Deer processors in minnesota and wisconsinHere is a sampling of Northland deer processors. Costs are per deer.
By: Sam Cook, Duluth News Tribune
Here is a sampling of Northland deer processors. Costs are per deer.
Adolph Store, 3710 Midway Road, Adolph. Skinning, cutting and wrapping available along with jerky, venison sticks and full line of sausages. Deer accepted daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Deposit required. Call 624-9680 for price list.
Bear’s Den, 6505 Industrial Road, Saginaw. Processing, sausage and jerky. Deer cut up and vacuum sealed. Cost: $80. Call 729-6056.
Carlson’s Sausage and Wild Game Processing, 202 N. First Ave., Biwabik. Complete deer processing; cut, ground and wrapped. Average cost: $60. Full line of sausages and snack sticks. Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Call (218) 865-6791.
Cole Cuts, 4040 Normanna Road, Duluth. Skinning, cutting, grinding, wrapping and freezing. Sausage available. Call 721-3931, 391-1619 or 393-1588.
Duquette General Store, 88235 Minnesota Highway 23, Duquette. Debone and freezer-wrap costs $69 per deer. Roasts, steaks, ground venison or chunks for jerky or sausage. Deer must be skinned. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call (218) 496-5855.
Eveleth Country Foods IGA, 602 Fayal Road, Eveleth. Twenty varieties of deer sausage; Polish, Thuringer and snack sticks are available. Cost: $2.50-$4 per pound when product is finished. Call (218) 744-4350.
Gamache and Sons Deer Processing, 10 Farmstead Road, Esko. Skinned, cut and wrapped costs $70; boneless only. Call 878-1077.
Kocian’s Family Market, Main Street South, Bigfork. Full line of venison processing; $85 minimum. Skinning and cutting. Variety of sausages and smoked meats for an extra fee. Call (218) 743-3113.
Matt’s Whitetail Processing, 3619 Lismore Road, Duluth. Debone, cut into chops, steaks, roasts and wrap. Cost: $65. Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Call (218) 428-0056 or 721-3285.
M&J Deer Processing, 5535 Forestry Road, Aurora. Skin, debone and grind for $50; $10 for hide removal. Call (218) 229-3847 or (218) 638-2045.
Matt Wrazidlo, 514 98th Ave. W., Duluth. Skinning, cutting and wrapping; boneless. Call 626-1711.
Paul’s Market and Catering, 623 Garfield St., Eveleth. Venison trimmings made into a variety of sausages. Call (218) 744-1244.
Russ Kendall’s Smoke House, 149 Scenic Highway, Knife River. Variety of fresh and smoked sausages. Deer must be skinned. Summer sausage, brats, smoked sausage, jalapeno and cheese beef sticks and salami. Hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Call 834-5995.
Wildwood Meat Processing, 1571 Wildwood Road, Duluth. Skin, debone, cut and wrap for $70. Meat grinding and packaging costs an additional 50 cents per pound. Sausage and jerky available. Call 525-3549.
Wrazidlo’s Old World Meats, 226 N. Basswood. USDA inspected, 12 varieties of sausage from breakfast sausage to smoked brats, summer sausage, salami and venison sticks. Cost: $1.50-$3 per pound. Hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 722-2333.
Zup’s Food Market, Cook. Cut and wrap for boneless meat costs $80. Sausages available. Call (218) 666-0205.
Hursh Meat Processing, 10083 E. Oak Road, Poplar. Skin, debone, cut, grind and wrap for $60. Venison jerky sausage, smoked hinds, snack sticks, venison bacon and meatloaf for extra fee. Minnesota deer welcome. Call (715) 364-6855 or 393-1887.
SHIR-MARK Game Processing, 5081 S. County Road A, Superior. Skin, cut, wrap and grind; all boneless. Cost: $55 for bone-in, $75 for bone-out. Venison trimmings made into a variety of fresh and smoked sausages. Call 398-5700.
Superior Meats, 6301 Tower Ave., Superior. Venison trimmings made into sausages, jerky, bacon and snack sticks. More than 40 varieties. Call 394-4431.
Tom’s Deer Processing, 6695 E. Bayfield Road, South Range. Skin, cut, double-freezer wrapped, knife-cut boneless; also grind into hamburger. Cost: $45-$55 depending on size of deer. Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Call 398-6513.