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Ryan Callaghan and Spencer Neuharth Eat Crow

Pardon My Plate S02 E02 Jul 5, 2022

Ryan Callaghan and Spencer Neuharth Eat Crow
Pardon My Plate is back and bolder than ever! In the second episode of Season 2, Ryan Callaghan and Spencer Neuharth eat crow. They want to find out if crows deserve their gloom-ridden, unclean reputation—or if Americans have it all wrong. This is the kind of culinary experiment you'll only find at MeatEater. What should we cook next?
Walleye on Handcrafted Lures

The Canadian Angle S03 E02 Jul 1, 2022

Walleye on Handcrafted Lures
On this episode, Jay walks us through the art of making lures at home for walleye and puts them to test on the water. A beautiful day turns into a perfect opportunity to cook out on the boat.
Steven Rinella and Spencer Neuharth Eat Muskrat

Pardon My Plate S02 E01 Jun 28, 2022

Steven Rinella and Spencer Neuharth Eat Muskrat
Pardon My Plate is back and bolder than ever! In the first episode of Season 2, Steven Rinella and Spencer Neuharth cook muskrat. They want to see if the muskrat's reputation as a critter that tastes like swamp water is true—or if Americans have it all wrong. This is the kind of culinary experiment you'll only find at MeatEater. What should we cook next?
Kayak Fishing for Sturgeon

The Canadian Angle S03 E01 Jun 21, 2022

Kayak Fishing for Sturgeon
Jay Siemens is at it again and headed to the Rainy River with guest Ryan Lilly in search of sturgeon. Water levels are high, but the team dials in their tactics to land a sturgeon that is nearly as big as their kayak.
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Ep 551: Randy Ulmer’s Archery Masterclass
Ep 551: Randy Ulmer’s Archery Masterclass
Today on the show I’m joined by bowhunting legend and world champion tournament archer Randy Ulmer to discuss everything you need to know to take your archery accuracy and effectiveness to the next level. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch
Ep. 347: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XV
Ep. 347: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XV
Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Brad Tennant, Tommy Eidson, Janis Putelis, Ryan Callaghan, Brody Henderson, and Phil Taylor.
Ep. 61: Bear Grease [Render] - Near Death on a Tractor, Black Panthers, and the Brutality of the Middle Ground
Ep. 61: Bear Grease [Render] - Near Death on a Tractor, Black Panthers, and the Brutality of the Middle Ground
Clay and the crew are joined by Zach Newcomb, mental health professional and real life brother to Clay.  After a rousing version of “I Saw the Light” the gang discusses the finer points of seasoning gravy, larger than life black panther busts and near misses with heavy machinery before jumping into the most recent episode of Bear Grease about Lewis Wetzel. You’ll want to stay tuned til the end to hear Brent Reaves recite a rhymed verse recounting...
Ep. 550: Foundations - Animals Are Assh@$*es
Ep. 550: Foundations - Animals Are Assh@$*es
On this week’s show, Tony discusses how animals are all kind of assholes, including whitetails. Understanding this trait in deer is a great step toward becoming a more successful hunter because it helps you to suss out the motivation behind some of their behaviors.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch
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The MeatEater Crew

Steven Rinella is the host of the Netflix Original series MeatEater and The MeatEater Podcast. He's also the author of six books dealing with wildlife, hunting, fishing and wild game cooking, including the bestselling MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler.

Janis Putelis is the Director and Executive Producer of the Netflix Original series MeatEater and co-host of The MeatEater Podcast. Before joining MeatEater in 2012, Putelis spent over a decade guiding hunting and fishing trips in Colorado, Arizona, and Mexico and three years in a professional kitchen.

Mark Kenyon is the author of That Wild Country, founder of Wired To Hunt, and host of the industry-leading Wired To Hunt Podcast. He is a nationally published writer, a QDMA certified Deer Steward, and MeatEater's resident "whitetail guy."

Ryan "Cal" Callaghan is MeatEater's Director of Conservation and a national board member of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. Cal has been a passionate member of the outdoor community, having grown up hunting and fishing, guiding, and playing in the West.

Clay Newcomb is a 7th-generation Arkansan that grew up in the Ouachita Mountains. He's a hunter, mule skinner, curious naturalist, and observer of rural culture. He's also a writer, filmmaker, podcaster, and owner/publisher of Bear Hunting Magazine.

Danielle Prewett is the founder of Wild + Whole and a Wild Foods Contributing Editor for MeatEater. She is passionate about the outdoors because hunting, fishing, gardening, and foraging enable her to connect with her food and eat consciously. Texas is home for Danielle and when she isn’t in the kitchen, she can be found upland hunting with her bird dogs.

Sean is originally from Iowa, but followed ducks to South Dakota—where he now calls home. Before joining MeatEater, he was a hunting guide, photographer, television producer, and writer. If you find him in the wild, chances are there’s water and waterfowl nearby.

Spencer Neuharth is the director of web content at MeatEater, producer of Wired to Hunt, and founder of Rut Fresh. His writing has been featured in over a dozen magazines, including Field & Stream, Petersen's Hunting, and Men's Journal. His work is a reflection of his roots as a whitetail hunter and training as a biologist.

Kevin Gillespie is an Atlanta-based chef, author, restauranteur, and culinary contributor for MeatEater. He is the owner of the Red Beard Restaurant group and the founder of Defend Southern Food Foundation, an organization committed to helping alleviate hunger inside Atlanta communities. Kevin is a seven-time James Beard Awards finalist as well as a two-time finalist and “fan favorite” on Bravo’s hit TV show “Top Chef.” He’s a lifelong hunter and outdoorsman who seeks to inspire people to redefine their relationship with food by committing to more thoughtful and sustainable practices.

Brody Henderson grew up hunting and fishing in Pennsylvania. After college he moved to Colorado, where he worked as a fly fishing guide and writer. Brody has a passion for public lands hunting and fishing throughout the West. He has worked as a Wilderness Production Assistant for the MeatEater television show, and is a writer and MeatEater's Senior Editor.

Maggie Hudlow is an assistant editor for MeatEater who has studied English writing and culinary arts. She’s a Wyoming woman, lifelong fly-fisher, and aspiring hunter. She has high hopes to fill the freezer and develop some topnotch recipes this year.

MeatEater Contributor Tony Peterson has penned hundreds of hunting articles, several books, and developed multiple podcasts. Peterson’s whitetail-related contributions stem from real-world experience and a passion for hunting new ground each season. He's considered one of the top whitetail hunters in the country and is a staunch advocate for public lands.

Katie Hill is an assistant editor for MeatEater and a former freelance writer with a master’s degree in environmental journalism. Originally from Connecticut, Katie spent her first 22 years eating elk and venison from her dad's hunts before fleeing to Montana to become a wordsmithing outdoorswoman. When she’s not wrangling sentences together, she’s slinging mud and dust on a trail run or reading conservation bills for fun. Send her an email at katie.hill@themeateater.com.

Hayden Sammak is the co-host of the Bent podcast, an outdoor writer, and an audio engineer at MeatEater. A transplant from Pennsylvania, he grew up learning to hunt, fish, and forage on the East Coast before making his home in Bozeman, Montana. If he's not at work, you can find him in the mountains.

Jordan Sillars is a supporting editor at MeatEater who writes about firearms, conservation, and American literature. He hails from the East Texas piney woods, where he likes pursuing squirrels, whitetail, wild hogs, and sand bass (but mostly squirrels).