The Biggest Threat Facing Hunting Today

By Tim Biebel | June 28, 2018 |

Just what is the biggest threat that hunting faces today? Is it shrinking participation numbers or accessible land to hunt? Maybe it’s anti-hunters? It must be Social Media, right? Is it Chronic Wasting Disease? I know, it’s climate change! Maybe it’s a combination of many different things, or maybe it all funnels back to one…

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Late Season Vermont Turkey

By Tim Biebel | May 31, 2018 |
Vermont Turkey

“It can be a challenge to get out of bed so early, but I never regret it once I’m out here,” I whispered to Brett as we hiked up a Vermont ridgeline with daylight just starting to crack over the distant hills to the east. There is just something about the beauty of a warm…

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10 Reasons You Should Allow Your Hunting Partners the Privilege of Field Dressing and Dragging Out Your Deer

By Tim Biebel | May 24, 2018 |
New Hampshire Archery Buck

Good, solid hunting mentors like I had growing up are in serious demand these days. Without them, kids are content to sit inside, warm and dry with their faces glued to electronic devices. I never had that opportunity because electronic devices didn’t exist yet. I was forced to play outside. The out of doors, as…

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My First Turkey!

By Tim Biebel | May 11, 2018 |
Vermont Turkey

I still consider myself to be a newbie when it comes to turkey hunting, but I do think I’m starting to grasp the general strategy. Find the birds, figure out how to get close to them, and then shoot one. Two years ago, I tried spring turkey hunting for the first time and on my…

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Don’t Trust a Storyteller

By Tim Biebel | April 24, 2018 |
Campfire

Hunting stories have been told since the dawn of time. Some are told for the purpose of handing down family tradition. In a dimly lit cave, Thak used cave paintings of hunting expeditions to explain the family lineage to his son, Grog. Today, most stories are told purely for entertainment, though plenty are still told…

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Hunting Topics You Suggested I Write About

By Tim Biebel | April 13, 2018 |
Tim Signed Trail Camera Selfie

Stonewalled by my intellectual inabilities, I reached out to followers of The 4 Pointer on Facebook for ideas to write about. As a disincentive to participate, I offered a signed copy of a trail camera selfie of yours truly as a prize for the idea that kick started my brain. The first few comments had…

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Local Hunter Disagrees with Wife Over Need for Taxidermy

By Tim Biebel | April 2, 2018 |
Local Hunter

For Immediate Release: April 2, 2018Media Contact: tim@the4pointer.com Windsor County, VT – Recently, local hunter Tim Biebel was reported to have engaged in a spirited discussion over taxidermy bills with his lovely wife. Biebel, having refrained from spending any amount of money on taxidermy since united in holy matrimony almost thirteen years ago, finally decided…

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Be Still

By Tim Biebel | February 7, 2018 |
Fall Morning, New Hampshire

I have yet to find a good explanation for why the month of January exists. Everyone is on edge. Deer season is over, cold weather has set in, and our esteemed state legislators that seem hell-bent on taking away more rights and increasing restrictions are back on the job. It sure would be nice if…

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2017 Vermont Muzzleloader – A Four Pointer!

By Tim Biebel | December 13, 2017 |
Vermont Muzzleloader Buck

I had just settled into my new role as a big buck killer, and then a young four pointer walked in front of my crosshairs and ruined it. My notoriety was short-lived, but alas, all good things must come to an end. Similar to The Biggest Little Buck Ever Killed that I wrote about a…

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An Open Letter to Hoyt Archery

By Tim Biebel | December 1, 2017 |
Hoyt Archery

Dear Hoyt Archery, It’s time we get to know each other on a deeper level. Until now our relationship has been a one-way street, but I’m sure you and I can both agree that relationships can’t survive that way. I doubt you even know I exist, which is surprising given our long history together and…

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