigan season was set to open in just a couple of days and I have a feeling those birds knew exactly what day it was. The season was close -- but not there yet.


Who Let the Cats Out?

According to our pal, outdoor writer JR Absher, urban coyotes mainly are living off cats .


Hunt Camp Practical Jokes

"Ladies first," my hunting guide said to me as we approached the creek. I thought "how gentlemanly" as I accepted his invitation to cross the creek ahead of him. But, my thoughts quickly changed as I took the first step and sunk down in the water up to my waist...


The Real Elephant in the Room

Poor King Juan Carlos, the 74-year-old monarch of Spain, who recently broke his hip while on an elephant hunt in Botswana. He has angered the public for two reasons: 1) the economy is in deep trouble in Spain and Spaniards want to know who paid for his trip and 2)...


Video: Cooking Wild Turkey--Step 3, Ready for Eating

In Step 3 of our cooking wild turkey video series, Matt Anderson of Camp Chef shows us the smoked jerky, ready for eating.


F.O.C. and Bowhunting Arrow Accuracy

F.O.C. and Bowhunting


Spring Stump Shooting Tune-Up

Stump-Shooting Fun


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