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Ryan Callaghan

Ryan Callaghan

Ryan "Cal" Callaghan is MeatEater's Director of Conservation and a national board member of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. Cal has been a passionate member of the outdoor community, having grown up hunting and fishing, guiding, and playing in the West.

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Recent Posts

Ep.179: Citizen Science, Private Fences, and Nose Biters

Cal's Week In Review

Ep.179: Citizen Science, Private Fences, and Nose Biters

This week, Cal talks about beyond most meats, 1/3 acre in Newport Beach for 13k, ancient amputation, and so much more.  Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal's Week in Review Merch
Ryan Callaghan Oct 3, 2022
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Ep. 178: Bird Mileage, Legislation, and Loose Tigers

Cal's Week In Review

Ep. 178: Bird Mileage, Legislation, and Loose Tigers

This week, Cal talks about air space, birds per mile, wildlife crime, and so much more. Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal's Week in Review Merch
Ryan Callaghan Sep 26, 2022
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Ep. 177: Snort Report, Moose Migration, and Public Access

Cal's Week In Review

Ep. 177: Snort Report, Moose Migration, and Public Access

This week, Cal talks about public access battles in Wyoming and New Mexico, Troy sucking at fishing, and so much more.  Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal's Week in Review Merch
Ryan Callaghan Sep 19, 2022
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Ep. 176: California Gold, Texas Trinity, and Massachusetts Nuts

Cal's Week In Review

Ep. 176: California Gold, Texas Trinity, and Massachusetts Nuts

This week, Cal talks about working cats, illegal by God Texas fencing, salmon farming, and so much more.  Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal's Week in Review Merch
Ryan Callaghan Sep 12, 2022
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Featured Gear

Obsidian Merino Pants
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First Lite
$180.00
Silent, odor-resistant, and comfortable from 100 degrees to late in the season.
Dirtbag Duffle - Large
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First Lite
$200.00
Whether you toss it in the back of a pickup, strap it to an ATV, pack it in a floatplane, or carry it through an airport, the First Lite Dirtbag Duffle is your new favorite travel companion. The rugged rip-stop and double-sided TPU bag construction paired with the ballistic grade nylon bottom ensures your gear stays safe and dry. Regardless of what you, or the baggage handlers, throw at it this bag, it is designed to withstand the test of time...
Men's Wick Short Boxer Brief
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$40.00
Wicking, non-stink merino base layers are the way to go in the backcountry.
MeatEater Land Access Initiative Donation
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$1.00
A quick and easy way to contribute to our Land Access Fund in an amount of your choosing.
Land Access Fund Nalgene
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$17.00
Profits from the sale of this Nalgene will be made as a donation to the Land Access Initiative. Get yours today and support this cause.
Land Access Fund T-Shirt
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Profits from the sale of this t-shirt will be made as a donation to the Land Access Initiative. Get yours today and support this cause.