How do you drag game out?


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Jan 17, 2017
East River South Dakota
This forum is "Long Range Hunting", implying we're a bunch that are willing to take longer shots on game. I'm my experience, it's rare I shoot game closer to the truck than I am and longer shots means longer distances to drag game out. How do you all drag game out? Any clever devices or tricks to make dragging a deer or similar game out of the field? I just use a rope and lots of leg power but I'm getting older and lazier and might buy/build an easier way to get a deer out. What do you all do?


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Feb 1, 2018
I throw that sucker on my back and walk out like a man! Or I cry a little and call for help lol. Usually I have a buddy with me and we will haul it out in packs or whole if close enough to a trail. Whole meaning gutted not quartered.


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Mar 8, 2014
billings mt
I don't pack hide and I don't pack bone, I used to, but got tired of throwing out 30lbs of bone and hide that I just packed two miles.
I buy good game bags to keep the fly eggs off and spend a little extra time in the field to lighten the load.
They come out on my back.

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