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The Hunting Collective

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The Hunting Collective

The Hunting Collective

MeatEater

87
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729
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A show that covers the ideologies and philosophies of the modern hunter while touching on key ideas like conservation, our value systems and how to construct a better public image. A recurring cast of top hunting voices help drive the conversation and keep things pretty damn interesting. Part of MeatEater, Inc.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 144: Bear Grease Predicts the Weather, Connecting Hunting to God, and Elk Failures with Clay Newcomb and His Flashy Mules

This week on the show, Ben is joined by Bear Hunting Magazine's Clay Newcomb on an elk hunt in the Missouri Breaks. The guys talk about their trip, the landscape, becoming a hunting craftsman, and valuing your kids. Clay extols the value of bear grease and talks about how his faith in God translates to his hunting pursuits. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

98 min3 d ago
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Ep. 144: Bear Grease Predicts the Weather, Connecting Hunting to God, and Elk Failures with Clay Newcomb and His Flashy Mules

Ep. 143: Ryan "Cal" Callaghan on His New Pup, Yelling "Snort" in a Crowed Place, Dirty Public Land Mattresses, and Big-Ass Grizzly Bear Encounters

This week on the show, Ben and Phil are stuck at home and things are falling apart. Luckily, Ryan "Cal" Callaghan comes in to save the day and they have an interesting conversation about Cal's new dog, grizzly bear encounters, and yelling "Mango" or "Snort" in crowded places. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

97 min1 w ago
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Ep. 143: Ryan "Cal" Callaghan on His New Pup, Yelling "Snort" in a Crowed Place, Dirty Public Land Mattresses, and Big-Ass Grizzly Bear Encounters

Ep. 142: That Time Remi Warren Rescued His Future Wife and What Hunters of All Skill Levels Need to Know About Elk

On this week's show, Ben and Phil are joined by Remi Warren to catch up before the start of elk season and talk about what all hunters need to know about the great wapiti. Remi also tells the amazing story of the time he rescued his future wife after she was lost in the backcountry. To close things out, Ben and Phil prep for next week's conversation with animal rights activist Paul Bashir. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

82 min2 w ago
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Ep. 142: That Time Remi Warren Rescued His Future Wife and What Hunters of All Skill Levels Need to Know About Elk

Ep. 141: The End of Living Off the Land in Louisiana, the Market for Alligators, and Catching Dinosaurs with Swamp People's Troy and Jacob Landry

On this week's episode, Ben heads to Pierre Part, La., to chase alligators with the Landry family of History Channel's Swamp People fame. They hit the bayou to hang bait before heading out with three generations of gator hunters to fill tags to be sold to buyers and distributors. They eat a true cajun meal and sit down to talk about being on cable TV for 12 years, the end of "living off land" in Louisiana, and why people from around the world are drawn to their corner of the bayou. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

96 min3 w ago
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Ep. 141: The End of Living Off the Land in Louisiana, the Market for Alligators, and Catching Dinosaurs with Swamp People's Troy and Jacob Landry

Ep. 140: Burying the Hatchet with Dr. Barrie "Salty" Gilbert and Why We Seek Trophies with Chris Darimont

On this week's episode, Ben and Phil welcome back possibly the most famous guest ever on THC, Dr. Barrie K. Gilbert. They finally bury the hatchet and talk about why grizzly bear management is so contentious. In the interview portion of the show, Ben talks with Canadian interdisciplinary conservation scientist Chris Darimont about hunter motivation, defining trophy hunting, and killing predators. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

107 minAUG 25
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Ep. 140: Burying the Hatchet with Dr. Barrie "Salty" Gilbert and Why We Seek Trophies with Chris Darimont

Ep. 139: Ask the Eagle with Janis Putelis and Dr. Valerius Geist on Wolves, Intelligent Intervention, and the North American Model

On this week's episode, Ben and Phil are joined by MeatEater's own Janis Putelis to talk about archery practice, the upcoming hunting schedule, and to debut Jani's newest segment, Ask the Eagle. In the interview portion of the show, Ben talks with Dr. Valerius Geist on his predator management philosophies, the problem with protectionism, and the intelligent intervention promoted by the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

124 minAUG 18
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Ep. 139: Ask the Eagle with Janis Putelis and Dr. Valerius Geist on Wolves, Intelligent Intervention, and the North American Model

Ep. 138: Chuck Norris Reads Leopold, Please Study Our Hunting Brains, and Inside the Mind of a Predator with Neuroscientist Ivan De Araujo

On this week's episode, Ben and Phil learn about the trials of a loyal listener, hear from good friend Chuck Norris, and read a Not So Sharp Moment from a really shitty dad. In the interview portion of the show, Ben is joined by neuroscientist Ivan De Araujo for a conversation on just how a predator's brain actually works. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

