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  • The Difference Between a Buck’s Core Area and Home Range

    Mature white-tailed bucks are like old men — loyal to their surroundings, stuck in their ways and want nothing more than a full belly. They’re incredibly simple yet incredibly complex to figure out. And getting close to them — well, it ain’t happening unless your doe-eyed or packing a plate...

  • How to Find Deer Hunting Truth in a Rut Full of Opinion

    Every season, whitetail enthusiasts engage one another and debate the hottest topics in all of deer hunting. Who can blame them? I can’t. I’m one of them. It’s these very questions a hunter must ask in order to be successful and consistently shoot mature bucks. Due to all of this...

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How to Spot More Black Bears with Your Optics

“I can guarantee that you will see a bear,” said Vern Hylsted, our Saskatchewan bear hunting outfitter. And indeed my wife, Reuth, and I did see bears. Many bears. In fact, some of those bears came well within rifle range, and few came well within biting range. That’s the real...


10 Ways You’re Killing Our Deer Hunting Heritage

Deer hunting means a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s one of the things many people live for. And to be honest, mankind wouldn’t be where it is today without it. At our very core, that’s who we are. We’re hunters. And we always will be. In...


How to Introduce Someone to Deer Hunting

Deer hunting has a rich heritage. Those same hunting traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation are woven into the very fabric of who we are as outdoorsmen and women. And we must always remember to turn around and pass it on down. And in honor of...


5 Great Deer Hunting Rifles for 2018

Guns. We love 'em. And we have a whole new lineup of new models coming out for 2018. If you're in the hunt for a new boom stick this season, give these five hot models a look.


Realtree.com Is Your Source for Deer Hunting Tips and Tactics

It’s during the sweltering heat of summer that hunters often find themselves most depressed. Turkey season has come and gone. Deer season is still two months out. And there’s nothing to do but wait. Well, that’s not entirely true. There’s plenty to be done. Now is the time for pre-season...


Dale Earnhardt Sr. Talks Deer Hunting

Dale Earnhardt talks deer hunting with Bill Jordan. He touched the lives of many. He's gone now, but he's not forgotten. Don't Miss: A Classic Dale Earnhardt Sr. Realtree Commercial Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting...


Deer Hunting Tip: Why Deer Enter the Open in Low Spots

Deer are very intelligent animals. They know how to play the wind to their advantage. In this video, learn why they often enter openings from the lowest point possible. And don't forget to check out Dan Infalt's extensive article on how deer use the wind in the link below. Don’t...


Sheep Shape: A Story of Inspiration

If viewer feedback is any indication, the new Sheep Shape TV series could be the next big thing in hunting TV shows. Since its June 25, 2015 premier on Sportsman Channel, social media has lit up with praise for the show and its cast, but stardom and praise aren’t what...


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Pig Hunting in Texas Photo Gallery

Texas is fighting a war on wild pigs. In barely more than a generation, the direct descendants of domesticated pigs have spread to nearly every county in the state. Along the way, this has unleashed carnage on the landscape accounting for nearly half a billion dollars a year in crop...


Whitetail Freaks: How to Deer Hunt Without Suitable Stand Locations

There are many ways to deer hunt. Stand hunting. Blind hunting. Spot-and-stalk hunting. Still hunting. The list goes on. But hunting from treestands is without a doubt the most popular method in America today. But there's not always an adequate stand location, is there? Whitetail Freaks' Don Kisky has the...


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The 4 World Record Sheep by Subspecies

Sheep hunting is an endeavor that tests the physical and mental resolve of a hunter. It’s something few get the opportunity to do. And even fewer are able to do it successfully. But some are. And these four rams were taken (or found) by hunters who found themselves in a...


How to Move to the Country

“There’s not even a McDonald’s here,” my LA buddy said with a grin on his first tour of the small town near our home. “Do you really live here by choice?” “Do you really live in LA by choice?” was my reply. “You’ll notice there are no stoplights as well,”...


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