MeatEater

Hunter, author, cook and conservationist Steven Rinella treks into the world's most remote, beautiful regions, bringing game meat from field to table.

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MeatEater Season 9 Part 2 - Now On Netflix
MeatEater Season 9 Part 2 - Now On Netflix

Part 2 of MeatEater's Season 9 is now available on Netflix! Make sure to tune in to follow Steve as he heads out on more adventures in Colorado, South Dakota, Alaska, and Montana.

S6-E01: Southern Traditions: Virginia Doves
S6-E01: Southern Traditions: Virginia Doves

All across America hunters kick off the fall hunting season with a weekend of doves, friends, and food. Steve's lifelong friend, Ronny Boehme has invited Steve out to his digs in Virginia for the dove opener. To prep for opening day, Steve and Ron spend a day brushing up on their shooting skills on a sporting clays course followed by a pigeon hunt. Steve shares simple, delicious cooking methods for doves and pigeons.

S6-E02: Mountain Meditation: BC Grizzly Bear
S6-E02: Mountain Meditation: BC Grizzly Bear

Ryan Callaghan and Aaron Evans join Steve on an epic adventure in British Columbia’s Rockies to pursue grizzly bears. Steve has long desired to take a grizzly but only if he can do it in a way that fits his personal ethics. The hunt is dampened by frustrating weather but Steve finds a way to fix a tasty meal.

S6-E03: Lobster of the Prairie: Wyoming Antelope
S6-E03: Lobster of the Prairie: Wyoming Antelope

Steve is fed up with disrespect for one of the world's most unique game animals-the pronghorn antelope. Throughout the hunt, Steve shares antelope biology, hunting techniques, and meat care. Steve aims to make antelope lovers out of everyone and get pronghorns the respect they deserve.

S6-E04: Land of the Giants: Idaho Mule Deer Part 1
S6-E04: Land of the Giants: Idaho Mule Deer Part 1

Steve’s quest for a giant mule deer buck continues in central Idaho. To help Steve in his journey, Ryan Callaghan has offered up one of his best spots as well as his keen spotting skills. The duo backpack hunt in some of the West’s steepest and prettiest mountains seeking the colossal buck of Steve’s dreams. In part one, frustration and opportunities abound and Ryan turns a failed black bear stalk turns into a successful buck hunt.

S6-E05: Land of the Giants: Idaho Mule Deer Part 2
S6-E05: Land of the Giants: Idaho Mule Deer Part 2

Steve’s quest for a giant mule deer buck continues in central Idaho. To help Steve in his journey, Ryan Callaghan has offered up one of his best spots as well as his keen spotting skills. The duo backpack hunt in some of the West’s steepest and prettiest mountains seeking the colossal buck of Steve’s dreams. In part two Steve finds the buck he's been searching for his whole life. The dream is realized and Steve and Ryan feast on a slow cooked roast.

S6-E06: Cooking Special: Butchering a Whole Deer
S6-E06: Cooking Special: Butchering a Whole Deer

Plain and simple: Steve gives the “how to” on breaking down a whole whitetail deer. Steve takes you through the process of transforming a whole deer into steaks, roasts, shanks and doesn't skip the extras that are often discarded.

S6-E07: Duren Deer Camp: Wisconsin Whitetail With Helen and Brittany Part 1
S6-E07: Duren Deer Camp: Wisconsin Whitetail With Helen and Brittany Part 1

Helen Cho and Brittany Brothers are back for a double episode. This time around they’re hunting whitetail deer in Wisconsin on the famed Duren farm with Doug Duren and Steve as their guides. Arriving a few days early to scout and tune up their shooting with some squirrel hunting, the ladies enter the next chapter of their hunting journey.

S6-E08: Duren Deer Camp: Wisconsin Whitetail With Helen and Brittany Part 2
S6-E08: Duren Deer Camp: Wisconsin Whitetail With Helen and Brittany Part 2

Helen Cho and Brittany Brothers are back for a double episode. This time around they’re hunting whitetail deer in Wisconsin on the famed Duren farm with Doug Duren and Steve as their guides. In part two both Helen and Brittany get their chance at Duren farm bucks. Hobo dinners over the campfire make it deer camp.

S6-E09:Steve Makes the Team: Kentucky Small Game
S6-E09:Steve Makes the Team: Kentucky Small Game

Kevin Murphy and his band of Kentucky small game hunters introduce Steve to the finest Kentucky has to offer. Gray squirrels with tree hounds and cottontails with beagles, in Kentucky, it’s the dogs that do the hunting. Cathead biscuits, sawmill gravy, and fried small game round out the Kentucky adventure.

