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 Saves Dog From Mountain Lion Attack in Her Backyard

A woman’s screams likely saved her small dog from a mountain lion attack the night of February 4. Ring home security system footage shared by Fox31 Denver shows an unidentified woman screaming as a mountain lion chased her 25-pound dog in her Boulder, Colorado, backyard. The dog had been let...


2022 Realtree Turkey Hunter Gear Giveaway

Opening day of turkey season is just around the corner. We know you’re excited — and we’re giving you a reason to get even more excited. Just like you, we love chasing longbeards. To celebrate, we’ve decided to outfit one lucky hunter with $740 worth of apparel and gear that...


North Carolina Duck Hunters Die in Plane Crash

A plane carrying a group of waterfowl hunters, including four teens, crashed near the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Sunday, Feb. 13. All of the plane’s occupants died in the crash, and their bodies have been located. The News & Observer reports that divers recovered the bodies during...


Bull Moose Attacks Dog Sled Team Training for Iditarod

A dog-mushing team training for the Iditarod in the wilds of Alaska recently endured a nightmare when it encountered an aggressive bull moose that relentlessly attacked the dogs, injuring several of them. In what she describes as “the most horrific past 24 hours of my life,” Bridgett Watkins wrote on...


Mississippi Hunter Shoots Massive Florida Alligator Responsible for Killing Livestock

A Mississippi hunter killed an enormous alligator that was believed to be responsible for the disappearance of livestock on a farm in South Florida’s Okeechobee County. The Miami Herald reports that professional hunting guide Doug Borries shot the 13-foot, 4-inch alligator in a lake on private property with the owner’s...


Coyotes Attack Pets and Children in Texas Neighborhood

Coyotes are terrorizing small dogs and children in a Georgetown, Texas, neighborhood. According to KXAN , the wild canines have attacked two young children and several small dogs in the Teravista neighborhood over the span of a week. Amanda Oparanozie said her 9-year-old daughter was roller-skating outside when a coyote...


Watch: Bobcat Takes Down Duck on Golf Course

A group of golfers filmed a bobcat stalking a flock of ducks and successfully catching one. According to TMZ , the hunt took place on the 15th hole at the Silverleaf Country Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. In the footage, you see the cat use a sand trap as cover as...


Wildlife Experts Struggle to Identify Mystery Animal That Escaped Shelter

Is it a dog? A coyote? A fox? Perhaps a hybrid? Even wildlife experts are unsure what type of canine a Pennsylvania woman rescued from the cold, but a DNA test should soon provide the answers soon. According to Clickorlando.com , when Christina Eyth saw paw prints outside her door...


US Deaths From Rabies in 2021 Reached Highest Number in a Decade

In 2021, rabies took the life of five people in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it’s the highest number of deaths from the disease in a decade. According to The New York Times , direct contact with a bat resulted in three of those...


Watch: Mountain Lion Chases Man Running Down California Trail

A man was filming the beautiful terrain as he jogged along a trail near California’s Pyramid Lake when out of the corner of his eye he caught movement. Turning to look, he was shocked to see a mountain lion running after him. According to Backpacker.com , Dutch Faro said he...


Utah Residents Enjoy Hanging Out With Friendly Deer

Residents of a community in Herriman, Utah, are enjoying spending time with a friendly deer, but wildlife officials say if the wild animal continues to hang around, it may have to be euthanized. “He liked hanging out with the kids, he was playing on the hill with them,” neighborhood resident...


Watch: Police Officers Discover Live Deer in Car Trunk During Traffic Stop

Police officers in York County, Pennsylvania, found a live deer in a vehicle’s trunk during a traffic stop — and it was all caught on the patrol car’s dash cam. Newberry Township police discovered the deer after pulling over the vehicle because the driver appeared to be under the influence,...


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