Winter

  • Pacific Flyway Action Slows, but Better Days Ahead

    Date: Dec. 14, 2017 Location: flyway-wide Summary Best I can tell, this year’s November lull in southwestern Washington didn’t come in November. Instead, she waited until the first week of December. When she arrived, though, she came with a vengeance. Part of it’s easy to explain with the lack of...

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    9 Tips for Free-Lance Duck Hunting in Green Timber

    Hunting flooded woods is the ultimate mallard hunting experience. Here are nine tips to help you succeed, from a 60-year veteran of the green-timber wars. Click here for more Realtree waterfowl hunting content. And check us out on Facebook .

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Atlantic Flyway Duck Hunting Reports Mixed

Date: Dec. 14 Location: middle to southern portions of the Atlantic Flyway Summary The ducks are here. Or they aren’t. Reports up and down the Atlantic Flyway vary from state to state and even by location within a state or region. But that’s how it always is, right? The good...


Waterfowler's Gear List: Top 10 Things You Shouldn't Forget

If you’ve ever sat down in the blind after carefully setting decoys — daybreak soon to come, your dog settled but anxious for the day to begin, shotgun secured and ready in the notch in front of you — but then opened your blind bag and thought, “Dang nab it,...


7 Factors for Daylight Deer Activity During the Late Season

The late season is a monster. Cold temperatures. Pressured deer. Nasty weather. Worn-down bodies. It’s a rough time to be a hunter. But it’s an even tougher time to be a deer. And that’s why those who still have tags should still be out there working to fill them. Here...


5 Late Season Deer Hunting Tips and Tactics

Deer hunting is a game of chess. The deer makes a move. The hunter counters. Then the deer reacts. And they go round and round until the hunter finds success, gives up or reaches season’s end. Hopefully, you’re experiencing success with fun hunts and filled tags. Here are five tactics...


Review: Walls Hunting Clothing

Walls has a long history of producing great hunting clothing. Not only that but they're also a long-time partner of Realtree. Try them today if you haven't already. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us...


7 Reasons Why Duck Hunting is Cooler Than Deer Hunting

OK, before I feel the collective wrath of America’s whitetail nation — or maybe just take heat from Realtree.com deer hunting editor Josh “Kentucky” Honeycutt — I’ll admit that headline is intentionally provocative. Actually, I won’t try to convince anyone that duck hunting is cooler than deer hunting. Everyone has...


Why We Love Our Hunting Dogs

Midnight trips outside. Barking at daybreak. Puppy accidents and chewed-up prized possessions. And then, yes, slowly, they grow up – and even then, you grin and bear it sometimes. I love it. You dog folks know the deal. You either are, or you aren’t, a dog person. Would you rather...


Pheasants Forever's Mid-Season Rooster Report

You've busted thick brush, skirted edge cover, hunted multiple states, logged both road and foot miles, watched the orange sun rise and set, and yes killed some birds, with great meals to follow – but the pheasant season sure isn't over just yet. In some ways, the best of it...


10 Tips for Calling in More Coyotes

Coyote hunting has become a popular pastime within the last 20 years. Much of that is due to the recent coyote-population boom. But even with all these coyotes, it’s still never easy to call them in. Clay Belding of Banded and Dead Dog Walkin' and Byron South of Convergent Hunting...


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7 Reasons to Take a Kid Predator Hunting

Predator hunting is popular these days. While more hunters than ever are pursuing them right now, not many think about taking young hunters along. That’s too bad. There are plenty of reasons to take a kid along the next time you chase coyotes, bobcats, or any other predators that might...


7 Tips for Using Food Sources to Fill Your Deer Tag

The late season can be a great time to kill a deer. It’s generally pretty cold. Deer are worn down from the rut. And they’re looking to fill their bellies in an effort to regain the body weight they’ve lost during the month of November. As I (and many others)...


Review: Under Armour Wool Hunting Clothing

Under Armour is a very popular brand of hunting apparel today. And its a strong partner with Realtree with great products available to consumers. What do you think about this new clothing? Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer...


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