exotic deer hunts

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by ForneyRider, Apr 13, 2010.

  1. ForneyRider

    ForneyRider Well-Known Member

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    Anyone eaten any of these exotic deer (doe)?

    Sika
    Axis
    Fallow
    Red Stag

    We have opportunity to hunt these fine animals. They look small compared to white tail.
     
  2. Oliveralan

    Oliveralan Well-Known Member

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    I'll be able to report Saturday! The processor called and I'll have my axis steaks and hamburger meat Friday!

    I can however say that bacon wrapped nilgai is the best steak I've ever had in my life. Axis is supposed to be real good too, apperently it doesn't taste like whitetail. Fallow tastes similar to whitetail IMO.
     

  3. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Have eated two axis. If you get em cooled out quick they are GREAT!!

    Jeff
     
  4. ForneyRider

    ForneyRider Well-Known Member

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    They also have Hines? maybe misspelled.
     
  5. dogdinger

    dogdinger Writers Guild

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    i had the pleasure of eating some oryx a while back and wow was it delicious! It was just a cut of what i would call round steak from the hind quarter, but it tasted almost as good as lean pork. i had a 4 pack so i grilled 2 one night and the next 2 i battered and pan fried the next night. EXCELLENT! AJ
     
  6. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    I have eaten All but the Stag.

    They were all good.

    I don't know of any deer that are bad tasting.(Elk and Moose are part of this list and also in the deer family).

    J E CUSTOM
     
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  7. Peter Hutcheson

    Peter Hutcheson Active Member

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    I ve eaten Sika hind and yearling staggie, Fallow doe, pricket, and Red hind and pricket. Wouldnt bother with full grown stag / buck of any of those species. My preference is for Fallow pricket, tender, full of flavour and with some fat covering on the saddle, haunches and in the chops. Delicious!

    Best

    Peter
     
  8. tachunter

    tachunter New Member

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    Forgive me if I'm wrong, but I was under the impression Red Stag are substancially larger than white tail for average.