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Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings a deep and relevant look at all outdoor topics including hunting, fishing, nature, conservation and wild foods. Filled with humor, irreverence and things that will surprise the hell out of you, each episode welcomes a diverse group of guests who add their own expertise on the vast world of the outdoors.Part of MeatEater, Inc.

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Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings a deep and relevant look at all outdoor topics including hunting, fishing, nature, conservation and wild foods. Filled with humor, irreverence and things that will surprise the hell out of you, each episode welcomes a diverse group of guests who add their own expertise on the vast world of the outdoors.Part of MeatEater, Inc.

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Love the podcast!

By Earl from Bama - Dec 01 2019
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I have to live vicariously through you guys and your adventures. Keep them coming.

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MeatEater is singlehandedly the greatest podcast known to man.

iTunes Ratings

28589 Ratings
Average Ratings
27986
287
118
83
115

Love the podcast!

By Earl from Bama - Dec 01 2019
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I have to live vicariously through you guys and your adventures. Keep them coming.

Greatest

By kbaty123456789 - Dec 01 2019
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MeatEater is singlehandedly the greatest podcast known to man.

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The MeatEater Podcast

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Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings a deep and relevant look at all outdoor topics including hunting, fishing, nature, conservation and wild foods. Filled with humor, irreverence and things that will surprise the hell out of you, each episode welcomes a diverse group of guests who add their own expertise on the vast world of the outdoors.Part of MeatEater, Inc.

Ep. 192: Bleeding Out

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Steven Rinella talks with Dr. Alan LazzaraRyan CallaghanBrody Henderson, and the spirit of Janis Putelis.                               Subjects discussed: On missing Jani; the piranha of the north; the cadaver bone in Steve's mouth; is it really ok to use super glue to patch yourself up?; treestand falls and opening your scro on a hook; living to hunt another day; how to apply tourniquets; chainsaw injuries; outdoor medical kits; how to save your friends from dumb hunting accidents; and more. 

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Oct 28 2019

2hr 20mins

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Ep. 086: The Meat Tree, Part 1

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Afognak Island, AK- Steven Rinella talks with Remi Warren, Dirt Myth, Ridge Pounder, Pat O'Connel, and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: The sprawling distribution of Ursus arctos; binomial nomenclature, the Linnaean classification system, and the finer details of brown bear taxonomy; Seward's Folly; how elk got to Alaska; bad mofos; a little bit of elk taxonomy; the shittiness of Afognak; quartering an elk in the water, battle scars, busted antlers, and other stories surrounding Steve's bull; getting attacked by brown bear, and more.

Oct 16 2017

1hr 26mins

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Ep. 100: The Powerful Joe Rogan

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Los Angeles, CA- Steven Rinella talks with the powerful Joe Rogan, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: Trees of questionable integrity; Joe's obsession with archery; open loop systems and managing a mindset; recreational outrage in America; vegans; throwing out false bait; sharing photos of dead animals online; moving the needle toward a pro-hunting place; predators and surplus killing; and more.

Check out the show notes here for the studies, books, and concepts referenced in this episode.

Jan 22 2018

1hr 41mins

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Ep.087: The Meat Tree, Part 2

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Afognak Island, AK- Steven Rinella talks with Remi Warren, Dirt Myth, Ridge Pounder, Pat O’Connel, and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: the brown bear attack story continues; the feeling of your life flashing before your eyes; the short but exhilarating ride of Dirt Myth; the devastating mental setback of being charged by a brown bear; bear attacks as an act of predation; being 'bearanoid'; lessons learned; and more.

Check out the show notes here for ideas, studies, and materials referenced in this episode.

Oct 23 2017

1hr 24mins

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Episode 040: Paducah, Kentucky. Steven Rinella talks with small-game and catfish aficionado Kevin Murphy, along with Janis Putelis, Garret Smith, and Adam Moffat from the MeatEater crew.

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Subjects discussed: Cormac McCarthy and No Country for Old Men; how to get into good graces with the Latvian Eagle; Jani Day, otherwise known as the Summer Solstice; hunting black bears in grizz country; the delisting of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and implications for the Endangered Species Act; the differences between poke poling, limb lining, jug fishing, and trot lining for catfish; the Big 3 of catfish species; Canadian Hunter whiskey; skanky salmon; pon hoss; best methods for cooking catfish; sending your kid off to school with a muskox sandwich; why the Mississippi River is a sham; and more. 

