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The MeatEater Podcast

MeatEater

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The MeatEater Podcast

The MeatEater Podcast

MeatEater

815
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10.9K
Plays
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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

Ep. 248: Running with Guns

Steven Rinella talks with Taylor Thorne, Corinne Schneider, Phil Taylor, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: hand written love letters to MeatEater; shielding Steve from rejection by the Deep Drop Community; photoperiod and how smoke affects hunting; yelling at mallards; living in a camper and traveling around the country with firearms; Steve mixing up 3-gun and cowboy action; breaking down 3-gun; heavy metal; Teacup Jani and Facebox Steve; mag-fed shotguns; do more folks own guns than not own guns?; how Taylor used to race 4-wheelers and qualified for the Junior Olympics in kick boxing; all about the sass; regulations for traveling with firearms; when the closest state trooper won't show up until tomorrow; the pink Sig mosquito; running with guns; Steve loving generalizations; the big money in sporting clays; the lack of women in 3-gun; the ole' tunnel vision; bittersweet Dairy Queen as punishment; taking a Dremel to your firearm; and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

114 min6 d ago
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Ep. 248: Running with Guns

Ep. 247: The Miss and the Return

Steven Rinella talks with Kurt Racicot, Rick Smith, Dirt Myth, Ridge Pounder, Chester Floyd, Seth Morris. Topics discussed: Harder than a woodpecker's lips; being dialed in on your system; a 10,000 year old footprint sandwich of early human, mammoth, and ground sloth; when a pelican starts a brush fire with a carp hanging out of its mouth; dippin' to deficate; free pouring powder and Daniel Boone’s ballistics; bed ticking and muzzleloader families; making your own bird shot by melting lead in a cool way; the extent of Steve's self loathing and the three main feelings; what becomes displaced on a goat when it tumbles down the mountain; the time when Steve shot a buck with his pants down; conceding that storming the ridge was not smart; a snail on a razorblade; a hot tip on where to find mountain goats: where ridges collide with benchy saddles; how Chester got married in a homemade bolo tie made out of elk antlers; ET's cocoon for Covid times; why Steve is a great dad; Jimmy Buffet's...

131 min1 w ago
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Ep. 247: The Miss and the Return

Ep. 246: The Fenn Treasure

Steven Rinella talks with Benjamin Wallace, Spencer Neuharth, Corinne Schneider, and Phil Taylor. Topics discussed: Ben's article and Spencer's article; topless vs. shirtless; the world's most expensive bottle of wine; the Fenn cache of Clovis points and the Fenn Treasure of gold and jewels; when a Playboy Bunny is gifted a mummified baby crocodile; creating a treasure hunt that leads to your dead body; what is 10” x 10” and weighs 42lbs?; when the FBI gets involved; the searchers, the supersearchers, and the solves; the folks who died while hunting the treasure; getting rescued off the side of a cliff but then running away because you're paranoid about agents making you reveal your secrets; Hebgen Lake as The Fire Hole; where warm waters halt; eye tracking technology; calling bullshit!; a bronze-sniffing dog; the psychological profile of the Fenn chasers; kangaroo words giving latitude and longitude coordinates; Yellowstone National Park; Steve's idea about getting credit card re...

95 min2 w ago
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Ep. 246: The Fenn Treasure

Ep. 245: Luke Combs on the B-Side of Hunting

Steven Rinella talks with Luke Combs, Reid Isbell, Dan Isbell, Luke Thorkildsen, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: being on the tour bus; the Fatvian Seagulls; organic vs. assembly line song writing; ten cents per song on one of the best selling albums of all time; on being a lunch pail song writer; where country music and the outdoors intersect; on maintaining country music street cred in the outdoors; dudes that are actually like the dudes in country songs; letting the chickens out in your undies; when Northerners speculate on the lives of Southerners, and vice versa; turkey hunting as the poor man's elk hunting; country fried antelope; pronouncing the words, "pecan" and "crappie"; Steve's new hit song lyrics: "you gotta work with what you got, not with what you wish you had"; retreating to write; leave it to Stever; the definition of a hook and the Johnson motor; if Steve were a trout...; shit as fertilizer; the grizzly bear vocalist; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater S...

125 min3 w ago
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Ep. 245: Luke Combs on the B-Side of Hunting

Ep. 244: Good People for a Good Country

Steven Rinella talks with Juanita Vero, Casey Snider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Very dramatic wind; a lightning strike that festers for weeks; codifying hunting and fishing in the state constitution; a privilege vs. a right; the national hobby of poking fun at California; all the levies at the tail end of ballots; how Steve wants to run for government office and propose a trapping bill; campaigning for your opponent; truly trying to understand someone with whom you disagree; neutralizing folks' anger by knocking on their doors for a conversation; politics are terrible and people are good; how it would be wise to Vote Vero! if you live in Missoula County; "block management" as a terrible name for what the thing actually is; visiting the bones of your grandfather when you need to make a decision; the correct recipe for pavement; attempting to infuse politics with joy; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Tw...

