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.

  • Watch Grizzly Cubs Ride Across River On Mom's Back

    Did you know grizzly bears did this? I didn't. Dave Roseman, general manager of GCI Agulowak Retreat lodge, recently encountered and filmed this remarkable scene while fishing for king salmon with a group on the Agulowak River in southwest Alaska near Bristol Bay. The video, which was originally posted on...

  • Biologists Shoot Four Black Bears in an Effort to Kill One That Fatally Mauled Young Racer

    Alaska state biologists believe they have killed the black bear responsible for fatally mauling a 16-year-old Anchorage runner who was participating in a mountain race on Sunday, June 18, 2017. The Anchorage Daily News reports biologists shot four bears from a helicopter in the area. They believe the fourth bear...

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Watch Woman Pick Up Snake She Mistakes for Dog Toy

Well, that could have gone badly. Carla Rosso of Calabasas, California, had just gotten out of her hot tub and decided to tidy up the area. She bent down to pick up what she thought was a dog toy, only to discover to her horror, it was actually a snake...


Maine Runner Drowns Rabid Raccoon With Her Bare Hands

An animal lover and a vegetarian, Rachel Borch would have never dreamed of killing a raccoon, until she had to. And she did it with her bare hands. According to the B angor Daily News , the 21-year-old woman was out for a peaceful run down a lovely wooded trail...


Remarkable Game Camera Footage Shows Mountain Lion Killing Deer

Everyone hopes to capture amazing footage on their game camera. One California man's game camera filmed such a rare occurrence that even wildlife officials are fascinated. Randy Spade's game camera recorded the moment a mountain lion attacked and killed a deer on a ranch in a small California town called...


2017 Realtree Father's Day Gift Guide

Your dad might be the "World's Best Dad," but he doesn't need a coffee mug declaring that fact. This Father's Day, get him something he'll truly love and use during his time in the outdoors. We've made shopping easy for you this year with a selection of item's he's sure...


Want to Work with Wildlife or in the Outdoors? Check Out This Amazing Job Board

I just stumbled upon the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Job Board posted by Texas A&M University's Department of Agriculture & Life Sciences and am flipping out. If you've ever wanted to work with wildlife, in the hunting field or in conservation and habitat preservation, look no further than...


Two Men Arrested for Pouring Beer Down Baby Alligator's Throat

Two easily amused young South Carolina men have been arrested and charged with harassing wildlife after forcing a baby alligator to drink beer and inhale smoke. Being the brilliant guys they obviously are, they documented the abuse by posting photos of the incident on Snapchat. Of course, officals received calls...


Watch Bald Eagle Feed Fawn to Chicks

Four-legged predators aren't the only threat to young fawns. Eagles will also prey on small deer. A live camera focused on a bald eagle nest in Decorah, Iowa, has captured footage of a bald eagle bringing the carcass of a young fawn to its two juvenile offspring. The Raptor Resource...


Man Gets Bitten on Tongue by Rattlesnake He Tried to Kiss

I can't believe this is the second time I'm writing about a person who was bitten by a venomous snake while trying to kiss it, but sadly, it is. Last spring, the blog was about a teen who was bitten on the face by a cottonmouth he'd tried to kiss...


Video Shows Child Suffering from Tick Paralysis

Imagine if your young child all of the sudden lost his or her ability to stand or walk. One Oregon couple faced this nightmare last week when their 3-year-old daughter, Evelyn, began acting strangely and had trouble standing. Much to their surprise, a tick was the culprit. Evelyn's mother, Amanda...


Watch Men Rescue Fawn Stuck in Groundhog Hole

One little fawn found itself in quite a predicament last week. It somehow managed to get its lower half stuck down in a groundhog hole. Luckily, Brian Forsburg and his father happened along. In the second video of the rescue, the father explains that he originally thought a goat had...


Watch Deer Crash Through Glass Door

One McKinney, Texas, family sitting down to dinner got quite a startle when a deer crashed through their front glass storm door, nearly mowing over the family dog. Homeowner Jeffrey Stubbe told NBC DFW , "This deer comes crashing through the storm door and right into our living room, leaving...


Watch Hungry Bear Try to Break Into Home

After getting a delicious whiff of freshly baked brownies, one black bear decided it was going to do whatever it could to get a bite -- even if that required breaking down a door. An elderly Connecticut woman fled to her neighbor's home after a big bear began pushing against...


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