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Katie Hill

Katie Hill

Katie Hill is an assistant editor for MeatEater and a former freelance writer with a master’s degree in environmental journalism. Originally from Connecticut, Katie spent her first 22 years eating elk and venison from her dad's hunts before fleeing to Montana to become a wordsmithing outdoorswoman. When she’s not wrangling sentences together, she’s slinging mud and dust on a trail run or reading conservation bills for fun. Send her an email at katie.hill@themeateater.com.

Recent Posts

Gear We Use: Best Hunting Knives

Gear

Gear We Use: Best Hunting Knives

There are a lot of tools, gadgets, and accessories these days that, while they might increase your comfort or efficiency, aren’t absolutely necessary for a safe, successful trip in the woods. A good knife is not one of them. Ask any hunter, backcountry explorer, survivalist, wildlife researcher...
Katie Hill Aug 1, 2022
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Gear We Use: The Best Sleeping Bags

Gear

Gear We Use: The Best Sleeping Bags

Odds are, if we’re using sleeping bags at all, it’s because we’re on some adventure that’s going to take a lot out of us. Sleep should come naturally in those circumstances—stars twinkling, water rushing in the distance, cold air floating through your tent, no cars or sirens around to disturb you...
Katie Hill Jul 15, 2022
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Oklahoma Man Strangles Noodling Partner to Death

Freshwater

Oklahoma Man Strangles Noodling Partner to Death

On July 9, near the South Canadian River in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, 53-year-old Larry Sanders reportedly strangled and killed his noodling partner, Jimmy Knighten. The two men had been noodling for catfish in the river together when they apparently broke out in an altercation. Sanders reportedly...
Katie Hill Jul 11, 2022
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Vanishing Trails: The Battle for One of the West's Most Beloved Mountain Ranges

Public Lands & Waters

Vanishing Trails: The Battle for One of the West's Most Beloved Mountain Ranges

On October 21, 2021, during a Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing, New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich brought the microphone to his mouth, flipped his pencil around in his fingers, and accused U.S. Forest Service Deputy Chief Christopher French of yanking his chain. “Mr. French...
Katie Hill May 31, 2022
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