Jul 22 2016

2hr 3mins

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Ep. 130: Packing Gear

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Steven Rinella talks with Kurt Racicot of Stone Glacier, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.   Subjects Discussed: the unique nature of Alaskan bears; the PTSD-inducing capabilities of Killer whales; sea cucumbers, abalone, scallops, and other Alaskan ocean grub worth owning a cabin for; how to pack for a long backcountry hunt, and how to get your head straight; proof that cotton kills; suffering; water purification preferences; cold supper; how big is your backpack?; 13 bullets revisited; and more.   To learn more about the ideas and materials referenced in this episode check out the show notes here.

Aug 20 2018

2hr 21mins

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Episode 038: Maverick County, Texas. Steven Rinella talks with ranch manager and hog trapper Ben Binnion, along with Chris Gill and Janis Putelis from the MeatEater crew

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Maverick County, Texas. Steven Rinella talks with ranch manager and hog trapper Ben Binnion, along with Chris Gill and Janis Putelis from the MeatEater crew. Subjects discussed: the music of Shearwater; why Steve won't plug Janis's t-shirt company anymore; the importance of trail cams; whitetail antler potential; high-fence vs unfenced whitetail properties in Texas; buck identification; how to age a deer; the question of carrying capacity; helicopter surveys; how Texas allocates deer permits; trashy does and fecund bucks; the Founder Effect; why deer are like people; managing vs farming game; and the biodiversity of Texas whitetail country.

Jun 23 2016

1hr 17mins

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Episode 029

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Paducah, Kentucky. Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis talk with Kevin Murphy, a small-game aficionado. Subjects discussed: shotguns vs rimfires for squirrel hunting; chasing swamp rabbits; training up a squirrel dog; a toothpick trick for extracting fur or feathers that were dragged into the meat by a shotgun pellet; Butchey Badtoe, the squirrel head eating cur; coulees, guts, hollows, and other names for drainages; four types of squirrels; rabbit drives and how to pick your shooting lanes; squirrel broth dumplings and other methods of cooking squirrel; and squirrel hunting with Daniel Boone.

Feb 19 2016

1hr 30mins

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Ep. 133: You're a cool dude, Buck.

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Anchorage, AK - Steven Rinella talks with Alaska Master Guide Buck Bowden, along with his brother Danny Rinella, Chris "Ridgepounder" Gill, Dirt Myth, and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.   Subjects discussed: becoming Buck, or a boy mangles himself with a knife; digging for money with nine fingers; hunting and visiting the obscure; candyass horses from lower-48 and their rough and rangy Alaskan counterparts; the big money makers in fur trapping; eating wolverines; cutting your teeth on sheep, moose, and grizz; becoming a Master Guide; lessons learned from three bear attacks; what makes a good hunter?; divorcing yourself from societal momentum; and more.   To learn more about the ideas and materials referenced in this episode check out the show notes here.

Sep 10 2018

2hr 28mins

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Ep. 155: Guns   

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Steven Rinella talks with Larry Keane and Mark Oliva of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, along with Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: Negligent discharges and the dark humor of the Marine Corps; button bucks and the Doppelkopf syndrome; the Colorado runner who choked-out a mountain lion; illegal ginseng harvest and methhead bears of Tennessee; the fatal grizzly bear attack of a Wyoming hunting guide; SHOT Show; on not shooting old appliances; both sides of the suppressors debate; background checks; who hates  Sunday hunting?; arguments around lead, or “traditional” ammo; keeping a finger on the pulse of gun legislation; gun safety around kids; and more.

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Feb 11 2019

2hr 52mins

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Ep. 167: Mauled by a Grizzly

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Steven Rinella talks with Amber Kornak and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: The polite way to address someone who has suffered a bear “tragedy”; Janis's chicken egg business; what it’s like for female wildlife biologists; hair snares; the precise moment when you realize you’re about to be attacked by a grizzly; where to carry bear spray and how to hose a grizz with it; biophilia; tattooing bears; and more.

