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Whitetail TV: Finding 30 Sheds in Two Days

Owen Reigler is a deer hunting enthusiast. He's hunted, and taken, a lot of big deer throughout his lifetime. Each year, he spends time shed hunting to learn which bucks made it through the season (and winter). This shed season was extremely productive for him. He scooped up 30 sheds...


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14 Deer Hunting Myths Even Experienced Hunters Believe

There are myths out there in every facet of the world. And the deer hunting realm is no exception. The number of myths out there are many. And the deception is real. I’ll readily admit that I’ve believed in several of these at some point in my life. But education...


Watch Dog Play Tag With Wild Deer

Ike isn't the type of dog to pass up a good game of tag, even if it's with a wild deer. Ethan Cole was watching his German Shepherd run back and forth along the fence in his Florida backyard when he suddenly noticed there was a deer on the other...


Midwest Whitetail: Micro-Plot Update, Camera Tips

Ever planted a poor man's plot? Want to know more about it? Bill Winke gives insight on it in this episode of "Midwest Whitetail." He gives specifics on fertilizer, pelletized lime and the details on planting a micro plot. Jared Mills discusses different trail-camera tips. He then goes into detail...


Bill Jordan Tags Crazy-Wide Buck

We're kicking it back all the way to 1997 with this one. Bill Jordan road trips to South Texas to hunt big bucks. And big bucks are what he finds. A giant, super-wide buck steps out into the open and walks directly toward Jordan. It's certainly one of the widest...


Bill and Colton Jordan Tag Two Big Bucks in One Afternoon

A hunt that originally aired on Monster Bucks XXVI, here Colton Jordan hunts at Realtree Farms. A big buck steps out and he takes care of the rest. Hunting nearby, Bill not only hears Colton shoot but also takes a big buck of his own. As a result, two big...


Whitetail TV: Blades and Flyers Confirmed Dead

"Whitetail TV" welcomes Owen Reigler to the team. Hailing from southern Iowa, he knows big deer. He lives in an area where they're very common, and his footage shows it. In his debut, he discusses some of the bucks that made it through the 2018-19 season. He also talks about...


7 Tips to Lease Hunting Land on a Budget

Some hunters prefer to hunt public land. Others gain permission to hunt private. And some choose to hunt with outfitters. If you don’t like those three options, and you prefer to do the work yourself, you’ll have to lease or buy land. Maybe buying your own piece of hunting land...


Tested: Midway USA Stealth Clothing Line

Hunting clothes. Let’s be honest. A lot of them out there are crap. From cheap fabrics to poor features, we’ve all worn our fair share of inferior garments. But Realtree partners with the best to ensure quality isn’t an issue. One such partner is Midway USA . It licenses Realtree...


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13 Things Public Land Deer Hunters Despise You For

The public land scene is much like the private land venue, but with subtle twists. For those who’ve never hunted public land, these things might (or might not) be new to you. Some even apply to private land. But if you’ve spent any length of time hunting open-to-all properties, these...


Midwest Whitetail: Stands to Avoid, Public Land Scouting

You'll find some full-bore turkey action up front. Then we'll dive into some deer hunting know-how as Bill Winke discusses stands to avoid, and why. Lastly, Josh Sparks goes on a public-land scouting mission to learn as much as he can. After all, that's the gig during the off-season. Hunt...


Bowhunter Grunts 200-Inch Buck Right to the Treestand

Iowa is a great place to hunt whitetails. Let's get that out of the way. The habitat is incredible. Genetics are through the roof. And a state system that allows bucks to reach older age classes doesn't hurt things. It's a slice of heaven right here on earth. Al Kraus...


Bill Jordan Tags a Giant Gnarly Whitetail Buck

Bill Jordan and Kansas are synonymous. They go together quite well. A lot of great deer hunts throughout the years are the result. Just outside of Ford, Kansas, Jordan is perched along a dried-up river bottom. He knows this area well and how the whitetails use it. He's just waiting...


Whitetail TV: Adrenaline-Packed Season Highlight

The 2018-19 deer season was a blast. Big deer were seen. Big deer were filmed. Big deer hit the ground. It was a raging success. From the North, to the South, Whitetail TV produced a lot of successful hunts. Here is a brief recap of some of the best. And...


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10 Awesome Venison Recipes for Deer Hunters

I’ll give you the top three reasons I deer hunt. Backstrap. Tenderloin. And backstrap. Food — that’s the main reason we hunt, right? It is for me and many hunters that I know. I’m not saying you shouldn’t hunt for fun or to be with family and friends. Those are...


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13 Mistakes Rookie Deer Hunters Make

Deer hunting is a never-ending journey. If you do it and do it right, you should never stop learning. We can know a lot about the white-tailed deer due to the extensive research biologists are conducting. We can perfect approaches and tactics by observing whitetail behavior and implementing said tactics...


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Realtree 2019 Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day is just around the corner. You forgot? Again? That's OK. As always, we've got your back. We've selected a variety of Mother's Day gift ideas that are perfect for the outdoors-loving mama. Now you have no excuse for not finding her a gift she'll truly love this Mother's...


Heads of State: All About State-Record Bucks

Record bucks. They aren’t what drive hunters to the woods each year. But they captivate our thoughts. They all have a story. Do you know what your state record whitetails are? Wonder what other states produced? Here is every state record whitetail in the country. If it’s a record holder,...


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Tested: Four Killer Trail Cameras for Scouting Food Plots

Wireless trail cameras are arguably the most revolutionary scouting tool on the market today. For those who don’t want a cellular camera, don’t want to pay for and keep up with data plans, or don’t have enough service, traditional cameras are still effective, too. They just require a little more...


5 Hunters Who Make Everyone Mad

Deer hunters, as a whole, are some of the finest people you’ll ever meet. They are passionate about the game they pursue and truly care about the natural resources that support their outdoor endeavors. When deer hunters get together, whether they’ve known each other 10 years or 10 minutes, good...


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