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Sam Lungren

Sam Lungren

Sam Lungren is MeatEater's Supervising Editor and a former freelance writer/photographer, commercial fisherman, and editor of BHA's Backcountry Journal. Though originally from Whidbey Island, Washington, he's been in Montana for almost a decade and probably isn't leaving—except during steelhead season. Send him an email sam@themeateater.com or follow him @samlungrenmedia.

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Gear We Use: Best Fishing Waders

Fishing Gear

Gear We Use: Best Fishing Waders

Where I’m from, you’re not really an angler until you have a decent pair of waders. In the Pacific Northwest and many other regions, you need to be able to get comfortable standing in chilly water if you’re going to catch anything outside of July and August. Whether that’s wading deep in glacial...
Sam Lungren May 20, 2022
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Choosing the Best Hunting Jacket

Hunting Gear

Choosing the Best Hunting Jacket

Along with hunting pants, jackets are the other cornerstone of a gear system. Your jacket does the most work to keep your core insulated. It can also provide important wind and moisture protection for your torso, as well as useful pockets for storing gear or un-numbing fingers. Some jackets are...
Sam Lungren Apr 22, 2022
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Gear We Love: Best Camping Tents

Hunting Gear

Gear We Love: Best Camping Tents

Is it really camping without a tent? Yeah, there are those rare, glorious nights when the wind and weather permit us to sleep beneath the stars—but you’d be dumb to not have a shelter handy just in case. And the booming popularity of techy truck campers and tow-behind sleepers is great for those who...
Sam Lungren Apr 15, 2022
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Limited-Edition Line 1 Turkey Pot Call Now Available

Hunting Gear

Limited-Edition Line 1 Turkey Pot Call Now Available

My bear-defense revolver has a black walnut grip. My favorite fishing net has a black walnut handle and hoop. This coming turkey season, I can already tell my go-to pot call will be this beautiful, black walnut number known as the Phelps Line 1. This isn’t your average turkey call. While most are...
Sam Lungren Feb 24, 2022
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