Black-Tailed Deer

  • 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...

  • 5 Factors to Consider When Buying a Deer Hunting Rifle

    Rifles are like shoes. They need to fit just right or it won’t work out the way you want it to. So remember these five things when you go to buy your next rifle. 1. Caliber While it’s important to use enough rifle to cleanly bring down your game, deer...


10 Tips for Getting Permission to Deer Hunt

Each season it becomes harder to gain access to private land deer hunting . If you are not a landowner or blessed with family members and friends who are; you are at a serious disadvantage on finding prime real estate. With the intense competition between hunters; it is ever increasingly...

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...

10 Ways Deer Hunters Beat Cabin Fever

It happens every year. Deer season comes to an end. And deer hunters are left with little to keep them preoccupied. It’s true, deer season won’t open until August, September, or October (depending on location). But there are some things we backstrap-eating people can do. In fact, there are at...

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,...

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The Top 7 Threats to Deer Hunting

Deer hunting is my absolute favorite pastime in the world. There is no greater thrill than chasing whitetails. It’s fun . It gets in your blood. And it stays there. Sadly, there are a lot of things that threaten our way of life. Deer hunting faces more opposition and challenges...

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.

SHOT Show: 8 Centerfire Rifles for 2018

Guns make much of the hunting world go ‘round. And 2018 will be no different. That’s why we took a gander at some of the latest and greatest in the way of deer hunting rifles at the recent SHOT Show in Vegas last week. Here are just seven of the...

SHOT Show: New Deer Hunting Clothes for 2018

Are you in need of new hunting clothing for the 2018-19 season? If so, we’ve compiled some of the latest and greatest that was on the floor at the recent SHOT Show event in Las Vegas. Check out the hot new gear.

SHOT Show: Comfortable Hunting Boots for 2018

Quality footwear keeps our feet warm, dry and protected from the elements. Having subpar boots can make hunting in challenging terrain and conditions much more difficult to overcome. It sounds superficial. But it’s true. Your feet are the most important part of the body to keep warm and dry. Treat...

SHOT Show: Warm Beanies and Gloves for 2018

Two of the most important factors for staying warm in the field are to protect your head and hands from the elements. Most of the heat that escapes from your body does so through your head. Prevent this from happening with a new beanie. It’s also important to keep your...