May 06 2019

1hr 42mins

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MeatEater Presents: Cal's Week in Review Episode 2

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This week Cal brings you cool facts about old poop, fish, birds, ticks, poachers, snakes and a bunch of other cliff notes from the world of wildlife and conservation.

May 20 2019

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Ep. 146: Bigfoot

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Bozeman, MT- Steven Rinella talks with journalist and podcaster Laura Krantz, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: “Wild Thing” podcast; the newest oldest hunting weapons ever found in America; Clovis hunters; what good is a squirrel’s tail; Steve stands corrected on Pancho Villa; the other kind of knocking boots; old Bob Milligan’s game dinner; a critique of Teddy Roosevelt; the Four horsemen of Sasquatchery; burning a village to save it; what a bigfoot nest looks like; the two types of bigfoot believers; the Patterson-Gimlan film; a 1-million-dollar bounty for a dead bigfoot; the human need for the unknown; and more.

For the show notes featuring the historical documents referenced in this episode, please click here.

Dec 10 2018

2hr 12mins

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Ep. 191: Sicker Than Hell

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Steven Rinella talks with epidemiologist Timonthy Sly, Sam Lungren, and Janis Putelis. Subjects discussed: The meaning of the word "epidemiology"; tularemia and rabbits; ashing deer meat; on being trichinosis positive; cannibalism; what’s up with eating raw freshwater fish?; beaver fever; ribbony tape in your feces; putting money in your mouth; having a third ex-wife; the alimentary canal; just asking to be eaten; sucking discs; the various -osis things that can happen to you; and more.

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Oct 21 2019

1hr 51mins

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Episode 004

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Bozeman, Montana. After 4 days of elk hunting in the Sweetgrass Hills of Montana, Steven Rinella talks with Ryan Callaghan, Janis Putelis and first time hunters Brittany Brothers and Helen Cho. Subjects discussed include: good hunts for first time hunters; searching for hearts and livers in gut piles left by other hunters; hunter's safety courses; what happens when you carry a New Yorker magazine, an Alaska driver’s license, and a pocket knife on a NYC subway; how to say "MeatEater Podcast" in Latvian; the fact that Janis Putelis, a.k.a. Long Tong, has been in on 100 elk kills; women hunters; the conundrum of hunter recruitment; and getting really depressed when a hunt goes bad. Mentioned links and notes: Squarespace.com - use the code MEATEATER at checkout to get 10% off and help support the MeatEater Podcast. Ryan Callaghan once addressing a bear "Smell us now, lady". Sweetgrass Hills Colonial Rifle and Pistol Club in Staten Island Podsurvey.com/MeatEater

Mar 06 2015

1hr 28mins

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Ep. 113: I'm Right And You're Wrong

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Boise, ID- Steven Rinella talks with Jason Phelps of Phelps Game Calls, Mark Kenyon of Wired to Hunt, Remi Warren, Ryan Callaghan of First Lite, Mark Boardman of Vortex Optics, along with Brody Henderson and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.   Subjects Discussed: low-T turkeys and game calling; feeding wildlife, baiting, and muddying the waters in Alabama; bait haters and food plots; the hierarchy of species and the ethics of fishing for spawning trout; roosting turks; the continued saga of a deer named Holyfield; glassin' turks; private land conservation; and more.

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Apr 23 2018

1hr 59mins

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Episode 025: Prince of Wales Island, Alaska. Steven Rinella talks with Janis Putelis and Ron Leighton, a Vietnam veteran and former commercial fisherman. Subjects discussed: Janis' first Sitka blacktail buck; muskegs; deep-water shrimp trappin'; why Steve doesn't catch a fraction of the shrimps that Ron does; why do so many men cook nowadays, and what happened to women?; smoking, canning, and jarring octopus and halibut; commercial halibut fishing; saltwater as a cure for seasickness; identifying found art; Latvian power rings; shooting critters in the head vs. in the lungs; deer calls; and the one thing good about getting old.

Dec 23 2015

2hr 16mins

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Ep. 184: Managing Bambi

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Steven Rinella talks with Matt Ross, Ryan Furrer, Hank Forester, Mark Kenyon, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: having kids by accident; Mark Kenyon’s “That Wild Country”; slunger and slow-walker as new synonyms for mondo; where quality deer management ends and trophy deer management begins; busting deer myths; Field to Fork; when teeth start floating; and more.

