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Joe Ferronato

Joe Ferronato

Joe Ferronato is the Community Manager at MeatEater. His passion for the outdoors, inspired by his family, began at an early age and drove him to seek a career in outdoors media. Joe spends time honing his Western hunting skills in the mountains of Idaho and Montana, where he plans to stay. He strives to continue to do his part promoting hunting, fishing, and sustainable conservation practices.

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Ask MeatEater: How Do You Get in Elk Shape?

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Ask MeatEater: How Do You Get in Elk Shape?

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers (and if we don’t, we’ll make them up). Every day, fellow MeatEaters send us more than 100 emails regarding hunting, fishing, cooking, conservation, and more. So, we decided to publish a series dedicated to our favorite FAQs. This is Ask MeatEater. Getting into...
Joe Ferronato Jul 23, 2020
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E-Scouting Basics: How to Plan Your First Western Hunt

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E-Scouting Basics: How to Plan Your First Western Hunt

Planning your first hunt out West? You’re going to need to do some scouting. For many of us, getting boots on the ground before hunting season is simply not an option, so we turn to onX Maps to e-scout from home. Here is what you need to know to make the best of your pre-trip research. Maps and...
Joe Ferronato Apr 3, 2020
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The Outdoorsman’s Guide to Toilet Paper Alternatives

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The Outdoorsman’s Guide to Toilet Paper Alternatives

The fear of ongoing isolation from coronavirus has driven people to hoard toilet paper, leaving supermarket shelves void of the precious, comforting, cleansing tissue. Now, some unfortunate souls who made it to the store too late are in need of wiping alternatives. As outdoorsmen, we’re no strangers...
Joe Ferronato Mar 23, 2020
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The Worst Wild Game We’ve Ever Eaten

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The Worst Wild Game We’ve Ever Eaten

The word “gamey” has become a blanket term used to describe unpleasant or unfamiliar flavors in wild meats. That stigma surrounding certain animals is often misplaced, but still used as an excuse to not eat some harvests. In reality, more often than not, bad flavor is the result of human error...
Joe Ferronato Mar 19, 2020
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