Field Dressing Your Deer
I scoured YouTube in years past to find videos about field dressing. It’s one of those things you just have to see – a list of instructions doesn’t cut it. But it wasn’t until I was browsing the Kansas Dept of Wildlife site that I found this gem.
The instructor walks through a very simple method of field dressing that can be done without someone else’s help, with minimal tools, and a minimal amount of opening the animal up. Some people like to really open them up to cool them off, but I think that can be overkill. If you use this technique immediately after your shot, your deer is going to cool down with time to spare, and your meat will stay cleaner and juicier as a result.
As you can see, he’s able to completely field dress this deer with only a sharp knife and a zip tie…
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