At this week’s cookout we: chew the bluefish fat with Brad Leone, boost our nitrates to life-threatening levels to catch more channel cats, bob for largemouths in red gravy, and roast up some mystery tuna.
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A few years ago, shed dogs were all the rage. A lot of the big whitetail names were running retrievers, that by social media standards, appeared to be antler finding machines. Average Joes were getting in on the game, too. And just like with a lot of outdoor fads that burn hot, it appeared that if you wanted to get serious about antlers, you’d better have a dedicated shed dog.
Part of this was due to the fact that anyone with a spark of...
Squirrels torment me every deer season, moving over the leaves as if they’re imitating a big buck sneaking through the woods. Every winter after I’ve punched my tag, I vow to come back to get my revenge on the bushy-tailed scoundrels. It helps that they taste damn good, too.
Whatever your motivation, now is the time to hit the woods. Here’s how you can bring home more squirrels this year.
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Myths, lies, and old wives’ tales loom large in the outdoor pursuits. Here at MeatEater, we’re dedicated to separating facts from bullsh*t, so we created this series to examine suspect yarns. If there’s a belief, rumor, or long-held assumption you’d like us to fact check, drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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