View Full Version : Where to find videos/DVDs/HOW-TOs about field dressing?

December 25, 2011, 09:57 PM
While I've found a few short videos (nice ones tho) for free on the net, most take for granted that the viewer has *some* knowledge of basic stuff like "what a liver looks like". I never even got to dissect a frog at school. I grew up in a place where there was NOTHING to hunt, so nobody knew anything.

Some people suggested that before attempting to field dress any big game, I start by skinning/deguting small animals like squirrels and rabbits.

Any ideas or suggestions are greatly appreciated.

December 26, 2011, 07:15 AM
Where 'bouts in fla are you located? If yer close, I would gladly get you a good start.


December 26, 2011, 09:41 AM

This is a pretty good article.

December 27, 2011, 07:08 PM
I've found some good ones on youtube throughout the years.

December 29, 2011, 10:07 AM
You have a PM. :D

December 29, 2011, 12:26 PM
Thanks for the suggestions!

@ hotdogs: I'm close to Orlando, a little bit far away from the panhandle I'm afraid.

@ wwwjd: thx a lot, checking it now.

December 29, 2011, 12:55 PM
IMO, Kentucky Afield has a very good video on processing a deer. They cover everything from field dressing to doing your own processing. IMO, it is a very well done video.



Tim Farmer is the host and Sim Harp is a professional butcher.

Here is a clip on YouTube on field dressing.


December 29, 2011, 06:58 PM
I happened to look at a KIndle e-book list the other day. They have a good number of shooting/hunting books available and one of them was a butchering video. Apparently you can put these on your computer without having a Kindle .

December 29, 2011, 09:35 PM
Just roll up your sleeves and "dive in"!! The object is to get all the innards out and even if you don't know what you're doing you'll probably accomplish it! :D

January 4, 2012, 01:53 AM
The aformentioned Kentucky Afield video is far and away the best thing out there.

phil mcwilliam
January 4, 2012, 07:05 AM
Maybe a bit "old school", but there's a book called "Gut it, Cut it, Cook it - the deer hunters guide to processing & preparing venison". Costs about $25 & pages are laminated so you won't bloody them when using as a reference. Should be able to order through Amazon.