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10 Big Bucks and Bulls Team Realtree Took This Season


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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.


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5 Big Game Hunting Tips

Most big game animals aren’t easy to bring down. While they’re all different in their own ways, and different tactics are used to hunt each species, there are general rules that apply to all of them, no matter if they have a beard, canines, crème-colored rump or white tail. Here...


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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...


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The World Record Bison, Pronghorn, Muskox and Goats

Hunting is primarily about conservation, wildlife management and food. But it’s also fun. And we’d be lying if we said we didn’t like shooting big stuff from time to time. There’s a reason everyone is infatuated with record-book animals. Thanks to Boone and Crockett’s detailed records, here we highlight the...


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5 Places to Find Elk in Pressured Easy-to-Access Areas

For most of my adult life, I lived in New Mexico’s fabled Gila region, where I also spent 23 years outfitting and guiding elk hunters. I bowhunted those Gila units myself well before they attracted the attention of globe-trotting trophy seekers, way back when archery tags were unlimited though an...


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10 Reasons You Won’t Bow-Kill an Elk This Fall

The average archery-elk success rate hovers near 10 percent. Beat the following 10 mistakes, and your personal odds could fly well above 10 percent this September.


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New Big Game Hunting Gear from Vista Outdoor

Need to load up on new hunting gear for 2019? Vista Outdoors is offering great items this year from companies such as Savage Outdoors, Federal Premium, Bushnell, Butler Creek and more. Here are a select few of their lineup.


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2019 ATA Show: Great Wayne Carlton’s Elk Calls and Tutorials

Elk hunting is arguable the biggest allure in the West. Thousands of big game hunters from across the world travel to hunt the great Wapiti each fall and winter. There are many icons who’ve established themselves as experts in the field, but few hold the status that Wayne Carlton’s Calls...


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The Top 5 Big Game Hunting Articles of 2018

Big game hunting. It's in our blood. And it's what we do. We live it. And we cover it right here on Realtree.com, too. We know you live for the adrenline rush that only a big game animal can supply. So, because of that, much of our content reflects it...


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10 Most Difficult North American Big Game Hunts

North America is rich with challenging hunts. The following 10 are difficult due to money, physical hardships, tough-to-obtain tags or a combination thereof. It takes tough minds and tough gear — like King’s Camo clothing — to get the job done. Of them, I’ve only done the Colorado elk hunt,...


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5 Big Game Hunting Packs That Make Great Christmas Gifts

Hunting backpacks are a fixture in modern hunting culture. They aren’t going anywhere. And there are many reasons why. But the underlying purpose — gear. We haul a lot of it into the backcountry each time we go afield. And a pack that can get the job done is crucial...


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Pronghorn Antelope Hunting in New Mexico

New Mexico is a hunt you don’t want to miss if ever given the chance. It’s a fun hunt for a great animal in some very beautiful country. Recently, I had the opportunity to travel there and pursue the magnificent speed goat. Here are a few snapshots from our successful...


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How to Prepare for an African Bowhunt

A bowhunting adventure on the Dark Continent is a bucket-list hunt for many. However, making that dream a reality comes with its own set of challenges and tasks that need to be navigated tactfully. I was fortunate to recently have the opportunity to spend two weeks in Africa where I...


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The 4 World Record Sheep by Subspecies

Sheep hunting is an endeavor that tests the physical and mental resolve of a hunter. It’s something few get the opportunity to do. And even fewer are able to do it successfully. But some are. And these four rams were taken (or found) by hunters who found themselves in a...


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Realtree Camo Prom Dresses and Formal Wear

Prom season is here. Of course we’re partial, but we think gals look great in Realtree camo prom dresses, and the guys don't look too shabby in their Realtree camo formal wear. Just check out these reader-submitted pictures to see for yourself. These guys and gals are proud of their...


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The World Record Goats, Bison and Muskox

Hunting isn’t about records. Far from it. But when a magnificent animal comes along, especially the largest of its kind ever seen, it’d be foolish not to make note of it. All animals deserve the respect of hunters. But world records demand a little more press. And we’re here to...


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A Look Inside the Life of Suburban Elk

Bull elk can be somewhat friendly with people in a no-hunting environment. But that all changes during the rut; they can get aggressive and even dangerous. Here are some shots of suburban elk behavior in parts of Canada, Montana and Wyoming.


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The 4 World Record Bears By Subspecies

Big bears. They’re some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. And they’re arguably the most dangerous North American big game animal. Few will disagree with that. And those who have hunted them (especially at close range), will attest to their immense size, power and physical capabilities. For those...


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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...


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