100 minAUG 11
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Ep. 138: Chuck Norris Reads Leopold, Please Study Our Hunting Brains, and Inside the Mind of a Predator with Neuroscientist Ivan De Araujo

Ep. 137: The Salty Gilbert, David Hasselhoff Reads Edward Abbey, and Olympic Gold Medalist David Wise on Bowhunting and Overcoming Depression

On this week's show, Ben and Phil pick the winner of the LMNT cocktail naming contest, read a story about cut fingers and feminine hygiene projects, and hear from the great David Hasselhoff in an attempt to motivate Phil as his first hunt approaches. In the interview segment, Olympic Gold Medalist David Wise talks about the ups and downs of his career, how competing in skiing compares to hunting, and overcoming depression in the outdoors. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

107 minAUG 4
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Ep. 137: The Salty Gilbert, David Hasselhoff Reads Edward Abbey, and Olympic Gold Medalist David Wise on Bowhunting and Overcoming Depression

Ep. 136: An Unnamed Cocktail, the Value of Hunting Naps, and Complicated Mountain Goat Management with Pete Muennich

On this week's show, Ben and Phil talk about a brand new title sponsor, an oxymoronic cocktail, identifying birds, and the value of a good hunting nap. In the interview portion of the podcast, Ben is joined by the founder of the Rocky Mountain Goat Alliance, Pete Muennich, to talk about the complicated management of some goat populations in our national parks, and how mountain goats hold an intriguing position in the conservation world. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

96 minJUL 28
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Ep. 136: An Unnamed Cocktail, the Value of Hunting Naps, and Complicated Mountain Goat Management with Pete Muennich

Ep. 135: Wolves Aren't Great Hunters, a Cougar's 17 Kills in Two Months, and Finding the Predator's Purpose with Yellowstone National Park's Dr. Daniel Stahler

On this week's show, the guys announce the winners of the Great American Outdoors Contest while Ben fights a hangover. In the interview portion, Ben meets Dr. Daniel Stahler on a dirt road overlooking the town of Gardiner, Montana situated right smack on the 45th parallel of latitude. Dr. Stahler, a veteran wildlife biologist who first came to the park in 1997 to be a part of its wolf program, was making a trek into what he calls a "cluster site" of a local mountain lion in the developing heat of an early July morning. Ben follows along to talk about the purpose of predators on the landscape. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

162 minJUL 21
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Ep. 135: Wolves Aren't Great Hunters, a Cougar's 17 Kills in Two Months, and Finding the Predator's Purpose with Yellowstone National Park's Dr. Daniel Stahler

Latest Episodes

Ep. 144: Bear Grease Predicts the Weather, Connecting Hunting to God, and Elk Failures with Clay Newcomb and His Flashy Mules

This week on the show, Ben is joined by Bear Hunting Magazine's Clay Newcomb on an elk hunt in the Missouri Breaks. The guys talk about their trip, the landscape, becoming a hunting craftsman, and valuing your kids. Clay extols the value of bear grease and talks about how his faith in God translates to his hunting pursuits. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

98 min3 d ago
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Ep. 144: Bear Grease Predicts the Weather, Connecting Hunting to God, and Elk Failures with Clay Newcomb and His Flashy Mules

Ep. 143: Ryan "Cal" Callaghan on His New Pup, Yelling "Snort" in a Crowed Place, Dirty Public Land Mattresses, and Big-Ass Grizzly Bear Encounters

This week on the show, Ben and Phil are stuck at home and things are falling apart. Luckily, Ryan "Cal" Callaghan comes in to save the day and they have an interesting conversation about Cal's new dog, grizzly bear encounters, and yelling "Mango" or "Snort" in crowded places. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective Merch See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

97 min1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 143: Ryan "Cal" Callaghan on His New Pup, Yelling "Snort" in a Crowed Place, Dirty Public Land Mattresses, and Big-Ass Grizzly Bear Encounters

Ep. 142: That Time Remi Warren Rescued His Future Wife and What Hunters of All Skill Levels Need to Know About Elk

On this week's show, Ben and Phil are joined by Remi Warren to catch up before the start of elk season and talk about what all hunters need to know about the great wapiti. Remi also tells the amazing story of the time he rescued his future wife after she was lost in the backcountry. To close things out, Ben and Phil prep for next week's conversation with animal rights activist Paul Bashir. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

82 min2 w ago
Comments
Ep. 142: That Time Remi Warren Rescued His Future Wife and What Hunters of All Skill Levels Need to Know About Elk

Ep. 141: The End of Living Off the Land in Louisiana, the Market for Alligators, and Catching Dinosaurs with Swamp People's Troy and Jacob Landry

On this week's episode, Ben heads to Pierre Part, La., to chase alligators with the Landry family of History Channel's Swamp People fame. They hit the bayou to hang bait before heading out with three generations of gator hunters to fill tags to be sold to buyers and distributors. They eat a true cajun meal and sit down to talk about being on cable TV for 12 years, the end of "living off land" in Louisiana, and why people from around the world are drawn to their corner of the bayou. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

