The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory

Stephanie Mallory is a mom, a hunter and Realtree’s PR Coordinator. She’s here to deliver an insider’s look at the outdoor business and give her opinion on all things outdoors—whether you asked for it or not.

  • Family Fights to Keep Emotional Support Bobcat

    One Illinois family says they are heartbroken after conservation officers seized their pet bobcat, which is also a registered emotional support animal. The bobcat named Capone was taken by the Illinois Department of Conservation Police on Sept. 28, 2018. Mayweather told the Belleville News-Democrat she applied for a permit to...

  • Deer Struck By Vehicle Almost Hits Cyclist

    Wow, that was a close call. Peter Flur and his friends were finishing up a 45-mile ride in Union County, North Carolina, when the cameras he had attached to the front and back of his bike captured something quite extraordinary. As the group of bikers crested Forest Lawn Drive in...

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Enter Realtree's 2018 Hunting Tattoo Contest

Are you an outdoorsman or woman with the ink to prove it? Do you have an awesome hunting or fishing tattoo that you want to show off? We want to see your tats, and we want the stories behind them. Send a pic of your tattoo, with your name, hometown...


Goats Attracted to Hikers' Urine Airlifted Out of Olympic National Park

A strange craving has gotten the mountain goats living in the Mount Olympus area of Washington in some trouble. According to Popular Mechanics , the mountain goats have developed an insatiable thirst for human urine, which provides a strong source of salt and minerals. The goats, which are not a...


Man's Canoe Gets Stuck on Large Alligator

Imagine for a moment that you're paddling down a peaceful river when all of the sudden your canoe gets stuck. It happens. Canoes often get stuck on rocks and other types of debris. Only this time your canoe is actually stuck on a very large alligator! See Through Canoe, a...


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Your Ugly Hunt Camp Photos

Realtree asked for your ugly hunt camp photos and you delivered. Sure, these camps may be unappealing on the surface, but we know in the eyes of the hunt-camp inhabitants, these homely habitats are beautiful. These are the places where friendships blossom, families bond and memories are made. Do you...


Great Grandmother Kills Alligator in Revenge for Pet Pony's Disappearance

Livingston Mayor Judy Cochran is no stranger to alligators. They live in the ponds on her Texas ranch, but one 12-foot, 580-pound gator was not welcome. "About three years ago, we came up missing a miniature horse. We highly suspect a gator got it," Cochran told Click2Houston.com . Cochran, who...


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Realtree in the Classroom

Are your kids bummed about spending the majority of their time in the classroom when they'd rather be outdoors? If so, brighten their outlook by outfitting them with some cool Realtree gear so they can show their love for all things outdoors, even when they're solving equations or conjugating sentences...


Jackson Hole Elk Outfitter Killed by Grizzly

A Wyoming elk hunting guide's body was found near where he and his client were attacked by a grizzly bear on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the Teton Wilderness. According to USA Today , Mark Uptain's body was found on Saturday, around 1:15 p.m., about a quarter-mile from where he...


Cougar Kills Oregon Woman

Authorities say a missing Oregon hiker that was found dead in the Mount Hood National Forest area this week was likely killed by a cougar. Wildlife officials say they believe it is the first fatal wild cougar attack in the state. “This does have every indication that this is the...


Irish Fishermen Net Massive Antlers from Extinct Elk

If you appreciate a great set of antlers, check these bad boys out. Fishermen in Northern Ireland snagged a remarkable catch on Wednesday (Sept. 5), when they pulled in a massive Irish elk skull that's estimated to be more than 10,500 years old. The specimen measured approximately 6 feet (1.8...


Realtree Wants Your Ugly Hunt Camp Photos

Ugly. Gross. Redneck. Trashy. Sketchy. Minimal. If your hunt camp can be described by any of these words, we want to see a photo! The more unsightly, the better in our opinion. Is your camp comprised of broken furniture, tarps, a dilapidated trailer, bus or mobile home? If so, send...


Watch Coral Snake Eat Copperhead

You've heard the saying, "Red touches yellow, kills a fellow; red touches black, friend of Jack." As you can see in the video above, that snake ain't no friend of Jack. Coral snakes typically keep to themselves, so seeing one is a rare occurrance. Seeing one eating another snake is...


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Your Old-Timey Hunting Photos

We all long for the good ol' days -- a simpler time when hunting land was more abundant and there were no video games or smart phones to steal away our focus and time. I think that's what is so appealing about these old-timey hunting images our Realtree.com readers submitted...


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