Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
Rip_Some_Lip

Has anyone tried making Pheasant Jerky?

Recommended Posts

I was digging through the freezer and found a couple breasts buried in the bottom of the freezer from last year. I freeze them in a ziplock bag in water so I don't think they are freezer burnt. I was thinking of thawing them out and making jerky with it. Has anyone tried this? I am out of venison to make jerky with so I had a brainstorm....lol.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not to be rude but why would you want to make jerky out of perfectly good pheasant? Ducks and geese those stinky birds deserve to be turned into jerky but delicious pheasant deserves a better fate.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I haven't tried it but I know a butcher shop that does turkey jerky that is very good, I have a hard time driving by there without buying some, I would think that pheasant would be similar. It all depends on finding the right marinade...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not to be rude but why would you want to make jerky out of perfectly good pheasant? Ducks and geese those stinky birds deserve to be turned into jerky but delicious pheasant deserves a better fate.

LOL...I was thinking the same thing. I haven't thawed them out yet so I don't know if they are freezer burnt or not. Like I said it was just a thought or maybe a brain fart...lol. I am just thinking of other ways to eat them up.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Last year I made 50 pheasants into Jerky. I just love it. My favorite is the High Mountain Cajun variety from Cabelas or Gander. I've tried my own recipes and some off the web, but I just like the High Mountain Cajun better. I don't feel the least bit bad about making pheasants into Jerky. As long as you use what you shoot and enjoy it, who cares? Personally, I think pheasant is tough as shoe leather compared to grouse.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Last year I made 50 pheasants into Jerky. I just love it. My favorite is the High Mountain Cajun variety from Cabelas or Gander. I've tried my own recipes and some off the web, but I just like the High Mountain Cajun better. I don't feel the least bit bad about making pheasants into Jerky. As long as you use what you shoot and enjoy it, who cares? Personally, I think pheasant is tough as shoe leather compared to grouse.

Where the heck are you getting your ditch chickens? Are you over cooking them? Mine is never tough.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm pretty careful not to overcook them, but they just aren't as tender as grouse or store bought chicken. I do have ample opportunity to get sick of eating them though, I do a lot of hunting in both Dakotas and Iowa besides chasing them around home.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I made a batch last night and it turned out pretty good. It was a hit at work this morning also. I dont think I will do too many this way but it is a good alternative if you get tired of eating them the same way or if you have to use a few to be able to harvest some more.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    •   You'd poke yer eye out. 
    • Hi, from the Northwest Angle! Water temps are staying consistently in the low 70’s.

      Stateside, walleye fishing has been good from Lunatic to Garden Islands. The edges of islands and reefs in 22-29’ will provide walleye, perch and occasional large pike. Most productive methods have been minnows on gold spinners and deep diving crank baits in UV tiger, clown and blue/chrome.

      Canadian walleyes can be had jigging minnows with gold, pink, and chartreuse on edges of reefs.  Monkey Rocks is holding many schools of fish currently, as well as, reefs south of Deepwater Bay. Bottom bouncing outside these reefs will produce fish as well. Muskie fishing has slowed a little, however nice fish in upper 40’s can be caught in “windows” of time, usually coinciding with Majors and Minors.

      We hope to see you for some fantastic fall fishing & hunting!
    • He isn't going to set the world on fire, but only been a minus guy 3 times in his entire career. While Scandella is a -10 for his career. Quincey is more physical so I think that will be good. There is probably more upside with Scandella, no, definitely there could be, but he was really terrible last year. Perhaps Quincey gets paired with Dumba. That would be good for Dumba because when he was paired with Leopold he had his best stats following picking him up.
    • cloudy and rainy here today is gonna take all the fun out it. I do know the fish didn't cooperate for a sundown bite last night.
    • After two years cables go too.  Its all about maintenance.  If you case them and keep them lubed up there are plenty of people that have had electric jacks for may years.  Good reason its becoming almost a standard upgrade on many RV's out there.  Will report back, we are pulling the house back from the lake in a couple  weeks so should get a start on it inside of the month.
    • Any type of charging/starting systems should ALWAYS be fused. Basic wiring 101. If not, and you fry the he** out of something, no complaints are allowed.
    • The guy that built my frame talked me out of them. He said the first yr or two there great. Then problems start, he said I would be coming back to him and putting a winch system back on. He said he has taken the electric off lots of frames and put them back to winch system.   With the two speed winch and a cordless drill it is so easy.
    • The only thing to use them for, If I had one!      
    • Utube Randy Newberg spring bear hunts. He has a ton of DIY info on spring bear hunting
    • I've never used electric jacks, or hydro. I've heard they are pretty nice, and guys like them. It will be interesting to see how you feel about them after a season or two. I'd like to hear your input on them after you've used them awhile.
  • Our Sponsors