It's quite easy to remove once you know the basics and do it right. While on a Colorado elk hunt, Randy shot a bull elk and decides to show the process from start to finish. For him it only takes about 2 minutes to remove 1. This is a fantastic cut of meat, that you do not want to forget to take home with you.
Filling elk tag is exciting. Reality sets in when you have your elk on the ground. This video shows you how to do it, start to finish, without having to remove the entrails; a method known as the "Gutless Method."
How to do the gutless method on an elk (or deer, pronghorn, moose, etc.). In this video, Randy Newberg is using his new Gerber exchange blade knife on a recently harvested elk in New Mexico. He does a thorough overview on how to do the gutless method while also caping the animal.