- This book is an all-purpose guide to utilizing your deer after the kill
- Detailed instructions on field dressing and butchering
- Varied recipes for venison plus tips on do-it-yourself taxidermy
You've braved the elements, spent hours lying in wait, and had your share of near misses, but you've finally bagged that prize whitetail or mule deer. Now what? In this wide-ranging guide, Dennis Walrod tells you everything you need to know to maximize the use of your deer. In addition to essential instruction on field dressing and transport, the author goes on to cover salting and tanning hides, aging venison, leathercrafting, soapmaking, trophy mounting, and creating home furnishings and decorations. Also included is a selection of mouthwatering venison recipes, making this an indispensable resource for any hunter looking to extend the hunting experience beyond the moment of the kill.
About the Author:
Dennis Walrod has written for a number of outdoor magazines, including Field and Stream, Outdoor Life, and Gray's Sporting Journal, and is also the author of Grouse Hunter's Guide, Second Edition. He lives in western New York State, where he and his wife Peg have raised five children and various animals.