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Ep. 268: Clovis Points and Man’s Best Friend

Steven Rinella talks with David J. Meltzer, Phil Taylor, Spencer Neuharth, Corinne Schneider, and Phil Taylor. Topics discussed: Making sure that your local humane society is not The Humane Society of the United States; Jim H. encouraging hunters to be true to the message of conservation and favor...

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Ep. 267: Smolt to Adult

Steven Rinella talks with Congressman Mike Simpson, Eric Crawford, Ryan Callaghan, Chester Floyd, and Phil Taylor. Topics discussed: Phil's parfait and Cal's Covid shot; Buck Bowden's burl bowls; energy consumption and Bitcoin; would someone just give Chester a free boat already?; a reminder to...

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MeatEater Founder Steven Rinella Addresses R3 Op-Ed

I recently caused quite a stir among our audience with an op-ed published to our website. The piece, titled “The Case Against Hunter Recruitment,” was written by my brother Matt Rinella. It focuses on Matt’s distrust with what is known in the hunting industry as R3. While it sounds like a droid from...

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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...

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Ep. 265: The Rambo Rabbit

Steven Rinella talks with Mike Ruhl, Jeremy Romero, Kevin Murphy, Seth Morris, and Chester Floyd. Topics discussed: Has the Bitcoin boat sailed?; a hot tip on using tampons dipped in vaseline as a fire starter; proof of the albino porcupine; one hairy-assed deer eyeball; feeding grizzly bears (ahem...

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Ep. 264: The Champ of Champs

Steven Rinella talks with Preston Pittman, Ryan Callaghan, Phil Taylor, Corinne Schneider, Samantha Bates, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: The caviar of the south; the story of Cal’s forearm scar; is there such as thing as a Covid tweaker?; the champ has been shot twice, but doesn’t call the...

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Ep. 263: Free Casting in Coon Country

Steven Rinella talks with Clay Newcomb, Seth Morris, Chester Floyd, Rick Smith, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: The story of a deer called Moose; sturgeon spearing in Wisconsin on the Fur Hat Ice Tour; bartering services for caviar, then serving the caviar in a restaurant; NY’s squirrel hunting...

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Ep. 262: The Jake Brake

Steven Rinella talks with Jason Phelps, Dirk Dirham, Seth Morris, Phil Taylor, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Chester The Investor makes a solid plan on a walleye boat; how skepticism is the chastity of the intellect; reconsidering the use of a sous vide wand to warm up your...

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Ep. 261: There’s No Free Lunch with Renewable Energy

Steven Rinella talks with Nels Johnson, Ryan Callaghan, Spencer Neuharth, Corinne Schneider, and Phil Taylor. Topics discussed: How the name Phil means lover of horses; the crossbow arms race and slippery slopes; a war against lucky people and children; The MeatEater Podcast saves yet another life...

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Ep. 260: The Wet Spot

Steven Rinella talks with Doug Duren, Spencer Neuharth, Seth Morris, Phil Taylor, Corinne Schneider, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Picking on Chester’s donut purchases; Sonja’s coyote pecker bone earrings; was Elvis’s colon really full of cheeseburgers?; when you’re an early 1800s botanist...