Pine / Coniferous

  • Will Social Media Be the Death of Hunting?

    Approximately 6 percent of the U.S. population hunts. To a lifelong hunter who’s worked hard to pass the tradition on to my children, that statistic is frightening. It should be frightening to you as well. We like to think of hunting as a God-given right but, in reality, it isn’t...

  • 5 Factors for Rut Hunting Success

    The rut is a fickle creature. It’s difficult to follow and know exactly what the deer are doing when they do it unless you’re out there observing the behavior every day. And even then, it can be pretty darn tough. By now, in some areas, we’re on the back side...

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Introducing a Woman to Bowhunting

Of archery’s recent popularity surges, perhaps the most prevalent is women joining us on the archery range and in the bowhunting woods. It’s a powerful movement and one the hunting industry needs. In the past decade, I’ve had the privilege of introducing my mother, sister and wife (then girlfriend) to...


Realtree Bloopers and Outtakes

Nobody's perfect. And as this video shows, the Realtree crew has captured some of man's best blunders on camera throughout the years. Here's just a select few of them. Enjoy. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting ...


Review: 2017 ScentLok Clothing Line

Hunting clothing has come a long way in a short time. What brands do you prefer? Is ScentLok on your radar? Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . And follow us on Facebook . It's the 21st...


Do You Remember Your First Deer?

The memory of your first deer is likely the fondest, and strongest, of all your successful trips afield. So, what's your story? Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


How to Hunt Winter Wild Turkeys

You'll never see more turkeys together than between now and the so-called spring dispersal. Winter flocks are typically big, from dozens to hundreds of birds, young and old. This time of the year, turkeys will be concentrated near the best food sources: picked-over crop fields, cow pastures and feedlots (they...


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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...


Bowhunter Kills Fourth Booner Buck in Five Years

Central Minnesota resident David Wienhold is no stranger to big deer. Prior to the 2017 season, this 28-year-old bowhunter arrowed three Booner bucks in the past five years on the 500-acre family farm he enjoys hunting. Of those three Booners, the largest stretched the tape to 175-plus inches. But when...


Michael Waddell on the Realtree Xtra Camo Pattern

Realtree camo patterns have been keeping hunters hidden for more than 30 years. Here's Michael Waddell and his thoughts on how effective Realtree Xtra is for deer hunters. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


6 Ways You Spook Deer Without Knowing It

Deer hunting is a game of chess. It’s all about staying off each other’s radar. Deer try to avoid hunters. Hunters try to avoid from alerting deer. That’s the deal. But just because you don’t knowingly spook a deer while you’re deer hunting doesn’t mean you aren’t spooking (and pressuring)...


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Deer Season from Behind the Camera Lens

The 2010 deer season is one I won’t forget. Even though I barely got time to pick up a bow or gun myself that year, I had one of my best seasons ever. I shot photo assignments for clients all across whitetail country, from Montana to Pennsylvania to Kansas. Here’s...


7 Reasons Most Bucks Don’t Die During the Rut

It’s a common misconception that the rut is the best time to kill a whitetail. It can be. But that’s not always the case. Every situation is different. And most bucks survive the big dance. Ultimately, the rut isn’t a fix-all for deer hunters. And while it’s commonly referred to...


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Deer Hunting: Monster Buck Reflections

Check out this great collection of giant buck photos taken at the water’s edge.


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