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Raccoon Attacks Baby, Pulls Her From Bed

Imagine leaving your infant daughter safely in bed for a few moments while you take your older child to the restroom only to return to find that a raccoon has savagely attacked her? It's the stuff of nightmares, but that's exactly what happened last Wednesday night in a Philadelphia apartment...


How to Trap Coyotes to Increase Deer Density

Do you have too many coyotes where you hunt? Fawn recruitment rates plummeting? If so, it's time to implement a predator management plan. Here's how to do it. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us...


Will Social Media Be the Death of Hunting?

Approximately 6 percent of the U.S. population hunts. To a lifelong hunter who’s worked hard to pass the tradition on to my children, that statistic is frightening. It should be frightening to you as well. We like to think of hunting as a God-given right but, in reality, it isn’t...


Watch Lynx Try to Steal Hunter's Deer

If you know anything about lynx, you know they're a rare sight. Solitary and nocturnal, the elusive lynx is sometimes referred to as "ghost cat" and is seldom seen by human eyes. That's what makes this video of a lynx trying to steal a hunter's deer so cool. According to...


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Black and White Photos from Hunts of the Past

We invited Realtree.com readers to send us their hunting photos from the past. We selected some of the best to share with you, several of which date all the way back to the 1920s. We hope you enjoy stepping back in time with these images of hunters from days gone...


Watch Hilarious Video of Raccoon Leaping Out of Shooting House

Raccoons are notorious for seeking shelter in blinds and shooting houses, so it's always a good idea to check for these and other unwelcome critters before you climb inside. When these two hunters discovered a raccoon in their shooting house, one decided to stay on the ground and film while...


Inside Look: Realtree MAX-5 Camo

Sure, MAX-5 is our waterfowl hunting pattern. But did you know it's great for deer hunting in certain areas, too? See how well it blends in cornfields, with grasses, and in other areas in the video above. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos...


Maine Runner Drowns Rabid Raccoon With Her Bare Hands

An animal lover and a vegetarian, Rachel Borch would have never dreamed of killing a raccoon, until she had to. And she did it with her bare hands. According to the B angor Daily News , the 21-year-old woman was out for a peaceful run down a lovely wooded trail...


Raccoon Fatally Wounds Family Dog

One Longmont, Colo., family is mourning the loss of their beloved dog after it was viciously attacked in broad daylight by a raccoon. Kimberly Dunham says her nine-year-old Dachshund, Denny, was her daughter's best friend. A few weeks ago, she left Denny in the back yard and when she returned,...


Paleo: How to Be a Proud Meat Eater

Many of us probably know at least one person that’s a vegan. And in no way are we sharing this to offend those people. No, it’s just a good old wisecrack to brighten your day. After all, we need a good laugh every now and then, right? I think so...


The Reasons We Hunt

I’ve always been asked why I hunt. The answer to that question is both very simple and extremely complex. We hunt because we want to experience what nature has to offer us. We hunt to grow in character as individuals who are a part of a much larger society. We...


Men Video Themselves Rescuing Critters from Rising Flood Waters

Wild animals are often the forgotten victims of natural disasters, but as floodwaters persisted in Hernando, Miss., one man decided to lend a helping hand to the woodland creatures trapped by the rising waters. Joseph R. Williams II became a sort of small-scale Noah when he took it upon himself...


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