S6-E10: A Trip of Firsts: Mexico Coues Deer
S6-E10: A Trip of Firsts: Mexico Coues Deer

Steve and Janis head to the Sonoran Mountains of Mexico to hunt the elusive Coues deer & javelina.

S6-E11: Trapped in History: Wyoming Beaver
S6-E11: Trapped in History: Wyoming Beaver

Steve explains what goes into beaver trapping while retelling stories of the mountain men who depended on this animal, for both its surprisingly delicious meat and incredible hide.

S6-E12: Conservation History, New Mexico Turkey
S6-E12: Conservation History, New Mexico Turkey

Hot on a 100-year-old tip from famed conservationist Aldo Leopold, Steven and wildlife ecologist Karl Malcolm hunt the Cibola National Forest in search of Merriams wild turkeys.

S6-E13: Cooking Special: Smoked Meats With Eduardo Garcia
S6-E13: Cooking Special: Smoked Meats With Eduardo Garcia

Steven is a cooking thief, otherwise known as a student of the culinary arts, and this week, he's learning from Chef Eduardo Garcia of Charged Film & Montana Mex, a storied chef who loves wild game as much as Steve does.

S6-E14: Lone Star Pork: Texas Hog
S6-E14: Lone Star Pork: Texas Hog

Steve joins ranch manager and wildlife biologist Ben Binnion for a couple of days during his annual pig roundup to learn about the other side of the Texas hog story.

S6-E15: Mountain Memories: Montana Black Bear
S6-E15: Mountain Memories: Montana Black Bear

Steve returns to his black bear roots in southwest Montana for a spring black bear hunt. He's hunted these mountains before, it's a special place and he's glad to be back.

S6-E16: Living Off the Water: Kentucky Fishing
S6-E16: Living Off the Water: Kentucky Fishing

Set lines, limb lines, trot lines, turtle traps, bows and arrows, they all make it out onto the Kentucky water with MeatEaters Steven Rinella & Kevin Murphy.

S5-E01: Yukon Giants: Northern Alaska Moose Part 1
S5-E01: Yukon Giants: Northern Alaska Moose Part 1

Dropped off by bushplane on a remote lakeside in the wilderness of Alaska’s Brooks Range, Steven Rinella and wildlife biologist Brandt Meixell have ten days of hunting before the plane returns. Big-antlered Yukon moose are few and far between but hard work pays off for hunters who stick with it until the bitter end.

S5-E02: Yukon Giants: Northern Alaska Moose Part 2
S5-E02: Yukon Giants: Northern Alaska Moose Part 2

Dropped off by bushplane on a remote lakeside in the wilderness of Alaska’s Brooks Range, Steven Rinella and wildlife biologist Brandt Meixell have ten days of hunting before the plane returns. Big-antlered Yukon moose are few and far between but hard work pays off for hunters who stick with it until the bitter end.

S5-E03: Deer the Hard Way: Prince of Wales Island (Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen)
S5-E03: Deer the Hard Way: Prince of Wales Island (Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen)

Steven Rinella has hunted this area before, but he feels he’s just scratched the surface exploring the surrounding country. The top of the mountain is always calling Steve’s name, and for this serious Alaskan backpack hunt he’s bringing along comedians Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen. Cold, wet weather and tough hunting for wily Sitka deer make this a southeast Alaskan adventure these hunters will never forget.

S5-E04: Burger Extravaganza: Cooking Special
S5-E04: Burger Extravaganza: Cooking Special

As the prime cuts are often the first to go, most families are left with a freezer brimming with ground wild game meat. Pulled from the pages of his forthcoming Wild Game Cookbook, Steve shares a variety of recipes from burger to meatloaf and more – designed to whittle down this supply and jazz up your ground meat game.

S5-E05: Welcome to the Jungle: Adventures in Bolivia Part 1
S5-E05: Welcome to the Jungle: Adventures in Bolivia Part 1

Steve is fascinated by indigenous people who live in the wilds South America. In this three-part series, he travels deep into the Amazon jungle to hunt with and learn from the locals there. Not only will this be one heck of a hunting adventure, it will be a mind-opening, life-changing event. From bowfishing to hunting in the jungle at night, you never know what the evening’s menu will bring.

S5-E06: Welcome to the Jungle: Adventures in Bolivia Part 2
S5-E06: Welcome to the Jungle: Adventures in Bolivia Part 2

Steve is fascinated by indigenous people who live in the wilds South America. In this three-part series, he travels deep into the Amazon jungle to hunt with and learn from the locals there. Not only will this be one heck of a hunting adventure, it will be a mind-opening, life-changing event. From bowfishing to hunting in the jungle at night, you never know what the evening’s menu will bring.

