Croplands

  • Food Plot Seed: How to Plant Soybeans

    The soybean plant is the king of deer feed. Period. It’s higher in protein (approximately 25-30 percent), offers a good number of carbohydrates and is more palatable than most food sources available to deer. Furthermore, deer don’t have to work hard to eat it. It sits at an easy-to-reach height...

  • Food Plot Seed: How to Plant Ladino Clover

    Ladino clover is one of several great perennial clover varieties. It’s also likely the most popular of the white clovers. Ladino is very healthy for deer and comes packed with essential nutrients cervids need. It’s a larger variation of the clover species and offers a lot of forage for wildlife...

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Bowhunting Deer During the Pre-Rut in the North

Whitetail Properties' Paul Kitslaar arrows a mature Wisconsin monster buck during a late-October deer hunt. Don't Miss: How to Hunt the Phases of the Rut Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting ...


Realtree EDGE: New Deer Hunting Camo Pattern for 2018

Looking for new camo this deer season? Realtree has you covered -- literally. Don't just take our word for it, either. Check out how awesome this pattern looks when put to the test. Don't Miss: 8 Great Camo Patterns for Deer Hunting This Season Are you a deer hunter wanting...


Realtree.com Is Your Source for Deer Hunting Tips and Tactics

It’s during the sweltering heat of summer that hunters often find themselves most depressed. Turkey season has come and gone. Deer season is still two months out. And there’s nothing to do but wait. Well, that’s not entirely true. There’s plenty to be done. Now is the time for pre-season...


How to Provide More Carbohydrates for Deer

Throughout the years, my wife Carol and I have eaten many meals with Bill Jordan, David Blanton, Michael Waddel and other members of the Realtree crew. And although we‘ve washed thousands of calories down with the best sweet tea the South could produce, I can‘t ever remember any of them...


Huntin Grounds: Hinge-Cut to Create More Cover and Native Browse

Hinge-cutting is a very useful habitat-management tool. Keep it in your arsenal and carefully use it when necessary to improve the land you hunt on. Follow along as Steven Fuller with the Huntin Grounds provides a few tips. Don't Miss: 10 Ways to Create Better Bedding Cover for Deer Are...


Deer Hunting Tip: Why Deer Enter the Open in Low Spots

Deer are very intelligent animals. They know how to play the wind to their advantage. In this video, learn why they often enter openings from the lowest point possible. And don't forget to check out Dan Infalt's extensive article on how deer use the wind in the link below. Don’t...


Waterfowling Etiquette: Duck Camp Dos and Don'ts

Every social situation has unique protocols, and duck camp is no exception. Sure, a waterfowl hunt with buddies is typically much looser than a day at the office or a family dinner, but you still have to act accordingly. Follow these dos and don’ts the next time you’re on a...


Answers to Common Questions About Deer Antlers

Deer hunters love antlers. While antlers aren’t the primary reason most hunters pursue whitetails, it is the odd hunter who doesn’t enjoy seeing them. Here are some answers to common questions about antlers. I had a gentleman approach me at a recent seminar and tell me he read that medical...


Effective Ways to Reduce Food Plot Costs

Kip Adams of the Quality Deer Management Association shares advice on how to create killer food plots without killing your budget.


How to Provide More Deer Forage Without Planting Food Plots

Kip Adams of the Quality Deer Management Association shares advice on how to create killer food plots without killing your budget. (Click here to view part 1 of this two-part video series).


Annuals vs. Perennials for Food Plots

With food plot season well underway, there are still some decisions to be made ... and mistakes to be learned from. You might find more questions than absolute truths. The first head-scratcher probably involves what to plant, a major consideration of which is the choice of annuals or perennials. Annual...


Spoonies (and Other True Waterfowling Confessions)

Duck hunters love classic tales of grand timber hunts, when fat mallards parachute from the heavens like clouds of mosquitoes. Likewise, adventure stories of gunning cans and bluebills on big water during howling winds and driving snow leave us longing for the season. But now and then, our stories lack...


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