South Texas Nilgai
Steve and Jesse head inland to hunt for an Indian antelope known as Nilgai. An efficient hunt leaves plenty of time for Steve and Jesse to dive into butchering and cooking the wild beast for a nose-to-tail throwdown.
It’s warm but breathable, and it’s very quiet. A versatile do-it-all hunting jacket.
A lightweight packable insulating later, as outer layer during milder temps, and comfy for around camp.
These have become one of Steve’s favorite hunting pants. They’re comfortable and tough and stand up to hard backcountry use.
Wicking, non-stink merino base layers are the way to go in the backcountry.
A versatile, go-to base layer for a broad range of conditions.
Maybe the day starts cold and gets warm. Maybe a tough climb heats you up and then a long glassing session in the wind cools things down. Zip off long johns are a game changer.
The evolution of First Lite’s best-selling Mountain Athlete Triad sock, the Triad 2.0 has been designed with all pivotal details in mind.
There is a lot of stretch and breathability in Corrugate, so it’s perfect for active hunts.
With a jersey-lined hood and dialed-in fit, you'll never want to take this one off.
"No bino harness can compete with the FHF harness. It's the best. " - Steven Rinella
The craftsmanship and quality of the Mark V with Backcountry durability and color combinations.
Lightweight, bright and strong.
Lightweight mountain boot that is perfect for hot country.
Ep. 202: From the Two Kingdoms of Nature
Steven Rinella talks with JT Van Zandt, Jesse Griffiths, Seth Morris, and Janis Putelis. Topics discussed: Lola and Stone Age chewing gum; how Texas is the highest of the high and lowest of the low; hunting nilgai; poop piles; how Steve shot the top of a nilgai’s heart out and then saw it run off like it was carrying the mail; electro-tenderizing meat using a car battery; fish-spotting abilities; flounder gigging; appreciating silence; when...