Plus, stay tuned for Steve’s special feature on the joint onX and TRCP report about state landlocked public lands.

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Sep 02 2019

3hr 33mins

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Episode 039: Maverick County, Texas. Steven Rinella continues his discussion with ranch manager, wildlife biologist and hog trapper Ben Binnion, along with Chris Gill and Janis Putelis from the MeatEater crew.

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Maverick County, Texas. Steven Rinella continues his discussion with ranch manager, wildlife biologist and hog trapper Ben Binnion, along with Chris Gill and Janis Putelis from the MeatEater crew. Subjects discussed: perception of pigs on a scale from Satan to margaritas; Sus scrofa and the Eurasian wild boar; hog fecundity; whitetail deer breeding vs. pig breeding; what "hogzilla" is and ain't; hog bait recipes; selling wild pigs to slaughter facilities; charging for pig hunts; whether helicopter pig hunts are for sport or control; several bullshit aspects of pig hunting; the best pigs to eat; and how to get hog hunting permissions.

Jul 08 2016

1hr 29mins

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Ep. 190: What's in Your Freezer?

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Steven Rinella talks with Spencer NeuharthDanielle PrewettRyan Callaghan, Phil Taylor, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: Starting the rut by mixing corn and Viagra; fact checking the poisonous status of daddy long legs; what, exactly, is flavor?; appreciating the natural; paper towel budgets; how to properly brown ground meat; theories on fat content; Ol’ Cal’s throat roast; the rules for applying salt; death bed wild game cooking advice; and more.

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Oct 14 2019

2hr 26mins

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Ep. 198: Hunting with the Home Run King

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Steven Rinella talks with New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso, Cody Fahrion, Rick Smith, Seth Morris, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: All those home runs; the value of a high ass; Steve and Jani’s disagreement over “natural”; shooting a duck on the ground and a turkey in the air; chocolate milk, squats, and yodel-sounding farts induced by chocolate milk; what it feels like to win a million dollars, meet Seinfeld, and then hunt with Steve; Pete's first buck; and more.

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Dec 09 2019

1hr 58mins

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Ep. 197: Eating Folks in the Arctic

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Steven Rinella talks with Buddy Levy and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Jumping out of planes with sacks of cash; the outlaw Claude Dallas as both an asshole and a good book subject; a crash course on David Crockett; the Labryinth of Ice; promiscuity on the frontier; eating spuds basted in human fat; flossing out a bullet hole with a silk handkerchief; that time when Steve mistook a communal sink for a urinal; bumpkin pride; Jani eating dehydrated placenta pills; and more.

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Dec 02 2019

2hr 26mins

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Ep. 196: A Sea of Bones

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Steven Rinella talks with Dr. Lawrence C. Todd and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: kill sites; the meaning of an artifact; taphonomy: the study of death; possum that took up residence inside of a dead buck; big-assed tongues; Larry's "it's not my problem, I'm retired" ethos; humans as the most invasive species; catch and release archaeology; high elevation corridors; the argument against Steve’s argument that people should leave wilderness alone; a child-like curiosity; and more.

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Nov 25 2019

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Ep. 195: Hunting the Anthropocene

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Steven Rinella talks with Rick Smith, Danny Morrison, Sean Weaver, Ryan CallaghanSeth Morris, and Janis Putelis.   Topics discussed: Steve's favorite thing to talk about: swiping right for love; how Danny blew off two of his toes while goose hunting; South Dakota's historic flooding and underwater highways; how fish eggs can survive in bird shit; Cal’s voyeuristic tendency to watch salamanders make love; Matt Rinella's "Trespassers Welcome" sign; shooting ducks over wasted tofu; and more.

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Nov 18 2019

2hr 17mins

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Ep. 194: Summon the Squall

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Steven Rinella talks with Adam Weatherby, Landon Peterson, Stewart Peterson, Seth Morris, and Janis Putelis.   Topics discussed: A shot so bad it didn’t even spook the buck; Wyoming’s Region G; magic mountains and crooked skies; animosity toward your mentor; horses vs. mules as hunting equipment; riding horses on steep-assed cliffs; is it unsportsmanlike to shoot bedded bucks?; Janis shooting a buck in self defense; wanting to become a cowboy; adopting butt pad technology; and more.

