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Whitetail TV: A Big Buck Double in Oklahoma

This week, we head back to Oklahoma to get the full story of a buck Kyle Barefield calls "Terminator." After multiple encounters, Kyle adjusts his strategy and takes it down to the last day of the muzzleloader season before he closes the book on an old target buck. From there,...


Watch Firemen Rescue Deer Hanging From Wall

Firemen have been known to rescue an occasional cat from a tree, but they will also come to the aid of other animals, even wildlife when needed. One California deer was saved from a precarious situation thanks to firemen who answered the plea of a woman who discovered the deer...


What to Know About the Deer Hunter

In a world where man is not on a playing field with the next fellow man, the outdoors brings balance. The outdoors brings perspective. The outdoors gives life to all who choose to participate in the life-giving heritage that follows it. And that’s where you’ll find the white-tailed deer. The...


10 Best Times to Deer Hunt

Deer hunting is a game of odds. It’s also a game of decisions. Knowing when to hunt, when not to, and when the conditions are best for you is all part of the process. In my book, there are 10 times, conditions, or situations when odds become more favorable for...


How to Pack Hunting Gear on Long Walks to the Treestand

Hunting gear, it can be flat out addicting for guys and gals like you and me. We love testing out the new gadgets that hit the market — especially the ones that have promise to actually work or do something for us. But taking a garage full of hunting toys...


A Big Mule Deer and a 7-Year Itch

Seven years. That’s how long it took to draw the tag "Canada in the Rough’s" Paul Beasley needed to hunt this huge velvet mule deer. Once dating begins, most people don’t even wait that long to find the perfect wife. Beasley waited that long for the perfect deer. Needless to...


Tyler Jordan's Epic First-Day Archery Buck

Kansas. It's the land of giants. It's where dreams come true and anything is possible. Well, within reason at least. Luckily for Tyler Jordan, this big deer stepped out and made his wish come true. Check out the hunt. It's pretty much epic. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your...


Whitetail TV: Hunting the Midwestern November Rut

The first week of November did not disappoint. We begin in Missouri with Isaac Snow as he finally found a few days to hunt after a late harvest season. Hunting on a farm that he manages, Isaac's luck took a turn for the better after three days of surprisingly slow...


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7 Ways to Make Fellow Public Land Deer Hunters Mad at You

Public land hunting is one of the brightest accomplishments in the history of North American hunting. The ability to hunt wild game on lands owned by all is a historic achievement. What we have here is rare. You don’t see it in other countries. And we must always protect it...


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8 Things You Can Use to Bait Deer

Baiting is a controversial topic. Hunters either love it or despise it. Few are indifferent about it. Naturally, it’s the center of many debates across the hunting community. In some states, baiting is legal. In others, it isn’t. Still, others allow it but implement strict guidelines on how it can...


Choosing the Right Camo Pattern

Camo. If you’ve seen one pattern you’ve seen them all, right? Wrong. Absolutely not. Not even close, Jack. Some say there’s a science to creating quality camo patterns. And there is if you look at the technology side of designing patterns. But if you’re looking purely at how well a...


10 Steps for Scouting and Hunting New Pieces of Public Land

Hunting a new piece of dirt can be overwhelming — whether private or public land. But if you’re like us here at Realtree.com, you relish in it. You welcome the challenge. And you appreciate the rewards all the more for it. If you plan to scout, and hunt, a new...


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30 Deer Hunting Safety Tips

Safety. It's rule No. 1 when deer hunting. Be responsible. Be safe. Here are 30 things you should be sure to do (or not do) while in the field.


Whitetail TV: Two Big Pre-Rut Bucks Hit the Ground

Week nine brings an end to October, and with it, the anticipation of sweet November arrives. Cole is in Texas with longtime friend Paul Holton and looking for a buck they call “Crooked Ten.” Once the rain moves out, they find themselves with the opportunity they have been waiting for...


Michael Pitts and Rut Daniels Arm Wrestle for a Pair of Crocs

Arm wrestling. It settles feuds, fights and debates. Michael Pitts and Rut Daniels disagreed over who was taking home the free pair of Crocs. They couldn't decide. So they arm wrestled for it. Who wins? Click play to find out. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You...


Football Star Jim Kelly Hunts Giant 178-Inch Deer

Jim Kelly is a football star who played 11 seasons for the Buffalo Bills. He wasn't throwing any footballs in this video, though. He was hunting deer. Big deer. Check out this encounter he has with a giant whitetail that stretched the tape all the way to 178 inches. Don't...


Hunter Takes Crazy Wide Buck at Close Range

Adam LaRoche is a retired Major League Baseball player. He's also a member of the Buck Commander team. In this video, he is hunting in Kansas. And he's chasing a crazy wide buck. See what happens. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer...


3 Things to Do This Off-Season

The off-season is a time for work. It's a time for preparation. And if you aren't willing to do it, you could experience less success next season than you would have if you'd made an effort. Here are three interesting things to get done this off-season. Set a Beaver-Pond Treestand...


5 Random Hunting-Related Things You Have to Do This Off-Season

It's the little things that mean so much when it comes down to tumbling late-season turkeys or arrowing a monster whitetail. Learn some sneaky tips from our cagey veteran outdoorsman. 1. Build a Food Plot for Fall If you have food plots, or are planning on putting one or more...


A Real Life 200-Inch Canadian Buck with a Shotgun

Canadian whitetails. When you think of those two words in the same sentence, the mind drifts to vast forests, rolling fields of agriculture and absolute pure wilderness. The two accompanying provinces that generally come to mind are Alberta and Saskatchewan — not Ontario. The truth? Ontario has some giant whitetails...


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