Smoking adds flavor and shelf life to meats. Learn how to put a water smoker to use at the following sites:
The Meat Smoking and Curing FAQ
Answers frequently asked questions from the rec.food.preserving newsgroup. Questions range from "What are the proper temperatures for smoke cooking meat?" to "What is botulism?"
Curing and Smoking Poultry
The Mississippi State University Extension service covers the basics and goes into detail on smoking quail, broilers and turkey.