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Quail Hunting Photo Gallery: Epic Alabama Black Belt Tour

A grand tour of four high-end Alabama hunting lodges and plantations in the state's fabled Black Belt region is something most bird hunters and dog handlers would truly enjoy. I surely did. A visit to southern bobwhite quail country includes wide-ranging, early release coveys and recently planted birds, plus both...


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21 Photos of South Dakota Pheasant Hunting

A South Dakota December with slate-gray skies and hints of sun. A handful of bird dog breeds working cover ahead of their handlers. Plenty of land to hunt. Good friends, food and fun. A drive to another state, a bus to the airport, two flights and another drive, this time...


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Photo Gallery: English Setter Puppy's Pheasant Hunting Season

Our bird dogs are with us from their puppy days and into their last years. We love them and live with them every step of the way. The midnight trips outside. And then again at daybreak. The chewed, prized possessions. The tiny squeakers from every other plush toy they disembowel...


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6 Reasons Why Kids Love Squirrel Hunting with Dogs

The excited whine coming from the dog box as we gathered our gear reached a crescendo as Tobby Oaks neared the tailgate. A flash of gray fur burst through the door the instant he unclipped the latch. Rocky and Miss Squall, so named for her high-pitched squeal when she sees...


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Top 5 States for Pheasant Hunting

Pheasant hunting, like that for wild turkeys and other upland game birds, relies on available habitat, game management strategies and annual brood-hatch success around the country. Check out our top five states for pheasant hunting this year based on available data. Go here for more Realtree small game hunting ...


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Rabbit Hunting with a Recurve

The twig snapped under my boot and I froze. Motionless, I stood there until my quarry relaxed and began feeding once again on the tender clover. I crept closer, metering my steps in predatory tempo, inching forward until the animal was within range. The bow, made by a company whose...


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Public Land Grouse Hunt

Think great upland hunting on public land is a thing of the past? The images from this Montana hunt for sharp-tails may convince you otherwise.


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Squirrel Hunting the Old-Fashioned Way

Looking for the ultimate hunting challenge? Or maybe you hunt large game with your favorite black powder gun, but you would like to use it more often than limited muzzleloading seasons allow? Then take up black powder squirrel hunting. You probably won’t fill the freezer, but you will have lots...


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Dove Hunting, the Perfect Family Sport

Once the sweltering days of summer finally give way to the first cooler days of fall, my family starts to get fired up for a few trips to the dove field. Why a dove hunt? Because dove hunting might just be the perfect family trip and one of the best...


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Your Hunting Dogs

When you love something, you want to show it off. That's why we asked you to submit a photo of your canine hunting companion so we could share it here on Realtree.com for all to see. Check out these photos of the pups doing what they love to do --...


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Pig Hunting in Texas Photo Gallery

Texas is fighting a war on wild pigs. In barely more than a generation, the direct descendants of domesticated pigs have spread to nearly every county in the state. Along the way, this has unleashed carnage on the landscape accounting for nearly half a billion dollars a year in crop...


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Celebrating a Win at the Gamo Squirrel Master Classic

I didn't play sports in high school, so I didn't know what it felt like to be on a winning team, but I do now. It feels good. As I type this, I'm admiring the 2015 Squirrel Master Classic championship trophy that's sitting prominently in the center of my fireplace...