How To Field Dress a Squirrel – an article by Creek Stewart on ArtofManliness.com

Today, ArtofManliness.com published an article I wrote titled How To Field Dress a Squirrel.  In this article, I walk readers through a step-by-step way to field dress a squirrel.  If you are interested in knowing how to do this or would just like to see how I like to do it you can read the article by clicking on the link below:

http://artofmanliness.com/2012/01/16/how-to-field-dress-a-squirrel/

Here is also a link to a related article I wrote titled 2 Tricks to Spit-Roasting Small Game Over an Open Fire that you may find interesting.

This squirrel had a beautiful thick hide.  I took it to a local taxidermist to be tanned so that I can use it as well.  As soon as he gets it back to me I will post some photos of it here for you to see.  As you will see in the instructional photos I skinned the squirrel in what is called a TUBE and the hide is almost fully intact.  I can readily use it to make a pouch or container.  I haven’t yet decided exactly how I will use it but it will not go to waste.

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Comments

  1. I saw this article on AoM this morning. Great instructions, Creek! Thanks a bunch for sharing your knowledge. I hope to get the chance to try my hand at this before I NEED to know it.

  2. Perez Cardenas says:

    Have you eaten the penis and the gonads? If yes, What´s the best way to cook them?

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