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Tyler Jordan's Alberta Mule Deer with a Bow

After 11 days of hunting in Alberta, Canada, Realtree's Tyler Jordan killed this beautiful 172 1/8-inch mule deer at 71 yards. And he did it with a bow and arrow. Click through this photo gallery for more on his early-season mule deer hunt. Go here for more Realtree bowhunting posts...


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5 Bows Under $700 for 2017

Not everyone can or wants to spend a thousand-plus dollars on a compound bow. And honestly, they shouldn’t have to. There should be options out there that offer a solid bow at lower price points. Luckily, there are. Bow manufacturers are recognizing this and responding accordingly. Here are five great...


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Deer Hunting: The Countdown to Bow Season

It has been months since you’ve stepped into the woods with bow in hand, and you ache for the first hint of fall -- the faint, dusty smell, the crackle of dried leaves, the cool north winds. With every round of shooting practice you envision him standing there: thick neck,...


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5 Great New Bows for 2017

Bowhunting is a fast-growing sport. It continues to captivate people who never even thought about hunting, but through archery, became a fan of the lifestyle. Those people are obviously buying bows. And so are those who’ve been a part of the bowhunting scene for years. Regardless of which category you...


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New Bow Accessories for 2017

Toys. We bowhunters sure love them, especially ones that go on the bows that we take to the woods and range each year. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of the hottest new on-bow accessories for 2017. And remember, you saw them here first. Check out more of...


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How to Bowhunt on a Budget

Times are tough. The current political climate indicates it could get tougher. The well-heeled will remain privy to flagship bows, pricey arrows and broadheads and accessories priced in the triple digits. Working stiffs like us have to shop more carefully, but that doesn’t mean we have to go afield with...


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The 2017 Realtree Pro Staff Party and 3D Archery Shoot

Realtree recently hosted the 2017 Realtree pro staff party and 3D archery tournament in Pine Mountain, Georgia, at Calloway Gardens. All of the top television personalities and social media influencers in the industry gathered together, had a good time and went head-to-head in an archery tournament for the ages. It...


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7 Pieces of Archery Gear That Will Improve Your Accuracy

Bowhunting is a growing sport. Men, women and kids are flocking to the archery scene. And for good reason, too. It’s fun. It’s educational. And it’s a way to put some healthy meat on the table. My question — who wouldn’t want to do that? And for those of you...


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5 Reasons You’re Missing Turkeys with a Bow

Bowhunting turkeys is no easy task. Being able to flawlessly sit still, come to full draw and make a well-placed shot on a wily ol’ gobbler is hard. Plain and simple. And doing it on the ground with no ground blind? With the level of difficulty involved, that’s almost the...


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Tips for Bowhunting Pigs

Interest in bowhunting hogs seems to be on the rise, and it's no wonder. Wild pigs are great to eat, fun to stalk, economical to hunt and their numbers desperately need to be controlled. In many places, there are no bag limits or licenses required, and they can be hunted...


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The Big Mean 13 of Bowfishing

Bowfishing is a lot like bowhunting. Except that you get to shoot a whole lot more. And it's warm. And you can talk to your buddies. And you don't have to worry about the wind. And you get to reel in a bunch of big fish... It's an inexpensive sport...


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10 Off-Season Archery Tips from the Pros

Archery isn’t a skill that comes to you overnight. It takes practice—even year-round — to get good at it. Try these 10 tips from Realtree pros to help you increase your archery abilities during this off-season.


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13 Advanced Tips for Bowhunting Turkeys

Bowhunting is becoming more popular every day. Turkey hunting is, too. So it’s natural that we have more people bowhunting these critters than we used to. It’s flat out fun. But it’s hard. Really hard. And it’s going to take practice and skills to achieve your goals of killing a...


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10 Tips for Becoming a Better Archer

Archery is a long-standing tradition in North America. From the bows Native Americans used, to the early models crafted by Fred Bear, to the top-end compound bows we shoot today, we enjoy a rich history of stick and string. Because of that history, and the fact archery is so fun,...


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DIY Archery Emergency Kit

It doesn’t matter if you’re hunting 10 minutes from home or 10 miles from the trailhead. If you spend enough time in the field as a bowhunter you’ll encounter an equipment issue. Having these basic archery tools and accessories at the ready can spell the difference between success and a...


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The Craziest Bow Shoot on Earth

Want to up the ante on your summer archery practice? Head to Utah for The Bird, where 50 yards is close and 100 is routine — all on a snow-capped mountain. Editor's note : This was originally published in 2010. Click here for more bowhunting articles, galleries and videos. Follow us on Facebook .


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Cool Bowhunting Gear at the NWTF Convention

First off, did you go to the NWTF Convention in Nashville this year? If not, you missed one heckuva party. More than 52,000 hunters like you attended the big shindig last weekend. It was a great time with lots of like-minded individuals. If you didn't get to attend, see our...


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The History of the Broadhead

Mechanical broadheads are a new thing, right? Nobody hunts with flint arrowheads anymore, do they? Take a look -- chances are there's a whole lot you don't know about the history of the broadhead. Click here for more bowhunting articles, galleries and videos. Follow us on Facebook .


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5 Ways to Improve Spot and Stalk Bowhunting Success

Spot and stalk hunting with archery tackle is challenging, sometimes frustrating, and a whole lot of fun. I’ve found that nothing gets my adrenaline flowing like sneaking into bow range of unsuspecting game. This method of hunting will test your skills and patience. But when success is realized there is...


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ATA Show: The Best New Bows for 2017

Bows are what make the archery world go ‘round. It’s as simple as that. Without them, the heritage that encompasses the bowhunting lifestyle wouldn’t exist. That said, we always look forward to the latest bows each year. And being as many of you couldn’t personally attend the 2017 ATA Show...


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