Mule Deer

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    How to Do Your Own European Mount

    European or skull mounts have a classic look that is durable, rugged and will last a lifetime. They take up less space and can be finished in a matter of days. A shoulder mount from a taxidermist can take months to reach your wall. A taxidermist may charge as much...

  • 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...

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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...


7 Tips for Warm Weather Care of Big Game Meat

The main causes of meat spoilage are heat and insects, and both of those are in high supply during early fall hunts. In the best of all possible worlds, every hunter would have a walk-in cooler available at all times when hunting during warm weather. But we all know the...


The Bone Collector Office Tour

You could probably say that Michael Waddell has just about done it all in the hunting world. Here we have David Blanton give us a tour of the Bone Collector office where Waddell and company do their thang. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories,...


The Chronicles: Hunting Mule Deer in Nebraska

Are you a mule deer fanatic? Check out the latest from The Chronicles as they chase big mule deer in Nebraska. Don't Miss: 5 Tips for Stalking Mule Deer Are you a big game hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting...


The Chronicles Teaser: Hunting Mule Deer in Nebraska

Are you a fan of ScoutLook's The Chronicles ? Here's a teaser for the latest episode where they hunted mule deer in Nebraska. Don't Miss: 5 Tips for Stalking Mule Deer Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and...


You’ve Been Hanging Your Deer Wrong for Years

A rope around the neck or a gambrel through the Achilles tendon — that’s how most hang their deer. Walk into any well-respected steakhouse locker, though, and you’ll see beef hanging completely different. The ideal way to hang your ungulate for aging is using a technique called the tenderstretch method...


20 Tips for Blood Trailing Deer

Blood trailing isn’t just a skill. It’s an art. It takes years of practice and a lot of blood trails to gain the experience it takes to become proficient. To accomplish this, don’t just blood trail your own deer. Help other people blood trail theirs, too. This will increase your...


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...


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Urban Hunting: Backyard Booners

Honey, that big non-typical is eating my flower bed and frightening the children again! What do you think he’ll score? All jokes aside, big game animals are adapting and moving into urban areas. Some places, it's legal to bowhunt them within city limits. Do you take advantage of urban bowhunting?


Deer Shot Placement: How to Know Where Your Arrow Hit

There are two things you need to know the moment you arrow a deer. First, you need to know where you hit the deer. Secondly, you need to know where the deer ran. Here's how to make sure you ace the latter. Don't Miss: You Shot a Deer. Here's How...


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4 Big Game Bowhunts on a Budget

Catching a flight or hitting the road to bowhunt big game is something many hunters dream of. Unfortunately for most, those dreams remain just that due to fear of the unknown and most of all — cost. As a diehard bowhunter and someone who loves to travel, I’ve learned how...


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Tyler Jordan's Alberta Mule Deer with a Bow

After 11 days of hunting in Alberta, Canada, Realtree's Tyler Jordan killed this beautiful 172 1/8-inch mule deer at 71 yards. And he did it with a bow and arrow. Click through this photo gallery for more on his early-season mule deer hunt. Go here for more Realtree bowhunting posts...


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