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.

  • Did You Know Spotted Skunks Do This?

    Did you know that spotted skunks stand on their hands and dance around when they feel threatened? One spotted skunk was caught on camera displaying this behavior last week. According to the Smithsonian website , the spotted skunk has anal scent glands that can emit a foul-smelling spray just like...

  • Rabid Beaver Attacks Father and Daughter

    A father and his daughter had planned to enjoy a nice day kayaking with their dog. But a rabid beaver turned that trip into a nightmare. According to CBS News , Dan Wherley and his 7-year-old daughter Layla were kayaking last Sunday when things took an ugly turn. A large...

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Wanted: Your Old-Timey Hunting Photos

I’ve always loved this old black-and-white photo of my grandparents, Cecil and Ruby McClellan, even though I know very little about it. I don’t know who took this image, or when it was taken.


Drunk Florida Man Chases Convenience Store Customer with Alligator

Yep, you read that headline right. A Florida man is facing charges after chasing convenience store customers with an alligator, only he doesn't remember doing it. In the video footage Robby Stratton can be seen in the video walking into the Jacksonville store toward the counter with the gator while...


Realtree Camo Lifestyle Products

If you live an outdoors lifestyle, then you know that camo looks great on just about anything. Sure, it serves an important purpose on hunting gear and apparel, but on lifestyle items, it makes a statement. Everyday items and apparel decked out in Realtree lets the world know that you're...


Family Has Playful Encounter with Wild Deer

An East Bank, Virginia, family's day outdoors took a wild turn when a friendly young buck decided to take part in the sunny-day activities. According to ABC 33/40 , the family has had deer visit their yard before, but "they never actually got close," Amy Dempsey of East Bank said...


Raccoon Attacks 6-Year-Old Boy

A 6-year-old boy is undergoing rabies-prevention shots and recovering from bite wounds after being attacked by a possibly rabid raccoon. David Tumarkin, whose left leg is bandaged in two places, told CBS Boston the attack was scary. The Tumarkins were eating watermelon at their backyard table in Newton, Massachusetts, when...


Watch Bear Charge Kayaker

Talk about a tense moment! I imagine the kayaker in the video above felt as if he couldn't paddle fast enough when a grizzly bear suddenly charged after him as he made his way down the Elaho River near Squamish, British Columbia. The video of the encounter also shows a...


Unique Realtree Camo Products

We wear and use Realtree camo apparel and gear to conceal us from the sharp eyes of the prey we hunt. But, camo isn’t just about concealment, it’s also about lifestyle. Hunters are proud of the fact they hunt, and they enjoy wearing and using clothing and everyday items that...


Georgia Deer Attack Dogs, Terrorize Neighborhood

Aggressive deer are targeting both people and pets in Peachtree City, Georgia, and have even killed one dog. Carolyn Taylor shot cell phone video of a deer that seemed unafraid of her while she walked the cart path on the local golf course with her dog. Her mother Susie Lucsko...


Massive Florida Gator Captured and Killed

Check this big guy out. Photos of this 13-foot-long alligator that was captured in Shamrock Park & Nature Center in Venice, Florida, have gone viral due to the gator's huge size. A spokesperson for the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office wrote on social media, "This may be the largest gator we've...


Watch Deer Crash Volleyball Game

A great game of beach volleyball can be hard to resist, even for a young buck. Emily Alberts shot this video of a deer crashing a beach volleyball game at Virginia Tech. The deer actually turned the game into more of a solo soccer match as it kicked and headbutted...


Realtree Fishing Congratulates Mark Rose FLW Angler of the Year

Realtree Fishing’s Mark Rose won the coveted FLW / Pennzoil Marine Pro Angler of the Year title this past weekend in nail-biter fashion. Rose came into the Lake St. Clair tournament leading in points, but the Michigan waters are notorious for separating anglers by the smallest of margins at weigh-in...


Watch Man Try to Get Two Cottonmouth Snakes to Chase Him

When most people see a cottonmouth, they walk, if not run, in the opposite direction. But not this guy. Jeremy Davis, who is apparently an expert on this type of venomous snake, posted a video to educate people on just how non-aggressive cottonmouths actually are. Davis is obviously comfortable around...


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