S5-E07: Welcome to the Jungle: Adventures in Bolivia Part 3
S5-E07: Welcome to the Jungle: Adventures in Bolivia Part 3

Steve is fascinated by indigenous people who live in the wilds South America. In this three-part series, he travels deep into the Amazon jungle to hunt with and learn from the locals there. Not only will this be one heck of a hunting adventure, it will be a mind-opening, life-changing event. From bowfishing to hunting in the jungle at night, you never know what the evening’s menu will bring.

S5-E08: About Time: Helen and Brittany Elk Hunt in Montana
S5-E08: About Time: Helen and Brittany Elk Hunt in Montana

Brittany and Helen have put more work in on MeatEater than just about anyone else. For two years these adventurous ladies have built up an intense desire to learn how to hunt, and it’s about time they get out there. Steven Rinella takes them through the process from beginning to end. They need to get their hunters safety, learn to shoot, train for the woods, and get geared up. When November comes they're ready to go, and they strike out into the mountains of northern Montana for the adventure of their lives. First Lite’s Ryan Callaghan comes along to lend a helping hand, and they all head into the Sweetgrass Hills with high hopes of eating a traditional first-hunters’ meal of fresh elk heart.

S5-E09: Sky Island Solitaire: Backpack Hunting Coues Deer in Arizona
S5-E09: Sky Island Solitaire: Backpack Hunting Coues Deer in Arizona

Steve returns to southern Arizona to stalk the elusive Coues deer. Unaccompanied, Steve immerses himself in the quiet southwest desert and gets intimate with one of the most wary animals in the west. Throughout the hunt, Steve articulates why solo time in trophy country is good for the soul.

S5-E10: Ribeye of the Sky: Sandhill Cranes in West Texas
S5-E10: Ribeye of the Sky: Sandhill Cranes in West Texas

Steve and bird hunting aficionado Ronny Boehme join up with wildlife biologist Ed Arnett in Lubbock, Texas to hunt Sandhill cranes. The Sandhill crane offers a unique wingshooting opportunity and also carries the nickname “rib eye of the sky” because of its supposed similarities to a handsome cut of beef. It’s fast action and plenty of laughs as Steve, Ronny, and Ed explore the culinary delights of these birds with a Texas style “Crane Cookout.”

S5-E11: The Coldest Hunt: Nunivak Island Muskox
S5-E11: The Coldest Hunt: Nunivak Island Muskox

Lightning strikes twice: Steven Rinella has somehow beaten the odds and drawn a second Muskox tag after having to forfeit his first one four years ago due to unforeseen circumstances. Steve has always regretted passing up an opportunity to hunt Muskox but with another tag in his pocket, nothing will stop this adventure. We learn about the native history and culture of Nunivak Island's as Steve tries to stay warm while chasing Muskox 30 miles offshore in the Bering Sea. The muskox is delicious and so is the tomcod dipped in seal oil.

S5-E12: Gobbling: California Turkeys With Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen
S5-E12: Gobbling: California Turkeys With Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen

The last time Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen went out with Steven Rinella they were soaked head to toe and came home meatless. To remedy their meat crisis while keeping them dry, Steve sets up a springtime wild turkey hunt in sunny California. Steve gives Joe and Bryan the A to Z on hunting, butchering, and cooking the wild turkey. Steve caps off the introductory lesson by preparing his favorite turkey recipe: Schnitzel.

S5-E13: Unconventional: Alaska Sooty Grouse Part 1
S5-E13: Unconventional: Alaska Sooty Grouse Part 1

In the first part of this series, Steve attempts a unique spring hunt for sooty grouse in the coastal rainforests of southeast Alaska. These mysterious hooters make for a hunt that is markedly different from any other and success doesn't come easily.

S5-E14: Unconventional: Alaska Sooty Grouse Part 2
S5-E14: Unconventional: Alaska Sooty Grouse Part 2

In Part One, Steve experienced the difficulty of hunting the Sooty grouse of southeast Alaska. In Part 2, Steve joins his friend Barbara in Juneau who shows him the in and outs of finding “hooters.” Tromping through Southeast Alaska rainforest, Steve and Barbara discover a mutual fondness for an unconventional hunt. Barbara concludes the hunt with a beachside meal of fettuccine a la sooty grouse.

