Venison components

Bacon Wrapped Venison

Bacon Wrapped Venison

Category Dinner Wild Game
Servings 6
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1.5 hours

If you are looking for a savory and hearty dish this holiday season or just a quick and easy weeknight recipe, you simply can't top this bacon-wrapped venison. This wild game meat is not only delicious, but it's also lean and high in protein. Just when you think it can't get any better... We wrapped it in bacon!

Impress your guests at your next holiday gathering with this easy-to-follow recipe that will deliver moist and tender venison and have your guests begging for seconds.

Pit Boss Kitchen
Venison components


  • 2 Venison
  • 6 Slices of Thick-Cut Bacon
  • 2 Tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Onion Powder
  • 2 Tsp Salt and Pepper


  1. Preheat your smoker to 375°F.
  1. Place bacon on a baking sheet and partially cook it for about 5-8 minutes in your smoker. Then take bacon out of smoker and let it cool.
  1. As the bacon cools, brush venison with olive oil then gather all your dry ingredients and season your meat with Pit Boss GSP Rub. Wrap your venison with your partially cooked bacon.
  1. Place your wrapped venison in your smoker on the top rack away from the heat source. Roast until bacon is brown and crispy, and meat probe reads an internal temperature of 145°F, about 1 hour cook time.
  1. Remove the venison off the smoker and place it onto your cutting board and let it rest. 
  1. Once you've waited cut into your delicious meal and enjoy!