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    Deer Hunting: Monster Buck Reflections

    Check out this great collection of giant buck photos taken at the water’s edge.

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    8 Rut Hunting Tips from the Pros

    The rut is a crazy time in the whitetail world. It’s a fleeting moment of all-out craziness where bucks that normally don’t venture far from their lairs in daylight, are no longer afraid of the sun. But while the bucks are more careless during this time, they’re still hard to...

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The Rut: Inside the Mind of a Rutting Buck

As summer winds down, daylight hours shorten. This triggers biological and behavioral changes in bucks. Testosterone levels rise. Velvet antlered bachelor groups of summer harden off. Freshly peeled and hard antlered, they begin the transition from seemingly cordial alliances with brotherly sparring to bucks with one purpose — to mate...


Northeast Rut Report: The Rut Is On Fire in Some States

West Virginia is almost heaven right now with all phases of seeking, chasing and breeding near their peak. Reports of breeding are coming in as we cruise through the middle of sweet November. Plus, bucks are holding tight to does and rifle seasons are nearly here. Don't Miss: Quiz: How...


Southeast Rut Report: Some Deer Are Just Passed Peak Breeding

The Southeast is a mixed bag of rut activity. Depending on what state -- and even what region of the state -- you're in, rut dates can and do vary greatly. They range from July to February across the South. But there area a few states that are just passed...


Northwest Rut Report: Bucks Are Actively Seeking Out Does

Although cold and snow has been absent the past few days in the Northwest, the rut is still heating up. Daylight activity has been strong and the bucks are putting their nose to the ground in search of the first hot does. Don't Miss: Quiz: How Well Do You Know...


Midwest Rut Report: Bucks Are Chasing Does Full-Bore Now

In this report, we checked in with Realtree pro staff member and host of Adrenaline TV Kyle Wieter. Kyle has been spending time in the heart of the Midwest – Iowa, and the action has been hot. Several rutting activities are reported to be at their peak with breeding beginning...


Northeast Rut Report: Are the Deer in the Lock-Down Phase?

New Jersey has fantastic deer hunting and is having a good rut. That said, as with other states, the breeding is very high, outweighing other seeking and chasing aspects of the rut. Don't Miss: Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Rut? Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn...


Northwest Rut Report: Rut Activity Continues to Increase

Weather plays a vital role with deer activity, and in the Northwest, the cold temperatures and snow from the previous weekend enhanced deer activity overall. Going into the weekend, seasonal weather coupled with the typical November rut activity should put more mature bucks on their feet during daylight hours. Don't...


Southwest Rut Report: Buck Activity Is the Best This Season

Across most of Texas and eastern New Mexico, daylight buck activity slowed with the above average November temperatures. However, a weak cold front pushed through bringing with it much-needed moisture in some areas and milder temperatures. Daylight activity should pickup this weekend. Don't Miss: Quiz: How Well Do You Know...


Realtree Fishing and Pro Fisherman Casey Ashley Announce Partnership

Columbus, GA (Nov. 16, 2017) – Realtree Fishing, a natural extension of parent brand Realtree, the worldwide leader in camo for outdoor enthusiasts everywhere, announces a partnership with bass fishing professional Casey Ashley. Realtree Fishing launched in 2016 to appeal to fishermen worldwide. Realtree Fishing patterns range from effectively muted...


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Mapping Out Your Float-Hunt for Ducks

An autumn ride in a boat or canoe is nice. Shooting ducks along the way is better. To do it requires a little planning and a lot of strategy. Sure, there’s some luck involved, too. Are there even ducks there? You can control that by choosing the right stretch of...


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Things to Know About a Deer’s Sense of Smell

Why and how a whitetail is able to smell so well has intrigued man for centuries. So much so that today an entire industry has emerged offering an array of products designed to either overcome a deer’s ability to smell or take advantage of it. As good as some of...


Chasing November: Two Shots to Get a Booner, 200-Inch Buck Encounter

Are you a fan of Chasing November ? Here’s the latest episode of the second season. Check out this week’s action. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


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