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5 Questions To Ask Before Opening Day

There’s a difference between a casual hunter and a serious one. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with being one or the other. But if you declare yourself on the serious side of the spectrum, listen up. We’ve got a few things to talk about. 1. Do I want to hunt my...


5 Whitetail Tactics You Won't Believe

Let’s cut right to the chase. Deer hunting is a complicated endeavor. It takes serious know-how to be good at it. A good hunter possesses both an analytical and a creative mind. They change things up. They think unconventionally. And they try things that others won’t. 1. Velvet Bucks and...


5 Phases to Hang Stands For

Right now I’m sitting at my desk in an air-conditioned office writing this blog post. I look out the window on occasion and see heat waves rising from the ground. No doubt about it: It’s hotter than a billy’s behind in a ghost chili pepper patch. Nobody wants to go...


Kids and Guns: The Modern Approach

My brother called a few weeks ago, seeking a positive method for introducing a 10-year-old girl to shooting. I know as much about 10-year-old girls as I know about Indonesian currency. For those of you who don’t receive sarcasm, that’s not much. But I do know a little something about...


8 Summer Tasks All Deer Die-Hards Do

July is long gone. August will soon be a fleeting memory. And for some, deer season is on the horizon. It won’t be long before hunters in states such as South Carolina and Kentucky take to the woods. It’s here, folks. And the clock is winding down for those who...


10 Apps All Deer Hunters Need

Some say technology has no place in the deer woods. Others welcome the added advantage and insight. Regardless of where you stand, it’s hard to rebut that modern technology helps even the odds. If you’re the guy who craves the latest and greatest, check out these fine mobile apps for...


Kids and Guns: The Traditional Approach

Teaching kids about hunting and firearms can be tough . So there's something to be said for the modern approach to educating youth on firearms. While I agree with many of its methods, I go about things a bit differently. These days, kids receive instant gratification in everything they do...


6 Reasons Bucks Vanish

It’s a lot like the relationship between a man and his toilet. If a man has a choice, he’ll always pick his toilet over some “foreign throne” in which to do business. (And don’t even act like you don’t know what I’m talking about.) In much the same way, mature...


Hunting is Safer than Bowling

When I was a kid, I remember adults talking about how “dangerous” hunting was . “Go do something safe like playing soccer or riding your bike,” they said. Well, it turns out that a person is 43 times more likely to be injured bicycle riding than hunting, and 54 times...


Global Travel | Hunting in South Africa

If you’re looking for a real hunting adventure than you look further. Once you arrive in the beautiful country of South Africa you won’t want to leave until you’ve claimed the ‘big five’. South Africa offers a truly unique hunting experience that you won’t get anywhere else in the world...


Late, Great Northern New England Spring Turkey Hunting

Maine. New Hampshire. Vermont. By definition, that's northern New England. Sure, southern New England has some pretty good turkey hunting, too, but I’m a little stuck in my ways. For me, the northern corridor pulls me in. I hunt all three states for turkeys and have for decades. Why should...


Benjamin Bulldog Big Bore Air Rifle Hunting in South Africa: Warthog

In this week’s episode of Realtree Global Hunting, we join Ian Harford and his Benjamin Bullddog .357 Air Rifle for another exciting safari hunting adventure, this time on the hunt for pigs! Along with hunting companion Gavin Ingram of Nduna Hunting Safaris , Ian returns to the Bushveld of the...


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