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dante
LSU Fan
Kingwood, TX
Member since Mar 2006
10514 posts

Question about venison?

I have always believed that a deer dropped where is was shot will taste better than a deer that runs after being shot. I am not talking about 20-30 yards and falling dead but having to track it. Am I crazy or do others think that as well?


JJChamp
Auburn Fan
Birmingham
Member since Oct 2012
537 posts

re: Question about venison?
Both taste the same to me, Ive dropped them in their tracks and ran them for miles with a dog, same wonderful goodness to me.


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EMP40 LSU
Member since Mar 2010
379 posts

re: Question about venison?
There are many things that affect the quality of the meat in the animal you choose to take. But yes, generally, an animal that is very stressed prior to being killed is going to be less tasty.

Honestly though, depending on how you cook it, you probably won't even be able to tell the difference.


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dante
LSU Fan
Kingwood, TX
Member since Mar 2006
10514 posts

re: Question about venison?
Thanks for the responses.


oleyeller
Tennessee Fan
Down South
Member since Oct 2012
14788 posts

re: Question about venison?
I KNOW a deer that is run by dogs taste worse than one still hunted! I dont care what anyone says thats a fact jack


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INFIDEL
LSU Fan
The couch
Member since Aug 2006
14279 posts

re: Question about venison?
Back in the day I noticed that deer run by dogs had very red meat. And yes, they tasted stronger. Maybe lactic acid build up?


dante
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Kingwood, TX
Member since Mar 2006
10514 posts

re: Question about venison?
I did not want to mention deer killed while running dogs so as to avoid conflict.


INFIDEL
LSU Fan
The couch
Member since Aug 2006
14279 posts

re: Question about venison?
Conflict is good. It makes great threads and it always elicits responses from me and Alx.


dante
LSU Fan
Kingwood, TX
Member since Mar 2006
10514 posts

re: Question about venison?
I guess I could have asked why deer killed still hunting taste better, but that would have been a 5 page thread.


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