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The 2018 Whitetail Deer Rut Forecast

Here we talk about the whitetail rut and how you can determine when the rut will be in your area. Don't forget, follow Realtree's real-time Rut Report on Realtree.com and on Facebook Live every Thursday night at 8 EST. Don't Miss: Weekly Pro Rut Reports Are you a deer hunter...


How to Read Rub Lines of Whitetail Deer

Here we talk about how to read rub lines and what it means for your deer hunting. Don't overlook this important aspect of scouting. It's one of the most valuable. Don't Miss: 5 Times Mature Bucks Are More Apt to Move in Daylight Are you a deer hunter wanting to...


What Is Whitetail Deer Carrying Capacity?

“Carrying capacity” is an often-used concept in deer management discussions. Biologists, managers and hunters routinely refer to the carrying capacity of an area, or whether a deer herd is above or below this magical point. However, is the term being used the same by each? What does carrying capacity actually...


How to Deer Hunt in Suburban Areas

The images are ingrained in our minds — a monster whitetail in a woodland setting or in a lush farm field. Since our infancy, those classic images have appeared in paintings, calendars, advertising and hunting magazines. So, it’s no small wonder that when hunters think of trophy-racked bucks, remote woods...


Bowhunter Arrows Huge Yukon Moose at 15 Yards

Moose are gargantuan creatures. Having one at close range can be intimidating at best. But having one inside 15 yards, that's an entirely different story. See what happens in this hunt when Ralph Cianciarulo gets ultra-close to a Yukon beast. Don't Miss: Huge Bull Moose Charges Bone Collector Nick Mundt...


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5 Advanced Ways to Reduce Risks of Falling from Treestands

No one believes they’ll suffer a treestand fall, much less sustain a serious injury or die. I know I didn’t — until I did. Truth is, the odds are against you, as 67 percent of hunters operating from elevated positions eventually fall, according to published CDC accident statistics. Avoiding such...


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The Best Big Game Mascots in Sports

In a 2014 high school mascot survey, it was revealed that seven of the eight most commonly used mascots hail from the animal kingdom. Buy Now: Classic Lined Realtree Edge Clog That's not surprising. What was surprising was that the Eagles, Bulldogs, Tigers, Lions, Wildcats, Cougars, and Panthers have a...


Chasing November: Redemption Bucks and Public Land Heartbreak

Days after missing a great Missouri 9-pointer, Mitch Mollerus gets redemption on his first archery buck in seven years. Josh Sparks and Jared Mills set up for a quick hunt on public land. Shortly after a rattling sequence, Josh gets his chance at a great buck. But things don't go...


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Realtree Fishing: 10 Questions with Mark Rose

Realtree Fishing tournament pro Mark Rose ended a storybook season in 2018’s FLW Tour as he won the Pennzoil Angler of the Year title over some of the best bass fishermen on the planet. It wasn’t a big surprise to anyone, as Rose’s consistency has been a linchpin of his...


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5 Places to Find Elk in Pressured Easy-to-Access Areas

For most of my adult life, I lived in New Mexico’s fabled Gila region, where I also spent 23 years outfitting and guiding elk hunters. I bowhunted those Gila units myself well before they attracted the attention of globe-trotting trophy seekers, way back when archery tags were unlimited though an...


Chasing November: A Big October Cold-Front Buck

Jared continues after a target buck he calls Reggie Jackson. Bill comes within steps of letting an arrow fly at his No. 1 target buck, called The Wide 10. A massive cold front moves through the Midwest and Jared is able to harvest a mature buck chasing a doe. Don't...


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The Greats: Top Record Book Whitetails by Category

I’ll be the first to admit that big bucks are not the reason I hunt. If you want to know why I hunt, check out the series The Reason for the Hunt we’ve been producing for the last few months. Then you’ll know why we do what we do. Gear...


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