Mountains / Rocky

  • David Blanton Hunts a Giant Bighorn Sheep

    Back in 2010, David Blanton drew a once-in-a-lifetime tag for a Montana bighorn sheep hunt. This is one of the toughest tags to draw. Watch the hunt and enjoy as he fulfills a lifelong dream. Don't Miss: The Sheep Hunting Slam | The 4 World Record Sheep by Subspecies Are...

  • How to Make 15-Dollar Watering Holes for Deer

    Water is one of the three basic needs of a white-tailed deer — perhaps the most important, as studies have shown deer generally go to water before they go to food when they rise from their beds in the evening. It’s very common knowledge, yet often overlooked during the hunt...

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A Detailed Look Into Antlered Buck Management

It’s important to remember that buck harvest restrictions are not synonymous with Quality Deer Management (QDM). Rather, they are a strategy to protect a specific age class (generally 1-1/2-year-olds) or age classes of bucks. Bear Kuma Compound Bow in Realtree EDGE Buy Now Antlered deer management is important because hunters...


Small Property Deer Management 101

Do you love hunting whitetails? Enjoy seeing the herd dynamics improve and thrive? Well you can manage for that, even on small properties. Follow along as the Whitetail Properties crew explains how to do that. Don't Miss: 7 Ways to Practice Quality Deer Management Are you a deer hunter wanting...


15 Facts About the White-Tailed Deer

The white-tailed deer is the most popular wild game animal in North America. Biologists and researchers have spent countless time and money learning about the whitetail and what it means for deer hunters. These 15 facts have been part of those findings.


Food Plot Seed: How to Plant Red Clover

Red. White. Crimson. Ladino. Alsike. Zigzag. Trifolium. And more. There are many varieties of clover you can plant. So, which one is best? Well, I’m not going to say red clover reigns supreme. But it reigns supreme. At least, it’s my personal favorite (best or not). Red clover, also referred...


10 Things Your Deer Hunting Mentor Hates

The future of hunting depends on us sharing the outdoors with those who may not have the knowledge, means or access to do it on their own. So there’s no greater act in the outdoor lifestyle than introducing someone to hunting. If you’re new to hunting, and have a mentor...


15 Great Pranks for Deer Camp

I take things seriously when it comes to deer hunting. I like things the way I like them. I’m stubborn. I’m rarely open to suggestions. I meticulously map out plans in my head and put them into play on the deer I’m after. But I’m a jokester at heart. And...


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The Most Important Gun Safety Advice You'll Ever Read

The hunter had a strange look on his face. He seemed to be looking at something and staring into space at the same time. I wanted to ask him about it but couldn’t. He had a bullet wound in his lower back and had been dead for over 24 hours...


4 Turkey Calling Tips for Fall Gobblers

Gobbler yelps are deeper and have a slower cadence than the higher-pitched hen yelps we often use in the spring. In my fall hunting experience, friction calls imitate gobbler yelps best, though resonant diaphragms also work. Try these tips this fall: Calling Tip No. 1 Often three deeper, slower yelps...


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5 Cool Predator and Pig 3-D Archery Targets

For the bowhunter, tuning skills and muscle memory on 3-D archery targets is just plain fun. Please click through this photo gallery to check out a handful we saw at the ATA Show. Go here for more Realtree predator hunting . Follow us on Facebook . Editor's note: This Realtree.com...


Backpacking Nutrition for Backcountry Big Game Hunters

The nutritional strategy of a backcountry bowhunter requires a systematic approach as cooking methods and food variety is limited. Here is my best recommendation for sustained energy levels, peak performance, combined with the most efficient system. Meal Components For breakfast and snacking, the staple of my backcountry diet is a...


Managing Native Vegetation Alongside Food Plots for Whitetails

For many years hunters and outdoor enthusiasts have planted food plots to improve the nutrition available to their deer herd and increase their chances of harvesting a quality buck. While this is a good practice, food plots typically represent only 1 to 5 percent of the available habitat on most...


10 Steps to Successfully Planting Trees for Deer

Trees are an important aspect of a whitetail’s diet. It doesn’t matter where you go in their range — trees play a role. Both soft and hard mast trees provide food for deer. Even trees that don’t produce a viable fruit or nut are oftentimes targeted for the leafy and...


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