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.
February 16, 2012 | The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory
As we drove along the snow-dusted road from Townsend, Tenn., to Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park a few days ago, I looked down in horror at the car’s outside air temperature gauge, which read 13 degr
February 13, 2012 | The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory
I’d like to introduce Ainsley Beeman. She’ll be guest blogging on The RealBlog from time to time. Ainsley is not only the 2009 Miss LSU, but she’s also a hunter. Ainsley is fairly new to the outdoor industry, although she’s hunted since childhood.
February 9, 2012 | The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory
D o women hunters set double standards when it comes to how they want to be treated by their male hunting companions? I’ve been told that we tell them to treat us like one of the guys, when in actuality we want special treatment.
February 2, 2012 | The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory
When I first heard the title “ Chicks With Guns ,” I thought, “Oh great, another one of those sleazy calendars with half-naked women holding firearms in suggestive poses.” But, when I actually saw the work behind the title, I was enthralled.
January 30, 2012 | The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory
Have you ever hunted an animal that spooked for no apparent reason? The wind was in your favor. You didn’t flinch. You did nothing to make the animal aware of your presence, yet it somehow knew you were in the area and fled anyway. I learned at the 2012 SHOT...
January 26, 2012 | The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory
The Realtree trade show booth is big, really big – I'm talking bigger than my house. Its immense size is a good thing for me because I can usually spot the booth in the distance and find my way back when I’m lost on the SHOT Show floor. This happens...
January 18, 2012 | The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory
I hadn’t planned on shooting a submachine gun during the Media Day event held prior to the SHOT Show. Will, Tony and I were there to gather info on the latest new hunting products and guns. But, when I heard the machine gun fire in the distance, I just couldn’t...
January 14, 2012 | The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory
Tenzing made a big splash at the 2012 ATA Show with its new line of high-end hunting backpacks and cases. The women's pack was my favorite new product of the show. It boasts all the top-quality features found in any other Tenzing pack, yet it is specially designed to fit...
January 11, 2012 | The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory
As we drove from the airport to hunt camp, my hunting guide looked over at me and said, “You’re not what I expected…I thought you’d have a mullet.” That pretty much sums up the response I get when people find out that I work in the outdoor industry.