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MeatEater Hunts Episodes

Whitetail Roots:  Wisconsin Whitetail

S02 E06 Jun 15, 2021

Whitetail Roots: Wisconsin Whitetail

In this episode, MeatEater's Janis Putelis joins his father, Janis Putelis Jr. on the family property in south central Wisconsin to hunt rutting whitetails with archery equipment. Although Janis has hunted this place nearly his entire life, he's never given it the full court-press during the rut...
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Brothers From Another Mother: Montana Pronghorn

S02 E05 Jun 8, 2021

Brothers From Another Mother: Montana Pronghorn

In this episode, MeatEater's Janis Putelis is joined by his brother-in-law and chef, Cameron Mitchell. Janis is taking Cameron on his first pronghorn hunt in exchange for a sauce recipe that is guaranteed to up your venison cooking game. The hunters battle high winds and property boundaries in their...
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Big Bulls Don't Come Easy: Montana Elk

S02 E04 Jun 1, 2021

Big Bulls Don't Come Easy: Montana Elk

In this episode, MeatEater's Janis Putelis is joined by Zach Sandau of onX on a hunt for a trophy bull elk in eastern Montana. Janis has drawn a hard-to-get bull elk tag in an area with a real shot at a monster bull. It’s a dream tag for Janis. Zach and Janis look over dozens of bulls in search of...
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Big Beautiful Bucks: Colorado Mule Deer

S02 E03 May 25, 2021

Big Beautiful Bucks: Colorado Mule Deer

In this episode, MeatEater's Janis Putelis is joined by his friend Matt Cook on a late season mule deer hunt in Colorado. Lots of migrating deer and rutting bucks make for an action packed week.
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Janis Putelis in Search of His First Archery Elk, Part 2

S02 E02 May 18, 2021

Janis Putelis in Search of His First Archery Elk, Part 2

In this episode, MeatEater's Janis Putelis and Jason Phelps, owner and operator of Phelps Game Calls, continue hunting for Janis’s first archery bull elk in southeast Colorado. A change in altitude is all it takes to put them back in the action.
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Janis Putelis in Search of His First Archery Elk, Part 1

S02 E01 May 11, 2021

Janis Putelis in Search of His First Archery Elk, Part 1

In this episode, MeatEater's Janis Putelis is joined by Jason Phelps, owner and operator of Phelps Game Calls, for a September elk hunt on a friend's ranch in southeast Colorado. It might be a surprise to some that MeatEater's longtime producer and resident elk guide has never killed a bull with his...
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Texas Hog Hunting with Brody Henderson and Alvin Dedeaux

S01 E05 May 6, 2020

Texas Hog Hunting with Brody Henderson and Alvin Dedeaux

MeatEater's Senior Hunting Editor Brody Henderson heads south to hunt feral pigs with his good friend Alvin Dedeaux. The guys start their trip with a visit to the YETI Flagship Store in downtown Austin, Texas to speak at a Backcountry Hunters and Anglers event. After their short trip to the city, it...
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Montana Goose Hunting with Ryan Callaghan and Miles Nolte

S01 E06 May 6, 2020

Montana Goose Hunting with Ryan Callaghan and Miles Nolte

In this episode, MeatEater’s Conservation Director Ryan "Cal" Callaghan heads out with Fishing Director Miles Nolte for a Canada goose hunt on Cal’s family farm. The guys employ a fairly traditional approach, using layout blinds and full body decoys to hunt a cut cornfield near one of Montana's...
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Hells Canyon Chukar Hunting with Morgan Mason and Danielle Prewett

S01 E03 Apr 29, 2020

Hells Canyon Chukar Hunting with Morgan Mason and Danielle Prewett

MeatEater’s Associate Editor Morgan Mason heads to Hells Canyon, Idaho for a chukar hunt with Danielle Prewett of Wild & Whole. Morgan’s wirehaired pointing griffon, Pinion, leads the chase as they search for these “red-legged devil birds." Aching feet, sore knees, and missed shots are all part of...
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Beaver Trapping with Steven Rinella and Seth Morris

S01 E04 Apr 29, 2020

Beaver Trapping with Steven Rinella and Seth Morris

In this episode, MeatEater’s founder Steven Rinella and his buddy Seth Morris, aka the Flip Flop Flesher, head out for some beaver trapping along Montana’s famed Yellowstone River. Steve and Seth plan to help out a small ranch by nabbing a few nuisance beavers that have been clogging local...
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Spearfishing with Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis

S01 E01 Apr 22, 2020

Spearfishing with Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis

On the first episode of MeatEater Hunts, Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis head to California for a spearfishing trip with expert skin divers Greg Fonts and Alex Reynaud. After learning the ropes, the guys head off in search of fresh sushi and fish tacos. They hunt the reefs and kelp forest looking...
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Colorado Elk With MeatEater Producer Janis Putelis

S01 E02 Apr 22, 2020

Colorado Elk With MeatEater Producer Janis Putelis

In episode two of MeatEater Hunts, MeatEater Producer Janis Putelis heads to Colorado to hunt a hard-to-draw unit with longtime friend and mentor Ethan Kohn. Both hunters burned years of accumulated points to draw these tags, and the pressure to find a mature bull weighs heavy. The search will bring...
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