Tag Archives: pluck

Dove Huntin’, Dove Pluckin’

Plucking dove and game birds is a relatively simple process that achieves far superior results with regards to table fare. When you enjoy those tiny wings and legs and get the full flavor of a game bird unmasked by bacon, … Continue reading

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Wild Turkey Cracklins

  In another post, we discussed the merits of plucking turkeys as opposed to skinning them. Cracklins are a great way to enjoy the surplus turkey skins. -simply cut the skin into strips, lightly salt them and fry them in … Continue reading

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Spring Turkey Hunting Tips, Tactics, (mis)Information & Cooking

Most “turkey hunting advice” is bad advice, but that doesn’t stop a flood of articles with advice to give and a flood of internet searches seeking such advice. Caveat Emptor: The Master List. Top 10 Turkey Hunting Tactics part 1 … Continue reading

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Wild Turkeys: pluck them & use the whole bird

As Wild Turkey populations continue to expand throughout the US, the popularity of turkey hunting continues to grow. However, one practice that is somewhat disturbing to me is that many  turkey hunters only de-breast the birds and tend to discard the rest … Continue reading

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