I carry a sawzall with long blade on all hog hunts--we hang em-skinem-then remove fron quaters- boneout BS - cut ribs out-trim all edible meat for sausage and split hind legs(hams)-throw them on ice and have a beer. I have an inverter in truck so can use reg sawzall but nice to have an 18V one also.
unlike a deer a hog has tenderloin but typically it is very small and not worth the mess . what i do is skin them and then take out the shoulder and hams and the backstrap.
i always head shot mine so i dont have to deal with bloody shoulders. make sure to wear gloves since hogs live in swamps and wallows of there own urine and crap they have blood that carries some bugs that will make you sick if it gets into a cut or something .also like pork never eat medium raw.
quick sausage recipe
5 pounds of lean wild hog and add 1 pound of you favorite breakfast sausage
low fat and taste great
How many of you out there keep a journal of your hunting trips or outings? I started to about 20 years ago and then moved them from a journal to a story that I will send out to my friends so that they can enjoy the time as well. I'll aslo put into the journal the scouting trips that go along with the hunts of limited or once in a lifetime hunts.
I have found that if you buy a small notebook that fits into your shirt pocket and take it with you when you head out is the...