White-Tailed Deer

  • Police Dash Cam Captures Epic Buck Fight

    An Ohio police officers’ dash camera captured footage of a fight, which doesn't sound all that unusual. But this time, it wasn't between a couple of drunk guys. Instead, the combatants were two bucks The Blue Ash, Ohio, police footage was recorded over several minutes around 2 a.m. on Oct...

  • Introducing the New Winchester Deer Season Slug

    Ammo — it’s what makes the deer hunting world go ‘round. Every fall, deer hunters stock up on it to shoot and hunt with. This year will be no different. What will be different though is a hot new slug option on the market, courtesy of Winchester. The new Deer...

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Realtree Wants Your Shooting House Images

It's your home away from home — your place of solace and escape. You've spent hours in your shooting house glassing for deer and dreaming about the next big buck that might walk by. It's a special place with even more special memories. Do you have a unique shooting house...


An Extremely Wide Buck Falls in the South

Almost every deer hunt begins in the same manner. You put on your camo. You gather your gear. You walk to your treestand or ground blind. But the endings — and even the middle — are never the same. No two hunts are alike. There’s always something new happening and...


Chasing November: Doubling Up on Big Whitetails

Jacob Dye finds success deep in a bedding area where he is able to harvest his No. 1 buck just minutes after taking a doe. Andy Melton has a great hunt with two youth hunters in Tennessee, reminding us what hunting is all about. Don't Miss: What Is Whitetail Deer...


The 2018 Whitetail Deer Rut Forecast

Here we talk about the whitetail rut and how you can determine when the rut will be in your area. Don't forget, follow Realtree's real-time Rut Report on Realtree.com and on Facebook Live every Thursday night at 8 EST. Don't Miss: Weekly Pro Rut Reports Are you a deer hunter...


How to Read Rub Lines of Whitetail Deer

Here we talk about how to read rub lines and what it means for your deer hunting. Don't overlook this important aspect of scouting. It's one of the most valuable. Don't Miss: 5 Times Mature Bucks Are More Apt to Move in Daylight Are you a deer hunter wanting to...


What Is Whitetail Deer Carrying Capacity?

“Carrying capacity” is an often-used concept in deer management discussions. Biologists, managers and hunters routinely refer to the carrying capacity of an area, or whether a deer herd is above or below this magical point. However, is the term being used the same by each? What does carrying capacity actually...


How to Deer Hunt in Suburban Areas

The images are ingrained in our minds — a monster whitetail in a woodland setting or in a lush farm field. Since our infancy, those classic images have appeared in paintings, calendars, advertising and hunting magazines. So, it’s no small wonder that when hunters think of trophy-racked bucks, remote woods...


What to Do When You Tag Out Early

Deer hunting is full of bittersweet moments. Taking a deer is one of them. You’re happy because you achieved your goal, secured healthy venison for the table, and maybe even took a deer of a lifetime. But you’re sad because a journey has ended, and the hunt for that particular...


Learning Individual Bucks’ Behaviors for Consistent Success

It seems like we preach this on a regular basis. But we do so for a reason. There are a lot of deer hunters out there who dream of tagging a trophy whitetail. Sure, that’s not what hunting is all about. It’s about much more than that. But most hunters...


Ryan Newman Arrows Giant 177-Inch Whitetail Buck

Apparently, Ryan Newman isn't just good at driving a car. It turns out he can shoot a bow and hunt a deer, too. Here's the proof. Don't Miss: The Midwestern Whitetail Expert’s Guide to Failure Everywhere Else Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals?...


A 205-Inch Public Land Whitetail Buck

When you think of where booner bucks are harvested, midwestern states such as Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin come to mind. Mike Polinice, however, can argue that New York might just be the place to take down a giant deer. Here is how his opening-day hunt unfolded on a stunning, giant...


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5 Advanced Ways to Reduce Risks of Falling from Treestands

No one believes they’ll suffer a treestand fall, much less sustain a serious injury or die. I know I didn’t — until I did. Truth is, the odds are against you, as 67 percent of hunters operating from elevated positions eventually fall, according to published CDC accident statistics. Avoiding such...


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