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How Much Land to Plant in Food Plots

Opening day of gun season found me perched 14 feet in the air, sitting in my tripod stand and monitoring a food plot 100 yards in front of me. Less than an hour later, my sabot slug took down a fat, 8-point buck, making all the time and sweat equity...


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Good Food Sources for Deer on Pine Plantations

Food is king in the world of deer hunting . And good habitat is a must. Healthy deer populations rely on it. Follow the words and advice listed here to increase the deer density where you hunt, or to maintain an already well-balanced herd.


3 Ways to Hold More Deer on Your Land

You've bought a new hunting property. Maybe you even purchased it through Realtree United Country . The first step in managing it should be to improve the carrying capacity of whatever game animal, or animals, you want to hunt. Immediately talk to your local USDA/NRCS agent and let them help...


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...


Whitetail TV: Deadheads and Dead Bucks

In this installment of "Whitetail TV," Kyle Barefield and Cole Barthel are back in Oklahoma. They spend the last few days of rifle season looking for their No. 1 target buck. They do find it, but it's dead along a riverbank. They decide to call an audible and focus on...


How to Hunt Squirrels in the Spring

Does your state offer spring squirrel seasons? Check your current hunting lawbook, as some do. Learn more about the tradition in this video. Depending on where you live, seasons might be offered in spring, summer, fall or winter, depending. Some tips follow: 1. As of this writing, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee,...


Gumby and the Gobbler

Something about Rio Grande turkeys makes me go a little gaga. Maybe it’s my affinity for the mostly wide-open spaces that Rios call home. Perhaps it’s the sense of adventure inherent in traveling from my Minnesota home to Rio country. It probably has something to do with the opportunity to...


Spring Thunder: Persistence Pays Off

Persistence pays off for Realtree's Tyler Jordan as he takes a Georgia longbeard. Phillip Culpepper and the Spring Thunder crew also surprise producer, Drake Lamb, with a license and tag as they try to get him his first Southern gobbler. More Realtree turkey hunting . Follow Realtree on Facebook .


Midwest Whitetail: Finding a Giant Deadhead in the Spring Turkey Woods

Jared Mills, a bowhunting junkie with Midwest Whitetail , heads to his "project farm" to bowhunt spring longbeards. His turkey hunt quickly turns into more, though, as he finds a giant deadhead next to a big brush pile. Bill Winke also discusses finding deadheads and considers interesting points. Many older...


Whitetail TV: Rattling in Big Texas Bucks

Kyle Barefield and Cole Barthel spend a lot of deer season in the South. For this hunt, they're back in Texas with their friend Paul Holton. The stage is set for a good time. They begin by trying to rattle a deer within bow range. Things don't go as planned...


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The 20 Best Photos You'll Ever See of the Wild Turkey Breeding Season

Action is nonstop in the turkey woods from late winter through early summer. Gobbler and hen flocks converge to settle their respective pecking orders, defend territories, court, breed, nest and just be turkeys. Learn every phase of the wild turkey’s spring breeding season on your hunting grounds. Use good ol’...


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How to Hunt Pressured Turkeys

Few game animals are tougher than a wild turkey that’s been pressured . They can give even the most seasoned longbeard killers fits. It’s just how things are. But one thing is for sure: Pressured turkeys are still killable turkeys. You just have to adapt your tactical approach to fit...


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