Nice score! I get as much satisfaction out of processing my own game and making tasty products out of it, as I do hunting and taking it. The final part of this "grail" quest happened for me yesterday. My hunting partner and I boated, then hiked into our elk spike camp yesterday. Rained all day, but as we pared slices off a chub of elk summer sausage, that I made, which came from the elk I got in that drainage last fall, the sun peeked out for about ten minutes. Thats gotta be good karma in anyones book. (Then the dogs got a hold of the sausage when we weren't paying attention and polished it off.) Oh well, they enjoyed it too.