A step-by-step guide to caring for your whitetail—and you don't ever have to deal with those nasty entrails again.
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One of the neat perks of this job is in getting the opportunity to hunt deer in different parts of the country and learn how folks do stuff. It seems as if no two deer camps are exactly alike and if you go to enough of them, you'll pick up enough pointers to last your entire hunting life.
So it was on my recent trip to Mississippi when friend Marc Amos taught me a neat way to skin and butcher a deer without ever having to touch a gut pile. Here's a step-by-step guide to gutless deer processing.
Amos' first step is to hang the deer head-down and make a circular cut around the forelegs.