By using the gutless method to field process your elk you will save time, keep your meat cleaner, and avoid the messy chore of gutting an elk.
Every hunter knows the importance of cooling game meat as quickly as possible to avoid spoilage. The danger for spoilage is even higher during early archery elk seasons, when daytime temperatures can climb to the 80-degree mark.
For most hunters, the first step in the cooling process is gutting the animal; by using the gutless method to process your elk you’ll save a step and get your meat cooling quicker.
Watch the video to learn how to use the gutless method of field processing on your next successful elk hunt.
Whether you choose to use the gutless method or opt to remove the guts before field processing your elk, a sharp knife and a friend to lend a hand are a huge advantage.
Archery elk seasons in some areas are already open and the peak of the rut is right around the corner. Use the tips provided in the video and use the gutless method on your next successful elk hunt.