Marmot Stew Anyone?

evan williams

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I did get to feast on some grouse this year had a group (flock?) hanging out in the timber around my camp this year and mmmmmmm what a meal :)
 

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I've thought about it many times while they chirped at me as I glass for deer, but haven't tried it. How is the meat?
 
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It doesn't taste like chicken by any means, but if you shoot or trap the younger ones (the 2 in my pic are old), they taste pretty dang good.
 

aggieland

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Man the ones I have come close to Smelled like Ass.. I don't know about the chicken part, Maybe they are better than expected. I think I will just carry an extra Mountain House meal.
 
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I can't believe someone from Texas would be scared to eat marmot!

If you get married down their and get a divorce, is she still considered your sister?
 

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Last year we had red squirells and trout for dinner a couple of times. Even had a grouse one night. I brought a small cooking grate and just did them over the fire. It was a nice change from the backpacking food.
 

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i have never tried marmot, but many times i have wanted to kill them
 

Ironman

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Just curious, what kind of wood would you use to cook over?

"grab some more of that juniper there Leroy... We're gonna have some Gin flavored Marmot"!
 
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