Land Management

  • 10 Ways You’re Killing Our Deer Hunting Heritage

    Deer hunting means a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s one of the things many people live for. And to be honest, mankind wouldn’t be where it is today without it. At our very core, that’s who we are. We’re hunters. And we always will be. In...

  • 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...

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Food Plot Seed: How to Plant Soybeans

The soybean plant is the king of deer feed. Period. It’s higher in protein (approximately 25-30 percent), offers a good number of carbohydrates and is more palatable than most food sources available to deer. Furthermore, deer don’t have to work hard to eat it. It sits at an easy-to-reach height...


Archer's Choice: RJ's First Whitetail

A first deer is a special thing. It's a rite of passage for most outdoorsmen. Here we find Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo taking their son RJ on a hunt where he tags his first deer. What an occasion. Don't Miss: 20 Realtree Pro Staffers with Their First Deer Are you...


Food Plot Seed: How to Plant Ladino Clover

Ladino clover is one of several great perennial clover varieties. It’s also likely the most popular of the white clovers. Ladino is very healthy for deer and comes packed with essential nutrients cervids need. It’s a larger variation of the clover species and offers a lot of forage for wildlife...


Whitetail Freaks: Scent Control Tips for Deer Hunting

Are you one to go all out with your scent control? Or do you just play the wind? Hear what the Whitetail Freaks have to say on the issue. Don't Miss: 5 Things You Don’t Know About Deer Senses Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish...


Bowhunting Deer During the Pre-Rut in the North

Whitetail Properties' Paul Kitslaar arrows a mature Wisconsin monster buck during a late-October deer hunt. Don't Miss: How to Hunt the Phases of the Rut Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting ...


Realtree.com Is Your Source for Deer Hunting Tips and Tactics

It’s during the sweltering heat of summer that hunters often find themselves most depressed. Turkey season has come and gone. Deer season is still two months out. And there’s nothing to do but wait. Well, that’s not entirely true. There’s plenty to be done. Now is the time for pre-season...


How to Provide More Carbohydrates for Deer

Throughout the years, my wife Carol and I have eaten many meals with Bill Jordan, David Blanton, Michael Waddel and other members of the Realtree crew. And although we‘ve washed thousands of calories down with the best sweet tea the South could produce, I can‘t ever remember any of them...


Huntin Grounds: Hinge-Cut to Create More Cover and Native Browse

Hinge-cutting is a very useful habitat-management tool. Keep it in your arsenal and carefully use it when necessary to improve the land you hunt on. Follow along as Steven Fuller with the Huntin Grounds provides a few tips. Don't Miss: 10 Ways to Create Better Bedding Cover for Deer Are...


Answers to Common Questions About Deer Antlers

Deer hunters love antlers. While antlers aren’t the primary reason most hunters pursue whitetails, it is the odd hunter who doesn’t enjoy seeing them. Here are some answers to common questions about antlers. I had a gentleman approach me at a recent seminar and tell me he read that medical...


Effective Ways to Reduce Food Plot Costs

Kip Adams of the Quality Deer Management Association shares advice on how to create killer food plots without killing your budget.


How to Provide More Deer Forage Without Planting Food Plots

Kip Adams of the Quality Deer Management Association shares advice on how to create killer food plots without killing your budget. (Click here to view part 1 of this two-part video series).


Annuals vs. Perennials for Food Plots

With food plot season well underway, there are still some decisions to be made ... and mistakes to be learned from. You might find more questions than absolute truths. The first head-scratcher probably involves what to plant, a major consideration of which is the choice of annuals or perennials. Annual...


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