S5-E15: Wild to Table: Memorable Meals Cooking Special
S5-E15: Wild to Table: Memorable Meals Cooking Special

Steve loves to fish as much as he loves to hunt. Steve is on a river in SW Montana for a day to catch some rainbow trout and cook a few over a fire. As fishing and campfire cooking offer time for reflection, Steve takes the time to recall a few memorable MeatEater meals. From caveman style sheep ribs in the Alaska Range to curiosity-induced coyote BBQ in Mexico, these meals give Steve the chance to explore what it means to be a MeatEater.

S5-E16: Up at the Cabin: Prince of Wales Black Bear With Paul Neess
S5-E16: Up at the Cabin: Prince of Wales Black Bear With Paul Neess

Last spring, Steve decided to pass up an opportunity to kill a black bear in favor of an extended up close and personal experience. This time, Steve heads back to his shack on Prince of Wales Island and he’s brought his friend Paul Neess from Vortex Optics along to share the experience of using a canoe to slip in close to these giant black bears.

S4-E01: Sea Bear: Alaska Spring Bear and Seafood
S4-E01: Sea Bear: Alaska Spring Bear and Seafood

Steve ventures out to his hunting and fishing shack on a remote coastline of southeast Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island. While hunting bears from a skiff and a canoe, Steve gathers a variety of prime seafood and makes a discovery about his own motivations as a bear hunter.

S4-E02: Full Boar: Whole Hog Cooking Special
S4-E02: Full Boar: Whole Hog Cooking Special

Steven Rinella breaks down an entire boar and shares some of his favorite recipes in this Cooking Special.

S4-E03: Bull By Boat: British Columbia Moose
S4-E03: Bull By Boat: British Columbia Moose

Steve and his buddy Ryan Callaghan float a remote river on a bull moose hunt in the wilderness of British Columbia. Here, they'll face one of the most dangerous moments in Steve’s life as a hunter. But they'll also enjoy one the best wild game meals they've ever tasted.

S4-E04: Local Motion: Montana Bull Elk
S4-E04: Local Motion: Montana Bull Elk

Steve must deal with bad weather and fierce competition during a late-season central Montana elk hunt. With some tips from a friend, Steve encounters plenty of elk on this public land hunt. But he'll have to hike hard in steep country and deep snow to get to the elk and away from other hunters.

S4-E05: The Northern Rockies: British Columbia Grizzly Part 1
S4-E05: The Northern Rockies: British Columbia Grizzly Part 1

Steve and his buddy Ryan Callaghan, a British Columbia guide, hike into the steep backcountry of northern British Columbia in search of grizzlies and black bears. This alpine adventure includes some intense and up-close bear action – almost too close.

S4-E06: The Northern Rockies: British Columbia Grizzly Part 2
S4-E06: The Northern Rockies: British Columbia Grizzly Part 2

Steve and his buddy Ryan Callaghan, a British Columbia guide, hike into the steep backcountry of northern British Columbia in search of grizzlies and black bears. This alpine adventure includes some intense and up-close bear action – almost too close.

S4-E07: Opening Day: Wisconsin Whitetail Part 1
S4-E07: Opening Day: Wisconsin Whitetail Part 1

Steven Rinella and his buddy Doug Duren give comedians Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen their first taste of Midwest deer hunting culture by sitting in freezing ground blinds on opening day in Wisconsin. It just wouldn't be a trip to the Duren Family Farm without a little trapping and duck hunting thrown in, rounding out the larder for a big wild game feast.

S4-E08: Opening Day: Wisconsin Whitetail Part 2
S4-E08: Opening Day: Wisconsin Whitetail Part 2

Steven Rinella and his buddy Doug Duren give comedians Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen their first taste of Midwest deer hunting culture by sitting in freezing ground blinds on opening day in Wisconsin. It just wouldn't be a trip to the Duren Family Farm without a little trapping and duck hunting thrown in, rounding out the larder for a big wild game feast.

S4-E09: Spring Break: Florida Osceola Turkey
S4-E09: Spring Break: Florida Osceola Turkey

Steven Rinella and his friend and wild turkey specialist, Robert Abernathy, head to southern Florida to hunt Osceola gobblers. Steve hopes to finish off his Royal Turkey Slam, achieved by bagging all five subspecies of the American wild turkey—a quest that’s been a decade in the making. These two turkey hunting fanatics celebrate with a delicious meal of grilled and stuff wild wild turkey breast.

S4-E10: Boone & Bugles: Kentucky Bull Elk
S4-E10: Boone & Bugles: Kentucky Bull Elk

Steven Rinella is invited by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for a special opportunity to hunt elk during the rut in the mountainous coal country of southeastern Kentucky, a place where his hero Daniel Boone once roamed. This is Steve’s first eastern elk hunt, and he quickly realizes that the rules of the game here are different. If he manages to track one down, he’ll prepare what was supposedly Boone’s favorite meal: elk liver.

