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The MeatEater Podcast

Steven Rinella: Author, Host of TV show MeatEater,

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The MeatEater Podcast
The MeatEater Podcast

The MeatEater Podcast

Steven Rinella: Author, Host of TV show MeatEater,

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3.1K
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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.

Latest Episodes

What's in Your Freezer?

Steven Rinella talks with Spencer Neuharth, Danielle Prewett, Ryan 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; rules for applying salt; death bed wild game cooking advice; and more. MeatEater Whiskey: https://bit.ly/2M8Ibhy

146 MIN6 d ago
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What's in Your Freezer?

Boxing With the Last Grizzly

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. themeateate.com

134 MIN1 w ago
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Boxing With the Last Grizzly

Ep. 188: Yvon Chouinard on Belonging to Nature

Steven Rinella talks with Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard and Janis Putelis. Subjects discussed: Botching people’s names; 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. themeateater.com

123 MIN2 w ago
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Ep. 188: Yvon Chouinard on Belonging to Nature

Ep. 187: Tripping on Bear Skulls

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; when an elk falls off a cliff; Matt “MacGyver” Rinella kills a bull with the button from his pants; “it’s legal!”; and more. Enter here to WIN A HUNT with Steve: themeateater.com/winahu

119 MIN3 w ago
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Ep. 187: Tripping on Bear Skulls

Ep. 186: A High Level of "Grrrrrrr"

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. themeateater.com

111 MINSEP 16
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Ep. 186: A High Level of "Grrrrrrr"

Ep. 185: Tom McGuane On The Beauty Of Not Knowing

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 Buffet 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. themeateater.com

113 MINSEP 9
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Ep. 185: Tom McGuane On The Beauty Of Not Knowing

Ep. 184: Managing Bambi

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 + TRCP report about state landlocked public lands. themeateater.com

213 MINSEP 2
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Ep. 184: Managing Bambi

Ep. 183: All For a Flashy Mule

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; sayno 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. themeateater.com

154 MINAUG 26
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Ep. 183: All For a Flashy Mule

Ep. 182: You Wanna Talk About Killing Hogs?

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. themeateater.com

131 MINAUG 19
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Ep. 182: You Wanna Talk About Killing Hogs?

Ep. 181: Bibles and Bulls

Steven Rinella talks to Jason Phelps, Dirk Durham, Ryan Callaghan, Seth Morris, and Janis Putelis. Subjects discussed:Purple Nurple; swimming witha 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. themeateater.com

157 MINAUG 12
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Ep. 181: Bibles and Bulls

Latest Episodes

What's in Your Freezer?

Steven Rinella talks with Spencer Neuharth, Danielle Prewett, Ryan 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; rules for applying salt; death bed wild game cooking advice; and more. MeatEater Whiskey: https://bit.ly/2M8Ibhy

146 MIN6 d ago
Comments
What's in Your Freezer?

Boxing With the Last Grizzly

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. themeateate.com

134 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Boxing With the Last Grizzly

Ep. 188: Yvon Chouinard on Belonging to Nature

Steven Rinella talks with Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard and Janis Putelis. Subjects discussed: Botching people’s names; 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. themeateater.com

123 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Ep. 188: Yvon Chouinard on Belonging to Nature

Ep. 187: Tripping on Bear Skulls

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; when an elk falls off a cliff; Matt “MacGyver” Rinella kills a bull with the button from his pants; “it’s legal!”; and more. Enter here to WIN A HUNT with Steve: themeateater.com/winahu

119 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Ep. 187: Tripping on Bear Skulls

Ep. 186: A High Level of "Grrrrrrr"

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. themeateater.com

111 MINSEP 16
Comments
Ep. 186: A High Level of "Grrrrrrr"

Ep. 185: Tom McGuane On The Beauty Of Not Knowing

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 Buffet 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. themeateater.com

113 MINSEP 9
Comments
Ep. 185: Tom McGuane On The Beauty Of Not Knowing

Ep. 184: Managing Bambi

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 + TRCP report about state landlocked public lands. themeateater.com

213 MINSEP 2
Comments
Ep. 184: Managing Bambi

Ep. 183: All For a Flashy Mule

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; sayno 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. themeateater.com

154 MINAUG 26
Comments
Ep. 183: All For a Flashy Mule

Ep. 182: You Wanna Talk About Killing Hogs?

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. themeateater.com

131 MINAUG 19
Comments
Ep. 182: You Wanna Talk About Killing Hogs?

Ep. 181: Bibles and Bulls

Steven Rinella talks to Jason Phelps, Dirk Durham, Ryan Callaghan, Seth Morris, and Janis Putelis. Subjects discussed:Purple Nurple; swimming witha 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. themeateater.com

157 MINAUG 12
Comments
Ep. 181: Bibles and Bulls