Predators & Small Game

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    5 Bows Under $700 for 2017

    Not everyone can or wants to spend a thousand-plus dollars on a compound bow. And honestly, they shouldn’t have to. There should be options out there that offer a solid bow at lower price points. Luckily, there are. Bow manufacturers are recognizing this and responding accordingly. Here are five great...

  • How to Introduce Your Older Hunting Dog to a Puppy

    You're likely pretty excited about bringing your new puppy home. Your older hunting dog might not share the same feelings. Ways to introduce your adult dog to the new pup in your life follow here. Short, Positive Interactions Your adult dog has learned plenty in your time together. It's the...

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How to Hunt Crows

Crow hunting is a bit like duck hunting, as decoys and calling can often pull birds in for a shot from a camouflaged or natural blind. Crow hunting is also completely different from anything else you may have done. And yes, because some of you are no doubt wondering, I’ve...


How to Crate Train Your Hunting Dog Puppy

I’ve been around hunting dogs most of my life. Nope, this doesn’t make me an expert. I’m still learning, like all of you dog owners. That’s the fun part. My dad ran beagles, which I took care of being the oldest boy, and a dog lover from the start. We...


Joe Arterburn's 5 Tips for Rifle Accuracy

Editor's note: Guns and Camo guest blogger Joe Arterburn is a self-proclaimed "Plainsman," living and writing on guns, shooting and hunting from his home in Nebraska. Confidence in your rifle – and yourself – goes a long way toward shooting proficiency. Here are a handful of tips to help build...


Take the National Hunting and Fishing Day Pledge

Realtree is proud to sponsor National Hunting and Fishing Day next month. September 23 is National Hunting and Fishing Day. Take the pledge to be a mentor. Also, if you introduce someone to hunting, fishing or shooting between now and the actual day of the event, you'll qualify to enter...


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How to Save Money by Casting Your Own Bullets

The best way to improve any skill is to practice. That holds particularly true for shooting sports. There is no substitute for putting in range time. But shooting gets expensive. Ammo isn’t cheap these days. Reloading your own helps to save quite a bit, but you can take it a...


Video: Squirrel Launched from Catapault Below Bird Feeder

Squirrel hunting seasons are about to begin around the country . . . But for now, we might have a more playfully adversarial view of our future quarry, especially when they raid bird feeders set out for songbirds. Notice how this rig is set up below one. As Marcus Green...


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Tools of the Game Processing Trade

People like to eat deer. It's a very popular wild game animal with a lot of nutritious value. Plus, it tastes great, too. But to bring it from the timber to the table , you’ll need a few tools, things I call "tools of the game processing trade." Here are...


Women and Hunting

For women and most men too, there's an overwhelming rush and feeling that comes on strong after killing an animal. Both sexes will benefit from these words. My father James was an excellent teacher when it came to all things outdoors. He loved hunting and wanted to share his passion...


Video: Have You Ever Seen a Sage Grouse Strut?

Bird hunters and gun-dog people like us target such better-known species as pheasants, ruffed grouse, woodcock and various quail, including the iconic "Gentleman Bob," the emblematic wingshooting bird of southern plantations. Wild bobwhite are making a comeback in some areas though, and the desert Southwest has those other cool quail,...


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...


Video Footage Shows Bobcat Killing Dog In Backyard

Welcome to Realblog Week! The Realblog features crazy, interesting and unique outdoor-related stories and events that often make you question everything you know about wildlife and the outdoors. I typically post the Realblog twice a week, but this week, I'm bringing you the best from the Realblog every day! We'll...


5 Tips to Help Travel with Hunting Dogs

If you travel with hunting dogs as I do – any canine pet really – portable, cushioned beds are essential. Good food and fresh water, including a collapsible dish, are also mainstays. Over the past 20 years my English setters have put on many road miles with me. They’ve been...


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