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What’s Your Deer Processing Horror Story?

Bits of plastic in your ground burger? How about strands of switchgrass found mixed in your sausage? It could be the deer you dropped off but never got back. Or, possibly, it was the pack of tenderloins that weren’t included with your order. It seems like we all have a venison processing horror story....

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Foodie Friday: Al’s Best Venison Sandwich

This is a favorite recipe from a D&DH reader, Al Higgins, and obviously is easy to make for a quick, flavorful lunch. Sounds like a good one to wrap up in foil and take to the stand for a mid-hunt snack, too! Al’s Best Venison Sandwich 1 lb venison loin 3 Tbsp Jamaican jerk...

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The Season: BDD! Dan Secures More Venison

Big doe down! Gosh, is there a greater sight in autumn? You’ve released the arrow, saw the impact, waited the minimum of 30 minutes to track your deer. I told my wife that she had best follow me on the blood trail. Tracy is the best spotter for blood I’ve ever accompanied. Don’t know...

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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...