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#6005702 - 11/01/15 09:02 PM Best tasting exotics
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Green Horn

Registered: 10/17/15
Posts: 7
Based on the list below, which animals would you take based on meat quality alone? Rank them.

Oryx
Elk
Axis
Bison
Eland
Nilgai

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#6005711 - 11/01/15 09:10 PM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Registered: 12/30/12
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I've only had elk, axis and bison and they are all really good. My personal favorite is axis.

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#6005752 - 11/01/15 09:40 PM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Registered: 08/05/08
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I have had the top three and they are in the correct order.

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#6005926 - 11/02/15 06:11 AM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Eland
Axis
Nilgai
Oryx
Bison
Elk


Just my .02
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#6005991 - 11/02/15 07:20 AM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Woodsman

Registered: 10/30/14
Posts: 123
Oryx
Elk
Axis
Addax

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#6007571 - 11/02/15 08:51 PM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Of these I have only taken Elk and Nilgai and the Nilgai was quite a bit better.
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#6010999 - 11/04/15 03:36 PM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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The oryx I shot was some of the best tasting I've had, REALLY curious how it compares with the Gemsbok I hope to harvest soon.. I have delt with/ate a lot of Hybrids/purebred and full bloods and there IS a difference.
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#6011595 - 11/04/15 08:42 PM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Hate to break this to You Guys, but Elk are Native Game smile
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#6011615 - 11/04/15 08:49 PM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Hilonesome]
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Originally Posted By: Hilonesome
Hate to break this to You Guys, but Elk are Native Game smile


So are Bison up
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#6012386 - 11/05/15 10:23 AM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Woodsman

Registered: 11/04/15
Posts: 195
Nilgai, in my opinion, is the best meat of any animal. If interested in a Nilgai Hunt in South Texas, I can recommend an incredible place.

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#6014567 - 11/06/15 11:33 AM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Woodsman

Registered: 11/20/14
Posts: 182
Loc: Athens, TX
Blackbuck is awful good too!

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#6016721 - 11/07/15 03:39 PM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Hey Flags -
How do you have your bb processed or in what cuts?
Thx

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#6017665 - 11/08/15 09:32 AM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: 2010bigdog]
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Woodsman

Registered: 11/20/14
Posts: 182
Loc: Athens, TX
Originally Posted By: 2010bigdog
Hey Flags -
How do you have your bb processed or in what cuts?
Thx


I cut all my own meat. Pull the back straps and the tenderloins. Separate the bigger muscles of the hind legs into roasts and grind the rest. If I want steaks or stew I break down a roast as needed. Cutting meat is easy when you get a little experience. I haven't ever paid anyone to do it since my father and grandfather taught me how to do it. I've got my own grinder for burger and sausage and vacuum pack everything. I can do a whole deer in less than 2 hrs including the grinding and have it in the freezer.

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#6017675 - 11/08/15 09:38 AM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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1-oryx

2- axis

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#6018475 - 11/08/15 08:58 PM Re: Best tasting exotics [Re: Olson75]
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Registered: 10/17/15
Posts: 7
Looks like oryx and axis it is. Appreciate the feedback.

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