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twatwa Senior MemberPosts: 2,238 Senior Member

Bow season opened Monday here, I have been seeing a ton of deer but no shot yet. Where I am hunting I must take a doe before a buck. On the way home from hunting last night, the car in front of me took out the back legs of this tasty critter. I wasn't about to let it go to waste. It WAS in pretty good shape until the Johnson County Sherrif's officer had to shoot at it 5 times at 10 feet. :roll: Nice enough young officer, that was truly embarressed but I sure hope I don't ever have to rely on his shooting skills :jester: Was a long night but got it all cut up and in the freezer. BACKSTRAPS FOR DINNER THIS WEEKEND. :applause:


  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 23,989 Senior Member
    I've never been opposed to roadkill. Tastes just the same.
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 23,989 Senior Member
    cpj wrote: »
    Had anyone other than you posted that, it would be a valid post. But you eat bugs. Your opinion is skewed.


    Some roadkill "vintages" are just better than others.
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • JermanatorJermanator Senior Member Posts: 16,128 Senior Member
    I am guilty of grabbing a bit of road kill every now and then.
    Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
    -Thomas Paine
  • JerryBobCoJerryBobCo Senior Member Posts: 7,941 Senior Member
    I admire you for your honesty. Some would tell another tale.

    I envy you for getting some good eats. :applause:

    Gun control laws make about as much sense as taking ex-lax to cure a cough.
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 24,713 Senior Member
    Good work
    I've eaten a bunch of road kill.
    Shut up-----KAREN; OK Cynthia
  • jaywaptijaywapti Senior Member Posts: 4,958 Senior Member
    Nothing wrong with fresh road kill, or bugs.

  • twatwa Senior Member Posts: 2,238 Senior Member
    cpj wrote: »
    That's also European mount practice.

    I thought about that hard, but said screw it, it was late by the time I was finishing up with the butchering so that antlers didn't even get cut off. They don't taste very good anyway.
  • Six-GunSix-Gun Senior Member Posts: 8,148 Senior Member
    I would MUCH rather a person eat a fresh roadkill than leave it to be an eyesore/buzzards bait. Nothing wrong with that at all.
    Accuracy: because white space between bullet holes drives me insane.
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 16,921 Senior Member
    Strange....when we lived in Kansas, we used to see a lot of bucks on the road...up here, while we see deer on the road frequently, seeing a buck is kind of rare... at any rate...great opportunity to put a little free meat in the freezer...
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
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