Bowhunting

  • Use Data to Choose Your Best Deer Hunting Treestand Location

    Choosing a stand location can be a near impossible decision — especially if you don’t have a clear-cut primary option. In times such as this, you’re almost left with an impossible decision on where to sit for the hunt. Don’t let it get to that point. Data is your friend...

  • Pull-Up Rope and Haul Line Tips for Treestands

    Realtree's David Blanton and Glen Mayhew, president of the Tree Stand Safety Awareness Foundation, explain the importance of using a haul line and keeping three points of contact while climbing. Go here for more information on the TSSA. Don't Miss: 8 Tips to Make All-Day Treestand Sits More Comfortable Are...

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Want More Deer Hunting Permission? Become a Negotiation Expert

“Oh my…!” I said to myself out loud. Driving home from running a few errands, I spotted the buck standing tall in a soybean field. Its gargantuan rack told me it was the big buck on the block. I’d driven past the field dozens of times, but this was the...


Nick Mundt Arrows a Massive Montana Buck

Nick Mundt gets excited when he shoots a deer. But he got really excited when he arrowed this one. The hunt was great. The buck was cool. And the reaction was awesome. Check it out. Don't Miss: 15 Jobs You Can Get in the Outdoor Industry Are you a deer...


How Bone Collector Stands for Our Hunting Heritage

Michael Waddell and company live the outdoors. They don't just talk the talk. They walk the walk. And do everything they can to grow our heritage while doing so. Check out their mission in the video above. Don't Miss: Back When Deer Hunting Was Just That Are you a deer...


David Blanton Arrows Colorado Bull Elk At 8 Yards

Here's a never-before-seen bowhunt for elk from seasons past. Watch this heart-stopping action as a monster bull rushes in to the calls and gives Realtree's David Blanton a perfect shot at only 8 yards. Don't Miss: How to Elk Hunt on a Budget Are you a big game hunter wanting...


The 20 Seconds It Takes to Put on a Safety Harness Could Save Your Life

David Blanton of Realtree Outdoors and Glen Mayhew, president of the Tree Stand Safety Awareness Foundation, show how the ease of using a safety harness. Watch as David puts his harness on in less than 20 seconds. Take the extra time to put one on. It could save your life!...


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7 Types of Openings to Focus on When Deer Hunting

Openings — also referred to as pinch-points, funnels and the truest definition of an opening (clearings and fields) — are oftentimes a bowhunter’s best friend. Being able to recognize them and then understand how to use them to your advantage is one of the biggest keys to bowhunting success. Here...


How to Bowhunt Elk When It's Hot and Dry

Hunting in dry, hot weather can be tough. I've faced those conditions during 20-some years bowhunting New Mexico's Gila region to be sure; the corn-flake ground, each step an auditory assault. Idaho normally affords quieter footing, though thick brush that clutches and trips can turn this long-time denizen of open...


A Dangerous Alaskan Moose Hunt

I'd been suckered back in — back to bowhunt moose in Southeast Alaska. I should’ve known better. I'd visited Southeast twice before. Some of the worst hunts of my life, though the second time I actually saw a couple bulls. I bowhunted somewhere else for moose before that, trudging through...


5 Tips for Bowhunting Woodland Caribou

Caribou are some of the most sought-after animals in North America. They provide fun times, an action-packed hunt, and are cheaper than most northern North American big game hunts. Of the caribou subspecies, the woodland might be your best option, though. Here are five tips and reasons why. 1. Patternable...


Duck Commander Justin Martin and His Thoughts from the Treestand

As I sit in this airplane and reflect on the past week, one word comes to mind: relationships. Now, you may be wondering how that can be the word I choose to remember from a hunting trip. I’m about to tell you why. I remember growing up watching hunting on...


How to Kill a Buck on the First Stand Sit

Pressure. It has the ability to virtually ruin a good hunting spot. And whether we realize it or not, we pressure deer every time we go afield. Walking through the woods. Checking trail cameras. Hanging treestands. Scouting for sign. Actually hunting. Everything we do applies at least a little pressure...


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