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Nov 11 2019

2hr 19mins

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Ep. 193: Too Much Naughty

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Steven Rinella talks with Maggie Smith, Ryan Callaghan, and Janis Putelis.   Topics discussed: How willows grow toward the sound of water; Cal’s famous prehistoric bison tooth; more on Sneaky Pete the turkey; Maggie as a brand new hunter; R3 and R1.5; the slightly distorted reality of filming hunts; when Steve's dad figured out his kids curse like holy hell; flying with firearms, ammo, and game meat; Steve's backcountry meal plan; the animals that get your blood pumping; and more.

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Nov 04 2019

2hr 18mins

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Ep. 192: Bleeding Out

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Steven Rinella talks with Dr. Alan LazzaraRyan CallaghanBrody Henderson, and the spirit of Janis Putelis.                               Subjects discussed: On missing Jani; the piranha of the north; the cadaver bone in Steve's mouth; is it really ok to use super glue to patch yourself up?; treestand falls and opening your scro on a hook; living to hunt another day; how to apply tourniquets; chainsaw injuries; outdoor medical kits; how to save your friends from dumb hunting accidents; and more. 

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Oct 28 2019

2hr 20mins

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Ep. 191: Sicker Than Hell

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Steven Rinella talks with epidemiologist Timonthy Sly, Sam Lungren, and Janis Putelis. Subjects discussed: The meaning of the word "epidemiology"; tularemia and rabbits; ashing deer meat; on being trichinosis positive; cannibalism; what’s up with eating raw freshwater fish?; beaver fever; ribbony tape in your feces; putting money in your mouth; having a third ex-wife; the alimentary canal; just asking to be eaten; sucking discs; the various -osis things that can happen to you; and more.

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Oct 21 2019

1hr 51mins

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Ep. 190: What's in Your Freezer?

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Steven Rinella talks with Spencer NeuharthDanielle PrewettRyan Callaghan, Phil Taylor, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: Starting the rut by mixing corn and Viagra; fact checking the poisonous status of daddy long legs; what, exactly, is flavor?; appreciating the natural; paper towel budgets; how to properly brown ground meat; theories on fat content; Ol’ Cal’s throat roast; the rules for applying salt; death bed wild game cooking advice; and more.

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Oct 14 2019

2hr 26mins

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Ep. 189: Boxing with the Last Grizzly

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Steven Rinella talks with Danny Schmidt, Chris Gill, Rorke Denver, Seth Morris, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: More on the pros and cons of flip flops; getting your heel peeled off by an alligator’s back; Steve's annoyance with people being annoyed over people doing stupid things in a park; the immense hunting pressure in southern Colorado; strapping stuff to the outside of your truck; CO’s last grizzly; thru-hikers; elk feeds; the non-binary nature of hunting; and more.

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Oct 07 2019

2hr 14mins

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Ep. 188: Yvon Chouinard on Belonging to Nature

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Steven Rinella talks with Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard and Janis Putelis. Subjects discussed: Botching people’s names; blacksmithing; fishing with a single fly forever; 18 strands of white stallion tail; Steve being good at libraries; feeling the current with your testicles; taking kids fishing on the Crow reservation; riding out an avalanche and burying a dead friend; being an asshole when you start out and an asshole when you get back; Yvon in jail; Jani on karma; "Fuck Mars"; and more.

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Sep 30 2019

2hr 3mins

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Ep. 187: Tripping on Bear Skulls

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Steven Rinella talks with Anthony Licata, Doug Duren, Ryan Callaghan, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: drinking curdled mother's milk from a calf's stomach; bluegills on dip; Steve's sebaceous cyst as fish bait; the Fort Keogh gate situation; clearing the air with Doug over CWD; Cal's bugles; crunch-pfff; what happens when an elk falls off a cliff; Matt “MacGyver” Rinella kills a bull with the button from his pants; hunting with a marching band; “it’s legal!”; and more.

