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Ep. 548: The Truth About Whitetail Scenting and Hearing Abilities with Karl Miller
Ep. 548: The Truth About Whitetail Scenting and Hearing Abilities with Karl Miller
On this week’s show, guest host Tony Peterson speaks with Dr. Karl Miller about his years of deer research. They also dive into what the science says about how well deer can hear, and the real reason why their advanced olfactory ability is so important to survival.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch
Ep. 343: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XIII
Ep. 343: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XIII
Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Brandon Butler, Brad Cape, Phil Yeomans, Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Sean Weaver, Corinne Schneider, and Phil Taylor.
Ep. 59: Bear Grease [Render] - The Game Warden’s Here
Ep. 59: Bear Grease [Render] - The Game Warden’s Here
On this episode of the Bear Grease [Render],  Clay Newcomb and the crew are joined by Lt. Ep Fletcher of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. They discuss wildlife regulations and some of the most memorable moments in his career. Fletcher describes how he evaluates each violation with three specific questions: what was the intent, how does it effect the resource, and how does it impact public safety. Ep ends the podcast with a moving story...
Ep. 547: Foundations - Just Hunting Something Else
Ep. 547: Foundations - Just Hunting Something Else
On today’s show, Tony talks about why it’s beneficial to expand your hunting horizons beyond whitetails - and how doing so can make you more lethal in the deer woods.  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).