S4-E11: Cold Water: Alaskan Seafood Cooking Special
S4-E11: Cold Water: Alaskan Seafood Cooking Special

Shrimp, crab, fish, and clams. When it comes to seafood, this is as good as it gets. Join Steve as he shares some easy-to-replicate seafood recipes on this Cooking Special.

S4-E12: Big Buck Dreams: Mule Deer Special
S4-E12: Big Buck Dreams: Mule Deer Special

Steve's annual quest for a giant mule deer buck continues this year in southwest Colorado. Here, Steve fills us in on his favorite critter, the mule deer. As he hunts will share his vast knowledge about these special western game animals including how to hunt, butcher, and most importantly how cook them-if he can put his tag on one.

S4-E13: Surf n Turk: Wisconsin Turkey and Carp
S4-E13: Surf n Turk: Wisconsin Turkey and Carp

Steven Rinella scratches his spring turkey itch this year as he visits Southeast Wisconsin to call in some big eastern Toms with his buddy Jerod Fink. The guys also plan to do some bow fishing after dark so they can enjoy a real Midwest turkey and fish fry.

S4-E14: The Best Start: Wild Game Breakfast Cooking Special
S4-E14: The Best Start: Wild Game Breakfast Cooking Special

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but is often overlooked by wild game cooks at home. Following a series of successful hunts across North America this past fall, Steve demonstrates how to cook a variety of breakfast classics using wild game ingredients—including black bear bacon, which Steve has never tried before.

S4-E15: Gila Monster: New Mexico Bull Elk
S4-E15: Gila Monster: New Mexico Bull Elk

After four years of waiting, Steven Rinella draws a coveted, limited-entry public land bull elk tag for New Mexico’s Gila National Forest. Steve heads into the backcountry on a solo backpack hunt where his biggest challenge is the vast expanse of hills covered in thick timber. This demanding hunt requires lots of glassing and even more hiking. Here, even just one missed opportunity could result in an empty freezer.

S4-E16: Hearts of Darkness: Ticker Cooking Special
S4-E16: Hearts of Darkness: Ticker Cooking Special

While it’s considered a long-standing hunting tradition to eat the heart of your first kill, the heart is otherwise often underutilized in a wild game chef’s repertoire. Using the hearts from a wild boar, mule deer, caribou, moose and elk, Steve shares five of his favorite methods of preparing this underappreciated, nutrient-rich muscle.

S4-E17: Alaska Bear Hunt Part 1 (Featuring Rorke Denver)
S4-E17: Alaska Bear Hunt Part 1 (Featuring Rorke Denver)

Steven Rinella will take Navy SEAL Rorke Denver on his first hunt deep into the Alaskan backcountry to search for black bears in the mighty Alaska Range. In the remote wilderness, two friends will look into the differences and similarities between the hunter and the warrior. The bears are out but Rorke and Steve will have to work hard to put a tag on one.

S4-E18: Alaska Bear Hunt Part 2 (Featuring Rorke Denver)
S4-E18: Alaska Bear Hunt Part 2 (Featuring Rorke Denver)

Steven Rinella will take Navy SEAL Rorke Denver on his first hunt deep into the Alaskan backcountry to search for black bears in the mighty Alaska Range. In the remote wilderness, two friends will look into the differences and similarities between the hunter and the warrior. The bears are out but Rorke and Steve will have to work hard to put a tag on one.

S3-E01: Straight Flush: Montana Mountain Grouse
S3-E01: Straight Flush: Montana Mountain Grouse

Steven Rinella and his friend Ronny Boehme drive into the mountains of southwest Montana to hunt the high ridge tops for dusky grouse. Ronny’s Bracco Italiano hunting dogs have been bred and trained for this work, but can Ronny handle the altitude? The duo prepares dusky grouse jalapeño poppers and grouse fettuccine with a white wine and cream sauce.

S3-E02: Meet the Meateaters: Montana Crew Muley Part 1
S3-E02: Meet the Meateaters: Montana Crew Muley Part 1

The goal on MeatEater has always been to make viewers feel like they’re on a hunt with Steven Rinella, but on this two-part episode Rinella grants his viewers an all-access pass to see just how the MeatEater crew works together to make the show.

S3-E03: Meet the Meateaters: Montana Crew Muley Part 2
S3-E03: Meet the Meateaters: Montana Crew Muley Part 2

The goal on MeatEater has always been to make viewers feel like they’re on a hunt with Steven Rinella, but on this two-part episode Rinella grants his viewers an all-access pass to see just how the MeatEater crew works together to make the show.

