Clay Newcomb's Squirrel Kit

Gear

Clay Newcomb's Squirrel Kit

Steve, Janis, and I hit the Arkansas woods to hunt squirrels in Episode 5 of MeatEater Season 10. From Yeti products to a personalized FHF Gear chest rig, these are the tools I bring with me on squirrel hunts. I shoot a Rossi Circuit Judge .45 Colt/.410 gauge in the episode. For just a few more days...
Clay Newcomb Oct 15, 2021
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Caliber Battle: .22 Long Rifle vs. .22 Short

Firearms

Caliber Battle: .22 Long Rifle vs. .22 Short

Frank C. Barnes, author of the now-famous “Cartridges of the World,” once said that the .22 Long Rifle (LR) has “established a place so secure it will be with us as long as guns are made.” That’s not surprising. The famous Double Deuce is without question one of the most popular cartridges in...
Jordan Sillars Oct 13, 2021
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10 Tools Every Waterfowler Should Own

Waterfowl

10 Tools Every Waterfowler Should Own

Waterfowl hunters are notorious for pushing their gear to the limits in extreme weather—while simultaneously expecting it to never fail. But when you’re 20 miles up a frozen river or chasing feeds down gravel roads, stuff is going to break. While this list of gear would be useful for all sorts of...
Sean Weaver Oct 12, 2021
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Crisis in the Chugach: 3 Sheep Hunters Caught in Avalanche

Big Game

Crisis in the Chugach: 3 Sheep Hunters Caught in Avalanche

Three hunters were pursuing Dall sheep in the Chugach Mountains of south-central Alaska on Wednesday, Oct. 6 when they got caught in an avalanche. The Alaska State Troopers said in an online statement that two of the hunters were injured in the slide they likely triggered. The hunters sent a...
Katie Hill Oct 7, 2021
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Seth Morris and Rick Hutton's Flintlock Hunting Kits

Gear

Seth Morris and Rick Hutton's Flintlock Hunting Kits

In Episode 4 of MeatEater Season 10, Steve, Rick, and I take on a late-season flintlock deer hunt in Pennsylvania. From First Lite Sawbuck Brush Pants to a complete FHF setup to the actual flintlock gun, these are some of the tools used on this hunt. To see a full list of the gear used, click here...
Seth Morris Oct 6, 2021
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Steve's Antelope Hunting Kit

Antelope

Steve's Antelope Hunting Kit

In Episode 1 of MeatEater Season 10, I took country music star Luke Combs out for a Wyoming antelope hunt. Here’s some of my favorite gear that came along for this early-season hunt. In this video, I cover the Weatherby Mark V, Vortex Razor HD LHT, Spartan Javelin Pro Hunt Bipod, Vortex Razor UHD...
Steven Rinella Oct 5, 2021
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Behind the Scenes of MeatEater Season 10

Hunting

Behind the Scenes of MeatEater Season 10

MeatEater Season 10, Part 1 is live on Netflix right now. So much goes into each 20-minute episode, but we can’t show you everything from every adventure. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what you might have missed. From Episode 1. Hunting clothes drying out on Luke Combs' tour bus after a morning...
Seth Morris Oct 5, 2021
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A Brief History of Flintlock Hunting in America

Firearms

A Brief History of Flintlock Hunting in America

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, and…flintlock rifles? It’s hard to deny the ironic status of the flintlock rifle in American culture. Many Europeans came to the New World chasing the promise of inexhaustible game, and even though that promise proved less-than-realistic, their efforts cemented the...
Jordan Sillars Oct 5, 2021
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Elk Hunting 'Nightmare' Sparks Public Outcry in Wyoming

Big Game

Elk Hunting 'Nightmare' Sparks Public Outcry in Wyoming

An elk hunt turned ugly for a group of Minnesotans on a first-time outing near Jackson, Wyoming, on Sunday, Sept. 26. Seventy-nine-year-old Bob Geringer and two unnamed hunting companions shot three cow elk and one calf around 9 a.m. as the animals congregated on an island in the Snake River. They...
Travis Hall Oct 4, 2021
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Steve’s Mountain Goat Hunting Kit

Mountain Goat

Steve’s Mountain Goat Hunting Kit

One of the things I like most about mountain goats is their ability to eat and sleep on cliff faces that would be nearly impossible for a human to climb without technical equipment and expertise. The challenge in hunting them isn’t finding them; instead, the challenge lies in trying to get up to...
Steven Rinella Oct 1, 2021
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Clay Newcomb's 8 Best Squirrel Hunting Tips

Small Game

Clay Newcomb's 8 Best Squirrel Hunting Tips

In Episode 5 of MeatEater Season 10, Steve, Janis, and Clay load up the mules and dogs for an Arkansas squirrel hunt. Here are some of Clay’s best tips and tricks to get squirrels from the woods, skinned, and into the crockpot, preferably served with dumplings. Find the Food, Find the Squirrels Clay...
Maggie Hudlow Oct 1, 2021
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