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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...


New Federal Premium Ammunition Hi-Bird Shotgun Load

A new shotgun load always gets the bird hunter in me excited. In anticipation of bird hunting seasons to come, Federal Premium Ammunition announced the release of a new shotgun load. Dubbed "Hi-Bird," it's designed specifically for gunning doves, crows, pigeons and even pheasant hunting. According to Federal Premium Ammunition,...


Realtree Is New Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever National Sponsor and Partner in Conservation

I recently caught up with Bob St. Pierre, vice president of marketing for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever , to get his thoughts on Realtree's new conservation partnership with both organizations. "Most of us got our hunting start walking a two-track path with dad, mom, and a bird dog," St...


Pet Squirrel Attacks Home Intruder

Who needs a guard dog when you can have a guard squirrel? Joey the pet squirrel is being called a hero after attacking a teen who burglarized his owner's home and attempted to break into a gun safe. When police caught the suspect, he had scratches on his hand. He...


Did You Know Opossums Did This?

In cartoons, sleeping opossums are often depicted hanging upside down by their tails. In reality, the muscles in an adult opossum's tail are not strong enough to support it for more than a moment and especially not during sleep. Young opossums are sometimes spotted hanging upside down by only their...


Watch Rattlesnake Swim Up to Boater in Lake George

I gotta admit, I kind of felt bad for the rattlesnake when watching this video and was sort of hoping the boater would lift it up into his boat, although I certainly understand why he didn't. YouTube user Timber Jessie recently posted this video of a rattlesnake swimming up to...


5 Great Squirrel Hunting Rifles

Once the colorful leaves have fallen, the trees, and much of the forest, suddenly take on a dull gray winter appearance. Squirrels that were up in trees gnawing on nuts and pine cones must now come down and dig among the leaves for acorns and other mast. Now is a...


Principal Calls Boy’s Mother About Dead Squirrel in Backpack – Hilarity Ensues

A call from the principal’s office rarely brings good news. So when Ladye Hobson received a call from her son Brylan’s principal, she cringed, dreading what the school administrator was about to tell her. But as Hobson describes in a recent blog posted on Her View From Home , what...


Catfish Falls From Sky, Smacks Woman on the Face

A simple walk in the park turned into the most bizzare experience of one woman's life. Lisa Lobree was near a Philadelphia museum on Labor Day when a 5-pound catfish fell from the sky, smacking her in the face and knocking her to the ground. She suffered a minor cut...


Image of Monkey Caught on Georgia Trail Camera

One Georgia man couldn’t believe his eyes when he checked the images on his game camera last week. There, as clear as day, was a monkey hanging from one of his deer feeders. Eddie Huggins of Albany, Ga., said he’s seen a lot of interesting critters on his game camera,...


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