S3-E04: First Timers: Montana Mule Deer featuring Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen
S3-E04: First Timers: Montana Mule Deer featuring Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen

Television personality Joe Rogan and his best friend, comedian Bryan Callen, join Steven Rinella for their very first hunt. On a float trip for mule deer through the rugged Missouri Breaks, this is as adventurous of a first hunt as anyone could hope for, and Steve’s special guests are in for a memorable experience and delicious wild game field cooking in some gorgeous country.

S3-E05: First Timers: Montana Mule Deer featuring Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen
S3-E05: First Timers: Montana Mule Deer featuring Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen

Television personality Joe Rogan and his best friend, comedian Bryan Callen, join Steven Rinella for their very first hunt. On a float trip for mule deer through the rugged Missouri Breaks, this is as adventurous of a first hunt as anyone could hope for, and Steve’s special guests are in for a memorable experience and delicious wild game field cooking in some gorgeous country.

S3-E06: Skunk Pig: Mexico Javelina & Coyote
S3-E06: Skunk Pig: Mexico Javelina & Coyote

While Steven Rinella has hunted for javelina, in this episode he’s shown an entirely new tactic when his buddy Remi Warren demonstrates how to use a predator call to call them in at a full charge. After the hunt, the plan is to enjoy a local delicacy, Chorizo de Javelin, with help from an experienced Mexican ranch cook. In addition, Steve and Remi hunt for coyote with the intent of roasting the animal. It's an experience neither hunter will soon forget.

S3-E07: Swamp Stew: Michigan Bowfishing
S3-E07: Swamp Stew: Michigan Bowfishing

Steven Rinella returns to his cherished boyhood stomping grounds along Michigan’s Muskegon River. He'll paddle his canoe through the marsh to camp and bow fish for sucker, bowfin, and gar. With the rich bounty of overlooked aquatic foods that can be found in this freshwater paradise, he'll demonstrate how beat the heat by salt curing fish and later he'll prepare a camp meal of fried gar.

S3-E08: The Wide Open: New Mexico Antelope
S3-E08: The Wide Open: New Mexico Antelope

Steven Rinella and friend Cody Lujan head to Northeastern New Mexico to hunt pronghorn antelope, the fastest big game animal in the United States. In the wide open desert plains, Steve will have to work hard to stalk within range of a mature buck. The payoff will be antelope loin topped with local New Mexico chiles.

S3-E09: Primal Cuts: Bone-In Cooking Special
S3-E09: Primal Cuts: Bone-In Cooking Special

In this cooking special, Steven Rinella shows his fans some of his favorite preparations for big, bone-in cuts of red meat. Interspersed with highlights from his recent caribou, buffalo, and mule deer hunts, the show features recipes that utilize some of the most underappreciated parts of big game animals. This episode is an attractive and delicious tribute to Steve’s gun-to-table ethic.

S3-E10: El Venado Blanco: Mexico Coues Deer
S3-E10: El Venado Blanco: Mexico Coues Deer

Steven Rinella returns to his favorite hunting grounds of Sonora, Mexico to hunt for a Coues deer buck during the peak rutting season. Steve sets up camp and spends days glassing mountains and canyons for these elusive, wary desert whitetails. Meanwhile, his hunting partner, Remi Warren, attempts the difficult task of stalking one with a bow. To cap off the hunt, Steve cooks a batch of venison ribs braised in a Dutch oven buried beneath hot coals.

S3-E11: Clash of the Titans: Northern California Pig & Deer
S3-E11: Clash of the Titans: Northern California Pig & Deer

In this episode, Steven Rinella joins forces with fellow hunter and wild game chef Hank Shaw in the hills of Central California to go after Columbia blacktail deer, wild pigs, and a handful of small game species that are in season. The end result is a culinary smorgasbord of epic proportions.

