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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Alabama to Have Sandhill Crane Season

Sandhill cranes are often referred to by hunters as "the ribeye of the sky" for their flavorful meat. That's one reason why many Alabama hunters are excited for the opportunity to hunt the cranes in the state for the first time in more than 100 years. Sandhill cranes received their...


New Jersey Mother Fights Coyote With Ball Bat

One New Jersey mother of three is recovering from multiple bite marks and 14 puncture wounds after enduring a terrifying coyote attack last week. But, had it not been for a baseball bat she found in her neighbor's garage, things could have been much worse. ,According to CBS 7 ,...


Hiker Scares Away Mountain Lion with Metallica Song

Metallica's heavy-metal beats have been known to scare grannies and pop music fans, but this time the band's legendary riffs frightened away a much more dangerous creature. Canadian Dee Gallant and her dog Murphy were hiking through the wilderness of Vancouver Island in British Columbia last week when she suddenly...


5 People Attacked by Bobcat at Arizona Campsite

Five family members, including a young child, are recovering after a bobcat attacked them at their campsite in Arizona. The victims were camping at Shannon Campgrounds in Mount Graham when the bobcat entered their campsite around 7:30 p.m. and attacked a 4-year-old girl. Other family members hit, kicked and grabbed...


Bison Gores Teen at North Dakota National Park

For the second time in a week, a bison has attacked a child, but this time the injuries are more serious. A 17-year-old boy is recovering after a bison threw him 6 feet into the air and gored his thigh at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. The teen...


Rattlesnakes Take Over Texas Yard

Members of one El Dorado, Texas, family say they feel like prisoners in their own home. They claim their property is overrun with rattlesnakes, and they're getting little help solving the problem. With a quivering voice, Darla King told CBS Sacramento: "When I get out of the car, I have...


Yellowstone Bison Tosses Child Into the Air

I used to work a summer job at the Old Faithful Inn in Yellowstone National Park. On my first day there, I was ushered into a dark room and instructed to watch a film about potential dangers in the park. The film showed elk, bison, bears and other Yellowstone wildlife...


USDA Announces Grants for Wild Pig Control

More than 6 million feral hogs are wreaking havoc throughout parts of the country, causing approximately $1.5 billion in damages each year. They're tearing up agricultural fields, competing with native wild species for food, and are eating the eggs and young of small native birds and animals. They even occasionally...


Police Warn People Against Creating "Meth Gators"

A recent Facebook post by Tennessee's Loretto Police Department claiming if you flush methamphetamine down the toilet, you could create "meth gators" sounds quite serious. While meth gators are a horrifying thought, the officers were just kidding. Kind of. According to al.com , officers made the Facebook post warning folks...


Oklahoma Traffic Stop Reveals Rattlesnake, Uranium, Handgun

What do a pistol, an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe bourbon, a live rattlesnake and powdered radioactive uranium all have in common? Well, nothing, except they were all found in a stolen vehicle pulled over during a traffic stop in a Guthrie, Oklahoma, neighborhood last week. Guthrie police made the...


Watch as Motorcyclist Hits Deer

YouTube user JayRinK had just started vlogging his motorcycle rides when he captured footage of his scary collision with a deer. At approximately 42 seconds into the video, you see a deer run across the road in front of the bike, which strikes it, sending the deer into the air...


Watch Three Cottonmouths Fight for Dominance

There must have been some good-looking female cottonmouths in the wetland that drove these three male snakes to battle it out in North Alabama. Claire Ciafre, botanist in residence at Herpetology at Austin Peay State University , shot the fascinating footage of these pit vipers in June at Redstone Arsenal...


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