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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Woman Killed by Black Bear While on the Phone With Her Father

Stephanie Blais, 44, was talking on the phone with her father when she was attacked and killed by a black bear in a remote fly-in camp in Canada. CBC News reports Blais was attacked at her family cabin on McKie Lake in Saskatchewan. Blais had used a satellite phone to...


Who Left a Mysterious Safe in a Farmer’s Field?

What’s in a rusty old safe that appeared on a New York state farmer’s property last week? That’s what everyone wants to know, but the farmer says the contents will remain a mystery. According to UPI.com , a large safe, weighing approximately 500 to 600 pounds, appeared in a field...


Bryce Mitchell Partners with Realtree to Put Camo in the UFC Octagon

UFC fighter Bryce Mitchell, aka “Thug Nasty,” may be a rising featherweight star, but the Arkansas native is still a country boy at heart. Like all country boys, he loves his camo — and we’re excited to partner with him to put Realtree EDGE, his favorite pattern, in the Octagon...


Woman Loses Pants During Violent Bison Attack

There has been an uptick in bison attacks in recent months, and ignorant people are to blame. The most recent one occurred last week when a woman visiting South Dakota’s Custer State Park decided to approach a bison for a photo op. The vicious attack was caught on camera. In...


Man Survives Shark Attack 10 Years After Being Bitten by Alligator

Wild animal attacks are rare, but one Florida man has been bitten by both an alligator and a shark, and he has the scars to prove it. The latest incident occurred a couple of weeks ago on the first day of the annual lobster mini season. According to the Miami...


Mexican Authorities Capture and Castrate Hair-Sniffing Bear

Remember the curious young male black bear that made the news a few weeks ago after video footage showed him pawing at a woman and sniffing her hair? Well, Mexican authorities just captured and castrated him and people aren’t happy about it. According to BBC News , folks are questioning...


President Trump Signs Great American Outdoors Act

President Donald Trump signed off on the Great American Outdoors Act last week, which will provide full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund and address the maintenance backlog of America’s national parks and public lands. The House and the Senate cleared both bills by overwhelming bipartisan margins this...


Someone Put a Trump Sticker on a Bear

With the U.S. presidential election only months away, not even the wildlife is safe from aggressive presidential campaign supporters. There’s actually a black bear roaming the Great Smoky Mountains with a Trump sticker stuck to its tracking collar, and a bear-advocacy group in Asheville is not happy about it. The...


Watch Baby Raccoon Free Its Mother From Trap

A couple of years ago, raccoons wreaked havoc on my screened-in back porch. They tore up cushions, toppled over furniture, and ripped the screen door. So, I set a live trap and waited. Morning after morning, I walked out to discover an empty trap with missing bait. I could never...


Woman and Child Climb Into Alligator Pit to Retrieve Wallet

It’s a bad idea to climb into an alligator pit to retrieve a lost wallet. It’s an even worse idea to let a young child tag along, but that’s exactly what happened recently at a wildlife park in Minnesota — and it was all caught on camera. According to Inside...


Curious Bear Gets Up Close and Personal With Hikers

A group of women were hiking through an ecological park in Mexico when a curious wild bear approached and began pawing at one of them. Video footage shows a medium-sized bear sniffing a woman and even placing its front paws on her shoulders as it licks her hair. You can...


Video Shows Alligator Slamming Into Kayak, Knocking Man Into Water

Peter Joyce's peaceful day of kayaking in North Carolina's Lake Waccamaw took a terrifying turn when an alligator rammed the side of his kayak, knocking him into the water. "I thought I heard a fish jump to my left. Turned out not to be a fish," Joyce told ABC 11...


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