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.


Watch Out for Tick-Borne Diseases this Spring

I felt horrible. I had a low-grade fever and my head hurt. My body ached all over. I assumed I was coming down with the flu or some other virus. Then, I noticed that the lymph nodes on the left side of my body were swollen.

Dead Snakes Can Still Bite

Snakes – for many, just the mention of the word stirs a sort of primal fear. In fact, a fear of snakes is one of the most common phobias.

My Less-Than-Perfect Family Turkey Hunt

“I wanna go huntin’ and kill me a chicken, too,” said Scarlet, one of my 2-year-old twin daughters, as the boys and I prepa

Turkey Hunting Mistakes and Blunders

The gobbler was closing in, and I had him in my sights … 60 yards, 50 yards, 40 yards … Bang! Only, the bang didn’t come from my gun. No, it came from my cameraman’s stool.

Ask the Realtree Pro Staffers

You’ve gotten to know the Realtree pro staffers through various hunting TV shows, magazine articles and stories, but there’s still a lot you don’t know abo ut them.

Realtree on the Slopes

I just returned from a great skiing/snowboarding trip to " targ

Duck Commanders Get New TV Show on A&E

I was intimidated the first time I met the Duck Commanders. Quite honestly, all that hair scared me a bit.

Matt Morrett Predicts a Robust Turkey Season

In my home state of Alabama, we barely had a winter. In fact, temperatures reached well into the 70s, even during December and January. Now that it's mid-March, our temperatures are soaring into the 80s. If you're like me, you're wondering how all of this warm weather will affect the...

There’s No Day Like “Turkey Day”

All over the country, turkey-hunting enthusiasts are wetting their appetites for the upcoming season by testing out calls and hanging out with turkey pros during their local sporting goods store’s preseason turkey event. I have one friend here in Alabama who en

Celebrating Women Hunters During Women’s History Month

I recently received a press release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation announcing the organization is celebrating Women’s History Month by commemorating women’s roles in c

Hunting for Arrowheads While Hunting for Game

I remember the first time my daddy brought home an arrowhead he’d found while hunting in north Alab ama.

Hunting with Kids -- Need Suggestions

The other day, an editor asked me to write a how-to story about hunting with kids.