Episode 53 – Duck

KevinButchering Game Meats, Cooking w/ Fire, From The Wild, Game Birds, Grilling w/ Fire, Hunting, Kevin TV, Smoking w/ Fire, Waterfowl2 Comments

Confession: I packed in waterfowl hunting for a number of years for a few reasons. First reason – the more I learned about appropriate practices around animal slaughter in general, the less it made sense to shoot a hundred+ pellets at any and all of the prime cuts of an animal, have it fall from the sky to bruise on … Read More

Big Game Hunt Report

KevinBig Game, Elk, From The Wild, Game Birds, Moose6 Comments

In 2006, I saw 67 moose in 2 days. This year, 1. That’s more than just a change of luck. That’s a 98.5% decrease. Their populations had already tanked by 2007, and this past winter’s ridiculously deep snow did them in again, according to locals. I’ll have to remember to mention what winter, or perhaps worse, the torture of ticks, … Read More

Goose Hunt I, 2008

KevinFrom The Wild, Game Birds, Hunting, WaterfowlLeave a Comment

Another successful goose hunt. Opening morning was warm [4C], calm, foggy, and it was just plain nice to be out in the stubble early in the morning. Once again, I’m very fortunate my uncle and his hunting partner are so kind to share their gear, company, and opportunities with me. To add to the luck, my brother-in-law was keen to … Read More

On Wild Goose & Duck

KevinFrom The Wild, Game Birds, Hunting, Waterfowl1 Comment

I love domestic goose and duck – so fatty, rich, and delicious. Sadly, their wild counterparts are none of the above. So what do they taste like? How should they be prepared? Questions that I’ve had for a while, and despite efforts online and at the library, only experience is starting to provide some answers. In the past few years, … Read More