Ducks from Downed to Dinner

  By Jill J Easton There they lay: two young pintail drakes ready to turn into duck dinner. But a duck on the ground is a far cry from a beautifully browned duck coming out of the oven. Not everybody…

Tips and Tricks for Making Wild Game Jerky

By Rinella Family Outdoors Jerky is an iconic wild game fare, loved by hunters and non-hunters alike. It is often the most requested meat and is a great way to introduce wild game to those that are not accustomed to…

Wild Game Bone Broth

By Rinella Family Outdoors A freezer full of the healthiest meat you can get is a huge benefit of harvesting an animal; but did you know that you can fill more than your freezer from your harvest?  You can stock…

Spice Up that Venison or Other Wild Game with Hi Mountain’s Snackin’ Sticks

  By Mark Fike Last month I took a few pounds of ground venison to try making Hi Mountain’s Spicy Lime Blend Snackin’ Sticks.  My family likes the lime seasoned tortilla chips you can get in restaurants, so they expressed…

From Field To Fork: Processing Your Own Game

  By Josh Boyd Very few things in life bring a hunter such an unmetered sense of accomplishment as the sight of fresh quarters of game meat situated within the confines of their cooler. Something, hardwired into our brains, brings…

Choosing a Dove Stand Requires Scouting

By Mark Fike Dove season begins very soon and hopefully hunters have patterned their scatterguns, bought enough shells to miss their required birds to entertain friends (and still take home dinner) and gotten their license and HIP number.  Doves are…

A Culinary Mack Attack

By Mark Fike Years ago I was doing a write up on a charter boat business in Virginia and I had my first bite of Spanish mackerel. I had arrived at the dock a bit early and I was chatting…

Preparing and Cooking Doves Italian Style

By Richard Hines If you ask most dove hunters, few really hunt many days past the opening weekend. If doves were as good to eat as some of the other North American game birds, they might be pursued a little…

How to Skin a Catfish

By Jill J Easton Catfish are different from bass or panfish. They don’t have scales, the skin is virtually inedible and they are built differently.  Turning a hard-headed, thrashing fish into steaks and fillets can be challenging, but this step-by-step…

Deer Chili in the Southern Tradition

By Stacey S. Whitman The news is calling for a winter storm and we know the family will be around the house for a few days. Your freezer may look like our freezer, and be full of good venison from…

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