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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: November, 2017
Nov 27, 2017
Lyons, CO- Steven Rinella talks with author and angler John Gierach, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.
 
Subjects Discussed: Gierach's work at a pivotal moment in Steven's life; the palpable anxiety of young adulthood; reading the literary canon in the autumn of life; "fly fishing is friggin' beautiful"; hook and bullet writing; why spin fishing doesn't produce the writers that fly fishing does; what's best for hunters and fishermen in America?; writers and their love of explaining and telling; the tricky thing about conservation; glimpses of abundance; catch and release fishing; and more.
 
Check out the show notes here for studies, books, and concepts referenced in this episode. 
Nov 20, 2017

Seattle, WA- Steven Rinella talks with Eduardo Garcia, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew. 

Subjects Discussed: the pumpkin thief; electrified bear hides; cooking on yachts; getting back to a western way of life; Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story; the La Brea Tarpits, sabertooth cats, and dire wolves; what recovery looks like; huntin' with a hook; and more.
 
You can watch Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story on iTunes and Amazon.

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

Be sure to check out the MeatEater Store November 22-26 for our Black Friday/Thanksgiving sale for 25% off all orders. Use offer code: meat, offer good while supplies last.

Nov 13, 2017

Steven Rinella talks with Whit Fosburgh of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: regional conservation issues around the United States; America's environmental grade as a nation; the threats to native forests; what's up with the Farm Bill?; water quality issues of the Southeast; dead zones; chipping away at the feds; wildfire outlook; Alaska's Pebble Mine, and why it won't die; The Land and Water Conservation Fund, the Clean Water Act, and the Antiquities Act; Zinke's Monuments; funding for conservation; trafficking in life and death; how to ensure a conservation legacy; and more.

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

Nov 6, 2017
The Delmarva Peninsula, MD- Steven Rinella talks with 
Marcia Pradines of the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge; Maryland Deer Biologist Brian Eyler; avid Sika hunter Steve Kendrot; and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.
Subjects Discussed: The pronunciation and origins of Sika deer; scoutin' in a bag; the health of Sika deer; the Delmarva peninsula; the good ol' days of Sika deer hunting; the millinery trade; bag limits, regulations, baiting, and their compatibility with wildlife conservation; woodsmanship, fair chase, and other personal ethics; controlling Phragmites and marsh migration; the little-shittin antlers on a Sika deer; the Delmarva fox squirrel as a bad mofo (redux); EHD and Blue Tongue; and more.
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