Black-Tailed Deer

  • Deer Hunting Gear: The Field and Stream Product Lineup

    Field & Stream is offering truly innovative and effective products. I’ve been testing many of them for the last 12 months, and let me tell you, they’re holding their own. Here is a very brief look at some of what they’re offering for 2017.

  • 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...

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10 Ways to Prevent Treestand Theft

Treestand theft is a serious issue. Thousands of deer hunters are affected by it every season. Sadly, no matter what you do, the risk is still there. But there are tips you can implement to reduce the likelihood of someone lifting the stands you used your hard-earned cash on. Here...


Deer Hunting: Meat Is the Biggest Reason People Hunt

Ask 10 people why they deer hunt and you’ll likely get a slightly different answer from all of them. But the most common answer based on the data? Meat. Clean, healthy venison is the No. 1 reason that people deer hunt in America. And that’s exactly as it should be...


The Most Effective Trail Camera Plan for Deer Hunting

All across the nation, deer seasons will soon open. That means hunting efforts will soon crop up. But not yet. For now, it’s still only scout mode. Here’s the most effective and comprehensive trail camera plan you’ll find for deer hunting. It’s long. But worth the read. Prep Your Cameras...


How to Bowhunt for Blacktails

I have arrowed a number of Pope & Young blacktail by way of spot and stalk, treestands, calling and rattling, as well as still-hunting. I am convinced that without being versatile in my hunting approach, I would not have enjoyed the success I have had on this most worthy trophy...


Trail Camera Review: Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Essential E3

Trail cameras are great for scouting efforts. Personally, I believe they are the most influential scouting tool ever invented. There’s a reason why so many hunters use them today. There’s no longer any reason why you should waste your time hunting an area that will not produce. Use trail cameras...


12 Tips for Scouting for Deer

Scouting is the most important step in killing a deer. Any deer. It’s difficult to walk into an area, pick a random tree, and experience consistent success without it. That’s why countless hours are spent each year preparing for the hunt. In fact, for me, more time is usually spent...


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12 Top Deer Hunting Muzzleloaders for 2017

Muzzleloaders are more popular than ever. Deer hunters are using them all across the country. And states that haven’t previously had lengthy muzzleloader seasons are becoming more open to them. While today’s muzzleloader is far more advanced than older models from decades and even centuries ago, they’re still more difficult...


Video: The 2017 QDMA Convention Highlights

Realtree recently trekked down to New Orleans to attend the 2017 QDMA Convention . We made new friends, saw some old ones, learned a little and had a lot of fun. That's a wrap for this year, though. We'll see you at the big show in 2018. Read: 10 Important...


Kicking Bear Youth Camps Introduce Kids to Christ and the Outdoors

I’ve always said I don’t know who or where I’d be if it weren’t for the outdoors. It’s had that big of an impact on my life. And I know I’m not the only one. There are millions of people around the world who have been changed, at least in...


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5 Great Small Caliber Deer Hunting Rifles for 2017

It seems these days that everyone is all about the big guns. Everybody wants to pack a cannon to the deer woods. However, it isn’t necessary. And most smaller calibers (where legal) are plenty capable of getting the job done on deer-sized game. New Winchester Deer Season XP 64-Grain Bullet...


15 Tips for Bowhunting Deer in the West

Bowhunting deer in the West is a different ball game than hunting them in the East. It takes a separate set of skills and tactics to get the job done. Here are a few short tips to get you started. The 2017 Obsession Bow Product Line Read the records. Knowing...


8 Tips for Bowhunting Deer from a Ground Blind

Bowhunting is a serious challenge . It’s not easy. Nothing about it is. That’s why you must cross your t’s and dot your i’s in order to ensure success. As with all things deer hunting, there is no silver bullet for success. It’s about all of the little things you...


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