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Sneaky Tricks to Jump-Shoot More Ducks

Jump-shooting might be the simplest form of duck hunting. You walk or paddle down a stream or sneak up on a pothole. When surprised ducks flush, you shoot them (or at them). But as with any hunting method, some special tactics can improve your success rate. Try these sneaky tricks...


Time for September Teal

My stepson, Adrian, and I were hunting a small eastern Iowa marsh on the opening day of the state’s traditional five-day September any-duck season . The marsh was crowded but grew quiet soon after legal shooting time as the knots of homegrown mallards and squealing summer ducks headed for sanctuary...


Monster Bucks 27: Colton Jordan Tags a Nice Georgia Deer

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Colton Jordan Released: August 6, 2019 Runtime: 3 minutes 15 seconds Watch Here: Colton Jordan Tags a Nice Georgia Deer Bill Jordan’s son, Colton, enjoys deer hunting as much as Bill and Tyler do. He’s the...


Pay Dirt: Advanced Hog Trapping Tips

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: Land management Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Slade Priest Released: August 19, 2019 Runtime: 4 minutes 27 seconds Watch Here: Advanced Hog Trapping Tips Hogs can be a very real problem for hunters, farmers and landowners. That’s especially true if you fail to...


Breeding Ducks Down Slightly, but Overall Populations Good

North America's spring duck population decreased by about 6 percent in 2019, but most species remain higher than long-term averages, and Delta Waterfowl said there's plenty of other good news for waterfowlers. Waterfowl Population Status, 2019 , released Monday, and based on surveys conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...


Monster Bucks 27: Phillip Culpepper Hunts a Big Iowa Buck

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Phillip Culpepper Released: August 6, 2019 Runtime: 6 minutes 19 seconds Watch Here: Phillip Culpepper Hunts a Big Iowa Buck Realtree’s own Phillip Culpepper is one of the best hunters around. He’s bad medicine on turkeys...


Will EHD Be a Factor This Deer Season?

From disease to predation to habitat destruction, whitetails and other cervids face many threats. But during the summer months, Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) rises to the top of the list. And there are reports of it almost every year. Thoughts of truly bad years: 2007, 2012, 2013 and 2017 come...


Monster Bucks 27: Nate Hosie Arrows an Early Season Montana Buck

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Nate Hosie Released: August 6, 2019 Runtime: 5 minutes 19 seconds Watch Here: Nate Hosie Arrows an Early Season Montana Buck HeadHunters Nate Hosie and Randy Birdsong are longtime Realtree team members and both know how...


Monster Bucks 27: Michael Waddell Sticks a Georgia Giant

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Michael Waddell Released: August 6, 2019 Runtime: 4 minutes 43 seconds Watch Here: Michael Waddell Sticks a Georgia Giant Bone Collector’s Michael Waddell is pretty lethal on whitetails. Put him in a timber block with a...


Monster Bucks 27: Matt Duff Arrows a Mississippi Swamp Deer

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Matt Duff Released: August 6, 2019 Runtime: 5 minutes 6 second Watch Here: Matt Duff Arrows a Mississippi Swamp Deer Major League Bowhunter Matt Duff spends a lot of time hunting big deer each fall. He...


Pay Dirt: How to Trap Hogs

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Genre: Land management Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Slade Priest, Barrett Van Cleave, Jason Heathcoe, Kinion Bankston and Duane Mitchell Released: August 14, 2019 Runtime: 11 minutes 5 seconds Watch Here: How to Trap Hogs Pay Dirt is all about land management. And this...


How Much Wind Do Duck Hunters Need?

Duck hunters often gripe about flat-calm days, when most birds are content to loaf on the water and those that move won’t finish. But too much wind can actually hinder hunting efforts, making travel, setups and shooting difficult. That raises an obvious question: How much wind do duck hunters need...


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