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The MeatEater Podcast

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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Now displaying: June, 2017
Jun 29, 2017

Steven Rinella talks with CWD expert Bryan Richards, Doug "Buckman Juice" Duren, and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater Crew.

Subjects discussed: The U.S. Geological Survey's National Wildlife Health Center; bighorn sheep in Texas; hibernacula; white-nose syndrome in bats; people eating other people's brains and a disease called kuru; cannibalistic cows; where did CWD come from?; elk in South Korea; CWD in Norway's reindeer; neuronal death; zoonosis (a disease that can move back and forth between animals and humans); peanut butter and prairie dogs; the “ick” factor; the captive deer industry; transporting deer carcasses and other possible vectors; deer piss; why you should care about CWD; what hunters can do to help prevent the spread; why you shouldn't begin Google searches with the words "the truth about..."; and more.

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Join Steven Rinella and a couple surprise guests for a live recording of his popular MeatEater Podcast in Bozeman, Montana on August 15, 2017. Tickets for a raffle will be sold at the event, with high-end prizes from Yeti, Vortex, Savage Firearms and Benchmade, benefitting a local conservation group. Raffle winners will be drawn following the podcast recording and Steven will be on hand signing books.

Jun 22, 2017

Steven talks with historian and author Dan Flores, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater Crew.

Subjects Discussed: Clovis hunters; North America's oldest mine; the religious underpinnings of Chaco Canyon's mysterious road network; Steve as The Inconsiderate Mountain Goat Hiker; macaw feathers, turquoise, and other luxury goods; Steve's wife and the 4-degree human comfort zone; the spread of human hunters around the globe; the eyed needle; boating around glaciers; wanderlust; ice-free corridors; the Blitzkrieg and Solutrean hypotheses; Liebig's principle of ecology; Keepers of the Game: Indian-Animal Relationships and the Fur Trade; did the Indians reach equilibrium with the buffalo?, and more.

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Hunting Fishing Wildlife Wild Foods

Jun 15, 2017

Subjects Discussed: Are coyotes and wolves really killing all the deer?; habitat as the driving factor for deer populations; is Doug part of the problem or part of the solution?; dirty farming vs. clean farming; newspapers and the death of outdoor columnists; the pen is mightier than the fire hydrant; resident locksmiths on naval vessels; fatherly advice; Deer and Deer Hunting magazine; why you should hunt whenever the Green Bay Packers are playing; expert hunters who can't tell one tree from another; deer make people stupid; the viciousness of deer politics; the scholarly consensus; the most insulting article someone could write if his aim was to piss off deer hunters; blaze pink; the relative merits of various midwesterners; buck movements during the rut; shirkers; stress impacts on antler development; do sanctuaries actually work?; lunar phases and deer movements; is camo a bunch of bullshit?; selling venison; and more.

 

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Hunting Fishing Public Lands Conservation

Jun 8, 2017

Subjects Discussed: Bushwhackin', roost-tree shootin' and Mark's elitist turkey hunting attitude; "The 10th Legion"; Bowhunting for turks; Aluminum billets; The thickness of a human hair; Meat tenderizers vs meat mallets; Sunshades; Straight vs angled spotting scopes; The late Duncan Gilchrist's seminal masterpiece, "Hunt High"; The best all-around spotting scope; Giving critters a detailed stink-eye with your spotter; Eye and body fatigue while glassin'; What the hell is parallax?; Scopes and red dots for turkey guns; What the hell are red dots and green dots?; Minute-of-jug accuracy, and more.

 

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Jun 1, 2017

Subjects Discussed: Doug's nubbin'; power jakes, jake psychology, rope dragger activities, and busted spur turks; Janis' conundrum; puttin' on the jake brakes; Durkin's personal stuffed deer pact; favoring the serious while penalizing the jackasses; roosting a turkey; rigidity and weakness in nature; the worst kind of sleep; the navel of the Duren farm; Matt Rinella's bar names; Bergmann's Rule; North America's turkey history; Rinella's principle; Dirt on wildlife; napping with Jani; hunts in proximity to the summer solstice; Dirt on alliteration, and more.

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