S2-E01: Big Sky, Bigger Birds: Montana Wild Turkey
S2-E01: Big Sky, Bigger Birds: Montana Wild Turkey

Steven Rinella and his brother Matt load up the llamas for a backcountry spring Turkey hunt in Montana’s Powder River Breaks. They will pack deep into the rugged badlands to find gobbling birds. With two tags each, there's plenty of action and camp-fried turkey schnitzel is on the menu. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E02: The Fair Chase: Arizona Mountain Lion
S2-E02: The Fair Chase: Arizona Mountain Lion

In the harsh desert Southwest, Steven Rinella has come to learn the truth about tracking mountain lions with dogs. With the help of two expert lion hunters, he immerses himself in the physical and emotional challenges of cougar hunting. Sometimes the reward of the hunt is the thrill of success and a delicious meal, and other times it’s a more personal, and possibly more important lesson of knowledge and humility. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E03: Crossing Borders: Mexican Bison
S2-E03: Crossing Borders: Mexican Bison

Steven Rinella heads into the mountains of the Sonora Desert on a true, wild, free-ranging bison hunt. Steve knows Buffalo, but seeing and stalking these beasts in this dry, stark habitat is very different from anything he’s ever done. But with persistence and patience, he's able to find a herd of one of North America's most iconic animals. Sharing the bounty, Steve experiences a traditional Mexican feast with a table of hungry cowboys. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E04: Strange Hunt in a Strange Land: New Zealand Red Stag
S2-E04: Strange Hunt in a Strange Land: New Zealand Red Stag

Steven Rinella is on New Zealand's South Island for a do-it-yourself, free-range hunt for the majestic red stag. But first, he needs to secure some camp meat in the form of wild lamb. Battling weather and wary game in mountainous terrain, he uses his spot-and-stalk hunting skills to discover Kiwi red stags are a trophy worthy of the wall and the cook pot. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E05: Bush Pig: New Zealand Wild Boar
S2-E05: Bush Pig: New Zealand Wild Boar

Steven Rinella and local pig hunting expert, Darren Moore, spend a wild, action-packed day tracking down Captain Cook boars in the thick New Zealand bush. Their tools for the job include two tough little pig dogs, a knife, and some real grit. Wild pigs are dangerous critters and this is as visceral as a hunt gets. Along the way, Steve learns a new technique for field-prepping whole hogs. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E06: The Top of the Bottom of the World: New Zealand Tahr Part 1
S2-E06: The Top of the Bottom of the World: New Zealand Tahr Part 1

With the help of guide and friend Remi Warren, Steven Rinella gears up for a massive climb into New Zealand’s Southern Alps in pursuit of Chamois and Tahr. The hunters will travel light and base out of an alpine hut to find animals Steve has never hunted. Things turns adventurous quickly; with an impassable glacial river between Steve and his goal. But with hard work, Steve experiences a do-it-yourself high country hunt like no other. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E07: The Top of the Bottom of the World: New Zealand Tahr Part 2
S2-E07: The Top of the Bottom of the World: New Zealand Tahr Part 2

With the help of guide and friend Remi Warren, Steven Rinella gears up for a massive climb into New Zealand’s Southern Alps in pursuit of Chamois and Tahr. The hunters will travel light and base out of an alpine hut to find animals Steve has never hunted. Things turns adventurous quickly; with an impassable glacial river between Steve and his goal. But with hard work, Steve experiences a do-it-yourself high country hunt like no other. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E08: Cooking Special: Giving Thanks
S2-E08: Cooking Special: Giving Thanks

The Pilgrims didn’t get their turkey at the store and neither does Steven Rinella. On this special Holiday episode Steve cooks three enticing dishes: Wild Turkey Galantine, Smoked Black Bear Ham, and his take on the traditional Mincemeat Pie. Appetites will run large as Steve makes a special meal for his family and friends. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E09: True North: Alaska North Slope Caribou
S2-E09: True North: Alaska North Slope Caribou

Steven Rinella and special guest, the author Tim Ferriss, travel to the remote north slope of Alaska's Brooks Range to catch the annual migration of the famed Western Arctic caribou herd. On the open tundra they fish, hunt and fight off marauding grizzlies. With caribou bulls on the menu, they'll feast on a stew of caribou sirloin and root vegetables thickened with bone marrow. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E10: The Greatest Draw: Alaska Dall Sheep Part 1
S2-E10: The Greatest Draw: Alaska Dall Sheep Part 1

After drawing one of the most coveted big game tags in North America – a Tok Management Area Dall sheep tag – Steven Rinella heads out for a truly rare and epic Alaskan experience. Along with his brother Danny and friend Paul, Steve is dropped deep into the Alaska Range. After a rugged hike through nasty weather, Steve’s skills and fortitude are tested against his elusive, high-climbing quarry. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E11: The Greatest Draw: Alaska Dall Sheep Part 2
S2-E11: The Greatest Draw: Alaska Dall Sheep Part 2

After drawing one of the most coveted big game tags in North America – a Tok Management Area Dall sheep tag – Steven Rinella heads out for a truly rare and epic Alaskan experience. Along with his brother Danny and friend Paul, Steve is dropped deep into the Alaska Range. After a rugged hike through nasty weather, Steve’s skills and fortitude are tested against his elusive, high-climbing quarry. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E12: Sonoran Super-Birds: Mexico Gould's Turkey
S2-E12: Sonoran Super-Birds: Mexico Gould's Turkey

