An Easy Way to the Meat

Forget field-dressing-butcher big game without a fuss.

Outdoor Life Online Editor

A field-butchering technique known as the "Alaskan" method, or the "Indian" method, has been around for years but is now starting to catch on among big-game hunters. The method is handy with large animals such as elk, moose and others that are difficult to gut and usually must be quartered in the field. The Alaskan method requires no gutting and minimal bone sawing. Here's how it's done.