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Hunting Properties for Sale: Realtree United Country Hunting Properties

BREAKING NEWS: United Country, the largest seller of land and recreational properties nationwide, today announced a new partnership with Realtree, the world’s leader in camouflage design, marketing and licensing. Introducing, Realtree United Country Hunting Properties. This new brand specifically caters to buyers and sellers interested in hunting, outdoor recreation and...


Why it Sometimes Makes Sense to Hunt Ducks at Midday

Duck hunting might seem strange without pre-dawn boat rides, headlamps illuminating decoy setups and the sense of anticipation that arrives with first light. But sometimes, you can’t hunt the early morning or last-hour flights. In fact, during some situations, it actually makes sense to hunt during midday rather than holding...


Crafty Lines to Extend Waterfowl Hunts

You’ve been there: Anticipation of a frenzied first-light flight slowly gives way to empty skies and depression. And minutes later, one of your buddies starts talking about quitting early . Of course, giving up only guarantees failure. But how do you keep your pessimistic friends in the field for a...


How to Make Good Goose Hunts Even Better

Waterfowling provides many striking moments, but few can rival the instant when approaching geese set their wings and begin that telltale glide into your lap. Great goose hunts burn into your memory forever. But sometimes, potentially great hunts fall short. Maybe birds don’t act right. Perhaps we goof up a...


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The Most Important Gun Safety Advice You'll Ever Read

The hunter had a strange look on his face. He seemed to be looking at something and staring into space at the same time. I wanted to ask him about it but couldn’t. He had a bullet wound in his lower back and had been dead for over 24 hours...


Best Tips for Snow Goose Hunting: You Have to Try These

A poor 2018 hatch means the Spring 2019 return flight of lesser snow geese is comprised mainly of adults, and that equals tough hunting. Don't despair. The guys at Fowled Reality have some great tips for success during tough years. Give them a try this conservation season , and help...


Pro Fixes for Finishing Ducks and Geese

You’ve been there. Birds eye your spread from afar, tip their wings, bank hard across the wind and zip toward you … only to pass by at marginal range. Or land short. Or flare and disappear. Some days, ducks and geese won’t finish. Maybe they’re pressured and skittish, but usually,...


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6 Soil Types Every Food Plotter Should Know

Soil. It’s where life begins and ends. Somewhat unsettling to think about? Perhaps. But not from a food plot planting standpoint. Soil is of the utmost importance for those who plant food plots for wildlife. If you don’t know soil, you don’t know food plots. To plant a good food...


Delta's First-Duck Pin Program Continues to Roll

Delta Waterfowl continues to bring new waterfowl hunters into the sport by awarding youngsters with First-Duck Pins and certificates of recognition for taking their first waterfowl . Realtree is the Official Camo Conservation Partner of Delta Waterfowl, and the Presenting Sponsor of Delta’s First Hunt and First-Duck Pin programs, which...


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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...


Delta Waterfowl February 2019 Migration Report

Heading out for spring snows ? The experts at Delta Waterfowl have inside information about the hottest areas. Click here for more Realtree waterfowl hunting content. And check us out on Facebook .


Duck Blog Readers Make Their Voices Heard

With almost three years and several hundred waterfowl pieces in the cybersphere, the Duck Blog has covered a lot of ground. Along the way, we’ve met loads of great folks and shared experiences with loyal readers. In the spirit of reflection — and because, as you’ve guessed, I have nothing...


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