White-Tailed Deer

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    The Top 7 Threats to Deer Hunting

    Deer hunting is my absolute favorite pastime in the world. There is no greater thrill than chasing whitetails. It’s fun . It gets in your blood. And it stays there. Sadly, there are a lot of things that threaten our way of life. Deer hunting faces more opposition and challenges...

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    A Story of a First Bow Kill

    Editor's Note: Stephanie Mallory, who pens the renowned Realblog , tells her story. Do you remember your first bow kill? I know I'll never forget mine. My recent Texas bowhunt with Yamaha Outdoors and Wade Middleton of Whitetail Diaries was filled with both frustration and elation. I blundered, fumbled and...

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The History of the Broadhead

Mechanical broadheads are a new thing, right? Nobody hunts with flint arrowheads anymore, do they? Take a look -- chances are there's a whole lot you don't know about the history of the broadhead. Click here for more bowhunting articles, galleries and videos. Follow us on Facebook .


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10 Trees That Will Hold Deer on Your Hunting Property

Mention planting for deer, and most hunters automatically assume you are talking about food plots. While there is no doubt that a nice food plot will attract and hold deer in an area, planting trees and shrubs can also be an excellent way to improve the hunting on your property...


These 5 Animals Can Ruin Your Spring Turkey Hunt

We've all had unexpected things happen while turkey hunting. Sometimes other wildlife messes with your plans. Here are five animals that can ruin your spring turkey hunt. 1. Bobcat Attacks An uptick of bobcat attacks – on both wild turkeys and turkey hunters – has been on the social media...


15 Places Big Bucks Bed That Deer Hunters Should Hunt

Deer hunting is about three things: Food . Water . And cover . It’s that simple. Yet it’s so difficult to get up close to and kill deer — especially mature deer. It’s even tougher to do it on a consistent basis. Why is that? Oftentimes, it’s because hunters pay...


Triple Amputee Combat Veteran Still Bowhunts Big Game

Sgt. J.D. Williams has faced adversity. As a wounded combat veteran who served in the Army, he’s seen conflict. And he’s experienced more than his fair share of challenges. He’s served his country and sacrificed more than most are willing to. Enter, his story. Check out the video and photo...


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10 Questions You Should Ask Before Buying Hunting Land

Land. It’s the one common denominator between all hunters. You can’t hunt without access to it. One surefire way to have access — buy some land. I’ve always wanted to buy land, but haven't — yet. I’m currently in the process of studying up on what I need to know...


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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...


Deer Camp: Deer Hunting with Family and Friends

Deer hunting is many things to many different people. It’s about the adventure, camaraderie, suspense, wildlife, habitat, meat and so much more. But, in a nutshell, it’s about deer camp. What actually comprises deer camp for an individual is different from hunter to hunter, though. Each person’s “deer camp” is...


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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.


Deer Hunting: How to Hunt the Wind

By: Realtree Staff You can't ignore the wind. Period. You can often get away with a little noise. A deer might even stick around if it catches you moving. But if it smells you, the game is over, every time. Learning to hunt the wind is among the most fundamental...


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10 Reasons You Suck at Shed Hunting

Throw an antler over your shoulder in the middle of a brush-covered forest and see how long it takes you to find it. Go on. Give it a good chuck. Then set that timer. You might get lucky and spot it right away. Or you might not (even with the...


7 Post Season Scouting Tips for Trophy Deer Hunting

The hunt for big whitetails is never over. Hunting trophy whitetails is an endless journey that never truly ends. It’s all a part of the experience. And for the practical hunter, the work put in will equal the reward that comes out. Now is the time to put in that...


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