Tag Archives: small game

and then we ate Beaver

Despite spending a good bit of time hunting deer, turkeys, waterfowl and small game in the beaver rich habitat of West Tennessee, I seldom get the opportunity to kill a beaver. Granted, I have never gone specifically hunting for beaver, … Continue reading

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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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Squirrel Butchering

How you butcher your squirrels up can depend greatly on how you intend to cook them. For stews, you may often be able to cook the squirrels whole. However, if you need to cut them up a bit in order … Continue reading

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How to Skin a Squirrel

Skinning squirrels is one of the more unappreciated skills of being a hunter. In all reality, squirrel is a difficult animal to skin and because of this, some hunters refuse to deal with the skinning process or just avoid squirrel … Continue reading

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4th of July Ribs

I bet you were expecting to see some pork rib porn. I’ll leave that to higher authorities on the subject. We’ve been a little BBQ heavy lately, so its time to get back to some wild game. Squirrel Ribs. Many hunters … Continue reading

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Spring Squirrel Hunting

Springs Squirrel season is a “oddball” season available in certain states (especially many of the Southern states) that few hunters take advantage of. The primary reason that so few hunters take advantage of Spring Squirrel hunting seems to be because of the heat … Continue reading

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Reminder: Shotgunned Game & Chewing Technique

Back in March, we had a post about chewing technique for shotgunned game. Last night, and despite having carefully picked through the braised meat, I encountered a piece of steel shot on my very first bite of (delicious) rabbit and … Continue reading

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“Truckers in the Wild” visit Tennessee, hunt & eat Squirrel

We received an email a couple of months ago from a media group looking for a couple of hunters to take some NYC chefs on a squirrel hunting trip in Nashville, TN for a web based, food truck series called “Truckers in … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Strike Industries S3 Sling

Strike Industries S3 Sling, Silent Strategic System. From the company website: When Strike Industries began the design and development of the S3 Silent Strategic Sling we meticulously the researched process with the intent of creating a one of a kind … Continue reading

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Eating Shotgunned Game

By far an under discussed topic of conversation, the delicate art of eating small game killed with a shotgun is a aspect of hunting and eating wild game that has costly consequences if not given necessary consideration. Having shared numerous … Continue reading

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