Land Management

  • Record Deer: The Correlation of Pope and Young Harvest Maps and Hilly Terrain

    Take a drive through the hill country of the top whitetail states and it is easy to see how deer grow old and gnarly. Steep bluffs and elevated hideouts provide bucks the ultimate habitat for survival. The historical Pope and Young harvest map clearly shows some association between big bucks...

  • How to Find the Freshest Acorns

    Here we discuss how to find the freshest acorns and why it's important to do so. Long story short, that's where the deer will be. But is finding them really that easy? Maybe. Maybe not. Find out now. Don't Miss: 5 Times Mature Bucks Are More Apt to Move in...

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Deer Hunter Takes Giant Southern Buck with a Bow

Deer hunting has its highs and lows. This is one hunt where Realtree's own Roger Culpepper experienced the former. Check out this hunt where he arrowed a big Georgia buck and self-filmed the encounter. Don't Miss: 5 Times Mature Bucks Are More Apt to Move in Daylight Are you a...


Monster Bucks Throwback: 43 Deer Hunts in One Minute

Shooting a big buck is a dream for most deer hunters. And if you're in pursuit of that dream this fall, check out this video to tide you over until you fill that tag. Don't Miss: 5 Times Mature Bucks Are More Apt to Move in Daylight Are you a...


An Inside Look at a Huge Typical Whitetail

Al Kraus, owner of Black Hills Archery in South Dakota and member of Team Realtree, took the biggest gross-scoring buck ever captured on video by the Realtree cameras during the 2007 hunting season. This Q&A with Kraus will give you a glimpse into one of the greatest encounters ever captured...


The Three Most Welcoming Western States for Eastern Hunters

A western big game hunt is atop many eastern hunters’ bucket list. The same lure of adventure and vast, wild lands that drove westward expansion still fuels the dreams of many easterners today. The West is home to several species not found anywhere else in the country — and massive...


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...


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?...


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