Royal Smart Person
- Jul 23, 2018
"Freezer Filling?" Nope, not even on a bet. If you don't get it hung and bled out as soon as possible, you are just asking for trouble. Most hunters, once they get one, field dress it almost on the spot to prevent the meat from spoiling. Seen one in a guy's garage when I was young; had it hanging from the rafters by a chain fall. Just waiting for the meat to cool a little before introducing it to the butcher.
Thing around here is, if you hit on the highway and kill it, the carcass is yours if you can load it and drive off. (Yeah, right) Otherwise the bodies go out the local reserve for them to harvest. On my way back from the cities in June, a one ton truck would have entirely useful as there must have been 5-6 of them on the shoulder and all very recent kills. Just hard to recover from an interstate.
Texas – On the last day of 2015, a reporter took a photo of a large buck hanging vertically on the front of a Jeep while being driven down I-10. After the photo gained traction on the Seguin Gazette’s Facebook page, the hunter who shot the buck came forward to talk about it. Full disclosure: …