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Unread 07-09-2009, 06:38 AM
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Re: Packing in vs. out

Originally Posted by Ryan527 View Post
Does anyone know a good instructional book that shows how to properly bone and field dress big game animals? I have been looking but have not found a definitive guide. I would also like to butcher the animal myself, so if anyone knows any good books on butchering after you pack it out.

Here are some links that might help:

Gutless Elk Method (Bugle's Picture Guide to Quartering an Elk Without Gutting It)

Gutless Antelope Method (HuntingNut News The Gutless Field Dressing Method)

Make sure you leave evidence of sex on the animal, and the properly affixed tag!

Good luck!



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Unread 07-12-2009, 08:04 PM
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Re: Packing in vs. out

I use a similar method to bone out deer without gutting the animal.
The main differance is that I leave the skin on the legs. This keeps the meat clean and you only need a meat bag for the back straps etc.
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