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Montana Venison Steak Rub

Montana Venison Steak Rub

(Serves 4)
4  8oz. Steaks (all silver skin removed) & rubbed w/ olive oil
3 Tbls Maple Syrup
1 Tbls Chili Powder
1 Tbls Black Pepper
1 Tsp Cumin
1/2 Tsp Ground Coriander
1/4 Tsp Ground Cloves
3 Minced Garlic Cloves

Grill steaks on high heat for 3 minutes on each side
Mix the ingredients in a bowl
Rub steaks with mixture from bowl
Cook another 2 minutes per side

Virginia Deer, Bear and Turkey Harvests

Virginia Dept of Game & Inland FisheriesWildlife biologists with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) have compiled preliminary figures for deer, bear, and turkey harvests for the 2012-13 fall/winter hunting seasons. The white-tailed deer harvest was down from last year while the turkey and bear harvest increased. The turkey harvest was the highest fall turkey harvest reported over the past five years. A better acorn crop than last year, in the range of average to good, across the state coupled with management actions to meet population objectives all factored into fluctuations in populations and harvest trends. The harvest figures continue to indicate that good hunting is available across the Commonwealth for these popular game species. Data presented in these summaries are preliminary. [Read more…]