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Jordan Sillars

Jordan Sillars

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).

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Did COVID-19 Really Spark a Hunting Renaissance?

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Did COVID-19 Really Spark a Hunting Renaissance?

You probably saw the reports from earlier this year heralding a hunting renaissance driven by COVID lockdowns, government stimulus checks, and fears of food chain disruption. It’s a great theory, but many news reports ran before wildlife agencies had finalized their stats for 2020. Now that those...
Queen Elizabeth II: A Badass Hunter?

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Queen Elizabeth II: A Badass Hunter?

In Season 2, Episode 5, of Netflix’s hit series, “The Crown,” a young Queen Elizabeth II walks the hills of her famous Balmoral Estate in search of Scottish red deer. Though accompanied by a guide, the queen is the first to spot the herd and leads the way as they stalk across the countryside. Honed...
The 3 Most Underrated Hunting Calibers

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The 3 Most Underrated Hunting Calibers

Rifle calibers are kind of like craft beer (hear me out). You might start your journey into the outdoors with something common, safe, and recognizable. Maybe a .22LR, .223 Rem., or a .30-06. But after a while, you’ll want to expand your horizons beyond the Pabst or Budweiser your dad first shared...