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Ryan Callaghan

Ryan Callaghan

Ryan Callaghan is MeatEater's Director of Conservation and a member of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, as well as a national board member. Ryan has been a passionate member of the outdoor community, having grown up hunting and fishing, guiding, and playing in the West.

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Ep. 107: Wildlife Crime, Kangaroos, and Ticks

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Ep. 107: Wildlife Crime, Kangaroos, and Ticks

This week, Cal talks about playing hard to get, the amount of tick picking needed per turkey hunting hour, jumping the kangaroo leather market, and so much more.
Ep. 105: Wolf Eradications, Grizzly Poaching, and Brown Pelicans

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Ep. 105: Wolf Eradications, Grizzly Poaching, and Brown Pelicans

This week, Cal talks about how much water a brown pelican can carry, the difference between big game regulations and legislation, grizzly poaching, and the death of Karl Mock. Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal...
Ep. 104: Alligators, Dog Collars, and Whale Mucus

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Ep. 104: Alligators, Dog Collars, and Whale Mucus

This week, Cal talks about alligator indigestion, 60 million acres of contentious federal land, banana teeth, whale mucus, and so much more. Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal’s Week in Review Merch
Ep. 103: Anti-Trapping, The Migratory Bird Act, and Ancient Dog

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Ep. 103: Anti-Trapping, The Migratory Bird Act, and Ancient Dog

This week, Cal talks about the transition from mans best acquaintance to mans best friend, python inspired fashion, and elitist trapping in New Mexico. Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal’s Week in Review Merch
Ep. 102: Peyton Manning, South Dakota Octopus, and Bighorn Records

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Ep. 102: Peyton Manning, South Dakota Octopus, and Bighorn Records

This week Cal talks about how to measure a bear skull, Peyton Manning, boring octopi, and so much more. Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal’s Week in Review Merch
Ep. 266: Crying Wolf

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Ep. 266: Crying Wolf

Steven Rinella talks with Jon Mooallem, Gaspar Perricone, Brody Henderson Ryan Callaghan, Phil Taylor, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Papa Jani's wish to have guests introduced at the beginning of the show; how Ronny B. got Steve in trouble, and a correction about raccoons...
Ep. 100: Beavers, Wisdom, and 100

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Ep. 100: Beavers, Wisdom, and 100

This week, Cal talks about adventurous beavers, old banded birds, and finally gets to some listener emails specially curated for episode 100.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal’s Week in Review Merch
Ep. 99: Black Bears, Guns, and Money

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Ep. 99: Black Bears, Guns, and Money

This week, Cal heads to Connecticut and meets with all of the acronyms to see where Pittman Robertson excise tax dollars go.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal’s Week in Review Merch
Ep. 98: Zebra Balls, Wildlife Crime, and “Trophy”

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Ep. 98: Zebra Balls, Wildlife Crime, and “Trophy”

This week, Cal talks about invasive zebra mussels, what the word “trophy” means, ancient bacteria, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal’s Week in Review Merch
Ep. 97: Big Poopers, Recipes, and Big Bucks

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Ep. 97: Big Poopers, Recipes, and Big Bucks

This week, Cal talks about nonresident tags, bad wildlife bills, cucumber poop, and snorkeling alligators.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal’s Week in Review Merch