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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.

-Related Links and Notes-

Steven Rinella & Rorke Denver Discuss the Importance of Fitness for Both Hunters & SEALs

 Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior and Worth Dying For: A Navy SEAL’s Call to a Nation

Some Kind of Monster 

Hells Bells: the soundtrack of Seal training, a badass cover by the Dandy Warhols.

Janis’ favorite stump-shooting arrowheads.

Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL Training from the opening scene of Lone Survivor.


Rorke Denver

Ryan Callaghan of First Lite

Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew