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  • The X: Duck Hunting Opening Day

    Every waterfowl hunter counts opening day as special, and the Fowled Reality crew is no different. In fact, the guys celebrated in style this year with a great mixed-bag trip. Enjoy the in-your-face decoying footage, and let the countdown begin until your opening day. Click here for more Realtree waterfowl...

  • Sneakers: 6 Flying Ducks That Will Fool You

    “When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.” — Ernest Hemingway No doubt, Papa’s words hold great wisdom for...


Cold Snap Kickstarts Atlantic Flyway Shooting

Date: Nov. 16 Location: Entire Atlantic Flyway Summary What a difference a little cold snap can make. Atlantic Flyway hunters groaned through another marginal first split throughout much of the East Coast, but an early November cold front has things looking good. As in, really good. Temperatures dipped into the...

Pacific Flyway Heats Up with Strong Migration

Date: Nov. 16 Location: Entire Pacific Flyway Summary First thing’s first. To all you veterans, Julie and I can’t thank you enough for your service and sacrifice. Your dedication to this great country is why I’m able to do what I do and enjoy the boundless freedoms I have. Our...

Mapping Out Your Float-Hunt for Ducks

An autumn ride in a boat or canoe is nice. Shooting ducks along the way is better. To do it requires a little planning and a lot of strategy. Sure, there’s some luck involved, too. Are there even ducks there? You can control that by choosing the right stretch of...

10 Facts About the Whitetail Rut

The rut isn’t just the best time of year for a white-tailed deer. It’s the best time of year for a white-tailed deer hunter, too. Here are 10 interesting facts about the rut. Some of it is handy knowledge for the month of November (and other times for you southerners)...

Michael Pitts on Camera Guys

It's pretty clear that Michael Pitts doesn't think too highly of camera guys. Maybe he prefers camera girls instead? Who knows with this guy. 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 .

9 Tips for Decoying Pressured Deer

There is no doubt that watching a mature buck walk stiff-legged into your decoy set up is one of the most exciting ways to deer hunt. Fooling an old bruiser into stomping your decoy to pieces is the ultimate in deer deception. Many deer hunters maintain that, in order for...

5 Tips for Buying a Bow

It can be hard to decide what bow to purchase. That's why we're presenting these five tips to help decide when you're searching for a new bow. 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 .

Things to Know About a Deer’s Sense of Smell

Why and how a whitetail is able to smell so well has intrigued man for centuries. So much so that today an entire industry has emerged offering an array of products designed to either overcome a deer’s ability to smell or take advantage of it. As good as some of...

Chasing November: Two Shots to Get a Booner, 200-Inch Buck Encounter

Are you a fan of Chasing November ? Here’s the latest episode of the second season. Check out this week’s action. 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 .

Details of the Deer Hunt

You are getting ready for deer season, right? These 16 deer hunting photos should help with your motivation.

How to Shoot from a Layout Blind or Boat

I often harp about practicing good wing-shooting form , including proper foot placement, weight distribution and other factors. However, much of that advice is useless in two common waterfowling scenarios : hunting in a layout blind or open-water layout boat. We use those horizontal hides because they’re darn effective, almost...

3 Coyote Hunting Vocalizations You Should Know

You can improve your success calling coyotes if you learn to speak their language, and of all the sounds coyotes use to communicate, there are three you should have topmost in your coyote-hunting bag of tricks, according to Realtree Pro Staffer Fred Eichler . These three coyote vocalizations – lone...