Washington Hunters Warned of Tularemia in Small Mammals
Spotting of the liver may be due to Tularemia or another infection.
Tularemia is a bacteria and complete cooking most likely would destroy it. However Tularemia is transmissible from game to people by air; therefore it is not advisable to consume rabbits that show signs of Tularemia (white or yellow spots on the liver) cooked or otherwise.
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Try to put your tree stand in a tree with plenty of background cover, keep the prevailing winds for that time of the year to your face, and take care of those pesky squeaks and creaks your stand may have developed while sitting in the shed. A good treestand lube can be made by heating petroleum jelly until it reaches a liquid form. Some hunters have reported success by including a cover scent in this mixture before applying it to their stands.