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When field dressing a deer, do you split the pelvic bone or cut around the anus and pull?

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  • When field dressing a deer, do you split the pelvic bone or cut around the anus and pull?

    When field dressing a deer, do you split the pelvic bone or cut around the anus and pull?

  • #2
    The first cut I always make is around the anus and a deep circular cut around the inside of the pelvis. This cuts everything loose so it all pulls out with the guts when I am finished. I usually don't ever cut the pelvis in the field.

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    • #3
      I do it as 4everAutumn describes. Only when I was young and inexperienced did I struggle cutting the pelvic bone.
      later,
      charlie

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      • #4
        I do it exactly as 4everautumn describes.

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        • #5
          Just like you other fellas do it. It all comes at once.

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          • #6
            I cut out the Blow-Hole with the Pee sack.

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            • #7
              I do as 4ever does though I do see guys cut the pelvic bone on occasion. Personally, I do not want to dull my blade on bone.

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              • #8
                You destroy too much meat on the ham if you try to break the pelvic bone. Just ream the bung and pull it through.

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                • #9
                  I cut the pelvis, it just seems easier/cleaner and it doesn't ruin that much meat.

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                  • #10
                    When field dressing, neither, when they are on the skinning rack, both.

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