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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: February, 2018
Feb 26, 2018
 
Salt Lake City, UT- Steven Rinella talks with House Natural Resource Committee Chairman Rob Bishop, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.
 
 
Subjects discussed: the Land and Water Conservation Fund; Monument designations and who administers them; Chairman Bishop's perception of public lands; the Outdoor Industry Association's decision to pull out of Utah; access as the primary barrier to entry for hunters and anglers; twisting the intent of public access enhancement; what ought to happen with the Endangered Species Act; and more.
 

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

Feb 19, 2018

Las Vegas, NV- Steven Rinella talks with Becky Humphries of the National Wild Turkey Federation, First Lite's Ryan Callaghan, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects discussed: The National Wild Turkey Federation; defining turkey habitat; the Lacey Act of 1900 and playing by the rules; the captive wildlife industry; the re-introduction of wild turkeys to the landscape; America's Big 6 habitats; timber sales as conservation stewardship; threats to habitat; making painful compromises; hunters and hunter's dollars and how they impact habitat work; why are dudes with hunting shows always hunting turkeys?; and more.

 

Feb 12, 2018

Las Vegas, NV- Steven Rinella talks with Ryan Callaghan of First Lite, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects discussed: going pantsless at the table; Chef Kaido and salting fish for sushi, morel tips and other wild foods know-how; is the sun setting on Old Bay Seasoning?; the peritoneal and thoracic cavities; sewing yourself back up; the loose math of packing enough bullets; things gettin' "western"; the upshot of cannibalism; Cabeza de Vaca and making shakes outta folks; the reasons for game huddling up in no-mans lands; the categorical imperative and the morality of hunting; high fence vs. fair chase; artisanal small batch deer drives; love handles; and more..

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

Feb 5, 2018

Douglas, AZ- Steven Rinella talks with Ben O'Brien of Yeti and John Snow of Outdoor Life, along with Dirt Myth and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: Listener corrections; Dirt Myth's issues with deodorant, tobacco-free dip, and wrist watches; how Coues deer got their name; Farrah Fawcett, Pamela Anderson, and Coues deer; the Gates Test; feeling deeply uneasy in a foreign country; banana chips, donk, and moose chips; dealing with reticle wobble; figure eights and recoil drift; getting a bunch of Cholla cactus thorns into your hand; the saga of El Surpriso; and more.

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