Deer Hunting

Breaking news on giant bucks and the best deer hunting blog posts, articles, photo galleries and videos in the industry. Whether you’re a 20-year veteran of the whitetail woods or need to learn how to field dress your first buck, you’re welcomed here.

  • 7 Post Season Scouting Tips for Trophy Deer Hunting

    The hunt for big whitetails is never over. Hunting trophy whitetails is an endless journey that never truly ends. It’s all a part of the experience. And for the practical hunter, the work put in will equal the reward that comes out. Now is the time to put in that...

  • 10 Aggressive Deer Hunting Tactics for Late-Season Whitetails

    Are you a diehard deer hunter? Still have a whitetail tag in your pocket with a few days of season left on the calendar? If that’s you, and you still have the mustard to get out and brave the cold, here are 10 aggressive deer hunting tactics for those last-minute,...

  • 5 Ways to Stay Mentally Tough While Deer Hunting

    Three shooter bucks busted myself and the guy in the tree with me last season — in two days of hunting in Ohio. But in Kentucky, it took two sits to kill my 2017 target buck. That’s deer hunting. You win some. You lose way more. Deer hunting can be...

  • 15 Places Big Bucks Bed That Deer Hunters Should Hunt

    Deer hunting is about three things: Food . Water . And cover . It’s that simple. Yet it’s so difficult to get up close to and kill deer — especially mature deer. It’s even tougher to do it on a consistent basis. Why is that? Oftentimes, it’s because hunters pay...


  • Rut Report

    What are the bucks doing in your area? Realtree's Rut Report brings you real-time information on what's happening throughout the country.

  • Booner News

    Do thoughts of giant bucks keep you up at night? Ever wondered about the stories behind the hunts for deer like the Hanson, Gibson and Lovstuen bucks? The Boone and Crockett Club has been keeping records for decades.

  • What Kind of Deer Hunter Are You

    We all go deer hunting for slightly different reasons. Those reasons define the type of deer hunter that we are. So what type are you? A trophy hunter? A meat hunter? Maybe even a good ol' stump sitter?

  • Rack Reports

    Big, freaky bucks and the hunters who shoot them. Search our Rack Report map for great stories from the stand.

  • Antler Nation

    We are a nation of deer hunters. But where does your state rank? Find out here. Rankings, trophy entries, hunter data and license information. Welcome to Realtree’s Antler Nation.

  • You Shot a Deer. Here's How to Find It.

    Did you double-lung him or hit the liver? Should you track him now or wait an hour?

  • The Path to Amazing Vension

    Roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty. Here’s the complete guide to field-dressing, skinning, quartering and cooking that deer you just killed.