These skills sustained our ancestors for millennia before us, and now, in our modern society, are almost nonexistent.
But there are no guarantees in life. Our cup may not always runneth over. If the time ever comes when you need to summon the hunter-gatherer spirit inside of you, it is important that you know a few basic skills. One of those skills is how to field dress wild game. In this article I will teach you how to field dress a squirrel.
Squirrel is a very viable and practical survival food. If you can find trees, there is a good chance you will also find squirrel. They are easy to find, easy to hunt, and easy to prepare.
First, let me say that there are numerous ways to field dress a squirrel. This is the method I have found to be the cleanest and most efficient. As you will see also, the hide is not destroyed just in case you choose to have it preserved or tanned for future use. With a little practice, you should be able to go from forest to frying pan in under 5 minutes.