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The taste of Mountain Goat meat?

What do you think of the flavor? Is it rubbery to you? What is the best way to cook it? Thanks.

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Serious Hunter, How was your goat?

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The taste of Mountain Goat meat?

the one i have eaten was one tough sob

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Thanks! Tim. I appreciate you being honest. Did you grind it into burger or sausage?

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Mine was tough - but understandably so - I think she was the herd matriarch. Mucho years old. She tasted fine - you just had to chew longer. It was a bit of a worry keeping the meat cool - I pulled the trigger the last day of August. At goat altitude the nights are pretty cold though, which helped, and the terrain meant VERY EARLY shade. Yes

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I have shot a fair number of goats over the years and we were always after billies. The odd nanny was taken, but all in all goat meat is not very good. It can be very tough and the old billies smell rather poor.

If you want goat meat shoot a young one, but that usually goes against what the game departments want you to do.

Try a stew where you can use lots of garlic and cook it a long time to make it tender.

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Makwa, Welcome to BGH! Big smile Glad to have another goat & sheep hunter on here.

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Thanks Hiker.........seems like a good forum.

I love sheep and goat hunting. Sadly I am getting a bit older and the arthritis is kicking in from horse and motorcycle mishaps.

I guided for sheep and goat for a lot of years and still love that high country, but the injuries keep me from climbing for more than a day or two.

Never did manage to get a grand slam but shot stone, dall, bighorn and goat.
Also went after one of the free range aoudad in west Texas around Ft. Davis and got a nice ram.

It's hell to start getting old!

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Never did manage to get a grand slam but shot stone, dall, bighorn and goat.

That is still fantastic. Where did you kill them, what Province?

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All the goats, stone and bighorn in BC, dall in the Yukon.

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Makwa, I was going to guess BC. for the stone, bh and goat. They have some monster goats in BC! Did you see that one bow kill last year? They had a photo of it over on bowsite-----what a huge billy.
How does the draw system work in BC and Alberta for aliens? If I wanted to hunt sheep or a goat? Do I have to use a outfitter? If so, do I apply through them? or do I apply directly with BC or Alberta and if successful then I hook up with a outfitter?
Thanks

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