84 minOCT 26
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Ep. 244: Good People for a Good Country

Ep. 243: Boggeying in the Brushworld

Steven Rinella talks with Michael Tewes, Neal Wilkins, Ryan Callaghan, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: the ocelot as an animal that's unknown to most folks; how it hurts like hell to get bitten by a cat; chicken-ocelot bonding; the ocelot population in the US being less than 100 individuals; how mammalogists have more fun than ornithologists; a mad obsession with cats; reproduction and the minimum birth rate to maintain a population; the effect of declines in genetic variation; all the different ways of losing an ocelot; how conservation is dependent on private landowners; maintaining the ocelot population on the East Foundation'sTexas ranch holdings; is the ESA antiquated what it means to be pro-ESA reform; sex, hunger, and fear; the insane number of birds killed by feral and domestic cats; a hope that ocelots will stick around; how to incentivize conservation when you can't ever go to the place in need of conserving; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagram...

108 minOCT 19
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Ep. 243: Boggeying in the Brushworld

Ep. 242: Steep Dark Timber

Steven Rinella talks with Taylor McCall, Brody Henderson, Seth Morris, Phil Taylor, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: The time when Chester the Molester got credit for writing a Tyler Childers' song; catch-and-release for stocker trout; Steve dropping Bible knowledge about the how the Bible condemns people who shit out in the woods without burying it; chewin' Grizz and spittin' in cups; python oil; a perfect compliment sandwich; getting suspended from school because you have a BB gun in your bedroom; the plot thickens on squirrels biting off nuts, but now it's about rabbits; mountain man Osborne Russel's journal as a must-read about the Wild West; a tarpon scale guitar pick; air dropping fish from planes into high country lakes; "hey, boom!" vs. wing shooting; instinctively not believing your child; Brody's super fast bear hunt; the full stadium/hog nut dip strategy; Jani's elk hunt with Jason Phelps; Steve accompanying with sad guitar; the premier of "Black Powder Soul"; and mor...

100 minOCT 12
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Ep. 242: Steep Dark Timber

Ep.241: A Half Life of Never

Steven Rinella talks with Tim Bristol, Miles Nolte, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed:The skinny on Pebble Mine; size, type, and location;deadsnow geesein a toxic hole;Butte’sBerkeley Pit; ten billion tons of waste;cyanide leech mining; the Richter scale and how Richter was a nudist; milk, bourbon, and other causes of mass fish die offs; the incredible value of sockeye salmon to life; how everything is keyed in to the salmon lifecycle; the Pebble Beach golf course; when the state pays you to be a resident; Steve being clear on where he's coming fromand his$1,000 bet with his sister-in-law; the EPA and Clean Water Act as the last stand; empty statements like empty air; how Alaskans don't want Pebble; the amount of money spent on lawyers and how the debate on Pebble is an economic driver; how conservation in Alaska is a different fight; holding on to perfect things; how to take action and stop Pebble Mine;and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEa...

104 minOCT 5
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Ep.241: A Half Life of Never

Ep. 240: Good Myths Die Hard

Steven Rinella talks with Seth Morris, Spencer Neuharth, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: MeatEater Season 9; bears for Trump; finally, Spencer's squirrel nuts article; Steve creating his own myths; how Seth should approach mentoring Steve on how to flesh beavers; catch and keep ethics; JT Van Zandt knowing where all the little spots are; taking down a nilgai; Jani's journals; hydrogen peroxide hot tips; how single side clip binos reign supreme; Jani's special Michigan hat with ear flaps; Steve's oral sound FX for the sound a clip makes; tagging bucks and bulls; tracking animals with drones and dogs; loading two mule deer halves into a sack on a horse’s back; all the post-hunt logistics; duct taping skulls; high elevation challenges; butchering with a cleaver and rubber mallet; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

121 minSEP 28
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Ep. 240: Good Myths Die Hard

Ep. 239: Kale Does Not Love You Back

Steven Rinella talks with Dr. Paul Saladino, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: getting buzzed on liver; Jani's wife's placenta made into pills; the unique nutrients in animals not found in plants; strolling around graveyards; why we were told red meat and animal fat were bad for us; tallow and lard; spurious correlations; how creatine makes vegans and vegetarians smarter; self-care is not selfish; pooping every day; plant toxicity as part of a plant's strategy to not get eaten; Paul takes deep breaths and Steve chugs coffee; how Paul thinks that plants mess you up real bad; how vegans and vegetarians eat meat when they’re drunk; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

128 minSEP 21
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Ep. 239: Kale Does Not Love You Back

