4PT16.8 – Thoughts on Shooting Young Deer

Young Deer, Fawn

Other than a rather intense encounter with a bear a mere twelve feet away from Sam and I on Friday night, the weekend was pretty slow in the woods. It was Sam’s first time out “deer hunting” with me and he mentioned afterward that he’d rather not bear hunt again until next year when he’s…

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4PT16.7 – A Feathered Foe and Whitetail Doe

Whitetail Deer

I finally figured out what it is about turkeys that drives me nuts. It’s the way they look at you out of the side of their head – beaks pointing one way, eyeballs another. Woodchucks do the same thing. They appear to be looking one way, but you know they are actually looking at you.…

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Shoot for Age or Shoot for Points?

Shoot for Age or Shoot for Points? 1

Deer Abby: I have been reading articles on The 4 Pointer Blog for as long as it has been written but haven’t read one that would help me deal with a problem I had last year.  Since the deer season will once again get underway out here in Wyoming I thought it appropriate to seek…

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4PT16.6 – Insane Hunting

4PT16.6 – Insane Hunting 2

My preseason plan is in danger of completely falling apart. I was supposed to have a New Hampshire archery deer in the freezer already and well on my way to a Vermont archery deer. I haven’t seen much of anything in New Hampshire but did come close one night (Stupid Wind), and blew a chance…

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