Not paying attention How many people do you know that have cut themselves while field dressing an animal? This will help the blood and the like run away from where you are working. You forgot about the diaphragm You shoot a deer, celebrate, and then when you gut it, you get the stomach organs out and call it good. Remove the inner loins at this time if you plan on eating them. When not mounting the deer, saw the sternum all the way to the upper chest area. If needed, turn deer upside down and drain all remaining fluids and tissue. Most deer hunters are a little sloppy at first but after time, it gets easier.
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Retreating Moose Photo by Richard Gait After ensuring your moose is dead the best way is to poke it in the eye, any reaction means there is some life - use caution , roll it or move it in such a way that as you remove the entrails they will roll downhill away from the moose. This is the hardest part and there is no clean way to do it other than the gutless method which requires fast removal of meat from the warm carcass. Avoid using water in the process, which may contain soil or bacteria which could lead to spoiling you meat. The initial incision made, I insert the knife to cut the hide. Depending on the size of the animal, cooling can present you with several problems. This will keep the hind leg propped up in the air and leaves both of your hands free to work.
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Cut the meat away from the socket towards the abdomen and be careful not to puncture the stomach. The knife makes cutting the skin and then the stomach lining a cinch. The lungs and heart should pull free easily now. I have used this device on four moose to date and I will try one more time before I relegate it to deer hunting only.
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Description: This should make the process on moose much easier. Gently tug the anus and attached colon intestines a few inches back away from the deer's body. Reach into the chest cavity without your knife in hand and feel for the esophagus, you have to reach this with knife in hand and sever it. Log on to www. Will aid in cooling, too.