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Realtree Partners | Behind The Brand

Pinewood is a Swedish clothing company who have developed clothing collections especially for people who love the outdoor life. Based on the belief that good quality clothing will enhance the outdoor experience, Pinewood is well known for their collection of outdoor functional, hard wearing and affordable clothes, designed to keep...


Realtree Xtra and Max4 Classic Croc Clog now available at Jelly Egg!

The footwear brand Crocs is now recognized globally for their unique, versatile and comfortable crocs, and have been producing them since acquiring Foam Creations back in 2006. With this, they secured exclusive rights to the proprietary foam resin called Crosslite. The foam forms itself to a wearer’s feet and offers...


Realtree - Camo for every occasion.

To us hunting is not a past time or a hobby; it’s a way of life, a state of mind, a spiritual calling if you will. It’s difficult to describe to the uninitiated exactly what it means to be a hunter because it can mean so many different things. As...


Hunting in New Zealand with Jonathan Scott.

July in New Zealand, the depths of winter. Those hardy souls who chase rutting Himalayan Tahr are in the mountains looking for a king of the mountain. The tahr have their best coats at this time of year and fabulous golden manes. Upon the sheer rock faces covered in ice...


Steve Wild’s Balearic Boc Hunting Adventure

Steve Wild is on the hunt for the sought after Balearic Boc in the mountains of the beautiful Spanish Balearic Islands in Mallorca. The Balearic Boc is an indigenous species and they have often proven to be quite elusive when it comes to tracking. The terrain here is very tough...


Facts on Friday | Capreolus capreolus

Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), became extinct in most of England during the 18th century, however, during the 19th century they were reintroduced. Up until the 1960's they were treated as vermin due to the damage they cause to the forestry industry. Roe Deer are found throughout Europe, but they are...


Roebuck Season Tips With Fernando Munoz.

The season of Roebuck hunting is now open all over Europe. It’s without a doubt one of the most traditional times of hunting throughout the spring and summer. Hundreds of hunters visit the outdoors in search of a harvest of the best trophy. In the following article I will try...


Pen preparation for pheasant poults

So, it’s that time of year again, the poults will soon be arriving. But, what many people don’t realise is the amount of work that needs to be done prior to their arrival. My club spreads lime all over the pens as soon as last years birds are released, this...


Facts on Friday - Rabbits

The scientific name for the rabbit is Oryctolagus Cuniculus. The average size of a rabbit litter is usually between 4 and 12 kits. Rabbits are born with their eyes closed and without fur. Male rabbits can reproduce as early as 7 months of age, and females as early as 4...


In years gone by...

Ever since I can remember, Sundays were a day when my father would be up before dawn and out the door with his flask and a bag. At such a young age my perception of where he was going and what he was doing was limited, all I knew was...


Facts on Friday

​Ibex are wild goats that live in the mountainous regions of Europe, North Central Asia and Northern Africa. According to ITIS there are five recognised species of Ibex: Nubian Spanish Alpine Siberian Walia Ibex males have long beards and tend to weigh between 65 - 265 lbs (30-120kg). Ibex are...


Hunting Chamois In Spain

Hunters from around the globe travel to Spain each year for a hunting trip of a lifetime. There are many incredible animals roaming the Spanish plains. Many international hunters visit Spain on the hunt for the ‘king of the mountains’, the ibex. But, if you want to experience a truly...


Rat Shooting Tips For Beginners

Recon: Farms are dangerous places, there are plenty of sharp implements, inspection pits etc. It pays to check out the area you are going to shoot in daylight. This also allows you to see rat activity signs, where they are most likely to be feeding and where they are coming...


Falconry: The Basics

"There is something very majestic about the medieval art of Falconry and ever since my introduction to the sport some years ago." Gavin Dolman, shares his ten top tips to becoming a professional falconer. Falconry is the art and sport of flying birds of prey at wild quarry in their...


Facts on Friday

There are more than 60 species of rat. The two most common species in Britian are the Black Rat (Rattus rattus) and Brown Rat (Rattus Norvegicus) Rats are responsible for spreading the bubonic plague, also known as the “ Black Death ”. A rat’s life span is about 2 to...


Browning Produce New Grand Passage Collection

For wildfowlers who require warmth and concealment within the wetlands, Realtree partner Browning has recently produced the Grand Passage collection in Realtree Max- 5 camouflage pattern. Made from 100% polyester, the Grand Passage Jacket ensures hunters are fully protected from cold and damp conditions while allowing complete freedom of movement...


Summer Sizzler…

Get BBQ Ready with Realtree products to make your guests drool!! Realtree partner and meat preparation specialists, Weston Products, now have a wide range of products available to order from the UK, ideal for those summer sizzlers in the garden. Direct from retailers UK Fine Foods and Tesco.com, the avid...


Ferreting For Beginners

Ferreting has been a popular pest control method for decades. It is a craft that is often passed down through generations and is a highly effective approach to controlling rabbit populations. Professional ferreter, Gavin Dolman, shares his top five ferreting tips for beginners. 1) Treat the ferrets to a good...


Facts On Friday – Pigeon

Pigeons have an average life span of between 3-5 years, but can live up to the age of 20. There are over 300 different species of pigeons that can be found throughout the world. The common pigeon is considered to be a major agricultural pest, causing at least £3 million...


Controlling Pests and Vermin with Eamonn Mahoney

Pest control refers to the regulation or management of a species defined as a pest, and can be perceived to be detrimental to a person's health, the ecology or the economy. Pest control isn’t a skill that can be mastered over night; you need to spend as much time out...


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