Antelope season typically falls from August through October, when air temperatures make it tough to cool a critter quickly.
When you do kill an antelope, get it opened up as quickly possible and pull that hide. And after the shot, you spend another 20 minutes trying to get the perfect shot and come up with a good caption for your Facebook post.
I promise. More Stories. Normally rational humans who would never think to order an expensive rib-eye in a steakhouse anywhere past medium-rare okay, medium , turn their precious butterflied backstrap steaks into charred, gray wafers then complain about them being tough and livery.
I also shot a small bull moose that was tough as nails and a doe during the peak of the rut that stunk to high heaven.
You Overcooked It This is probably the No. Why handle those stinky things at all and risk transferring that smell on to your meat. Then walk around with your phone in the air until you get enough bars to post it.
Not as good as younger animal, but still good and not gamey. View the discussion thread. Still, odds are the older the animal, the greater the chances the meat will be less than ideal.
Follow us email facebook twitter instagram Google Plus pinterest youTube rss. Skip to main content. Side note: All the while your animal is rotting away from the inside. What you should not do is throw it in the back of the pickup and drive around the rest of the hot afternoon as your buddy sorts through speed goats trying to find one bigger than yours.