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.


We Will Miss You, Andy

If you’re like me, your heart sank when you heard of the passing of iconic actor Andy Griffith on Tuesday.

Bow-Up Against Breast Cancer 3-D Archery Shoot Surpasses Expectations

I tell my children all the time, “Live your life in a way that makes a positive difference in other’s lives.” They say, “OK,” bu t I know they’re a little young to understand exactly what I mean.

You Can't Take the "Wild" Out of the Wilderness

Robert L. Dea, of St. Newbury, Mass., lay broken and bleeding last week after a Yellowstone bison tossed him approximately 10 feet in the air and pinned him to the ground.

Do You Know Your State's Endangered Species?

Monkeyface, Pimpleback, Pigtoe, Wartyback. Nope, these aren’t insults nor are they imaginary creatures in a Dr. Seuss book. Instead, they’re a sampling of endangered species listed for my home state of Alabama.

Teen Survives Spear Gun Shot Through the Head

I’ve been working on a story about near-death experiences for, interview i ng a number of outdoorsmen who’ve had some scary close calls.

Send Us Your Kids' Hunting Photos

Did your son get his first squirrel last fall? Your daughter bag her first gobbler this spring? Or did you just have a memorable day in the woods with your kids?

How I Learned the Truth About Annie Oakley

A rare 12-gauge shotgun that Annie Oakley most likely used to perform for Queen Victoria sold at auction for an impressive $143,400 on Sunday.

My Weekend at the 2012 Blade Show

“When you get into a knife fight, this is how you’ll need to hold this particular knife,” the custom knife maker explained to me as he positioned the knife in my hand. Perhaps he fancied this mother of four a brawler.

Rabies on the Rise

Is rabies on the rise in the U.S.?

Hunting When Pregnant

I got fussed at recently by a male hunter who read a piece I'd written about hunting when pregnant . According to him, I had needlessly risked the health of my unborn baby by continuing to turkey hunt while pregnant.

Enter Your Tat in Realtree’s Hunting Tattoo Contest

Zombies, Back Hair and Spit Cups -- Welcome to Realtree's Editorial Meeting

The editorial team has just concluded three days of meetings, and can I just say that ours is unlike any other business meeting I’ve attended.