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Sep 23 2019

1hr 59mins

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Ep. 186: A High Level of "Grrrrrrr"

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Steven Rinella talks with Greg Fonts, Alex Reynaud, George Scheidt, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: How to free dive and read a reef; hole hunting; nibbling for curiosity; how to corner a ling cod; where grizzlies end and great white sharks begin; spearfishing as a way to find out everything that’s wrong with your body; vomiting coffee through your snorkel; the barely existing membrane separating Steve's brain and body; what exactly does “ground and pound” mean?; and more.

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Sep 16 2019

1hr 51mins

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Ep. 185: Tom McGuane On the Beauty of Not Knowing

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Steven Rinella talks with the author Tom McGuane, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: What to write on your gravestone; Tom's lifelong bond with Jimmy Buffett and Jim Harrison; is Jack Nicholson kind of a prick?; living with Marlon Brando; The Missouri Breaks; shooting into coveys; the profile of a "Fudd"; the relationship between biodiversity and active ranch land; before Key West became Key West; America as a people; becoming nobody on a windy porch; and more.

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Sep 09 2019

1hr 53mins

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Ep. 184: Managing Bambi

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Steven Rinella talks with Matt Ross, Ryan Furrer, Hank Forester, Mark Kenyon, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: having kids by accident; Mark Kenyon’s “That Wild Country”; slunger and slow-walker as new synonyms for mondo; where quality deer management ends and trophy deer management begins; busting deer myths; Field to Fork; when teeth start floating; and more.

Plus, stay tuned for Steve’s special feature on the joint onX and TRCP report about state landlocked public lands.

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Sep 02 2019

3hr 33mins

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Ep. 183: All For a Flashy Mule

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Steven Rinella talks to Clay Newcomb, Kevin Harlander, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: double-battered buttermilk squirrel; shit on a shingle; fell, or the skin under the skin; Kevin raising Steve's hog; MeatEater and First Lite as kissing cousins; anteater boots; say no to flip flops; when a boy horse and a girl donkey do it; doggin' on traditional bows; the time when Clay's arrow touched a bear's nose; what is meant by "fair chase"; Oklahoma bear oil; and more.

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Aug 26 2019

2hr 34mins

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Ep. 182: You Wanna Talk About Killing Hogs?

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Steven Rinella talks to Jesse Griffiths, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: tons of audience death stories; flounder gigging in Texas; the human egret; more about Long Tong Jani; frying fish with a passion; Steve's strong dislike of batter; the smallmouth bass’ trashy cousin, the largemouth bass; titillation; trapping feral hogs; the garlic-tipped fork; custom ordered feral cow sausage; Jesse's first book and his upcoming book on cooking feral hogs; and more.

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Aug 19 2019

2hr 11mins

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Ep. 181: Bibles and Bulls

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Steven Rinella talks to Jason Phelps, Dirk Durham, Ryan Callaghan, Seth Morris, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: Purple Nurple; swimming with a fairly attractive aunt; more on hunting from the Bible; Steve and Seth’s Southwest Montana nuisance beaver removal; Jason Phelps and American elbow grease; how to call in non-stop big giant bulls; plenty of latex; Dirk Durham, six-time world champion elk caller; glunking; lost calves; and more. 

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Aug 12 2019

2hr 37mins

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Ep. 180: Teeth, Horns, and Claws

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Steven Rinella talks with Doug Emlen, Sam Lungren, and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: Character above all else; good shit for a tombstone; fighting WW4 with sticks and stones; saber tooth cats and supination; a simple definition of evolution; a third generation biologist; GMO mosquitos; do does really go for big antlers?; animal arms races; Janis’ love for a good shirker; a fish that starts as a female and switches to a male; beetle battles; and Doug’s Animal Weapons.

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Steve on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stevenrinella

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Aug 05 2019

2hr 12mins

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Ep. 179: The Weed Warden

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Steven Rinella talks with John Nores and Janis Putelis.

Subjects discussed: Cartels growing pot on public land; wildlife poisoning by weed growers; Vietnam War-style punji pits in Shasta National Forest; special ops game wardens; pink death; concealing man tracks with fake cow prints and carpet slippers; Phoebe, the one-in-a-million K9 lifesaver and her 900+ arrests; secret attack commands; 445 miles of poly pipe; DIY dams; Silicon Valley science camp; and more.

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Steve on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stevenrinella

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Web: http://www.themeateater.com

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Jul 29 2019

1hr 51mins

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