Latest Episodes

Ep. 248: Running with Guns

Steven Rinella talks with Taylor Thorne, Corinne Schneider, Phil Taylor, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: hand written love letters to MeatEater; shielding Steve from rejection by the Deep Drop Community; photoperiod and how smoke affects hunting; yelling at mallards; living in a camper and traveling around the country with firearms; Steve mixing up 3-gun and cowboy action; breaking down 3-gun; heavy metal; Teacup Jani and Facebox Steve; mag-fed shotguns; do more folks own guns than not own guns?; how Taylor used to race 4-wheelers and qualified for the Junior Olympics in kick boxing; all about the sass; regulations for traveling with firearms; when the closest state trooper won't show up until tomorrow; the pink Sig mosquito; running with guns; Steve loving generalizations; the big money in sporting clays; the lack of women in 3-gun; the ole' tunnel vision; bittersweet Dairy Queen as punishment; taking a Dremel to your firearm; and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

114 min6 d ago
Comments
Ep. 248: Running with Guns

Ep. 247: The Miss and the Return

Steven Rinella talks with Kurt Racicot, Rick Smith, Dirt Myth, Ridge Pounder, Chester Floyd, Seth Morris. Topics discussed: Harder than a woodpecker's lips; being dialed in on your system; a 10,000 year old footprint sandwich of early human, mammoth, and ground sloth; when a pelican starts a brush fire with a carp hanging out of its mouth; dippin' to deficate; free pouring powder and Daniel Boone’s ballistics; bed ticking and muzzleloader families; making your own bird shot by melting lead in a cool way; the extent of Steve's self loathing and the three main feelings; what becomes displaced on a goat when it tumbles down the mountain; the time when Steve shot a buck with his pants down; conceding that storming the ridge was not smart; a snail on a razorblade; a hot tip on where to find mountain goats: where ridges collide with benchy saddles; how Chester got married in a homemade bolo tie made out of elk antlers; ET's cocoon for Covid times; why Steve is a great dad; Jimmy Buffet's...

131 min1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 247: The Miss and the Return

Ep. 246: The Fenn Treasure

Steven Rinella talks with Benjamin Wallace, Spencer Neuharth, Corinne Schneider, and Phil Taylor. Topics discussed: Ben's article and Spencer's article; topless vs. shirtless; the world's most expensive bottle of wine; the Fenn cache of Clovis points and the Fenn Treasure of gold and jewels; when a Playboy Bunny is gifted a mummified baby crocodile; creating a treasure hunt that leads to your dead body; what is 10” x 10” and weighs 42lbs?; when the FBI gets involved; the searchers, the supersearchers, and the solves; the folks who died while hunting the treasure; getting rescued off the side of a cliff but then running away because you're paranoid about agents making you reveal your secrets; Hebgen Lake as The Fire Hole; where warm waters halt; eye tracking technology; calling bullshit!; a bronze-sniffing dog; the psychological profile of the Fenn chasers; kangaroo words giving latitude and longitude coordinates; Yellowstone National Park; Steve's idea about getting credit card re...

95 min2 w ago
Comments
Ep. 246: The Fenn Treasure

Ep. 245: Luke Combs on the B-Side of Hunting

Steven Rinella talks with Luke Combs, Reid Isbell, Dan Isbell, Luke Thorkildsen, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: being on the tour bus; the Fatvian Seagulls; organic vs. assembly line song writing; ten cents per song on one of the best selling albums of all time; on being a lunch pail song writer; where country music and the outdoors intersect; on maintaining country music street cred in the outdoors; dudes that are actually like the dudes in country songs; letting the chickens out in your undies; when Northerners speculate on the lives of Southerners, and vice versa; turkey hunting as the poor man's elk hunting; country fried antelope; pronouncing the words, "pecan" and "crappie"; Steve's new hit song lyrics: "you gotta work with what you got, not with what you wish you had"; retreating to write; leave it to Stever; the definition of a hook and the Johnson motor; if Steve were a trout...; shit as fertilizer; the grizzly bear vocalist; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater S...

125 min3 w ago
Comments
Ep. 245: Luke Combs on the B-Side of Hunting

Ep. 244: Good People for a Good Country

Steven Rinella talks with Juanita Vero, Casey Snider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Very dramatic wind; a lightning strike that festers for weeks; codifying hunting and fishing in the state constitution; a privilege vs. a right; the national hobby of poking fun at California; all the levies at the tail end of ballots; how Steve wants to run for government office and propose a trapping bill; campaigning for your opponent; truly trying to understand someone with whom you disagree; neutralizing folks' anger by knocking on their doors for a conversation; politics are terrible and people are good; how it would be wise to Vote Vero! if you live in Missoula County; "block management" as a terrible name for what the thing actually is; visiting the bones of your grandfather when you need to make a decision; the correct recipe for pavement; attempting to infuse politics with joy; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Tw...

