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    The Greats: Top Record Book Whitetails by Category

    I’ll be the first to admit that big bucks are not the reason I hunt. If you want to know why I hunt, check out the series The Reason for the Hunt we’ve been producing for the last few months. Then you’ll know why we do what we do. Gear...

  • Why Shooting More Does Will Increase Your Buck Sightings

    It might seem counterproductive. After all, everyone knows that bucks are attracted to does during the rut, but taking more does from your hunting area can actually increase your buck sightings. So how does it work? The secret is taking the right does and at the right time of year...

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Hunting in Alaska - Episode 3: The Adventure Begins

Welcome to the Hunting in Alaska on Realtree Global. During these behind-the-scenes prelude episodes we join Ian Harford and Steve Wild as they prepare for their epic Alaska hunting adventure. The adventure begins as Ian Harford and Steve Wild travel across the globe to their camp high in the mountains...


10 Aggressive Deer Hunting Tactics for Late-Season Whitetails

Are you a diehard deer hunter? Still have a whitetail tag in your pocket with a few days of season left on the calendar? If that’s you, and you still have the mustard to get out and brave the cold, here are 10 aggressive deer hunting tactics for those last-minute,...


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7 Reasons You Didn’t Kill a Late-Season Buck

It’s cold outside — very cold. Bone-chilling temperatures. Skin-slicing winds. Eye-blinding snow. It’s a winter not-so-wonderful wonderland out there right now. But hey, it’s still deer season, right? Actually, for most, deer season is over now. A handful of states still have a few days (or weeks) to go just...


Alaska Video Diaries - Episode 2: The Essential Equipment

Welcome to the Alaska Video Diaries on Realtree Global. During these behind-the-scenes prelude episodes we join Ian Harford and Steve Wild as they prepare for their epic Alaska hunting adventure. It’s the night before the epic journey to Alaska begins and Ian Harford is preparing his equipment for the trip...


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North American Super Slam: 29 Big Game Animals You Need

For me, the true meaning of hunting is for food and adventure. It’s for sustenance of both the body and mind. And chasing big game animals has been a very large part of many lives across the world. Thus the Super Slam® of North American Big Game was born. Grand...


8 Mistakes Rookie Coyote Hunters Make

Eichler and Zepp. They make it look so easy. No matter how many times you watch the coyote-killing team on video, you just can't figure out how to duplicate their success. While those guys seem to bring coyotes running to the gun every time they make a rabbit squeal, you've...


7 Questions You Should Ask About Doe Management

Doe management is a major part of deer hunting. The world we live in is much different than it was 30, 20, even 10 years ago. And as coyotes and other predators continue to become an ever-increasing factor, analyzing doe harvests will become even more important. That’s why we teamed...


Girl Kills 210-Inch Deer for Her First Buck

Most hunters take a 1½-year-old buck — perhaps a spike, fork or six-pointer — for their first antlered deer. But, that’s not always the case, as 15-year-old Ella Sander of Steuben, Wisconsin, proved on opening day of her home state’s 2017 firearm season. Sander was born and raised a hunter...


5 Differences Between the Northern and Southern Whitetail Ruts

The rut is a magical time to be in the woods. Bucks are running around like teenage boys. Deer activity is rising. Tags are being filled. North or South, it’s a grand time to be a deer hunter. But what really are the differences between the northern and southern ruts?...


Alaska Video Diaries – Episode 1: Long Range Shooting Skills

Welcome to the Alaska Video Diaries on Realtree Global. During these behind-the-scenes prelude episodes we join Realtree Pro team Ian Harford and Steve Wild as they prepare for their epic Alaska hunting adventure. Before tackling the tough conditions that await in the Alaskan wilderness, Ian and Steve spend some quality...


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5 Best Deer Hunting Uses for Duck Tape®

Duck Tape®. Every redneck and right-minded outdoorsman (woman) has some. And if they don’t, well, they ain’t American. The legacy that follows Duck Tape is quite fascinating from a country fellow’s point of view. How does a brand of tape become so engrained into the outdoors? It’s everywhere. Duck Tape...


5 Tips for Killing a Rutting Buck in the South

A lot of deer hunters say deer hunting the rut in the South is completely different than hunting in the North. While some aspects of that are true (timing of the rut, length of the rut, etc.), the fundamentals of rut hunting remain the same. Here are five tips that...


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