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  • How Bad Luck Can Ruin Your Waterfowl Hunt

    Waterfowlers prepare fanatically for the season and individual hunts. We repaint decoys, check lines and repair blinds. We make sure our boat batteries are charged and trouble-shoot motor problems. We shoot frequently to hone our eyes. And we scout like fiends, noting bird numbers, location and movements. Before the first...

  • Coyote, Hog and Turkey Hunting

    I've had coyote and hog encounters on turkey hunts around the country (and closer to home). As for many, sometimes it ruins the hunt. Other times, it becomes the hunt – or part of it. Texas. A bright-eyed but toothsome head popped up in range where we thought a turkey...

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Realtree's Spring Thunder: Nebraska Turkey Hunting (and More)

This week, we join Jared Mills and Josh Sparks as they head to Nebraska in an attempt to bag longbeards with their bows. Watch to see what happens . . . We'll also check out a Tennessee hunt with Jeremiah Roberson and his wife, Megan, where she lets her Remington...


Huntin Grounds Video: Georgia Turkey Hunting

The Huntin Grounds team makes a move on some Georgia turkeys. More Realtree turkey hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


20 Tips for Blood Trailing Deer

Blood trailing isn’t just a skill. It’s an art. It takes years of practice and a lot of blood trails to gain the experience it takes to become proficient. To accomplish this, don’t just blood trail your own deer. Help other people blood trail theirs, too. This will increase your...


The Toughest Duck: Which Bird is the Baddest?

Waterfowlers love to talk about physically “tough” ducks — birds that shake off seemingly lethal charges of shot in the air or on water and then dive or swim to escape. The idea is a bit misleading, I think, because hunters are often responsible for creating seemingly rugged birds. Poor...


Video: 10 Reasons Your Turkey Hunting Decoy Spread Looks Fake

Turkey hunting is quite the pastime. It's interactive. It's action-packed. It's fun. There just isn't anything you can say bad about the sport. Decoying is a huge part of turkey hunting for most of us hunters. We use them to be more successful each year. But while turkey decoys make...


Huntin Grounds Video: Turkey Hunting in Arkansas

Some turkey hunting action on opening day in Arkansas. More Realtree turkey hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


Vorn Lynx 20 Litre Backpack in Realtree AP® Blaze

Leading backpack manufacturer, Vorn Equipment are at the forefront of design and creation for hunting backpacks perfectly suited for active huntsmen and women. The Vorn Lynx 12/20 litre pack in Realtree AP® Blaze is the latest addition to the growing catalogue of innovative products. Realtree AP® Blaze is a bold,...


Freak Waterfowl Accident: Lightning Kills Geese

Folks casually use the expression “lightning strikes” when describing chance events. But unfortunately for some waterfowl , lightning sometimes actually strikes — with fatal results. According to an April 8 article by Nate Eaton at EastIdahoNews.com , more than 100 light geese were killed April 7 and fell into a...


The 3 Phases of Spring Turkey Season

A lot of turkeys are tagged during the first week of the spring season. A lot of turkeys aren’t. Never give up until you have no days left to hunt. Early Birds Challenge : Dominant gobblers are likely henned-up. Some satellite two-year-olds and jakes might travel with the group –...


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7 Setups for Public Land Turkeys

Public land. Most of us have a love-hate relationship with it. We love it because of the access to hunting it provides us. We hate it because the game we chase on it is generally much smarter than their private-land counterparts. Try these seven unique setups on your next public...


Weird Waterfowl Retrieves: How the Simple Becomes Memorable

In practice and concept, the act of a dog retrieving a dead duck appears simple. Real-world hunting , however, sometimes complicates the process. Poor shots, missed marks, human or canine error, and other factors often lead to retrieving adventures. And when you factor in conditions and the personality of the...


Tips for Turkey Hunting Tough Gobblers

Some spring gobblers are just plain tough. Try these tricks on yours. Get Tight Get tight to its roost tree well before sunrise. Call softly with a no-hands mouth call, if at all, right after the bird flies down (sometimes with others) and hits the ground. Clucks and soft yelps...


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