Synopses & Reviews
To a deer hunter, nothing surpasses the savory taste of a venison steak cooked over an open flame. Its the moment when the effort truly pays off. But a lot must go into preparing that steak.
With the help of the step-by-step instructions and illustrations in this thorough handbook, author Monte Burch passes down the practical wisdom of his years of hunting and explains how to field dress and butcher a deer to properly prepare and preserve it for cooking or storage.
Burch demonstrates the techniques necessary for neat, non-wasteful field dressing, fundamental skinning skills, and the correct methods for cutting roasts, chops, steaks, stew meat, and ground chuck. He includes a guide to the tools and equipment you will need to get started, and also covers basic cooking methods and shares some of his favorite deer recipes.
Field Dressing and Butchering Deer is a book all deer hunters need, because its usefulness will never change. The proper approach means less work, and more meat for the table.
A detailed instructional guide for field-dressing deer and preparing the meat for the table.
About the Author
Monte Burch has been writing about the outdoors for four decades, and is the author of thousands of magazine articles and more than fifty books, including the Lyons Press titles Field Dressing and Butchering Upland Birds, Waterfowl, and Wild Turkeys; Field Dressing and Butchering Deer; and The Field & Stream ATV Handbook.