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#173308 - 09/24/16 09:16 AM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: S.B.]
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Gary you said a mouthful. I do not disagree, but would like to add that depends a little on the diet of the animal and who cooked what as to which reigns as tops.

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#173356 - 09/25/16 01:39 PM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: cherokeetracker]
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Axis as being best I've had, but don't rule out Sika, for its a close second in my book.
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#173503 - 09/29/16 06:50 PM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: SGalan]
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 Originally Posted By: SGalan
Having never hunted elk, I'd like to try it. Most cow elk hunts I've seen in Texas run $800-$1000. I have found a deal on Axis does and figure I can basically get two axis does for the same price as one cow elk.

All things considered, I am now curious how much better the axis meat is than elk.


Who has cow elk hunts for those prices? Much cheaper than I have found.
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#173523 - 09/30/16 09:18 AM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: reflex264]
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Free range north America white tail .. not that I have had alot of exotics.
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#174664 - 10/29/16 01:36 PM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: nytracker]
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Out of west coast blacktail alfalfa grain raised whitetail, mule deer,elk and antelope I prefer the antelope. But none of them are bad as long as game care starts immidiately after the shot.
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#174684 - 10/29/16 03:37 PM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: Montana Lee]
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Caribou
Elk
Axis
Bison
Pronghorn
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#174686 - 10/29/16 03:59 PM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: 500WE]
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All better than beef lol

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#174707 - 10/30/16 12:06 AM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: Franchise]
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 Originally Posted By: Franchise
Shoot a Nilgai...elk size, axis quality




We have a winner!!

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#175173 - 11/09/16 03:34 PM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: tradmark]
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Columbian Blacktail-hands down winner.
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#175369 - 11/15/16 02:22 AM Re: Which venison do you choose? [Re: Sawfish]
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I've never had Axis. Western and Eastern MT Whitetail and Mulies but these Sitka Blacktails are fantastic. No comparison. I just got done putting 3 of them in the freezer. Must be the grass, berries and seaweed.


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