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    DIY Turkey Hunting: How to Build a Corn Cob Striker

    Look back at photos of the early pioneers of turkey hunting. In a great many of them, the hunters are running a slate call with a corn cob striker. Over the years, these strikers gradually gave way to solid hardwood or plastic and wood models. These newer strikers held up...

  • Hunting in Alaska: Episode 8 - Giant Alaskan Bull Moose Hunt

    Welcome to the Hunting in Alaska Series. We join Ian Harford and Steve Wild behind-the-scenes on their epic Alaska hunting adventure. The team is brimming with confidence after their successful grizzly bear hunt the previous day. Re-energized its time to head back out into the epic Alaskan wilderness on the...

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5 Ways to Stay Mentally Tough While Deer Hunting

Three shooter bucks busted myself and the guy in the tree with me last season — in two days of hunting in Ohio. But in Kentucky, it took two sits to kill my 2017 target buck. That’s deer hunting. You win some. You lose way more. Deer hunting can be...


The 2018 NWTF Convention and Sport Show Highlights

The 2018 NWTF Convention was a success. Turkey calls, decoys and piles of other Realtree gear lined the aisles. Calling contests, seminars, auctions, concerts and many other events were packed into the schedule. And the Realtree family came out in force there in Nashville. Get an inside look here. Go...


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The 5 World Record Caribou By Subspecies

The great migration. It’s something thousands of hunters have witnessed and enjoyed as they chased these mammals in the great Far North. Fascinating creatures, caribou captivate hunters, yet remain off the grid due to their secluded nature. Few humans go where these critters live. And even fewer see the trophy...


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The Top 7 Threats to Deer Hunting

Deer hunting is my absolute favorite pastime in the world. There is no greater thrill than chasing whitetails. It’s fun . It gets in your blood. And it stays there. Sadly, there are a lot of things that threaten our way of life. Deer hunting faces more opposition and challenges...


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A Story of a First Bow Kill

Editor's Note: Stephanie Mallory, who pens the renowned Realblog , tells her story. Do you remember your first bow kill? I know I'll never forget mine. My recent Texas bowhunt with Yamaha Outdoors and Wade Middleton of Whitetail Diaries was filled with both frustration and elation. I blundered, fumbled and...


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The History of the Broadhead

Mechanical broadheads are a new thing, right? Nobody hunts with flint arrowheads anymore, do they? Take a look -- chances are there's a whole lot you don't know about the history of the broadhead. Click here for more bowhunting articles, galleries and videos. Follow us on Facebook .


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10 Trees That Will Hold Deer on Your Hunting Property

Mention planting for deer, and most hunters automatically assume you are talking about food plots. While there is no doubt that a nice food plot will attract and hold deer in an area, planting trees and shrubs can also be an excellent way to improve the hunting on your property...


NWTF Convention: The New Banded Turkey Vest in Realtree EDGE

Realtree licensee Banded had its new turkey hunting vest at the NWTF Convention. Click through this turkey blog post to see it and learn more about its features.


NWTF Convention: Hunters Specialties Turkey Calls and Gear

The NWTF Convention is full of friends who are like extended family, and turkey hunting gear that makes you wish spring gobbler season were tomorrow. For now, we wait. But looking at turkey hunting stuff on the show floor helps a little. This turkey blog includes some of the many...


These 5 Animals Can Ruin Your Spring Turkey Hunt

We've all had unexpected things happen while turkey hunting. Sometimes other wildlife messes with your plans. Here are five animals that can ruin your spring turkey hunt. 1. Bobcat Attacks An uptick of bobcat attacks – on both wild turkeys and turkey hunters – has been on the social media...


Charles Daly Shotguns in Realtree Camo from the NWTF Convention

We caught up with Realtree licensee Charles Daly to see what shotguns they had on the NWTF Convention show floor. Here's what we found.


Elk Filmed with Ground Blind Tangled in Antlers

While an elk's antlers come in handy for battling it out during the rut, they can also create quite a problem. This bull elk was filmed with a ground blind tangled up in his antlers. Chances are, the elk decided to take out his frustration on a ground blind, and,...


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