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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Watch: Porcupine Ruins Man’s Mule Deer Hunt

A curious porcupine ruined one man’s mule deer stalk when it crawled underneath the crouching hunter and poked him in the rear end with its quills, and it was all caught on camera. According to a post on Yakima Training Center’s Facebook page , Trevor Bailey was the unfortunate victim...


Fish Fall From the Sky Over Texas Town

From warm weather to tornadoes to snow, the South experienced a hodgepodge of weather conditions last week, but one Texas town experienced something quite rare. It literally rained fish. According to NBCnews.com , the phenomenon occurred Wednesday, Dec. 29, in Texarkana. Residents who witnessed the strange event shared photos on...


Missouri Antler Hunter Finds Remains of Mixed Martial Arts Fighter

A man looking for antlers in a wooded area of Branson, Missouri, stumbled upon human remains instead. Those remains have been identified as belonging to amateur mixed martial arts fighter David Koenig, 25, who was last seen in February 2020. According to a City of Branson Police news release ,...


The 10 Craziest Critter Stories of 2021

This has been a wild and wooly year, and we have the stories to prove it. As editor of The Realblog, part of my job is to find crazy wildlife stories and share them with you. Thanks to cell phones and home security cameras, I’ve had no trouble finding an...


Watch: Young Buck Attacks Rudolph Yard Display

As the famous story goes, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was bullied and ostracized by Santa’s other reindeer for his shiny red nose. As recent video footage shows, a Rudolph-themed outdoor decoration is faring no better with its wild counterparts. According to CBC.ca , some whitetail bucks in Fort Nelson, B.C.,...


Watch: Small Dog Stares Down Mountain Lion Through Glass Door

Sarah Bole of Grand Lake, Colorado, returned home to discover her tiny dog staring down a huge mountain lion with only a glass door between them. Bole filmed the encounter and posted the footage to Facebook. In the video, you can see the mountain lion standing on the patio looking...


Watch: Bear Cub Attacks Inflatable Reindeer

A California woman says she couldn’t help but laugh when she saw a large black bear cub attempting to take down her neighbor’s giant inflatable reindeer. Donna Hargett filmed the humorous attack in her Monrovia neighborhood, which is located near the San Gabriel Mountains. In the footage, you can see...


Homeowner Burns Down Massive House While Trying to Rid It of Snake Infestation

People sometimes joke about burning their house down if they found a snake inside. Unfortunately, a Maryland homeowner, who was attempting to get rid of a snake infestation, accidentally burned their house down when hot coals, which were being used to smoke the snakes out, got too close to combustible...


Panicked First-Time Hunter Watches as 4 Bears Descend on Her Buck

A Pennsylvania woman was thrilled to take her first deer, only to watch in horror as four black bears descended upon it. According to CBS 42 , Jordan Zabinski went hunting for the first time over Thanksgiving weekend and shot her first buck, but right after she knocked it down,...


Maine Wildlife and Health Officials Issue Advisory Against Eating Potentially Toxic Deer

Deer hunters in one region of central Maine are being advised not to eat the venison of animals they shoot because of potential toxicity. On Nov. 24, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW), in conjunction with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC), issued...


Watch: Treestand Hunter Films Giant Gator in Georgia Woods

You never know what you may see when out hunting, but a huge alligator is probably not on the short list of critters you think may pass beneath your stand while deer hunting in the Georgia woods. According to Georgia News Outdoors , a Macon County bowhunter got quite a...


Red Stag Spotted on Georgia Game Cameras

Those hunting in the region around Augusta, Georgia, may have the opportunity to harvest a large deer not native to the state, or even the country. A red stag has been photographed by a number of trail cameras in that area, and it can be legally killed by a hunter...


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