Deer Processing

See the Best Way to Skin and Bone Out a Deer

Everyone who hunts deer and processes their own meat has a way of doing it they believe is the best, and for them it usually is. But there’s nothing wrong with considering another way and, possibly, learning something to use at your camp or home. Scott Rea is a father and butcher from St....

What You Don’t Know, but Can Learn, About Deer Hindquarters

Do you know how to efficiently and economically take apart a deer’s hindquarter, from top to bottom? If you’ve been processing your own deer for years then you likely have a method that is comfortable and works well for you. But it’s always good to maybe learn something new, right? One of our favorite...

Make Better Deer Jerky With Weston’s Cutting Board Combo

Venison jerky is one of the easiest and most delicious snacks you can make, and it’s more fun to turn out some tasty batches with your own deer. Weston Supply’s awesome Jerky Board and Knife Combo combines a double-sided oak cutting board and stainless steel knife. Make precise cuts for slices of meat that...

You’ll Love These Insane Tequila Marinated Venison Fajitas

What do you get when you combine the greatness of venison, the fantasticness (is that a word?) of tequila-spice marinade, and the awesomeness of hot fajitas? Fantastically awesome Tequila Marinated Venison Fajitas of greatness, of course. Whether your processor preps your deer meat or you take the time to do your own at home,...

For a Few Hundred Dollars, You Can DIY With Venison Processing

OK, all you DIY deer hunters out there, don’t blow a gasket when you read the next sentence. I’ve paid more than $250 this year for venison processing, which doesn’t include the gas purchased to drive to my hunting spots and any other costs associated with the seasons. The latter costs have been minimal...

Weston Jerky Gun Perfect for Deer Season Snacks

One of the easiest things you can make with your venison is jerky, and with the season wide open it’s a good bet you’ve had more than one snack stick or two this year. Jerky has been around for many, many years. Various forms of it have been recorded through Native American history, of...

The Best Soft Cooler for Deer Hunters

by Daniel E. Schmidt When it comes to deer hunting gear, there are three things I can’t get enough of: knives, flashlights and coolers. It seems as though someone is always coming up with a new wrinkle to an old idea, but the folks at AO Coolers have really pushed the “cool” threshold to...