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From Field to Freezer: How to Skin a Turkey

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This video gives a quick look at how to skin a turkey right after you harvested it.

So you have spent your off season learning how to call and speak the turkey language. You have managed to get some time off from work and are out hunting turkeys. Fortunately, your hard work has paid off and you have shot a turkey. Now what?

Luckily, you have come to the right place. We found this video worth sharing that gives you a quick detail on how to take your turkey from field to freezer. The video even explains how to preserve your turkey tail and beard if you are looking to make a trophy mount afterwards.

Although there are multiple ways to skin a turkey, this is one of the most common. The same method applies to hens as it does a tom and jake.

A good sharp knife can help make this a much smoother operation as well. Wild turkey is a healthy meal that should be enjoyed beyond Thanksgiving so make sure you know just how to skin a turkey from the field to freezer on your hunt this spring.

Like what you see here? You can read more articles by Dustin Prievo here. Follow him and his hunting team, Top Pin Outdoors, on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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From Field to Freezer: How to Skin a Turkey