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Steven Rinella

Steven Rinella

Steven Rinella is the host of the long-running television show MeatEater and top-ranked MeatEater podcast. He is the New York Times bestselling author of ten books dealing with wildlife, hunting, fishing, and wild game cooking, most recently Outdoor Kids in an Inside World: Getting Your Family Out of the House and Radically Engaged with Nature and the audio original, MeatEater's Campfire Stories: Narrow Escapes and More Close Calls. He is the recipient of the Conservation Achievement Award from The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership.

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The MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook
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Penguin Random House
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Obsidian Foundry Pant
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First Lite
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Bino Harness PRO-M
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FHF Gear
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Bear Grease
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Meatcrafter® Knife 2.0
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Benchmade
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Excerpt from Steven Rinella’s “The MeatEater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival”

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Excerpt from Steven Rinella’s “The MeatEater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival”

This excerpt is from Steven Rinella’s “The MeatEater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival.” You can preorder it online right now or find it in bookstores on December 1. A friend of mine used to work for a guiding company that ran extended mountain backpacking trips for high school students. Their...
Steven Rinella Nov 14, 2020
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Steven Rinella’s Fall Reading List

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Steven Rinella’s Fall Reading List

Over the course of the last season, Steve sent out his media recommendations as a weekly companion to each MeatEater episode, complete with books, movies, articles, & more. We’ve compiled a fall reading list from the books & articles Steve recommended in these newsletters. If you’re interested in...
Steven Rinella Oct 26, 2016
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Steven Rinella’s Hunting, Fishing and Other Book Recommendations

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Steven Rinella’s Hunting, Fishing and Other Book Recommendations

I get a lot of inquiries from folks looking for good books about hunting. I’ve given a few of my favorites in the past, and here I’m adding to that list another dozen or so titles. In my experience, the best hunting books sometimes only touch on hunting in a passing way, and you’ll see that...
Steven Rinella Aug 12, 2016
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Additional Reading for Alaska episode

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Additional Reading for Alaska episode

When reading books, I’m a big fan of the “Additional Reading” section. I find out about a lot of good books that way, including a lot of things that might otherwise have escaped my attention. And since I don’t see any reason why there can’t be a similar “additional reading” component to TV, I’d like...
Steven Rinella Jan 2, 2012
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