Big Game Hunting

What’s the best shot placement on a big bull elk? How do you set up a bait site for black bears? Where’s the best place to bag a high-mountain muley? This is your stop for all things big-game.


 Editorial
  • How to Elk Hunt on a Budget

    The elk hunt of a lifetime doesn’t require a guide or prime private ground. In fact, some of the best elk hunting out there is on public land It was the last morning of a week-long elk hunt on public ground. I already had a miss and a blown stalk...

  • How to Plan a Grizzly Bear Hunt

    Death is always near. None of us are sure of what form it will assume when it arrives, but when it does, you’ll recognize it, if only at the last second. With luck on your side, you’ll have more time and maybe escape it or fight it off with something...


 Blogs
  • Places to Spring Bear Hunt

    By: Patrick Meitin Opportunities to hunt spring bears in the United States have become increasingly rare. Currently, only a handful of western states host spring dates. Subtract those where baiting isn’t allowed, and you’re left with just Idaho, Utah and Wyoming. This wasn’t always the case, but we live in...

  • 8 Realtree Big Game Harvests from the 2017-18 Hunting Season

    Big game hunting is likely the most popular in the outdoors. Big bugling elk. Huge long-tined bucks. Weird, not-as-common animals like axis deer and musk ox, they drive hunters bonkers every year as they chase these incredible critters. Here are eight of them that Realtree pro staffers and team members...


 Galleries