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.

  • 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...


My Less-Than-Perfect Family Turkey Hunt

“I wanna go huntin’ and kill me a chicken, too,” said Scarlet, one of my 2-year-old twin daughters, as the boys and I prepa

Turkey Hunting Mistakes and Blunders

The gobbler was closing in, and I had him in my sights … 60 yards, 50 yards, 40 yards … Bang! Only, the bang didn’t come from my gun. No, it came from my cameraman’s stool.

Ask the Realtree Pro Staffers

You’ve gotten to know the Realtree pro staffers through various hunting TV shows, magazine articles and stories, but there’s still a lot you don’t know abo ut them.

Realtree on the Slopes

I just returned from a great skiing/snowboarding trip to " targ

Duck Commanders Get New TV Show on A&E

I was intimidated the first time I met the Duck Commanders. Quite honestly, all that hair scared me a bit.

Matt Morrett Predicts a Robust Turkey Season

In my home state of Alabama, we barely had a winter. In fact, temperatures reached well into the 70s, even during December and January. Now that it's mid-March, our temperatures are soaring into the 80s. If you're like me, you're wondering how all of this warm weather will affect the...

There’s No Day Like “Turkey Day”

All over the country, turkey-hunting enthusiasts are wetting their appetites for the upcoming season by testing out calls and hanging out with turkey pros during their local sporting goods store’s preseason turkey event. I have one friend here in Alabama who en

Celebrating Women Hunters During Women’s History Month

I recently received a press release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation announcing the organization is celebrating Women’s History Month by commemorating women’s roles in c

Hunting for Arrowheads While Hunting for Game

I remember the first time my daddy brought home an arrowhead he’d found while hunting in north Alab ama.

Hunting with Kids -- Need Suggestions

The other day, an editor asked me to write a how-to story about hunting with kids.

Some Kind of Turkey Hunting Funk

“I don’t have a clue what’s wrong with your head,” replied my doctor after my third visit to th e clinic that turkey hunting season.

NRA and Other Organizations Teach Women Shooting and Outdoor Skills

I don’t remember the first time I shot a gun, because I was very young. But I do recall on many occasions my dad bracing his rifle for me as I busted bottles or filled cans with holes.