If you take care of gamebirds bagged in the hunted field or forest, they will take care of you at the dinner table. Having the right tools and techniques for field dressing gamebirds can make the job much easier. Dressing Gamebirds: five easy steps. Toos of the Trade You only need a few tools to properly take care of birds. A knife is the basic piece of gear required. It can be either a fixed blade knife or folding knife with a 2 ½ to 4 inch blade. If you choose a folder, make sure it’s a model that locks…
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    Scott Leysath, author of two game recipe cookbooks. Dr. Grant Woods, wildlife biologist and land management consultant. Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio listeners will come full circle during the Aug. 30 show with land management and deer hunting tips and advice on the best ways to cook wild game. Scott Leysath, the leading authority on preparing fish and game, and Dr. Grant Woods, wildlife biologist and land management consultant, will join radio show host Rob Keck. The show will air Saturday, August 30 at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time on RURAL RADIO SiriusXM Channel 80. Leysath,…
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Grilling is an ideal way to sear in juices and capture the distinctive flavor of each type of fish, including freshwater species such as catfish, salmon, trout, walleye and crappie, and saltwater varieties such as redfish, seatrout, mahi-mahi, shark and tuna. You also keep the kitchen cool, a big benefit on hot summer days. And best of all, perhaps, grilling is quick and easy. Learn a few tips and you can have a delectable meal of fresh grilled fish cooked and on the table in less than an hour. Grilling is a healthy, delicious way to prepare fish like these…
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Food never tastes better than when cooked outdoors. And nothing quite highlights a fun campout like favored foods prepared using special outdoor cooking methods.         Modern camp cooking can be much like cooking at home. Push a button to light the camp stove or gas grill, or start a charcoal fire, and you're ready to prepare a hot, delicious meal. For many of us, however, it's more fun to use simple, yet unique cooking methods when preparing camp meals and treats. This might include a pot of delicious beans prepared in the old North Woods style in a "beanhole,"…
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Does getting stuck with a gaggle of snow geese put strain on hunting partner relationships in your camp? If so, yours is not the only one. Snow geese have enjoyed a horrific reputation as table fare for decades. Thus, the misnomer "sky carp." Waterfowl hunters love the market hunter atmosphere associated with snow geese these days. Endangered a hundred years ago, the crafty birds now number in the millions. Waterfowlers love taking advantage of the conservation order which extends the traditional waterfowl season well in to spring. The downside to that fun has been the question, "What do we do…
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Aluminum foil is the outdoorsman's "kitchen in a pocket." Using foil allows the camp cook to dispense with carrying and cleaning heavy, bulky cookware. Stick a flattened roll in your pack or a folded sheet in your pocket and use it to cook a variety of foods, including fresh game and fish. Fashion it into a container for boiling water or heating condiments. Make it into a drinking cup or makeshift frypan, or use it to reflect heat from your fire. Create a windbreak to start the fire, or line pots and pans to reduce cleanup time. Foil is inexpensive,…
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If you have a favorite recipe you'd like to share on Bass Pro 1Source, email it to community@basspro.com. Photos are also welcome! Orange Basted Pig Posted By: Michael Ullrich     Ingredients Backstrap, Loin or De-boned hind quarter of Feral Hog   1 cup of Brown Sugar   4 ounces of Butter (one stick)   1/2 cup Soy Sauce   1/4 can Frozen Orange Juice Directions   Heat brown sugar over medium heat. Add butter and mix well continuing to heat. Add soy sauce and finally the orange juice. Allow mixture to cool for about 30 minutes. While cooling, grill meat until…
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Submitted Recipes: Bluefish

Sunday, March 09 2014 6:00 am - for Fish Recipes
 If you have a favorite recipe you'd like to share on Bass Pro 1Source, email it to community@basspro.com. Photos are also welcome! Bluefish Salad (like tuna salad) Posted By: Gary Makely    Ingredients 1-2 lbs Skinless Bluefish Filets (prepared as instructed below)   2 Hard Boiled Eggs (cooled and chopped)   1 Tbs Yellow Mustard   1/3 Cup Mayonaise   2 Tbs Sweet Relish   1 small onion (finely chopped)   1/2 tsp Lemon Juice   1 tsp Parsley   1/4 tsp Dill  Salt and Pepper to Taste Directions   Making the Salad: Prepare the bluefish as outlined below. Once your…
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Sourdough Recipes

Monday, February 24 2014 6:00 am - for Outdoor Cooking
Katy and I used to make bread every Sunday afternoon. There are a million different recipes but here's a couple you can start with.   Trappers Soudrough Bread 2 cups starter 4 cups flour 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp shortening or fat Mix flour, salt and sugar. Pour on shortening and stir into a soft batter. Add flour if too moist or milk/water if too dry. Knead well. Break off loaf size chunks and let rise until double in size. Punch down and put in greased pans. Let rise again and bake for an hour.   Alaska…
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When you hear about sourdough, your mind wanders off to years gone by. You could suddenly be on the trail driving a herd of cattle to the railhead in Abilene. It's early morning and you just got your horse saddled and bucked out and pulled back into camp for a big breakfast before you string the cattle out on the trail. You ride up to the chuck wagon and the cook whips out a pan of sourdough biscuits and gravy. You pile off and dig in. Or you could be up in an Alaska mining camp. The sun has not…
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