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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British Columbia Man Injured in Wolf Attack

A wolf attacked and seriously injured a man who was walking home in a Port Edward, B.C., neighborhood last Friday night. Conservation officers are now searching for the lone animal. Conservation Inspector Cam Schley told CBC.ca , the man, who is in his 70s, suffered "significant injuries" to the lower...


Coyote Leaps Park Fence to Fight Pit Bull

This video footage is proof that small pets aren't the only ones at risk from a coyote attack. Keyanue McCallon was at Loma Verde Park in Chula Vista, California, on May 22 when an aggressive coyote jumped the chain-link fence and attacked his pit bull, which was much larger than...


Followed by a Brown Bear, this is One Calm Kid

An Italian boy showed amazing composure while being followed closely behind by a large brown bear, and the heart-stopping encounter was caught on camera. According to CNN , 12-year-old Alessandro was on a mountain hike with his family in Trentino, Italy, when the bear began following him. Loris Calliari, the...


Alligator Discovered at Kentucky Lake

From deer and turkeys to elk, Kentucky has an abundance of wild critters. But alligators aren't on the native species list. That's why folks enjoying Kentucky Lake a couple of weeks ago got quite a surprise when they encountered a 3-foot gator near Kentucky Dam. Conservation Officer Lee Cope with...


Giant Tegu Lizards Invade Georgia

As if "murder hornets" aren't scary enough, now Georgia residents have another invasive species to worry about. The tegu lizard, a species native to Argentina, has invaded Georgia and is said to pack a potentially dangerous bite. Mark Mandica, founder and executive director of the Amphibian Foundation in Atlanta, said,...


Hunting and Fishing License Sales Boom During COVID-19

Social-distancing requirements, lost jobs, cancelled events and closed businesses are all heartbreaking results of the COVID-19 outbreak, but there’s a silver lining. According to many state game and fish reports across the country, more people are hunting and fishing. Some state biologists credit the uptick in license sales to the...


Watch this Mother Bear Rescue Her Cubs in South Lake Tahoe

Mother bears are known to be fiercely protective of their young. That protective instinct played out on camera recently when a black bear sow was filmed rescuing her young cubs. According to CBSN Bay Area , firefighters responded to a call about three bear cubs that had become separated from...


Bear Breaks Into Cabin, Steals Junk Food, Beer, Allergy Medicine

Spotting a black bear can be a treat for those visiting the Great Smoky Mountains, but two women vacationers recently experienced a black bear encounter that was a little too close for comfort. Michelle Eberhart and a friend were enjoying their morning in a Gatlinburg, Tennessee, cabin when the friend...


Wyoming Shed Hunter Recovering from Grizzly Attack

Spencer Smith didn't get a chance to discharge his can of bear spray when a grizzly attacked him a couple of weeks ago, but it may still have saved his life. According to Cody Enterprise , Smith, 41, was hunting sheds in Sunlight Basin, Wyoming, on May 1, when he...


South Carolina Woman Killed by Alligator

South Carolina deputies have shot and killed an alligator that fatally attacked a woman last Friday. CBS affiliate WCSC-TV reports the victim was Cynthia Covert, 58, of Johns Island. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office said officers responded to a call about an alligator encounter at a pond on Kiawah Island...


4-Year-Old Alabama Boy Bitten by Rattlesnake in Driveway

A 4-year-old Alabama boy is recovering in the hospital after being bitten by a rattlesnake in his own driveway. The encounter was captured on home security footage , and it reveals just how easily a dangerous snake can go undetected. AL.com reports that Spencer Briggs is in a Huntsville Hospital...


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2020 Realtree Mother's Day Gift Guide

If you have an outdoors-lovin' mama in your life, you're in luck. We just made Mother's Day gift buying a whole lot easier for you. We've selected a number of items that are guranteed to put a smile on her face. From jewelry, to clothing, to coolers, these gifts celebrate...


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