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10 Tips for Deer Hunting in the South

Deer hunting in the South is a completely different animal than hunting in the northern half of the country. I won’t say that it’s harder. But it’s different. And what might work in one location might not in another. It takes a lot of trial and error to kill a...


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Photo Gallery: What Gobblers Do While Hens Lay Eggs

Spring breeding season for wild turkeys is a stressful time, especially for dominant gobblers. Most of a gobbler’s energy is focused on displaying, gathering hens, breeding and battling rivals. As the season wears on, hens enter the egg-laying period. Gobblers are left to spend a portion of the midday hours...


2019 SHOT Show: Realtree Timber Hunting Gear for Every Season

Realtree.com Deer Hunting Editor Josh Honeycutt waded through the crowd at the 2019 SHOT Show to see what the show had to offer, what people thought about the new Timber pattern, and what gear is available in it for 2019. What you see here is just a very small sample...


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10 Risky Yet Effective Deer Hunting Tips

Some of the best hunts I’ve been a part of were hunts where aggressive tactics were implemented. Here are 10 of those that have proven to be the most effective.


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8 of the Best Deer Hunting Rifles for 2019

Good deer guns. Where would we be without them? The good news is we don't have to worry about that anymore. We have plenty of options. These eight guns are some of the best deer-hunting options on the market this year. And they all come in Realtree camo.


Predator Control and Why It Matters for the Future of Deer Hunting

Wildlife populations are constantly in flux. Both predator and prey populations rise and fall. That’s the natural cycle. However, just as whitetail population management is important, so is predator control. Jeff Davis of Whitetails Unlimited has spent the majority of his life in Minnesota where predator control is an ongoing...


10 Bowhunting Tips for Big Game

Big game hunting is hard. Big game hunting with a bow is even tougher. Here are 10 tips to help you prepare for next season. It's a starting point, and up to you to take it from here. 1. What to Glass For Stalking western big game is hunting's greatest...


10 Things You Need to Know About Late-Season Deer Hunting

Deer season is already over for some. It's nearing its end for others. If you're among the latter, here are 10 different tidbits of information that might help you seal the deal in the final days of deer season. 1. Faster (and Cheaper) Sighting In Want a quicker method of...


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Turkey Hunting: How to Set Up on a Spring Gobbler

There are many intricacies involved in a successful turkey hunt. Calling, camouflage, the right gun and ammunition all contribute to putting a gobbler on your shoulder for the walk back to the truck. One thing that is often overlooked is how you sit to a turkey. By sit to a...


Cooking Wild Turkey Two Ways: Ranch or Honey?

In this Realtree video, Justin Martin and Jordan Summit, from Duck, Buck and Turkey Commander, turkey hunt Texas with David Blanton. Martin and Summit walk you through two different recipes. Watch the video and let us know which one you like more. Please comment below. More Realtree turkey hunting ...


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Turkey Hunting: Gobbler Body Language and What It Means

Wild turkeys communicate three ways — vocalization, body language and behavior. Beyond mastering turkey calls and their messages, an understanding of turkey body language and behaviors can be a strategic tool when hunting. Turkey “talk” in all forms communicates mood, status and/or intent. Some signals are subtle. Some not so...


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10 Reasons You Aren’t Improving as a Bowhunter

Bowhunting is a sport that requires dedication and discipline. It takes a unique skillset as an archer, as well as a woodsman, to routinely find success. Becoming a proficient archer doesn’t happen overnight, simply sending arrows downrange on a regular basis doesn’t ensure you’ll improve in the discipline unless you’re...


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