Mountain Goat

  • 15 Jobs You Can Get in the Outdoor Industry

    Millions of people across the country love the outdoors. Whether it’s hunting, fishing, hiking, etc., the great outdoors is loved by many. And chances are a good portion of those people would love to work in the outdoor industry. I’ve worked as an outdoor writer, editor, photographer, video producer, worked...

  • 10 Backpack Hunting Basics for Western Big Game Hunting

    Dave drove all night to reach the trailhead. After a short nap in the front seat of his truck, at daybreak he strapped on his 70-pound pack and began the long 8-hour hike to reach his camp-out area. It would be in the high 70s later in the day, so...

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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 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...


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10 Ways to Increase Your Effective Kill Range

As bowhunters , we’re constantly working to hone our craft. And when we aren’t, we should be. It’s easy to let it slide. Busy lives often make archers who practice an endangered species. Nonetheless, it’s important we try to get better. Other people might not have that problem. Maybe they...


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7 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...


The New BaseKamp App for Big Game Hunters

We’re living in the digital age. It came quickly and continues to expand beyond what many have ever dreamed. And there’s no doubt that a plethora of apps have come with it. Some of them are terrible. Some are simply garbage. But others are truly changing the way we hunt...


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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.


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North American Super Slam: 29 Big Game Animals You Need

For me, the true meaning of hunting is for food and adventure. It’s for sustenance of both the body and mind. And chasing big game animals has been a very large part of many lives across the world. Thus the Super Slam® of North American Big Game was born. Grand...


How to Shoot Uphill and Downhill

The world isn’t flat, as mankind believed before Christopher Columbus discovered the New World, nor is it perfectly round — at least from the perspective of bowhunters faced with an important shot at mountain game, or from elevated positions. The Earth’s surface is an irregular juxtaposition of topographical ups and...


Mountain Goat Drowns Trying to Escape Crowd with Cameras

Armed with cameras and smartphones, a crowd of onlookers chased a mountain goat to its death in Seward, Alaska, earlier this week. CNN reports the goat's death was set in motion when it ventured to the south end of the Seward Harbor breakwater dike on Saturday. A large group then...


Never Lose an Arrow Again

If you've shot a bow for any length of time, you've lost an arrow. You've probably lost quite a few. I know I have. I've lost arrows by shooting in the yard, shooting in competition, and certainly when I've been hunting . Now, as Travis "T-Bone" Turner explains in the...


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...


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