Blogs

  • 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.

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Alaska Man Recovering After Brown Bear Attack

A man is fortunate to be alive after he was attacked by a brown bear in Anchorage, Alaska, last week. According to CBS News , Allen Minish was alone and surveying land for a real estate agent in a remote and wooded area off Richardson Highway near Gulkana, when he...


Essential Off-Season Duck Hunting Projects

The off-season might seem long and dreary, but hardcore waterfowlers know it offers them precious time to prepare for the next campaign. In fact, preseason to-do lists often seem so daunting that hunters don’t know where to start. Here’s how several high-profile duck and goose nuts spend their “down” months...


Deep-Fried Wild Turkey Breast

Everyone knows that fried wild turkey nuggets and fried wild turkey sandwiches are delicious. And deep-fried turkeys are extremely popular for Thanksgiving dinner. Why not combine the two? We inject the wild turkey breast with a turkey stock and butter-based mixture to maximize juiciness before frying. The hot oil seals...


Biggest Deer Hunting Pet Peeves

In the last 30-plus years of chasing deer all over North America, from Virginia to Texas to Canada, I’ve met and observed every type of hunter you could imagine, from he-men to average Joes to dweebs. I’m a mild-mannered guy and easy to get along with; I have a lot...


Arkansas Public Schools to Offer Hunting Safety Course for P.E. Credit

Arkansas public schools and school districts are now allowed to offer hunting safety courses to grades five through 12, thanks to a law that passed in April. Senate Bill 161 allows schools to incorporate the courses into their physical education, health, and safety curriculum. Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation , a provider...


Watch: Mountain Lion Chases Man Down Utah Trail

A Salt Lake City man was running on a trail in Utah’s Big Cottonwood Canyon when he got the scare of his lifetime. Jared Smith told FOX 13 he was on Broads Fork Trail when a mountain lion appeared and began following closely behind him. "I was running back down...


Slow Cooker Italian Elk Pot Roast

Everyone loves the slow-cooked flavor of a good pot roast, but not everyone loves spending all day simmering one in the oven or on the stovetop. That’s where the Weston Realtree Slow Cooker shines. Prepare the roast before heading to work or to spend a day outdoors, turn it to...


Dealing with the Deer Camp Egomaniac

I got this e-mail from a fellow the other day. Mike: My main hunting buddy is a pretty good guy and a great hunter. He’s into conservation and getting kids involved in the sport and all that. But man, he’s obsessed with killing more deer and bigger bucks than me...


How to Save a Screwed-Up Turkey Season

It’s easy to say bad luck is responsible for unfilled tags, but with turkey hunting, sometimes something else is to blame — likely YOU. Burned Out Sure, you’ve seen several strutters from your truck as you drive by a lush, late-season pasture. They’ve been there off and on all season...


Venison Shawarma and Tomato Salad Pita Pocket

If you like Mediterranean-style food, this venison shawarma sandwich is for you. Featuring warm pita bread pockets loaded with tender marinated grilled venison, pickles, onions, tomatoes, and crumbled feta cheese, this sandwich is an explosion of flavor perfect for a warm spring or summer evening. While shawarma is traditionally roasted...


Realtree Fishing Giveaway

Would you love to hit the water outfitted with new gear and decked out in new duds this summer? Then enter the Realtree Fishing Giveaway! Two grand prize winners will rack up on the latest and greatest in Realtree Fishing gear and apparel. Simply click on the pop-up and enter...


10 Tips for Henned-Up Gobblers

Every year we hear the whining in turkey camp: “They’re all henned up!” Here are some tricks to getting that gobbler all to yourself. 1. Rise Up You've found a gobbler but that turkey is with a lot of hens. In this kind of situation, you need to rise earlier...


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