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David Blanton's Contact Falls Out and Misses Huge Drop-Tine Mule Deer

Contacts are great. But they can be a pain -- especially when you're stalking a big deer, you're only 40 yards away, and the blasted things pop out of your eyes. But that's exactly what happened to David Blanton on this hunt. Check it out and see how it all...


Father-and-Son Hunt Is One for the Books

This hunt is packed with pre-rut action and Steven's father makes a perfect shot on an old buck they were targeting. Don't miss the red-hot action. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check...


2,300-Yard Public-Land Mule Deer Stalk

This is Steven Fuller's first western hunting trip and it's on public land in Wyoming. Does he put the biggest stalk of his life on a mule deer buck? Maybe so. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how...


What All Happens When a Buck Tends a Doe

Alright. Alright. Alright. Let the jokes flow forth. Go ahead. Get them all out. We’ll wait. We’re still waiting. You good now? Oops. Sorry. Knew you had one more chuckle-maker in ya. Now to the good stuff. Let’s talk peak rut. So, what really happens when a whitetail buck tends...


Deer Hunter Arrows Giant Buck

Jeff Danker is a serious bowhunter. He loves it. And he lives it. Check out this awesome hunt where he takes one of his biggest archery bucks to date. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish...


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15 Steps to Forge Your Own Deer Skinning Knife

Next to your firearm or bow, a good knife might be the most important tool you take afield. A quality knife is more than a tool. It is the bridge between the taking of an animal and food on the table. A great knife feels alive in your hand, balanced,...


Watch Decapitated Copperhead Try to Bite Man

You encounter a venomous snake, chop off its head and think "problem solved." Well, as you can see in the video above, that's not necessarily the case. In fact, severed snake heads can still bite up to an hour or maybe even longer after decapitation. People suffer bites from decapitated...


Technological Advancements of Hunting: Harmful or Helpful?

I am overwhelmed with fulfillment when I hunt. Especially when I observe something new, like noticing that a fox squirrel has the tendency to pause a little longer on a tree branch than a gray squirrel, or being surprised by a 350-pound black bear when he sneaks up just 10...


Giant Buck Hits Scrape at 20 Yards

This is the type of hunt bowhunters dream about. Follow along as Jason Huntsman hunts in Ohio during the rut. A buck he has history with -- an absolute giant whitetail -- hits a scrape 20 yards from his blind. See what happens after that. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting...


Catchin' Deers: The November 2018 Rut Forecast

A look at the hunting forecast for November 2018. It's cloudy with a chance of booners. Better get in the woods and make it happen, captain. Or you'll be a sad little duckling when that big joker strolls by your camera trap an hour after sunrise. So go get 'em...


Realtree Wants Your Treestand Selfies

We like to share our outdoor experiences on Realtree.com with you, but now it's your turn. We want to hear from you. Where are you hunting? What are you seeing? How's your season going? For us to get the full picture, we're gonna need a treestand selfie as well. We...


Woman Barely Escapes Injury When Deer Crashes Through Windshield

A Georgia woman is just thankful to be alive and unharmed after a deer crashed through her vehicle's windshield as she drove down Highway 53 in Floyd County, Georgia, Tuesday morning. Heather Hays was headed to work when she saw a brown blur sash out in front of her car...


Flashback: Michael Waddell and Nick Mundt Freestyle Rap

Michael Waddell and Nick Mundt have always known how to have a good time. This blast-from-the-past video is proof of that. Check it out. Can you rap better than them? Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to...


Mishaps of Hunting the Whitetail Rut

The rut is a magical time to hunt whitetails. But it isn't a fix-all. And things don't always go as planned. The rut is far from perfect. Here are a few mishaps from the past. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter...


How to Hunt the October Rut

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could ask Google when the best time to hunt the rut is and get a rut forecast? Maybe like the one your weather app spits out with location-specific data? It sure would. Unfortunately, the year is only 2018 and while there’ve been tremendous leaps...


175-Inch Buck Makes Scrape Right Under the Tree

Tyler Jordan was hunting in Kansas when a giant walked under his stand and made a scrape. What happened next? Well, that's for you to find out. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals?...


Stopping and Remembering Just How Blessed We Are

Are you the type to complain? This guy isn't. Tennessee Pastor Brian Hollaway is also a world-class archer. He loves to bowhunt. And he's a close friend to many in the Realtree family. During a whitetail hunt in Illinois, Brian used some downtime in the treestand to encourage others not...


Deer Season Service Announcement: Let Yourself Be the Judge on How to Deer Hunt

Deer hunting has been around for thousands of years. And Lord willing, it’ll be around for thousands more. But in an age where hunter numbers are rapidly declining, there sure seems to be a lot of self-inflicted strife among us. The plethora of infighting within our ranks — that needs...


Bowhunter Self-Films B&C Buck Hunt at 25 Yards

Bucks in the wild rarely reach this size, especially typical-scoring deer. But this one did. And one hunter was lucky enough to self-film the entire encounter. It's a giant deer. Check it out. And then wipe the drool off your chin. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told...


Deer Hunter Takes Giant Southern Buck with a Bow

Deer hunting has its highs and lows. This is one hunt where Realtree's own Roger Culpepper experienced the former. Check out this hunt where he arrowed a big Georgia buck and self-filmed the encounter. Don't Miss: 5 Times Mature Bucks Are More Apt to Move in Daylight Are you a...


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