are buffleheads good to eat?

malllardhunter

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i am hunting my river blind in west tennessee.......so far all i am mostly killing are buffleheads.......can you eat them?.....how do you fix them?:z
 

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Are buffleheads good to eat?


NO



But they sure do look pretty and fly fast!
 

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Are you kidding? Butterballs taste great! You just don't get the meat you would from a larger duck. Make jerky or cook them like you would any other duck. I've eaten plenty! Enjoy!
 

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just marinate them in Itillian dressing and wrap them in bacon, Grill to done and toss in the trash, I knew of a man back in collage that loved them, Must be an aquired taste.
 

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Almightymoonpie said:
just marinate them in Itillian dressing and wrap them in bacon, Grill to done and toss in the trash, I knew of a man back in collage that loved them, Must be an aquired taste.

now thats funny, i dont care who you are!!!
:l
 

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We eat them up here, taste like any other duck if ya cook them right. A little marinate, some onion, pepper, mushroom, thin strip of duck meat and wrap in bacon, grill and they taste great.
 

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They are a little strong compared to a puddler but certainly still edibile. Buffleheads have saved the day for me many times. :l
 

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butterfly em..take the bones and vertabre out put all the meat in crock pot with sourkraut slow cook for 6 hours.. serve with home made german dumplings...

or

grind em up and make chili out of em..

both work and you wouldnt know if you were eating mallards of buffleheads
 

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Buffleheads rank right up there with a turd ! If you like rotten fish flaver you'll like them. Fun to shoot, great for dog work and makes a really nice mount but thats about all. I'd love to watch someone eat a Bufflehead and tell me its good. I guess the answer is cook'em up and try to eat them. Please let us know what you think.....
 

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Diver Dan! Are we talking about the same duck? I've NEVER had a bad one. I can't tell the diff between a bufflehead and a mallard. Maybe the ones you guys are getting have been eating on a sewer lagoon, S%$T pond!:dv
 

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