How to Pack Hunting Gear on Long Walks to the Treestand

Hunting gear, it can be flat out addicting for guys and gals like you and me. We love testing out the new gadgets that hit the market — especially the ones that have promise to actually work or do something for us. But taking a garage full of hunting toys...

7 Ways to Make Fellow Public Land Deer Hunters Mad at You

Public land hunting is one of the brightest accomplishments in the history of North American hunting. The ability to hunt wild game on lands owned by all is a historic achievement. What we have here is rare. You don’t see it in other countries. And we must always protect it...

Choosing the Right Camo Pattern

Camo. If you’ve seen one pattern you’ve seen them all, right? Wrong. Absolutely not. Not even close, Jack. Some say there’s a science to creating quality camo patterns. And there is if you look at the technology side of designing patterns. But if you’re looking purely at how well a...

30 Deer Hunting Safety Tips

Safety. It's rule No. 1 when deer hunting. Be responsible. Be safe. Here are 30 things you should be sure to do (or not do) while in the field.

10 Big Bucks and Bulls Team Realtree Took This Season

How to Map Your Next Buck

Each year while doing seminars at various outdoor shows and sporting store events, I‘m often asked, “How do you and the other Realtree pro staffers find time to scout, hang stands and then hunt on a time-conscious schedule? Usually, I plan on one to two days for scouting, hanging stands...

The Best Ammo for Black Bear Hunting

Black bears are popular big game animals. Thousands of hunters chase them every year. But what's the best bullets for these tough critters? We have the answers.

The Best Ammo for Elk and Moose Hunting

Big game hunting bullets are likely the most talked about topic in the hunting world. The research certainly suggests it’s the most talked about. But why? Why are they so captivating? The reason is both simple and complex. There are many avenues of discussion when talking elk and moose bullets...

Reminder: Equipment That Pope and Young and Boone and Crockett Won’t Let You Use

Fair chase — it’s a common term that we hunters often refer to. High-fence vs. free-range. Dogs vs. no dogs. This weapon vs. that weapon. It’s an age-old discussion. Nothing new. What is (relatively) new is technology. And according to both Pope and Young and Boone and Crockett, some technology,...

From Diapers to Deer Stands

My wife and I are cut from separate molds. We have very few things in common. But what we do share, it’s pretty significant stuff. A big thing we share is our faith in God. We also have a love for pets — specifically dogs. We even love Chinese food...

60 Giant Whitetail Deer from the 2018-19 Deer Season

Whitetail TV: Cimarron Valley Showdown

In week No. 8, the stories of success continue in the Sooner state. Team member Jon Epps gets a chance to share a special moment with his wife Ivy as she takes her first buck with a bow. With Ivy's tag punched, Jon takes advantage of the youth rifle season...