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Why Veterans Make Great Hunters

My grandfather, Papa, was a World War II veteran. Fortunately for me, he was retired when I was born and was able to spend a large amount of time teaching and passing along his knowledge of hunting and woodsmanship. Starting when I was about six years old, he never went...


7 Best Food Plot Shapes for Bowhunting Whitetails

Squares and rectangles and circles ... oh my. Food plots shaped like that are almost as scary as lions and tigers and bears. Trust me, I’ve planted a lot of them. They can work but if you’re a bowhunter, strategically shaping your plots will maximize the odds of close-range encounters...


Volume 2 of Realtree’s Monster Bucks XXVII Now Available

In keeping with tradition, Realtree’s Monster Bucks XXVII is launching as a two-volume set, with Vol. 2 available now for free, exclusively on Realtree 365. In this digital world, we could have launched Monster Bucks XXVII all at once in one big package, but that would have been content overload...


Beach Bucks: Chasing the Rut in Florida

A 110-inch buck crashes down the shoreline, kicking seawater into the air as it pursues a promiscuous doe. It’s like a scene straight out of Baywatch. You watch the fun from the stand, Hoyt bow in one hand, strawberry daiquiri (virgin of course) in the other. And a pair of...


Monster Bucks 27: Colton Jordan Hunts a Giant Velvet 7-Pointer

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Bill Jordan | Tyler Jordan | Colton Jordan Released: July 15, 2019 Runtime: 6 minutes, 3 seconds Watch Here: Colton Jordan Tags a Big Velvet Georgia Buck You’ve seen a lot of Tyler Jordan throughout the...


5 Tips on Mastering the Compound Bow Quick Draw

If you’d looked up “gung-ho” in a dictionary about 10 years ago you would have seen a picture of me sitting on the edge of my treestand seat with my wrist-strap release clipped securely on the string waiting for a buck to show up. I was gung-ho. If there was...


Monster Bucks: Gregg Ritz Crossbow Hunts a Huge Mule Deer

Gregg Ritz is in Mexico hunting giant mule deer, but instead of spotting and stalking, he takes a play from the whitetail handbook by building a blind and waiting. The strategy comes together when this mega-wide 5x5 strolls into range. Ritz's crossbow does the rest. Hunt Tactic Used : Building...


Monster Bucks 27: Mike Stroff Tags Big Illinois Deer with Crossbow

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Mike Stroff Released: July 15, 2019 Runtime: 3 minutes, 2 seconds Watch Here: Mike Stroff Tags Big Illinois Deer with Crossbow Mike Stroff, cohost of The Grigsby, Savage Outdoors and The One, uses up a lot...


5 Reasons to Practice Like You Hunt

Square targets are the tofu of the archery world. Your bow wants to eat. But it wants the real thing. And when it can’t get the real thing, it should only settle for realistic 3D targets. Here are five reasons why. 1. Adding Realism Adding the 3D target to the...


Monster Bucks Now Available Free on New Realtree 365 App

July 14, 2019, Columbus, GA — Realtree’s iconic Monster Buck series has been a staple in hunting households for nearly three decades. Now, Monster Bucks XXVII can be watched for free, exclusively on the new Realtree 365 App. Simply download the app to your smartphone or tablet and sign up...


A New Place to Consume Midwest Whitetail Content

Bill Jordan , who revolutionized camouflage, and Bill Winke , who lead the charge into digital hunting shows, are wired the same — to achieve. They’re also longtime friends and partners. We’re now excited to announce the new Midwest Whitetail nest on Realtree.com . Here, you will be able to...


Bump Scouting Deer

Don’t bump, pressure or spook deer. That’s what every expert, from TV show hosts to writers to podcasters, will tell you. Me? I say spook them all. But only once. I call it the bump scout, and it is one of the best ways to find a great hunting spot...


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