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    Ice ?

    I'm in the dark down here in FL - able to keep my freezer frozen but it brought up a real concern...

    How to keep my antelope iced-down.

    Is ice readily available in towns during hunting season? Dry ice a requirement?

    I'll be driving & riding 30 hrs, so should be able to get some ice along the way if necessary...
    Last edited by Rich M; 09-15-2017 at 10:06 AM.

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    You can get ice pretty much at any gas station. Just keep the meat out of the water when the ice melts.
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    Many walmarts and grocery stores carry dry ice in this part of the world, its not hard to find, just plan ahead

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    Dry ice, wet ice, cubed ice and block ice...they have it all "out west". We use a layer of cardboard between the meet and the dry ice on the return trip home.

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    Thanks, guys. I appreciate it.

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    Advise from Ikeepitcold.......lol

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    I used dry ice last year and drove from S.W. CO all the way to GA and stopped over night in Dallas and when I got home everything was still frozen. Just so you know.

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    I work in a grocery store. King Soopers/City markets in Colorado and Rawlins Wyoming. Dry ice is a staple here. Full cooler by the checkstands.

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    put meat on bottom and cardboard or newspaper on top of meat, then dry ice on top.

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    I don't understand why guys say "don't let the meat get wet." I intentionally leave mine in an ice/water mixture for at least a week. It draws all the blood out. I let the water drain out every other day and add ice. It seems to tone down the gaminess of a rutted up mule deer as well.

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