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Jordan Sillars

Jordan Sillars

Jordan Sillars is a managing editor at MeatEater who writes about firearms, conservation, and American literature. He hails from the East Texas piney woods, where he likes pursuing squirrels, whitetail, wild hogs, and sand bass (but mostly squirrels).

Recent Posts

Will the EPA's New Rule Actually Protect Bristol Bay?

Public Lands & Waters

Will the EPA's New Rule Actually Protect Bristol Bay?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule this week preemptively blocking the controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. The agency has only used this veto authority 13 other times since 1980, and conservationists are hopeful the ruling will be durable enough to withstand...
Jordan Sillars Feb 2, 2023
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Landowner and Hunter from Viral Duck Hunting Incident Charged with Trespass, Harassment

Public Lands & Waters

Landowner and Hunter from Viral Duck Hunting Incident Charged with Trespass, Harassment

The landowner and one of the hunters involved in a viral duck hunting confrontation have been charged with class A and B misdemeanors, according to court documents obtained by MeatEater. Jeffrey Erman, the landowner seen in a recent video berating a group of hunters, has been charged with trading in...
Jordan Sillars Nov 4, 2022
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Hunter Accused of Homicide After Altercation Over Hunting Spot

Public Lands & Waters

Hunter Accused of Homicide After Altercation Over Hunting Spot

A Pennsylvania hunter has admitted to shooting and killing another hunter this week after an altercation over a hunting spot. David Heathcote of Emlenton, Pennsylvania, told emergency services that he shot Robert Wingard with his shotgun after Wingard threatened to shoot his dogs and his daughter...
Jordan Sillars Nov 3, 2022
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Landowner Berates Duck Hunters in Viral Video

Public Lands & Waters

Landowner Berates Duck Hunters in Viral Video

Charges are pending following a heated confrontation between a landowner and a group of waterfowl hunters in North Dakota’s Eddy County. The incident took place on the morning of Friday, Oct. 21, and was recorded by Jacob Sweere of Madison Lake, Minnesota, in a now-viral video. The group of hunters...
Jordan Sillars Oct 28, 2022
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