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The Duck Capital with Clay Newcomb

Duck Lore S02 E05 Aug 16, 2022

The Duck Capital with Clay Newcomb
Stuttgart Arkansas is the duck hunting world’s worst kept secret. It is, after all, the rice and duck capital of the world. The city sits in the heart of the Arkansas Delta, and the timber and acorns that flood each winter here are the ancient draw for mallards and hunters alike. In this episode, Sean Weaver is joined by Anne Marie Doramus and Clay Newcomb for the last week of duck season. The mallards are thick, the hunting pressure intense, and...
Channel Catfish on Lake Winnipeg

The Canadian Angle S03 E04 Aug 14, 2022

Channel Catfish on Lake Winnipeg
Jay Siemens and Josh Mcfaddin go back to the basics and head out shore fishing on the beaches of Lake Winnipeg in search of Channel Catfish And Freshwater Drum. While these aren't fish aren’t generally associated with table-fare in Manitoba, Josh is here to change that conversation. The trip is wrapped up trying to find a trophy sized Catfish on the mighty Red River of Manitoba.
Back to Bayou Black

Duck Camp Dinners S02 E01 Aug 12, 2022

Back to Bayou Black
The Duck Camp Dinners Crew is back in the black waters of Louisiana- cooking up cajun food, hunting ringnecks, and gaining some taxidermy know how.
Kimi Werner's First Duck Hunt

Duck Lore S02 E04 Aug 9, 2022

Kimi Werner's First Duck Hunt
New Mexico is far from most people’s minds when they think about duck hunting. But New Mexico lies at the convergence of the Central and Pacific Flyways, and the rivers that cut through this desert create an oasis for wintering waterfowl. In this episode, Sean Weaver is joined by spearfisherwoman Kimi Werner. It’s Kimi’s first duck hunt ever, and the desert isn’t going to let success come easily, but the beauty of wigeon and cranes against a...

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Ep. 67: Bear Grease [Render] - Tavin, Tik Tok, and Turkey Salmon
Ep. 67: Bear Grease [Render] - Tavin, Tik Tok, and Turkey Salmon
On this episode of the Bear Grease [Render], Clay and the gang talk about their most recent podcast. They get to know a special guest -- Tavin Dillard -- who shows Clay how to call in a turkey salmon. Later, they meat another special guest, Joel Barry. Finally, they discuss Clay watching Instagram Reels like a dad, why Gary Newcomb had to aggressively fine-tune his Tik Tok preferences, and what that means for the future of society. I really...
Ep. 359: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXI
Ep. 359: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXI
Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Janis Putelis, Mark Kenyon, Brody Henderson, Max Barta, Hanzi Deschermeier, Ryan Callaghan, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider.
Ep. 562: Foundations - Taking Kids and Newbies Hunting, Part 1
Ep. 562: Foundations - Taking Kids and Newbies Hunting, Part 1
On today's episode, Tony discusses the thought process around taking beginners whitetail hunting and how best to make the experience as positive as possible.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch
Ep. 358: Thoreau Would Likely Have Little Use For You
Ep. 358: Thoreau Would Likely Have Little Use For You
Steven Rinella talks with Kimi Werner, Danny Bolton, Ryan Callaghan, and Seth Morris. Topics discussed; taking her slow; Parks and Rec as the Goodwill bin of The Office; on Nick Offerman and Thoreau; on Steve being demeaning; defining scope; math and chum bags; more on the lead vs. copper debate; losiong your life to swordfish and sailfish; on how fascinating the Coronado Expedition was; when you're a fishing guide who finds dead bodies; carp...

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Cold smoked fish is basically cured fish with a smoky flavor. The process concentrates the natural fats and oils in the meat but maintains the texture of raw fish. It's excellent on its own or served as an appetizer. After a 12-hour curing process, the flesh firms up, and after a quick seasoning of...
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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.

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.

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."

The ocean has long been a source of sustenance, inspiration and adventure for Kimi Werner. She's a United States National Spearfishing Champion, chef, ocean advocate, filmmaker, and mom. Her daily life is a pure fusion of her talents and passions, rooted in her love for family, foraging, and food.

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.

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.

Born and raised in southern Louisiana, Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois spent his childhood surrounded by family, friends, and great southern cooking. His mission is focused on honoring and celebrating humble beginning experiences with others.

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.

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.

Misty Newcomb is a wife, mother, gardener, and small-scale chicken farmer interested in using natural foods to build a healthy, connected family and community. She has a full-time professional career off the farm and enjoys figuring out how to efficiently feed her family like it’s 1899 while living a modern, balanced lifestyle. She’s also a die-hard NBA and NCAA basketball fan and amateur fermenter. You can find the chronicles of her farming journey on Instagram @newcombfarm.

Texas chef and butcher Jesse Griffiths has been a long-time friend of MeatEater, hanging out with us on podcasts, hosting an episode of Das Boat, and many other good times. Jesse isn’t just a renowned chef, he runs a strictly local butcher Dai Due Butcher Shop, supper clubs, and a very cool hunting school to welcome anyone interested in hunting and preparing wild game. He’s also a serious hunter and angler, and the perfect person to lead Steve on a journey through the mid-coast region of Texas, fishing, gathering, hunting, and eating the whole way.

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.

Chester started working in the outdoor space the day he graduated high school. He’s a former boat builder, bow builder, and trout guide, and currently a walleye tournament angler. Chet won’t turn down any opportunity to wet a line or strum a guitar.

Home state: Wisconsin

Favorite pursuits: walleye, muskie, whitetail, rabbits
Favorite meal: chicken-fried venison
Favorite conservation orgs: Public Land/Water Access Association, National Wild Turkey Federation, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
Known for: his many nicknames; host of Montana Walleye Tour; co-host of The MeatEater Podcast

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.

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).

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.

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.