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    Details of the Deer Hunt

    You are getting ready for deer season, right? These 16 deer hunting photos should help with your motivation.

  • Find the Antler: Michael Waddell Weeds Out the Knock-Off Brands

    Some camo patterns try to be us. But there is no substitute for Realtree camo. Find the antler. Find the real camo. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .

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13 Mistakes Rookie Deer Hunters Make

Deer hunting is a never-ending journey. If you do it and do it right, you should never stop learning. We can know a lot about the white-tailed deer due to the extensive research biologists are conducting. We can perfect approaches and tactics by observing whitetail behavior and implementing said tactics...


Find the Antler: Real Research Behind Real Camo Patterns

Some camo patterns slop paint on a canvas. Realtree uses true research and development to produce a pattern you can trust. Just ask Michael Waddell. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


7 Habits of Mature Rutting Bucks

Two words that you don’t often hear in the same sentence are “rut” and “habits.” But one thing is for certain, bucks do certain things habitually during the rut each fall. You just have to know what to look for. And you have to know how it applies to your...


How to Deer Hunt in November

The month of November is arguably the best time of year to kill a mature buck. It can be argued that other times are better (depending on circumstances), but in general, it’s hard to beat the month of November. Here’s a week-by-week breakdown of how you should hunt this month...


Find the Antler: Michael Waddell Slams Squiggly Camo

Today, a lot of Realtree's competitors are going the "alternative" route. Pretty pixels. Squares. Circles. Lines. Dots. Squigglies. Nah. Give me the pattern that's worked for more than 30 years. Realtree it is. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on...


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Big Bucks At Point-Blank Range

Big buck photos taken so close, you can almost smell the acorns on their breath.


The Hunt for an October Velvet Buck

Have you ever encountered a unique buck that got into your head and it became all you could think about? Well, Stan Ethredge, of Carthage, Mississippi, encountered just such a buck, but it didn’t start out that way. Ethredge first spotted the nice 6-point buck on his game camera in...


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20 Things to Know About Deer Body Language and Behavior

As a prey species, deer communicate through vocalization, body language and scent. A deer uses its whole body — ears, eyes, nose, hair and tail. Whether used singly or in combination, they serve to warn other deer of potential danger, identify family members, convey family relationships, help find mates and...


A Near 200-Inch Bruiser with a Crossbow

After nearly 10 years, Alex Bowling was beginning to wonder if it was ever going to happen again. At age 15 he killed his first whitetail buck in his home state of Kentucky, and although he had killed numerous does since then, the right buck just hadn’t walked into bow...


20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You

Deer hunting is a whirlpool of beliefs, theories, facts and fallacies. Some ideas are right. Some are wrong. And others fall somewhere in-between. Now, I’m not saying your granddaddy ain’t a good deer hunter. Chances are he’s killed more deer with his open-sighted, lever-action Marlin 30-30 than all the local...


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The Deer Processor

Grega Custom Meats, located in Fruitport, Michigan, has been owned and operated by Bert Grega for years. Grega, currently 82 years old, began processing meat at the age of 14. Grega and his staff of family members, process between 800-1,000 white-tailed deer each year. Grega's biggest pet peeve? When it...


The Bone Collector Office Tour

You could probably say that Michael Waddell has just about done it all in the hunting world. Here we have David Blanton give us a tour of the Bone Collector office where Waddell and company do their thang. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories,...


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