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Katie Hill

Katie Hill

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 and kickstarting her own metamorphosis into a wordsmithing outdoorswoman. When she’s not wrangling sentences together, she’s slinging mud and dust on a trail run or back casting where she probably shouldn’t be. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @hillllllyeah.

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Urban Angling Addresses Inner City Food Insecurity

Fishing

Urban Angling Addresses Inner City Food Insecurity

When you hear the words “fishing for your dinner,” what image comes to mind? Do you picture a middle-aged guy with a spin rod hauling a small panfish out of a woodland lake, gutting it, skewering it on a sharp stick, and cooking it over a campfire? Perhaps you have a more modern scene in mind...
Photos: Montanan Breaks Bowfishing World Record for Paddlefish

Freshwater

Photos: Montanan Breaks Bowfishing World Record for Paddlefish

The American paddlefish as we know it today was swimming alongside other dinosaurs 125 million years ago. It’s easy to imagine how their absurdly long snouts and strange array of fins would have blended in seamlessly with other wacky prehistoric creatures. Even though paddlefish have been around for...
Spearfisherman Survives Bloody Battle with Great White

Saltwater

Spearfisherman Survives Bloody Battle with Great White

Warning this article contains graphic images. Hunting and fishing often come with the lurking threat of a predator encounter. Many hunters might argue that the thrill of a secondary position on the food chain supplements the thrill of chase, and some of the wildest hunting stories have nothing to do...