The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory

Stephanie Mallory is a mom, a hunter and Realtree’s PR Coordinator. She’s here to deliver an insider’s look at the outdoor business and give her opinion on all things outdoors—whether you asked for it or not.

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8-Point Buck Crashes Through Salon Window

Time at the salon is supposed to be relaxing, but the customers at one Long Island, New York, salon got quite the shock when a buck crashed through a window and jumped over a woman who was sitting on a couch. According to ABC 7 , the incident occurred at...


Alabama University Offers Outdoor Industry Curriculum

College students often have to put their hunting and fishing on hold because of lack of access and limited funds. But there’s a university in Alabama that not only seeks out students who love the outdoors but even takes them hunting and fishing. Best of all, students can even earn...


Rutting Bull Elk Attacks Woman in Colorado

Here we go again. A group of people visiting Estes Park, Colorado, decided to get too close to a rutting bull elk, and you can guess what happened next. The bull charged, knocking a woman to the ground. It then proceeded to ram her with its antlers. This isn't the...


Young Child Barely Escapes Coyote Attack

A home-surveillance camera caught footage of a 5-year-old girl being chased by a coyote in her own front yard in Park Villa, Illinois. Christine Przybylski had just walked to her mailbox to check for her Halloween costume, which had not arrived. As she approached a swing in her front yard,...


Colorado Woman Puts Injured Bobcat in Car Next to Child

No one wants to see wildlife suffer, but you should use good sense when it comes to rendering aid to the animal. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) used Twitter to admonish a Colorado Springs woman who picked up an injured bobcat and put it in the back of her vehicle...


Trappers Catch 400-Pound Hog on San Antonio Golf Course

Check out the size of this pig. The 411-pound boar was captured and removed from Gateway Hills Golf Course in San Antonio, Texas, last week. Wyatt Walton, who works at Lone Star Trapping, a company that specializes in removing hogs, told mySA.com he was called to the golf course Thursday...


Rabid Skunk Attacks Toddler

A 2-year-old girl named Fatima is recovering after being attacked by a rabid skunk in her Weymouth, Massachusetts, backyard last week. According to 7 News Boston , Fatima was playing in her yard while her mom and grandmother were preparing dinner on the back deck when the skunk appeared. “We...


Wild Buck Photobombs Michigan Couple's Wedding Photos

A deer, well-known in the Saugatuck, Michigan, area for its friendly nature, decided it just had to have a bite of a bride's bouquet during a wedding photo shoot. According to Newschannel 3 , Luke and Morgan Mackley had just walked to the edge of a field with their wedding...


Colorado Boy Recovering After Fighting Off Mountain Lion With Stick

An 8-year-old Colorado boy is back to playing with his big brother after a terrifying mountain lion attack last week. A 65-pound mountain lion attacked Pike Carlson while he was playing with his older brother Gage in his backyard in Bailey. Pike said when the mountain lion grabbed him, he...


New Online Dating Site for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Finding your soulmate or even someone to spend time with in the outdoors can be tough, but a new online dating site for outdoors enthusiasts might make it easier. Hunting4connections.com fills a niche unlike any other dating site. It uses a unique algorithm to find parallel connections based on similar...


Wildlife Services to Examine Predator Management Methods in Wyoming

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services has agreed to conduct an environmental analysis of its predator damage management actions on federal lands in Wyoming under the terms of a recent court settlement. It will also pause the use of cyanide-based traps, known as M-44s, as well as other controversial...


Couple Fights Off Bear With Fists and Baseball Bat

Last month I wrote about a woman using a baseball bat to defend herself against a possibly rabid coyote . This time, I'm writing about a Colorado woman using a baseball bat to save her husband who was being attacked by a black bear that'd broken into their home. According...


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