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Sean Weaver

Sean Weaver

Sean is originally from Iowa, but followed ducks to South Dakota—where he now calls home. Before joining MeatEater, he was a hunting guide, photographer, television producer, and writer. If you find him in the wild, chances are there’s water and waterfowl nearby.

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USDA Ban on Canadian Waterfowl is Catch-22 for Hunters

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USDA Ban on Canadian Waterfowl is Catch-22 for Hunters

Update: Thanks in part to outcry from hunters, the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service reversed their decision on Sept. 12, 2022. Rather than bar all hunter-harvested wild game bird carcasses, the USDA is requiring hunters to process their take according to a multi-step process. First...
Sean Weaver Sep 7, 2022
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Snow Goose Fit for King

MeatEater Cooks S01 E06 Aug 30, 2022

Snow Goose Fit for King

Snow Goose gets a bad rap for being less than extraordinary when it comes to table fare. In reality nothing could be further from the truth! Kevin shows Sean a spin on an American classic, Steak Diane, that is sure to impress even the most skeptical waterfowler.
Sean Weaver Aug 30, 2022
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South Dakota Snow Geese

Duck Lore S02 E06 Aug 23, 2022

South Dakota Snow Geese

In this episode, Sean Weaver is joined by Mikal Gowins and Kevin Gillespie in South Dakota, which is one of the most important places for duck populations during the nesting and migration periods. But it’s not just ducks that it benefits; with endless corn fields and glacial lakes, Eastern South...
Sean Weaver Aug 23, 2022
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How To E-Scout for Waterfowl

Waterfowl

How To E-Scout for Waterfowl

Waterfowl hunting has long been a pursuit that is gear and technology-intensive. Over 2,000 years ago, it was canvasback decoys made from tules and charcoal that were found in the Lovelock Cave in Nevada. In the market hunting era, it was about large punt guns that fired a pound of lead shot at a...
Sean Weaver Aug 17, 2022
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