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    I have never seen anything worse then a CA coast buck for getting you full of flees and ticks after the deer gets cold.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1JX3P0Sx58, this was kindof cool. I've never seen it done this way. I am not so fond of the fleas and ticks or blood with the EHD, chronic wasting,etc. I am not sure how all that affects humans, but I don't want to be patient zero either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Againstthewind View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1JX3P0Sx58, this was kindof cool. I've never seen it done this way. I am not so fond of the fleas and ticks or blood with the EHD, chronic wasting,etc. I am not sure how all that affects humans, but I don't want to be patient zero either.
    Yep, that's the way my Dad taught me to do it. Probably packed my first one like that around 1955 or so when I was 14. From then on as I was the young buck, I got the "honor" of packing all the deer my Dad & Grandfather shot. If it wasn't so messy, it's not too bad. To keep the deer up high, all you have to do is push down on the hind legs as you are walking. I also started sewing the gutted body cavity up as it kept lots of the blood off, but never quite figured how to keep the fleas, ticks and lice off. Also added a big, red bandana to the horns.
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    that video was cool, im so gonna try that this fall, the heli one how freaking nice wouold that be

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    That's how I've carried out most of my Blacktails. Yeah fleas get on you, but it's not that big a deal. What's worse is washing all the crusty dry blood out of your butt when you finally get home. Be sure to drain the cavity as good as possible before putting it on your back.


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    Ya i did not drain the cavity vary good and i got my crack full of hot pig blood down right nasty heres a video of my Kauai dog and knife hunt with a piggy backpack

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    The first one in the new pack. It was about 110#. I was closer to base camp than spike camp, so I went back later to get camp out.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ivorytip View Post
    that video was cool, im so gonna try that this fall, the heli one how freaking nice wouold that be
    That would be very nice. Drop them right in the bed of your truck and go. I might have to try the backpack deal this year on a antegoat or deer. I suppose you have to actually shoot them first. That hasn't been my strong suit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Againstthewind View Post
    That would be very nice. Drop them right in the bed of your truck and go. I might have to try the backpack deal this year on a antegoat or deer. I suppose you have to actually shoot them first. That hasn't been my strong suit.
    Like I mentioned, carry some heavy thread (I used Dacron fishing line) and a big bent needle and sew the bugger back together. Keeps lots of the blood off of you.
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    Cool Pack Pic Idea! Here's a few more.Click image for larger version. 

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