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Couple Sues Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to Get Back Their Pet Raccoon

Imagine having a pet you've cared for and loved for seven years suddenly taken away. One Seattle couple is devastated after the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife seized their pet raccoon, Mae. The couple is now suing the department. "She's part of our family," Mae's owner, Kellie Greer, told...


Union Sportsmen's Alliance and Realtree Partner for Conservation

FRANKLIN, Tenn. —The Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) recently entered into a multi-year strategic partnership with Realtree, making the brand the exclusive camouflage company of the USA. The USA is a nonprofit organization created in 2007 to unite the union community through conservation to preserve North America's outdoor heritage. The USA...


Man Fights to Keep Emotional Support Squirrel

A Clearwater, Florida, man says he's not about to give up his squirrel, Brutis, even though management at the condominiums where he resides says he must. Ryan Boylan told ABC Action News that he rescued the squirrel shortly after Hurricane Matthew more than a year ago. The baby rodent was...


Realtree Fishing Named Exclusive Camouflage Pattern of FLW

November 7, 2017, Columbus, GA – Realtree, the worldwide leader in camouflage, recently released its new Realtree Fishing camouflage and brand, which are now teamed with Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) to further that organization’s wide-reaching work to ensure our outdoor heritage and fishing opportunities. “I grew up not only in...


Where 10,000 Utah Pheasants Will Be Released for Hunting

More than 10,000 pheasants will be released in Utah. The state's general pheasant hunt opens Nov. 4. If you enjoy hunting one of the most colorful upland game birds in Utah — the ring-necked pheasant — you have lots of reasons to be excited. The number of wild birds is...


Watch Hilarious Video of Raccoon Leaping Out of Shooting House

Raccoons are notorious for seeking shelter in blinds and shooting houses, so it's always a good idea to check for these and other unwelcome critters before you climb inside. When these two hunters discovered a raccoon in their shooting house, one decided to stay on the ground and film while...


2017 Quail Hunting Forecast from Quail Forever

Got quail? Quail Forever's 2017 quail hunting forecast includes a state-by-state breakdown. Check out Quail Forever's state-by-state forecast . Go here for a clickable map of quail hunting for each state . Realtree is a Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever National Sponsor and Partner in Conservation . Follow Realtree on Facebook .


Watch Squirrel Attack Kids at Bus Stop

This video starts off pretty cute with a friendly little squirrel checking out a guy's shoes at a neighborhood bus stop. Kids and parents are all gathered around, obviously enamored by the fluffy little critter. Then, the squirrel decides to run up a little girl's pants leg and chaos ensues...


Pheasants Forever's 2017 Pheasant Hunting Forecast

Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Pheasants Forever has released its 2017 Pheasant Hunting Forecast (see sidebar below), the most comprehensive upland hunting planner in the nation. While record snowfalls and a...


Take the National Hunting and Fishing Day Pledge

Realtree is proud to sponsor National Hunting and Fishing Day, September 23rd, 2017. Pledge to take someone hunting, fishing or shooting. You'll have the chance to win amazing grand prizes from Richard Childress Racing, Big Cedar Lodge, and Johny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium.


Realtree Video on How to Clean Squirrels

Want an opportunity at a deer or turkey ? Chances are you're going to have to put in some time. And that's cool. That's okay. But squirrel hunting often involves more action than whitetails and wild turkeys. That's great for kids, both as a teaching tool and pure hunting pleasure...


Mepps Squirrel Tail Recycling Program

It's that time of the year. Mepps, the fishing lure company, has asked squirrel hunters to save tails from kills. Read more on how you can get cash and help them out. Why Tails? Used for their hand-tied, dressed fishing-lure hooks, Mepps has recycled squirrel tails for over 50 years...


Video of Two Wild Pheasants Fighting

Have you ever seen two wild ringneck pheasants fighting? No? Well you came to the right place. (Cell-phone video footage courtesy of The Fowl Life TV ) Go here for more Realtree small game hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


How to Introduce Your Older Hunting Dog to a Puppy

You're likely pretty excited about bringing your new puppy home. Your older hunting dog might not share the same feelings. Ways to introduce your adult dog to the new pup in your life follow here. Short, Positive Interactions Your adult dog has learned plenty in your time together. It's the...


Take the National Hunting and Fishing Day Pledge

Realtree is proud to sponsor National Hunting and Fishing Day next month. September 23 is National Hunting and Fishing Day. Take the pledge to be a mentor. Also, if you introduce someone to hunting, fishing or shooting between now and the actual day of the event, you'll qualify to enter...


Video: Squirrel Launched from Catapault Below Bird Feeder

Squirrel hunting seasons are about to begin around the country . . . But for now, we might have a more playfully adversarial view of our future quarry, especially when they raid bird feeders set out for songbirds. Notice how this rig is set up below one. As Marcus Green...


Pig Hunting in California

Forget all the stereotypes that come to mind when you think of the West Coast. California has some hardcore pig hunters. You could even call it something of a hog-hunting subculture. I learned this on a spring turkey hunt with Chad Wiebe, owner and operator of Oak Stone Outfitters ,...


New Squirrel Hunting Call from Flextone

The new Flextone Ol’ Bushytail 4-N-1 Squirrel Call’s easy barks, whines and chatter gets squirrels talking. Old school squirrel hunters honed their skills through stealth and observation. They walked the woods slowly and patiently – watching for sign and listening for the squirrels that were there, but wouldn’t always show...


Watch Woman Pick Up Snake She Mistakes for Dog Toy

Well, that could have gone badly. Carla Rosso of Calabasas, California, had just gotten out of her hot tub and decided to tidy up the area. She bent down to pick up what she thought was a dog toy, only to discover to her horror, it was actually a snake...


Maine Runner Drowns Rabid Raccoon With Her Bare Hands

An animal lover and a vegetarian, Rachel Borch would have never dreamed of killing a raccoon, until she had to. And she did it with her bare hands. According to the B angor Daily News , the 21-year-old woman was out for a peaceful run down a lovely wooded trail...


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