Tag: Meat

Freezing Venison: Packaging Your Game to Last.

You open your freezer with excitement to grab a package of back-strap. You cut open the package, and it looks like you just found a hundred year-old mummy buried in the arctic. Thankfully, we have ways to prevent this tragedy. Packaging your game to last is easier than ever, and its actually less expensive than you might think.

Here are two methods I use to prevent freezer burn and help hard-earned venison be just as pleasing one year from the harvest as it was the day I shot it.

Teaching Children About Game Processing: An Imperative for the Future of Hunting.

Only a few generations before mine, for much of the United States, enduring the cost of taking a wild animal to a processor was unheard of. The responsibility fell to to the hunter to process his game. Teaching our children this process is critical to the future of our sport.