A Sad Case of Venison

By Tim Biebel | October 11, 2013 |

Why is it that I can kill a deer during hunting season and not feel much remorse but when a motorist collides with a deer I hate it and feel deeply sorry for the deer? It is such an awful way to go and the deer often lives for a while after the collision suffering…

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Christian’s VT Archery Doe

By Tim Biebel | October 9, 2013 |

I was on my way to an evening meeting when I noticed my cell phone light up with a call from Christian. I knew he was out hunting and if he was calling me during prime time it could only mean one thing… After hanging up I could help but notice I was driving a…

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VT Archery: Hunts 1,2 &3 – The One That Got Away.

By Tim Biebel | October 7, 2013 |

Hunt 1: Opening Morning   I arrived on stand approximately 5 minutes after I parked the truck. I had decided to hunt an area close to home and was going to spend the morning doing some recon. Part of the challenge of hunting multiple states is that it really cuts into available time to scout.…

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NH Archery: Hunt 7 – Dad’s Buck

By Tim Biebel | October 2, 2013 |

Saturday September 28, 2013 Conditions: Warm with temps in the upper 60’s. Light wind.  Around 2 pm on Sunday afternoon I met Dad on the range to help him fine tune his bow. His first three shots were all in the center bull’s-eye. “That’s great shooting, Dad” I said. “What’s the problem?”  “The problem is…

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NH Archery: Hunt 5 – First Deer of the Year

By Tim Biebel | September 23, 2013 |

Sunday, September 22, 2013 Conditions: Damp and cool. Temp right around 60 degrees  First of all, my Wife is awesome 🙂  I left the house in a rush again and got to my hunting location around 5:15 pm. That wasn’t quite as early as I had hoped, especially since I still had to hang my…

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NH Archery: Hunt 2 – “The Snorter”

By Tim Biebel | September 19, 2013 |

Wednesday, September 18 Conditions:  Sunny, Temps in the 60’s with a light breeze When I left the house my wife said she wanted me to think about something while I was out hunting. The trouble is, as soon as I shut the front door I completely forgot what it was I was supposed to be…

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NH Archery: Hunt 1

By Tim Biebel | September 15, 2013 |

Conditions: 65 degrees at the start, 50 degrees at the end. Sunny with a light breeze.  The season finally arrived and I was able to get out this afternoon with Dad for an evening sit. Here is the recap-  1:50 pm: I drag my lazy rear end off the couch and gather up my gear.…

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Last Scouting Trip Before Opening Day

By Tim Biebel | September 9, 2013 |

  Date: 9/8/13 Location: NH   This past Sunday I was able to get out for one last preseason scouting trip before the season opener. It was a perfect day; the temp was in the mid sixties with a stiff wind that kept the mosquitoes away. I made the typical loop around to check trail…

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What I’m Looking Forward to the Most

By Tim Biebel | September 5, 2013 |

The other day my wife asked me what I was looking forward to the most about this coming hunting season. Good question. Normally, my answer would have had to do with the challenge of the hunt and successfully outsmarting the elusive whitetail deer but not this year… this year things are a little different.  …

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Calling all Bucks!

By Tim Biebel | September 1, 2013 |

OK, I look pretty goofy in this picture but that’s not the point…The point is I learned a couple crucial lessons about hunting on that cold day, and not just because I was successful, because I almost wasn’t. It was an extremely cold morning with the temperature still hovering right around zero at 8 am.…

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