84 minOCT 26
Comments
Ep. 244: Good People for a Good Country

Ep. 243: Boggeying in the Brushworld

Steven Rinella talks with Michael Tewes, Neal Wilkins, Ryan Callaghan, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: the ocelot as an animal that's unknown to most folks; how it hurts like hell to get bitten by a cat; chicken-ocelot bonding; the ocelot population in the US being less than 100 individuals; how mammalogists have more fun than ornithologists; a mad obsession with cats; reproduction and the minimum birth rate to maintain a population; the effect of declines in genetic variation; all the different ways of losing an ocelot; how conservation is dependent on private landowners; maintaining the ocelot population on the East Foundation'sTexas ranch holdings; is the ESA antiquated what it means to be pro-ESA reform; sex, hunger, and fear; the insane number of birds killed by feral and domestic cats; a hope that ocelots will stick around; how to incentivize conservation when you can't ever go to the place in need of conserving; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagram...

108 minOCT 19
Comments
Ep. 243: Boggeying in the Brushworld

Ep. 242: Steep Dark Timber

Steven Rinella talks with Taylor McCall, Brody Henderson, Seth Morris, Phil Taylor, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: The time when Chester the Molester got credit for writing a Tyler Childers' song; catch-and-release for stocker trout; Steve dropping Bible knowledge about the how the Bible condemns people who shit out in the woods without burying it; chewin' Grizz and spittin' in cups; python oil; a perfect compliment sandwich; getting suspended from school because you have a BB gun in your bedroom; the plot thickens on squirrels biting off nuts, but now it's about rabbits; mountain man Osborne Russel's journal as a must-read about the Wild West; a tarpon scale guitar pick; air dropping fish from planes into high country lakes; "hey, boom!" vs. wing shooting; instinctively not believing your child; Brody's super fast bear hunt; the full stadium/hog nut dip strategy; Jani's elk hunt with Jason Phelps; Steve accompanying with sad guitar; the premier of "Black Powder Soul"; and mor...

100 minOCT 12
Comments
Ep. 242: Steep Dark Timber

Ep.241: A Half Life of Never

Steven Rinella talks with Tim Bristol, Miles Nolte, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed:The skinny on Pebble Mine; size, type, and location;deadsnow geesein a toxic hole;Butte’sBerkeley Pit; ten billion tons of waste;cyanide leech mining; the Richter scale and how Richter was a nudist; milk, bourbon, and other causes of mass fish die offs; the incredible value of sockeye salmon to life; how everything is keyed in to the salmon lifecycle; the Pebble Beach golf course; when the state pays you to be a resident; Steve being clear on where he's coming fromand his$1,000 bet with his sister-in-law; the EPA and Clean Water Act as the last stand; empty statements like empty air; how Alaskans don't want Pebble; the amount of money spent on lawyers and how the debate on Pebble is an economic driver; how conservation in Alaska is a different fight; holding on to perfect things; how to take action and stop Pebble Mine;and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEa...

104 minOCT 5
Comments
Ep.241: A Half Life of Never

Ep. 240: Good Myths Die Hard

Steven Rinella talks with Seth Morris, Spencer Neuharth, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: MeatEater Season 9; bears for Trump; finally, Spencer's squirrel nuts article; Steve creating his own myths; how Seth should approach mentoring Steve on how to flesh beavers; catch and keep ethics; JT Van Zandt knowing where all the little spots are; taking down a nilgai; Jani's journals; hydrogen peroxide hot tips; how single side clip binos reign supreme; Jani's special Michigan hat with ear flaps; Steve's oral sound FX for the sound a clip makes; tagging bucks and bulls; tracking animals with drones and dogs; loading two mule deer halves into a sack on a horse’s back; all the post-hunt logistics; duct taping skulls; high elevation challenges; butchering with a cleaver and rubber mallet; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

121 minSEP 28
Comments
Ep. 240: Good Myths Die Hard

Ep. 239: Kale Does Not Love You Back

Steven Rinella talks with Dr. Paul Saladino, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: getting buzzed on liver; Jani's wife's placenta made into pills; the unique nutrients in animals not found in plants; strolling around graveyards; why we were told red meat and animal fat were bad for us; tallow and lard; spurious correlations; how creatine makes vegans and vegetarians smarter; self-care is not selfish; pooping every day; plant toxicity as part of a plant's strategy to not get eaten; Paul takes deep breaths and Steve chugs coffee; how Paul thinks that plants mess you up real bad; how vegans and vegetarians eat meat when they’re drunk; and more. Connect with SteveandMeatEater Steve on Instagramand Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, andYoutube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

128 minSEP 21
Comments
Ep. 239: Kale Does Not Love You Back
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