With fall comes not only the peace of driving through winding country roads lined with trees full of vibrant colors but also the thrill of the hunt on crisp, cool mornings . . . for those so inclined. Here in Texas deer hunting season started on November 1 this year – and early that morning the sounds of gun shots could be heard ringing throughout the woods.
Back strap, sausage and the like are all local favorites – but don’t forget, venison makes some of the best jerky you’ll ever eat. Just follow the same process for making venison jerky as you would for beef or buffalo – strips or sticks. Venison jerky can be made using one of the following methods:
Since venison has a little more flavor – you might like to try some of the stronger marinades, i.e., whisky and black pepper. To view the top marinades, visit this link.
We’ve posted an abbreviated version of the hunting seasons below.  If you are looking for the complete schedule, visit this link. And if you happen not to be in Texas, visit this link for hunting information for all 50 states..