• 5 Handgunning Essentials for Western Hunting

    Western hunting is hard enough. Thrown a handgun into the mix and it gets even harder. Should you decide to try handgunning on the prairie, some specialized gear to remember includes: 1. Shooting Sticks or Bipod It's important to have a solid rest -- especially when hunting in the open...

  • How Lawsuits Impact Wildlife Funding

    By: Boone and Crockett Club Legal defense costs are an increasing drain on conservation funding today. Alarmed by the trend, the Boone and Crockett Club has launched a new examination of federal statutes that enable ongoing litigation at a high cost to wildlife and the American taxpayer. The Club’s primary...


You Own the Land. You Don’t Own the Deer.

They sicken me. Those who think they own wildlife. That they own all the deer on their land and all the deer around it. Am I talking about the captive cervid industry? Yes and no. I wholeheartedly disagree with it. The fact that individuals are in essence violating the North...

10 of the Best Deer Hunting Games for 2018

I remember when my parents bought their first computer. I was a kid. And I didn’t know much about them when I first started using one. (Obviously.) But I quickly got the hang of the deer hunting game my parents bought me for Christmas. And I’d be lying if I...

Bowhunting Tips for Out West

Whether you're planning an elk hunt, spot-and-stalk mule deer hunt or just want to increase your range in the whitetail woods, adding some western flair to your archery practice can pay off What’s the farthest you’ll shoot at a deer with your bow? Two years ago, my limit was 35...

How to Store Your Archery Gear

First question — why are you storing your archery gear in the first place? Personal confession — I don’t shoot nearly enough during the off-season, either. So no hard feelings. All in all, a long deer season has come and gone. Some will bowhunt turkeys this spring. Others won’t. Even...

The World Record Goats, Bison and Muskox

Hunting isn’t about records. Far from it. But when a magnificent animal comes along, especially the largest of its kind ever seen, it’d be foolish not to make note of it. All animals deserve the respect of hunters. But world records demand a little more press. And we’re here to...

5 Ways Your Hunting Property Can Pay for Itself

Owning land to hunt on. It’s the American hunter's dream. And sadly, it’s common belief that dream is out of reach. It isn’t. It can be achieved. And with the help of our good friends from Whitetail Properties , we’re here to tell you how and why.

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...

8 Great Camo Patterns for Deer Hunting This Season

It’s that time of year again. We’re going through withdrawals because, for most, turkey season is practically over for another year and deer season is still four or five months away. Hunters are looking at gear. Buying it when their spouses will let them. ( Check out these awesome deals...

Inside Look: Realtree MAX-1 XT Camo

You a western hunter? Need a camo pattern that works in various western settings? Realtree's MAX-1 XT is for you. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . And follow us on Facebook . It's the 21st century,...

7 Pieces of Archery Gear That Will Improve Your Accuracy

Bowhunting is a growing sport. Men, women and kids are flocking to the archery scene. And for good reason, too. It’s fun. It’s educational. And it’s a way to put some healthy meat on the table. My question — who wouldn’t want to do that? And for those of you...

10 Off-Season Archery Tips from the Pros

Archery isn’t a skill that comes to you overnight. It takes practice—even year-round — to get good at it. Try these 10 tips from Realtree pros to help you increase your archery abilities during this off-season.

SHOT Show: New Hunting Packs for 2018

I don’t know why, but I have a thing for hunting packs. Well, I guess I do know why. They’re integral for taking all of my hunting and camera gear afield. And we found 12 really solid options at the recent SHOT Show. Here’s the latest and greatest.