White-Tailed Deer

  • How to Introduce Someone to Deer Hunting

    Deer hunting has a rich heritage. Those same hunting traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation are woven into the very fabric of who we are as outdoorsmen and women. And we must always remember to turn around and pass it on down. And in honor of...

  • 5 Things Your Neighboring Deer Hunters Hate

    I’m the type of hunter who enjoys many different methods of hunting. And I understand that people hunt for different reasons. That’s why I’d never criticize someone for shooting a young buck, using alternative hunting methods, or for doing anything differently than what I prefer or am used to. As...

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Introducing Realtree.com’s New Booner News

Do thoughts of giant bucks keep you up at night? Ever wondered about the stories behind the hunts for deer like the Hanson, Gibson and Lovstuen bucks? The Boone and Crockett Club has been keeping records for decades. And we've tapped into its big book of knowledge to bring you...


How to Deer Hunt Big Field Edges

Big field edges. I’m not very big on hunting them, except when I am. Allow me to explain. It’s very difficult to consistently kill mature deer out in the open. I’ve killed some nice bucks in such areas throughout the years. But situations have to be just right in order...


Name That Realtree Pro Staffer: A First Deer with Dad

Can you guess who this Realtree pro staffer is before time runs out? Submit your answer in the comments below. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


How to Be Quiet While Deer Hunting

I can’t help but get a little annoyed when sticks start snapping and leaves start crackling. But the worst? When I see people walk to the treestand like it’s a walk in the park. Picking flowers on the way to the stand. Touching everything within reach. It kills me. Obviously,...


Deer Hunting: How to Scout During the Season

Consistently being successful as a deer hunter requires a lot of scouting. One of the most critical times to scout is during the hunting season, because the factors that affect a whitetail's world and daily routine can change so quickly. Staying in step with and adapting to these changes is...


Deer Hunting: Treestand Safety Tips for Bowhunters

As bowhunters we often find ourselves climbing high into treestands to pursue deer. With this comes the chance of an accident, one that could be life-altering, or even deadly. Taking treestand safety seriously is something all bowhunters owe to themselves and their loved ones. The following tips will outline ways...


Chasing November: Public Land Giants and an Incredible Buck Grunting

Are you a fan of Chasing November ? Here’s the latest episode of the second season. Check out this week’s action. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


How to Deer Hunt in Staging Areas

Deer hunting is a tough endeavor. Getting within bow range of a deer, especially one with some age on it, is no easy feat. They rarely move in daylight. And when they do, it’s often not far from their bed. But you can’t hunt there. That’s a one-way ticket to...


How to Deer Hunt in September

September marks the beginning of a new deer season. It's the month where some hunters begin pursuing whitetails, and others eagerly wait for October to bring their own personal opening days. But for those who hunt in states with September openers, we've got the information you need September 1-9 The...


Urban Deer Hunting: Big Bucks in the Burbs

Big bucks are where you find them. And today’s savvy whitetail hunter knows that some of the biggest bucks are often shot in town; literally within city limits. Interestingly, some cities seem especially prone to producing massive antlers. Oklahoma County, the most populous county in Oklahoma and the heart of...


How to Shoot a Bow from a Treestand

A large portion of bowhunters choose to climb into a treestand when hunting whitetails to help them avoid detection. Hunting from an elevated position can be extremely effective for getting into bow range of deer; but shooting a bow from a stand requires the correct technique to seal the deal...


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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?


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