How do you prepare ringnecks?

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  1. Rubberhead

    Rubberhead Elite Refuge Member

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    You guys are nuts. In the days of market gunning, the ringneck was considered second in taste only to the canvasback.

    Ringneck meat is darker than most puddle ducks but it is mild and excellent in flavor.
     
  2. Rouxster

    Rouxster Elite Refuge Member

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    stomp em knee deep in the mud. :tu

    or throw them in the first trash can you see. :tu

    j/k...put them in a thick, spicy gumbo. once you've had a half case or two of budweiser select they all taste the same anyway. :l
     
  3. sacbob

    sacbob Elite Refuge Member

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    They are not mallards or sprig. But, to me they eat OK.
     
  4. Txblklab

    Txblklab Senior Refuge Member

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    If you soak them overnight in salt water you will dillute the gamie taste in them. The longer the soak the more comes out.
     
  5. Ilbucksndux

    Ilbucksndux Elite Refuge Member

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    .......or wrap the breast in bacon,salt,pepper.Bake @ 350 for 1 hour.Allow to cool throw the breast away and eat the bacon.


    Or do like I do and DON'T SHOOT THEM :eek:
     
  6. WhrzTheDux

    WhrzTheDux Elite Refuge Member

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    Don't get a lot of 'em where I hunt, but yea, I am with you bro! I let them black jacks come and go. :tu
     
  7. Lame-Duck

    Lame-Duck Elite Refuge Member

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    I breast them, season them, and fry them in olive oil. Very simple, but since I can't cook, that works for me.
     
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    I don't shoot 'em....really don't shoot anything other than mallard, teal, and wood ducks. Gotta have green on their head somewhere. :tu
     
  9. Lame-Duck

    Lame-Duck Elite Refuge Member

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    bignate......look, there's plenty of green his head.....ya gotta start shootin' em. ;) :yes





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  10. sjemac

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    I pluck 'em and roast them. They are one of my favorite eating ducks. No, they don't taste like mallards, they taste better.
     

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