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Maggie Hudlow

Maggie Hudlow

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.

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Cooking Techniques

How to Cook with Dried Morels

Nothing makes me more excited for spring than the prospect of picking a pile of morels. Once things start to green up, my thoughts become more and more occupied by the promise of the earthy aromatic. If you’re fortunate enough to have a big harvest this season, take what you don’t immediately eat or...

Freshwater

Fish Eggs and Duck Guts: An Old Myth Redefined

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. A few years ago, our...

Ice Fishing

Photos: Angler Breaks Idaho Perch Record

On Tuesday, March 9, Adam Mann of Mosinee, Wisconsin, landed a 3.22-pound, 16.25-inch-long perch out of Lake Cascade in Idaho. “I pulled what looked like a football out of the ice and stared at it for about five seconds before I just started yelling,” Mann told MeatEater. “I laid it next to the...

Policy & Legislation

Hunters Rally to End Sunday Hunting Ban in North Carolina

For the first time since 1869, public lands will be open to hunting on Sundays in North Carolina. The Tar Heel State had been one of four states with outright hunting bans on Sunday, but that ends on Aug. 1, 2021. One hundred forty years after the 1869 “blue law” banned hunting on the Sabbath, the...

Anthropology

New Findings Challenge Hunter-Gatherer Gender Roles

Take a moment and imagine the world 9,000 years ago—escape the chaos of modern life and enter an untamed, archaic time. Now, travel to the arid Andes Mountains of Peru. You see a group of hunters stalking vicuña. They move together, communicate without a sound, their every step an analytical...

Freshwater

California Has a New State Record Black Crappie

On Feb. 17, David Burruss a caught a record-breaking 4-pound, 5-ounce black crappie out of Clear Lake, California. “Normally I don’t stumble for the net when I catch a crappie but today was different,” Burruss posted on his business’ Instagram page, Clear Lake Outdoors. He was having a slow day on...

Wildlife Management

4 Men Sentenced for Poaching Nearly 100 Turkeys

Editor’s Note: MeatEater mistakenly included images of the wrong people in the earlier version of this story. We’re very sorry for that error and apologize to anyone affected. Four southwest Mississippi men have been sentenced for poaching wild turkeys in multiple states. In addition to killing in...

Wildlife Management

Texas Freeze Kills Thousands of Fish Along Gulf Coast

Texas is many things—but prepared for severe winter storms is not necessarily one of them. It’s not just the infrastructure or the folks, some critters aren’t really equipped for the cold either. To be fair, the Lone Star State hasn’t seen a storm of this magnitude since the ’80s, so why should they...

Cooking Techniques

What It’s Like to Eat Koi Fish

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. Jan. 17, 2020, Amanda...

Wildlife Management

Poachers Busted for Killing Deer on Military Base

After years of investigations involving multiple agencies, Gregory Frikken, James Nunley, and Michael Smith have pleaded guilty to federal charges of trespassing and illegally harvesting whitetails in Fort Riley, Kansas. According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the trio had been...