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2019 ATA Show: 30 of the Best Broadheads for This Season

Broadheads and bows make the bowhunting world go ‘round. This year, there are a lot of new options in both categories — especially with broadheads. Here are 30 of the best new options for 2019.


Ways to Scout for Waterfowl When You Can't Be in the Field

There’s no substitute for in-field scouting. Keeping tabs on waterfowl movements and knowing exactly where to be each time you hunt is more than half the battle of being successful. But jobs, families and other obligations prevent most people from hunting every day or driving around each evening to locate...


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How to Get Your Turkey Hunting Grand Slam on Public Land

Have you ever thought of taking your turkey hunting Grand Slam on public land? I think it was my late friend Dwain Bland who first came up with turkey hunting’s Grand Slam concept of the 3/4 Slam. Dwain claimed the distinction, anyway, in his marvelous book Turkey Hunter’s Digest ,...


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10 Reasons African Plains Game Help Prep for Deer Hunting

Sooner or later, every hunter dreams of hunting in Africa. If you are bowhunter, the time has never been better as prices are ridiculously low. Consider this: A hunt for elk, caribou, whitetail deer, pronghorn and wild hog for $3,999, with all meals, transports, and licenses included. In North America,...


How to Judge Shot Distance Without a Rangefinder

Here we talk about how nice it is to have a rangefinder on hand, but what to do when you don't have one or don't have time to use the one you have. Here are a few tips. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you...


4 Ducks: Public-Land Opening Day in Arkansas

Without abundant access to private property, like many other public-land duck hunters , Dennis Loosier and Billy Campbell spend most of their waterfowl season scouting and searching for mallards. Never is that more evident before opening day in Arkansas. And that's what this original film from Realtree Timber illustrates. Many...


Your Ideal Waterfowling Shotgun: Finding and Using It

Some folks can grab any shotgun off the rack and run 25 straight at skeet or pile up four greenheads . The rest of us mortals, however, must take a longer path. That is, we must find a shotgun that optimizes our shooting skills and then use it enough so...


Waterfowl Road Trip Checklist

Dry cornfields in North Dakota? Maybe some green-timber hunting on one of Arkansas’ famed wildlife management areas? Canada, perhaps? Yep, when it comes to duck hunting , you have a world of great choices scattered throughout North America. Getting to those dream destinations? Road trip! Don’t plan on stocking up...


The Southeastern Elk Boom Success Story

It was a warm September evening and the light was getting dim as Taylor and I made our way up the mountain to check for elk grazing on the ridgetops. Taylor knew where the elk would be, and when we got to a certain point his posture changed. He went...


Whitetail TV: A Change of Pace

Welcome to a new digital series presented by Realtree. Throughout the next few months, this series will showcase the lives and the challenges of 14 hunters from around the country. They are representative of a lifestyle that has been chosen by many. And they are part of a culture that...


The Best Scent Strategies for the Rut

White-tailed deer are olfactory-driven creatures. They depend on their keen sense of smell more than any other of their perceptions to avoid predators, locate food, and so much more. While many whitetail hunters depend on calls, food products (where legal), or decoys to bring bucks beneath their stands, many hunters...


Exactly How Rare Are Boone and Crockett Whitetail Bucks?

You scroll through Facebook and Instagram during deer season and it’s like . . . Booner . . . Booner . . . . Booner . . . It’s true, it can seem in fall and winter that everyone is killing the big one, except for you. You aren’t killing...


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