Ben O'Brien

Ben O'Brien
Ben O’Brien is a writer, editor, host of The Hunting Collective podcast, a member of the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Board of Directors, and MeatEater’s Director of Hunting.


Ep. 161: Emergent Hunters are Badass, Cultural Division in our Pursuits, and the Taibbi Paradox with Miles Nolte

Ep. 160: The Year of the New Hunter, Phil Learns Gun Safety, and a Tragedy in the Duck Blind with Guide Armando Vendittozzi

Ep. 159: Best of 2020: Sizzler Changes Our Lives, Rabbit Hunting with Charles Rodney, and Burying the Hatchet with Dr. Barrie K. Gilbert

Ep. 158: Best of 2020: Dumper’s Redemption, Chuck Norris Reads Aldo Leopold, and the Not So Sharpest Moment of the Year

Ep. 157: Running Deer with Dogs: A Paradox, Guarding the Gate, and in Defense of Hunting’s Slippery Slope with Clay Newcomb

Ep. 156: Dragging versus Quartering, Scent Control for Normal Folks, and more on Ask the Eagle with Janis Putelis

Ep. 155: Two Dudes from Maryland, Old Bay for Life, and Essential Duck Stamp Knowledge with Sam Soholt

Ep. 154: An Emotional Holiday, Hunting Traditions that Define Us, and Graduate Level Deer Naming with Wired to Hunt’s Mark Kenyon

Ep. 153: The Great THC Holiday Contest, We’re (Not) a Cult, and Scaling the Future of Meat with Anya Fernald of Belcampo Farms

Ep. 152: Dealing with COVID-19, the Colorado Wolf Reintroduction Debate, and Why We Need Game Cooperatives with Doug Duren