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Realtree 365: Hot Weather, Doe Patrol, Big Bucks and Bugling Bulls

This week on Realtree 365 , the weather was hot and the action slow. That’s not surprising, but it should get better as we move deeper into October and the cold fronts roll through. In the meantime, there's still hunting worth watching — and a few punched tags — in...


7 Tips for Over-the-Counter Mule Deer Hunting

I tallied 28 mule deer through my binoculars by the end of the morning hunt. None were the buck I was looking to shoot — but one of them had at least required a second look. I was hunting somewhere in South Dakota on a Game Production Area open to...


Stick to Your Stand, or Move?

It’s Friday afternoon, and you’ve clocked out for the last time this week. The weekend is here, you have two days to hunt, and four or five stands to choose from. So, what’s the plan? Should you try to hunt several of those stands, or pick one and stick with...


5 Crazy Places Big Bucks Hide

You spot a dark object slinking through the brush. Mud-stained hooves splash in murky water. A strain of the eyes and a few seconds of held breath reveal a heavy-racked buck. He stops abruptly at 20 steps and grunts. Is the aforementioned scene happening to you each season? If it’s...


Nicole Larson’s Full-Velvet Monster

It had been a crazy early season sit for Nicole Larson. A spooked doe had almost caused her to give up for the day — but she suddenly found herself stuck at full draw on a giant North Dakota buck, with another doe and a smaller buck blocking her shooting...


Read Topographic Maps, Shoot More Bucks

Whitetails that live in flat country are tough to kill. Without good terrain to conceal your approach, your quarry will bust you long before you get into range. That’s why I prefer hunting ground with varied topography over land without elevation changes. Terrain gives deer a tactical advantage, but you...


Why Your Target Buck Disappeared

You patterned a buck all summer long, only for it to up and vanish shortly after the opener. It’s not as random as it seems, and it’s likely not the end of the story. There are several reasons why bucks disappear in the early fall — and some good ways...


Monster Bucks: Randy Birdsong Arrows a Wide Texas Deer

In this week's episode of Monster Bucks, HeadHunters TV’s Randy Birdsong climbs a tree in Texas. A classic Lone Star buck with a wide spread steps out right under the stand, and you can hear Birdsong's heartrate increase as the scene materializes. He waits for the right moment, draws his...


New Hunting Show: Realtree Hunt United Launches on Realtree 365

Watch Here: Hunt United Premiere teaser Realtree Hunt United follows Realtree United Country Hunting Properties Land Pro Slade Priest and co-host Ryan Wascom, as well as other Realtree Land Pros from around the country, as they live the outdoor lifestyle from a realtor’s perspective. Realtree Land Pros aren’t just agents...


Your Roadmap to a Big Public Land Deer

The very best deer hunters are much like those at the top of any field or skill – they think differently than all the rest. One such hunter is Dan Infalt, a Realtree.com contributor and the founder of The Hunting Beast. We tapped into his knowledge and asked what his...


Tested: Non-Typical Early Season Camo Tech Hunting Suit

As long as hunters are slinging arrows at deer, they’ll need quality gear. Of course, the definition of quality has evolved alongside the rest of our equipment and tactics. We recently tested Drake’s Non-Typical early season Camo Tech suit. Here’s the 411 on the 1/4 zip shirt, pants and hat...


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Become a Fall Turkey Hunting Teacher

It's tough to beat the sheer beauty of October sunlight falling through the red and yellow leaves of hardwood timber – unless, of course, you add to it a dose of kee-keeing and soft yelping from a scattered flock of turkeys. Then you have the recipe for something unrivaled in...


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