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Butcher A Deer Yourself or Get It Processed?

The scene is the same across the country. After opening day of gun season, garages, dining room tables and even barns are converted into makeshift butcher shops. Many hunters pull out their sharpest knives, grab a roll of freezer paper and start the process of “making venison.” Handmade Knives Stay Sharper And then, there’s...

10 Steps to Healthy Venison

by Dan Schmidt, Deer & Deer Hunting Editor With chronic wasting disease now east of the Mississippi River, hunters everywhere are worrying about the safety of their venison. Although CWD is troubling, it should not deter you from eating venison from healthy deer. After all, the World Health Organization has officially stated there is...

Venison Shrimp Ankara

Foodie Friday: Venison Shrimp Ankara

Last week’s Foodie Friday entry hit on some great venison skewers that work as super appetizers or, if you have enough venison, as the main dish. Well, it’s still a good time for grilling and our good friends at Food for Hunters had another kebab recipe they’re sharing with you. This one may be...

Venison Skewers

Foodie Friday: Easy Venison Skewers

Whoa! You just found a big ol’ venison roast in the back of your freezer and figured it’s time to make space for something else. Summer’s not a real “roast” time, though, is it? Even though you could find some great recipes to make with a roast and the family might love them, summer’s...

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Hunting is Green, Sustainable Living

In The Stand With Keith Warnke Our tradition of hunting is a modern answer to environmental concerns. By Keith Warnke, Wisconsin DNR Hunting and Shooting Sport Coordinator I always knew that one of my primary reasons for hunting is to obtain food. I enjoy everything about using wild game as food — all the...