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#5410069 - 11/10/14 08:11 AM What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains?
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Just started deer hunting heavy what is proper way to dispose of deer remains
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#5410072 - 11/10/14 08:13 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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Buzzards got to eat too!!! If you gut them in the field, a day or 2 later there will be nothing left!!!


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#5410116 - 11/10/14 08:32 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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If you gut your deer back at camp haul the remains off to a spot away from camp. Nobody wants to smell decomposing remains. Other than that coyotes, hogs, buzzards, etc will take care things in short order.
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#5410124 - 11/10/14 08:36 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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I like to dump all my remains in the middle of my back field where I can see them. Then after two or three days, I can sometimes kill a coyote eating them. Several times I've gotten two coyotes, but a few times I haven't been able to get a single one because they haul it all off during the night. For whatever reason, an hour or so after daylight is when I see them the most often.

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#5410132 - 11/10/14 08:42 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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Originally Posted By: Geezer Ranger
If you gut your deer back at camp haul the remains off to a spot away from camp. Nobody wants to smell decomposing remains. Other than that coyotes, hogs, buzzards, etc will take care things in short order.
Maybe it's just me but I would also drag the remains away from any areas frequented by game animals (feeder, stand, food plots, etc.). I don't really know if a gut pile disturbs deer and other game animals but I am not one to take a chance.
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#5410177 - 11/10/14 08:59 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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I usually dump them in a spot I can see from my stand. Never seems to bother the deer.

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#5410182 - 11/10/14 09:01 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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10-4 thanks guys much appreciated
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#5410263 - 11/10/14 09:27 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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On the fence next to your neighbor who has insisted on placing his stand 30 yards off your fence line.
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#5410278 - 11/10/14 09:32 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: tShawnB]
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Originally Posted By: tShawnB
On the fence next to your neighbor who has insisted on placing his stand 30 yards off your fence line.


rofl There were two groups of hunters fighting over the fence line hunting out where I hunt. (My ranch wasn't involved). Anyway, things escalated and one group started dumping all their carcasses on the fence line by the neighbors feeder; deer, turkey, ducks, etc. Other group called the GW and he gave them one day to move the pile or he was writing them a ticket.
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#5410339 - 11/10/14 09:55 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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Gut them were they fall most of the time. Take the bones to the where I pile the yotes, coons and hogs to be cleaned up.
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#5410358 - 11/10/14 10:01 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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We just have a pile we throw it all on a few hundred yards from camp put guts hide etc in tractor bucket and go dump.

I grew up in the city... I can tell you the trash man doesn't enjoy hauling off bloody feed sacks full of deer parts blush
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#5410360 - 11/10/14 10:02 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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Depends. A lot of times I clean them where they die, but if it is at a feeder or corn pile, I will drag them off just a little ways. Most the doe, I go ahead and carry them to the pit where we dump bones and disposables. We have a designated place outside of camp for all carcasses.
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#5410399 - 11/10/14 10:18 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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Most deer camps have an out-of-the-way spot often called the "Bone Pile" or something like it were coyotes and other scavengers clean up the remains.
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#5410478 - 11/10/14 10:41 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: txshntr]
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Originally Posted By: txshntr
Originally Posted By: tShawnB
On the fence next to your neighbor who has insisted on placing his stand 30 yards off your fence line.


rofl There were two groups of hunters fighting over the fence line hunting out where I hunt. (My ranch wasn't involved). Anyway, things escalated and one group started dumping all their carcasses on the fence line by the neighbors feeder; deer, turkey, ducks, etc. Other group called the GW and he gave them one day to move the pile or he was writing them a ticket.


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#5410541 - 11/10/14 10:56 AM Re: What is the proper way to dispose of deer remains? [Re: johnboy91]
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Take em out where you can watch over them and wait on the coyotes. Good coyote bait for a day or 2.
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