Tag Archives: urban hunting

Ypsi Coon Man

Inspired perhaps by our conversation a few days ago about the consumption of urban game, our friend Black Jake has caught and slaughtered a groundhog… But, it seems, he has a problem. Here’s his note. I am in a pickle, friends. I butchered a groundhog and got some dirt and groundhog hairs on the meat. […]

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Coon meat and Faygo – Dinner in the D

The Detroit News has an interesting little feature today on a Detroiter named Glemie Dean Beasley, who supplements his Social Security income by catching urban raccoons, slaughtering them, and selling their meat to neighbors. Beasley, who calls himself the Coon Man, says the carcasses can got for as much as $12, and can serve four […]

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