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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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  • RES1956
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    When field dressing, neither, when they are on the skinning rack, both.

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  • tony167n
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    I cut the pelvis, it just seems easier/cleaner and it doesn't ruin that much meat.

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  • Trapper Vic
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    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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  • buckhunter
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    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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  • Treestand
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    I cut out the Blow-Hole with the Pee sack.

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

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  • Smitty18
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    I do it exactly as 4everautumn describes.

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  • charlie elk
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    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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  • 4everAutumn
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    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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    When field dressing a deer, do you split the pelvic bone or cut around the anus and pull?

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