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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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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

May 11, 2017

Subjects discussed: the psychology of pansieness; Young Lions; Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL training; universal service; Hells Bells as the soundtrack of Seal training; to "fall" in combat; "this is fishin' and we don't complain"; being in Act of Valor; shared misery; Camp Cancer; drinking coffee like a lunatic; Rorke's take on public lands; training in a purposeful way; stump shootin'; what all this means for hunters, and more.

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Apr 27, 2017

Subjects discussed: Deadwood, South Dakota; Dale Earnhardt, senior; not being afraid to say "I love you" before it's too late; Bugle magazine; the brucellosis vaccine; livestock detectives and bio-terrorism; chronic wasting disease; conservation easements; the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and how politicians screw with it; the Durfee Hills; Disney Syndrome; the relativity of cruelty; wildlife as a relic of the past; H.J.R. 69 and the unwarranted hysteria it inspires; and more.

Apr 20, 2017

Subjects discussed: bear spray used in all the wrong ways; This Hole Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us-the next great American fishing novel; Guyana and Amerindians; big ass yams; casiri, paracari, local drink, farine; capibara, maccaw, toucan, and harpy; how to hunt an arapaima; the Latvian Eagle's mystery fish, a.k.a. the flower-eating-rainstorm piranha; handlining; Relaxation Culture; hammock sleeping; getting cursed by a jealous shaman; and more.

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Apr 6, 2017

Subjects discussed: underutililized food resources, such as street pigeons and small game, and underutilized methodologies, such as squid jiggin’; guns, kids, and safe handling practices; federal land transfers and a brief history of our public lands; hunting as a wildlife conservation tool; duck stamps; the Yellowstone story; why Steve self-identities as a  trophy hunter; wolf hunting; human and large predator interactions in the West; how to get engaged in the protection of public lands; and more. 

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