To Kill a Jackrabbit

By Tim Biebel | March 8, 2017 |
To Kill a Jackrabbit 1

To make amends with their favorite customer, my least favorite cable provider gave me an additional forty channels for free after months of poor service complaints. Included in the additional package were the Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel. So much for my New Year resolution to watch less TV.Having only been marginally exposed to what…

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A Visit With Tony the Bear

By Tim Biebel | March 7, 2017 |
Vermont Collared Bear Study

There are many experiences I’ve had in the woods that I’ll remember for a long time. Visiting Tony, the bear, at his den site is no exception. I wonder if Tony will look back at our visit as fondly as I do. My only regret is not giving him a bear hug when I had…

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Local Hunter Accused of Being “Non-Consumptive User”

By Tim Biebel | February 27, 2017 |
Hunting Vermont Rifle

For immediate Release: February 27, 2017Media Contact: Windsor County, VT – Recently, local license holder and hunter Tim Biebel has been accused of being a “Non-Consumptive User.” The term Non-Consumptive User has gained recognition over the last few years among those who hunt as the politically correct term for an anti-hunter. However, some claim…

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Mr. Valentine

By Tim Biebel | February 14, 2017 |
Vermont Buck

Recently, my free time has been consumed with dreaming about baitfish, passing thoughts about the coming spring turkey hunt, and February. Thoughts of February are enough to freeze the fun out of anything warm that could be taking place. There is something about this month that I have grown to dislike with a passion. It…

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Who Would Fish For Ice?

By Tim Biebel | January 24, 2017 |
Ice fishing

There is a hole in the ceiling just outside the door of the room where I sit typing at this moment. It’s a small hole, one that provides access to the plumbing leak in the bathroom above. It also represents despair and madness – I hate spending time repairing stuff instead of doing something more…

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Local Hunter Claims to Have Had Successful Season

By Tim Biebel | January 11, 2017 |
Local Hunter

For immediate Release: January 11, 2017Media Contact: WINDSOR COUNTY, VT – Vermont hunter, Tim Biebel, had successful spring and fall hunting seasons in 2016 according to Tim Biebel. “Tree sightings and encounters were through the roof this year,” he commented when pressed for information on what made his season so successful in light of…

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2016 Hunting Season Summary – Part 2

By Tim Biebel | January 9, 2017 |
Hunting Season Summary Vermont

As I mentioned in the previous post (Hunting Season Summary – Part 1), the abundant food situation was similar in Vermont as it was in New Hampshire. However, I did have some camera’s out in Vermont during the preseason that helped identify a few decent bucks that were in the area. These deer were afraid…

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A Tree Named John

By Tim Biebel | December 22, 2016 |
A Tree Named John 2

I used to think that Tom Hank’s friend, Wilson, in the movie Castaway was rather strange. Who names a volleyball? That all changed this year when I met a tree named John while hunting. Our situations were similar, Tom’s and mine. He was on a remote island surround by nothing, and I was in my…

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2016 Hunting Season Summary – Part 1

By Tim Biebel | December 20, 2016 |
2016 Hunting Season Summary - Part 1 3

Ending the season with unfilled tags is not a failure, but not learning from your mistakes is. As I reflect on the past season, I am still trying to determine what mistakes, if any, I made. I am not talking about lazy mistakes, such as not paying attention at a critical time. I made plenty…

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4PT16.18 – The Wounded Doe

By Tim Biebel | December 14, 2016 |
Wounded Doe, Blood Trail

Let me spare you the agony and sum up my last weekend of hunting like this – I went hunting, saw nothing, and came home. Now let me tell you about the story of the wounded doe. After a morning of hunting on Saturday, I dropped my dad off at his house, and as I…

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