Game Processing

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Butchering Breakdown – How to Cut Up Your Deer (video)

Breaking Down Big Game in 8 Simple Steps  While hunting is an enjoyable sport, it’s important to remember that we’ve taken to the woods as hunters for centuries, first and foremost, to provide food…
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Build Your Own Walk-In Cooler

For decades, walk-in coolers have required heavy, expensive and inefficient refrigeration units – a barrier that has kept thousands from being able to justify owning one. That barrier has been torn…
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Trimming For Taste

Ridding your meat of fat and gnarly tissue We crave the melt-in-your-mouth richness of densely marbled meat produced by cows. In fact, the fat of most domestic animals tends to be an appealing and…
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Deer Field Dressing Step-By-Step

Most people who go hunting are thinking, “I can’t wait to get my hands on my deer,” not “I can’t wait to gut my deer.” While field dressing is rarely the favorite aspect of a successful hunting trip…
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Choice Cuts Of Venison Meat

Much like domestic beef, wild ungulates have many different muscle groups, each with their own best use. While it isn’t a disaster if the meat doesn’t come off the bone in perfectly separated muscle…
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Big Game Hide Removal Tips

Growing up under the watchful eye of a custom butcher, there were a few things my brothers and I learned quickly: keep your knife moving away from your body, grinder blades face outward, use as much…
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Why Butcher Your Own Big Game?

Even among hunters, butchering is often the point of disconnect between hunted animal and food on the plate. Whether from lack of knowledge, time or resources – real or imagined – this is a job many…
News & Tips: Skin a Deer Using an Air Compressor (infographic)...
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How to Skin a Deer Using an Air Compressor (infographic)

There Is More Than One Way to Skin a Buck For hundreds of years deer have lost their coats to an old fashioned skinning post and a sharp knife, but that doesn't stop hunters from striving to make…
News & Tips: Hunting: The Ultimate Organic Food Source...
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Hunting: The Ultimate Organic Food Source

After decades of declines, the number of hunters in certain areas of North America has actually increased in recent years. This bodes well for the future of hunting, as more hunters means more funds…
News & Tips: Transporting Game After the Hunt
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Transporting Game After the Hunt

While properly field dressing game is a key element in the race-against-the-clock effort to preserve your harvest, a hunter's work is not over once this has been done. Just as important as properly…
News & Tips: Field Care of Your Wild Game Meat
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Field Care of Your Wild Game Meat

The Trophy Bag Kooler System is a great way to not only keep your game clean but also cool. For many hunters, a winter's supply of tasty, low-fat and healthy game meat for the family is the main…
News & Tips: Aging Meat
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Aging Meat

You hear a lot about aging meat but does anyone really understand what it means to age meat? I remember as a youngster reading articles about hunters up north aging their deer for 10 days, and I didn…