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  • 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...

  • Waterfowling Etiquette: Duck Camp Dos and Don'ts

    Every social situation has unique protocols, and duck camp is no exception. Sure, a waterfowl hunt with buddies is typically much looser than a day at the office or a family dinner, but you still have to act accordingly. Follow these dos and don’ts the next time you’re on a...

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Spoonies (and Other True Waterfowling Confessions)

Duck hunters love classic tales of grand timber hunts, when fat mallards parachute from the heavens like clouds of mosquitoes. Likewise, adventure stories of gunning cans and bluebills on big water during howling winds and driving snow leave us longing for the season. But now and then, our stories lack...


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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...


5 Things to Do Since Turkey Hunting Season Is Over

It's official. Turkey hunting season is over. Part of you feels a little sad it all ended, and part of you is probably relieved . You've been running for weeks, working hard to cover the monthly bills, trying to locate birds for the morning fly-down, roosting turkeys and surely getting...


Realtree's The Reason for the Hunt: 15 Action-Packed Turkey Kills and Misses

Follow along in this episode of Realtree's The Reason for the Hunt as Realtree's own Josh Honeycutt shows you a bit of his world of hunting with family and friends. Here, he highlights some turkey hunts from seasons past. It's not about the kill, though. It's about the time spent...


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...


One for Diddy: Death, Sacrifice and a Promise

The story of Lee McCubbins, who was tragically killed serving his country overseas, and the promise made by a friend to introduce his daughter, Logan, to the world of hunting and pass his love for the outdoors down to her. While stationed together, Darren and Lee would often talk about...


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,”...


Watch Camera Man Crash Drone

An anonymous member of the Realtree video team crashes a drone during a video shoot. Have you ever flown a drone before? They're not too easy to control during that first flight, eh? Don't Miss: How to Self Film Your Deer Hunt Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn...


5 Ways to Goof Up a Great Duck Hunt

Seeing a successful hunt through its many stages — scouting, planning, setup and execution — is one of the great joys of waterfowling. And many times, that process is fairly simple and straightforward. But at the risk of making things too complicated, let’s agree that many stumbling blocks can quickly...


Prep Months: Off-Season Waterfowl Hunting Priorities

Waterfowlers obsess about fall. We look ahead to days when the leaves turn golden and brown prairie grasses sway in a north wind, and we post pictures of frosted grain fields or half-frozen lakes and long for weather that stings our cheeks and numbs our fingers. But unless you slip...


Huntin Grounds: Turkey and Coyote Stalk and Shoot

We end the 2018 turkey season with an epic turkey hunt and close coyote encounter. More Realtree turkey hunting . Follow Realtree on Facebook .


Duck and Goose Hunting Success: Order of Importance

Many factors contribute to successful waterfowling. Of course, when duck and goose hunters discuss the keys to filling straps, the question of importance arises. It’s not a fair question. Critical factors vary based on habitat, the flyway, phase of the season and even hunters themselves. But just to stir the...


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