96 min3 w ago
Comments
Ep. 141: The End of Living Off the Land in Louisiana, the Market for Alligators, and Catching Dinosaurs with Swamp People's Troy and Jacob Landry

Ep. 140: Burying the Hatchet with Dr. Barrie "Salty" Gilbert and Why We Seek Trophies with Chris Darimont

On this week's episode, Ben and Phil welcome back possibly the most famous guest ever on THC, Dr. Barrie K. Gilbert. They finally bury the hatchet and talk about why grizzly bear management is so contentious. In the interview portion of the show, Ben talks with Canadian interdisciplinary conservation scientist Chris Darimont about hunter motivation, defining trophy hunting, and killing predators. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

107 minAUG 25
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Ep. 140: Burying the Hatchet with Dr. Barrie "Salty" Gilbert and Why We Seek Trophies with Chris Darimont

Ep. 139: Ask the Eagle with Janis Putelis and Dr. Valerius Geist on Wolves, Intelligent Intervention, and the North American Model

On this week's episode, Ben and Phil are joined by MeatEater's own Janis Putelis to talk about archery practice, the upcoming hunting schedule, and to debut Jani's newest segment, Ask the Eagle. In the interview portion of the show, Ben talks with Dr. Valerius Geist on his predator management philosophies, the problem with protectionism, and the intelligent intervention promoted by the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

124 minAUG 18
Comments
Ep. 139: Ask the Eagle with Janis Putelis and Dr. Valerius Geist on Wolves, Intelligent Intervention, and the North American Model

Ep. 138: Chuck Norris Reads Leopold, Please Study Our Hunting Brains, and Inside the Mind of a Predator with Neuroscientist Ivan De Araujo

On this week's episode, Ben and Phil learn about the trials of a loyal listener, hear from good friend Chuck Norris, and read a Not So Sharp Moment from a really shitty dad. In the interview portion of the show, Ben is joined by neuroscientist Ivan De Araujo for a conversation on just how a predator's brain actually works. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

100 minAUG 11
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Ep. 138: Chuck Norris Reads Leopold, Please Study Our Hunting Brains, and Inside the Mind of a Predator with Neuroscientist Ivan De Araujo

Ep. 137: The Salty Gilbert, David Hasselhoff Reads Edward Abbey, and Olympic Gold Medalist David Wise on Bowhunting and Overcoming Depression

On this week's show, Ben and Phil pick the winner of the LMNT cocktail naming contest, read a story about cut fingers and feminine hygiene projects, and hear from the great David Hasselhoff in an attempt to motivate Phil as his first hunt approaches. In the interview segment, Olympic Gold Medalist David Wise talks about the ups and downs of his career, how competing in skiing compares to hunting, and overcoming depression in the outdoors. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

107 minAUG 4
Comments
Ep. 137: The Salty Gilbert, David Hasselhoff Reads Edward Abbey, and Olympic Gold Medalist David Wise on Bowhunting and Overcoming Depression

Ep. 136: An Unnamed Cocktail, the Value of Hunting Naps, and Complicated Mountain Goat Management with Pete Muennich

On this week's show, Ben and Phil talk about a brand new title sponsor, an oxymoronic cocktail, identifying birds, and the value of a good hunting nap. In the interview portion of the podcast, Ben is joined by the founder of the Rocky Mountain Goat Alliance, Pete Muennich, to talk about the complicated management of some goat populations in our national parks, and how mountain goats hold an intriguing position in the conservation world. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

96 minJUL 28
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Ep. 136: An Unnamed Cocktail, the Value of Hunting Naps, and Complicated Mountain Goat Management with Pete Muennich

Ep. 135: Wolves Aren't Great Hunters, a Cougar's 17 Kills in Two Months, and Finding the Predator's Purpose with Yellowstone National Park's Dr. Daniel Stahler

On this week's show, the guys announce the winners of the Great American Outdoors Contest while Ben fights a hangover. In the interview portion, Ben meets Dr. Daniel Stahler on a dirt road overlooking the town of Gardiner, Montana situated right smack on the 45th parallel of latitude. Dr. Stahler, a veteran wildlife biologist who first came to the park in 1997 to be a part of its wolf program, was making a trek into what he calls a "cluster site" of a local mountain lion in the developing heat of an early July morning. Ben follows along to talk about the purpose of predators on the landscape. Enjoy. Connect withBenandMeatEater Ben onInstagram MeatEater onInstagram,Facebook,Twitter, andYoutube ShopThe Hunting Collective March See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

162 minJUL 21
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Ep. 135: Wolves Aren't Great Hunters, a Cougar's 17 Kills in Two Months, and Finding the Predator's Purpose with Yellowstone National Park's Dr. Daniel Stahler
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