Deer baits and food ‘supplements’ are readily available but, in most instances, are illegal to use in Illinois.
The shotgun hunting season in Indiana kicked off just a few weeks ago and the donations have been coming in.
Do-it-yourself deer processing isn’t overly difficult, but it’s time consuming, and it requires someone with experience to teach you.
Making sausage out of some of your venison isn’t a daunting task.
I like to cook, and I like good food. As a result, I’ll admit I’m somewhat of a food snob. I drive my wife crazy when we eat at a restaurant and I occasionally comment on the dish I ordered by saying, “mine’s better.” That’s why when it comes to venison and preparing it I’m very particular. Venison will only…
Don’t tell my sister who lives in Georgia, but once again she’s getting venison jerky from me as a Christmas present. Same for my brother who lives in Arizona. But for him, it’s not actually a gift as he earned some of this meat during his hunting vacation back here at home. Every year around the holidays members of my…
Outdoor Addiction – a one-stop shop that offers up free CWD testing, butchering, sausage-making and taxidermy – was abuzz during the recent nine-day gun deer season.
Last year, 500 pounds of ground venison was donated to needy Somerset County families through the Hunters Sharing the Harvest program.
One of the highlights of deer hunting is sharing bounty with family and friends.
An inside look at deer for dinner in the Albert household.
There’s still some hunting time left and, if you find yourself with a full freezer, consider sharing your success with someone else this holiday season.
For the individual who is new to wild game cooking, or for the home chef that wants to elevate their wild game and fish menu, we've got three of the hottest cookbooks!
If you know someone who appreciates the connection between the field and their dinner plate, we’ve got three of this season’s newest cookbooks that would make an excellent gift idea! Venison: The Slay to Gourmet Field to Kitchen CookbookHardcover $25 Venison: The Slay to Gourmet Field to Kitchen Cookbook Author: Jon Wipfli; photography by Matt Lien Raised in…
Collaborative venison donation program helps feed hungry families in the state.
The author offers up a new culinary favorite.
Remember, deer meat doesn’t taste “gamey.” Heat and improper field dressing of the animal will only make it taste that way.
It allows hunters to donate whole field-dressed deer at participating meat processors, food pantries and other charitable organizations. In 2016, a record 528 hunters participated, and Nebraskans received more than 28,000 pounds of venison.
Both are time-tested methods practiced by our ancestors.
Access Illinois Outdoors recently donated 10,000 pounds of deer meat to two food pantries.
In Pennsylvania, the Hunters Sharing the Harvest program is making the most of the state’s deer take.