(Illustrations by Mike O’Brien)
There are a lot of ways to skin a deer. Other than the presence of a knife, no two ways are alike.
But nowadays deer hunters are busy. We don’t have time for the agonizingly slow process of hanging a deer with gambrels and peeling off the skin, slice by slice.
The need to quicken the pace of our skinning parties long ago gave birth to “the golf ball method,” a tried-and-true piece of redneck lore that will be passed down through generations.
It’s a trick every deer hunter must have up his or her sleeve. Here’s how to skin a deer with a golf ball.