Field-Dressing and Skinning Big Game Animals

Don't waste perfectly good meat. If you want your hunting ventures to be productive, learn some of the basics of field dressing game animals.

field dressing game animals - illustration, opening the abdomen
When the abdominal opening is several inches long and the intestines begin to bulge out, insert your free hand and push the entrails down and away from the abdominal wall. Then turn the knife over so that the cutting edge is up, and place the blade into the opening just ahead of your hand.