Well hello again fellow archers, it’s time to share a recipe or two. I prepared this meal using a couple of squirrels I recently shot, but rabbit , partridge, or whatever game you have on hand will work fine.
I sectioned out the legs and back of the squirrels so I could fry and cook them evenly.
Soak the meat in buttermilk in the refrigerator for a couple of hours or overnight; this will add flavor, and the lactic acid in the buttermilk acts as a tenderizer.
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For thousands, the beginning of spring brings with it the desire to try what is perhaps the most difficult game known to the bowhunter. That game is none other than the wild turkey. This bird affords an extraordinary challenge and reward. Occasionally a gobbler will come to bag quite easily, but at other times the chore of collecting one can seem insurmountable, producing a high level of frustration even for the seasoned veteran.
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There has been a large revival of people building and hunting with wood bows in the last decade. By wood bow, I mean a bow made from a single piece of wood, often referred to as a “self bow.” I don’t know if this is due to a conscious movement by many to get more in touch with their hunting roots, a rebellion by some against the constant onslaught of modern technology, or the result of older, more experienced hunters attempting to augment their enjoyment of the hunt by increasing the challenge.
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It was just past midnight when an aged hunter cried out in severe pain. It happened as he tried to find a better position on his pallet to rest. His body hurt all over, but never had the pain been as intense as it was now. Lying on his back and then rolling over on his left or right side offered little relief. He felt as if there was an enormous snake-like kink inside of his body that needed to be straightened out. Since his bed had become a torture chamber instead of a haven of rest, he decided that if he could not sleep, he would go for a walk.
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June/July 2016 Edition in this issue:

Catch Fish or Kill Deer by Ryan Gill

Go West for Antelope by Bob Sager

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