Pic of the day

Discussion in 'Trips Reports' started by gixer, Dec 22, 2014.

  1. Mole

    Mole Thru Hiker

    Wow. I skinned a dozen in one go a couple of years ago . That was enough for me. I find that pheasant has enough flavour whatever!

    Anyhow, to not derail the thread, a couple of pics from work yesterday . Big oak 'steeper' on the current hedge renovation. (One of many). Went down a treat - with the help of a digger to lower it.

    (not hills, out on sunday, hopefully a little snow again).

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  2. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    Always tried to pluck as soon as possible, the warmer the bird is the easier it is to pluck.
  3. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

    Usually hang upto 6 days for pheasant - depending on temp. and the state of the bird. Need to look up whats what for ducks.
  4. rorymax

    rorymax Section Hiker

    Me too, I've been too quick though and when butchering there was still some nerve response, gave me a start the first couple of times, thought the critter had come back to life :eek:
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  5. Mole

    Mole Thru Hiker

    The 12 I did were 12 days dead:eek:
    it was cold and I didn't have time before then to get around to them - only a few with many maggots....:p
  6. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

    It's when the flesh gets green and smelly I think twice :D
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  7. nic a char

    nic a char Trail Blazer

    BRILLIANT! YUM! Personally, I chop legs & wings, then pull off all the skin in 1 go, then cook in foil. Alum on skin for fly-tying store.
  8. theoctagon

    theoctagon Thru Hiker

  9. Beamo

    Beamo Summit Camper

    Octagon,great shot. Is it Whitby harbour?
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  10. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

    Not quite what Teepee will be enjoying...

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  11. Hedley Heap

    Hedley Heap Section Hiker

    If rucksacks could talk?

    Jaguar Rucksack (Copy).jpg
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  12. nic a char

    nic a char Trail Blazer

    I'd be FOR IT...
  13. Mole

    Mole Thru Hiker

  14. Munro277

    Munro277 Thru Hiker

  15. Munro277

    Munro277 Thru Hiker

    Not the best pic.trying to sort a vid for tomorrow..this a still of the spindrits on Saturday
  16. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    Amazing pics Cathy
  17. suggdozer

    suggdozer Section Hiker

    sunset on High street from scarside above Bampton Grange , Sunday , just got shelter up before sun dropped behind High St .
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  18. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    Today's run/hike

  19. Jurassic

    Jurassic Backpacker

    The John Muir Way above Helensburgh yesterday.
  20. suggdozer

    suggdozer Section Hiker

  21. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    That's the outer area of Athens, about 1/4 of the pics width from the left is the old airport, so if you flew into Athens on way to an island before 2001 then that's were you would have landed.
  22. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    Aye Greece is beautiful, Athens not so much :(
  23. Social Climber

    Social Climber Trail Blazer

    Lady Gray, I like the seat cover!
    Is that a selection of Chilli sauce on the table?
  24. Lady Grey

    Lady Grey Thru Hiker

    Chilli Sauce?? In that heat??
    My mobile, inflatable armchair, with titanium plated seat.
  25. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

    I'm yet to visit Arran and this is making it look seriously tempting. A particularly lovely piccy, thanks :)

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