Steven Rinella crosses the border into Mexico's desert to call in the Gould’s wild turkey. Of the five turkey subspecies in North America, the Gould’s is the largest but rarest. On this unique Mexican adventure, Steve finds exciting action for gobbling toms. With locally made charcoal at his disposal, he'll grill up a big, brined, delicious bird. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S2-E13: Cooking Special: Wild Game for the Big Game
S2-E13: Cooking Special: Wild Game for the Big Game

With a full freezer from a long and successful fall season, any big sporting event is the perfect opportunity to cook up a pile of game meat and invite over some friends to watch the game. Steven Rinella prepares a collection of killer appetizers from animals harvested on recent MeatEater episodes. Featured dishes include tahr chili, Dall sheep sliders, Javelina tacos, and caribou sausage. These recipes are easy to make at home. With Steve’s help, your next party will truly be a wild game. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E01: Into the Clouds: Sitka Blacktail Deer
S1-E01: Into the Clouds: Sitka Blacktail Deer

Steven Rinella charters a float plane to drop off on a remote lake in Alaska’s coastal rainforest for a solo Sitka blacktail deer hunt. With challenging terrain, thick fog, and incessant rain, finding a buck won't be easy. But if Steve connects on a Sitka blacktail, he'll celebrate with a camp meal of rock-pounded tenderloin. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E02: The Sweetest Meat: Alaskan Black Bear
S1-E02: The Sweetest Meat: Alaskan Black Bear

As summer turns to fall, Steve heads into the backcountry of Alaska's Chugach Range. The bears here are on a quest to fatten up on high elevation blueberries before they hibernate for the winter. Steve will need to hike into steep, rugged terrain to find a fat black bear and some of the finest tasting meat available to the American hunter. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E03: The Waters Edge: Waterfowl in Alaska
S1-E03: The Waters Edge: Waterfowl in Alaska

For a waterfowler's dream hunt, Steven Rinella joins his friend, wildlife biologist Brandt Meixell, on a remote trip to some untouched Alaska wetlands in search of ducks and geese. With a spread of decoys and a loyal retriever, they try to get their limit and fill their bellies with willow-spit roasted whole duck. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E04: The Rugged Peaks: Alaskan Mountain Goat
S1-E04: The Rugged Peaks: Alaskan Mountain Goat

Every year, a handful of hunters draw a mountain goat permit to hunt the Mills Creek region of Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. Steven Rinella holds one of the permits this year, and he and his brother Danny backpack into the mountains, into rugged country they’ve never seen, in hopes of finding a billy goat. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E05: Stalking the Grey Ghost: Arizona Coues Whitetail Deer
S1-E05: Stalking the Grey Ghost: Arizona Coues Whitetail Deer

Steven Rinella drew a tag to hunt the elusive Coues Deer in the desert mountains of southern Arizona, where his spot and stalk skills will be pushed to the limit hunting these tiny, ghostlike deer for the first time. In tune with the local culture, Steve will pack a small kit of tortillas, chilies, and all the fixings to prepare fire-grilled heart tacos. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E06: The New American Food Chain: Wild Pigs
S1-E06: The New American Food Chain: Wild Pigs

On this trip, Steve travels to the Sacramento Valley in central California in search of a new challenge and seriously good food. 300 years ago Spanish settlers let a handful of pigs loose in order to turn acorns into bacon, and today Steve is hunting the feral descendants of those pigs. If he's successful in finding a wild boar, Steve will prepare a backcountry gourmet feast of pork loin roasted with apples and rosemary cooked in tin foil over a fire. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E07: Brotherhood, Badlands, and Pack Llamas: Montana Mule Deer
S1-E07: Brotherhood, Badlands, and Pack Llamas: Montana Mule Deer

With a trio of cantankerous, spit-hurling pack llamas, Steven Rinella, his brother Matt, and good friend Matt Moison camp and hunt the badlands of Eastern Montana for mule deer. Freezing cold temperatures and unforgiving topography add to the already-challenging job of finding a giant mule. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E08: The Roughest Country: Texas Aoudad Sheep
S1-E08: The Roughest Country: Texas Aoudad Sheep

Steven Rinella heads into the mountainous desert backcountry of west Texas after Barbary sheep, or Aoudad. These introduced sheep from North Africa are hard to find and harder to hunt. Challenged by the harsh environment, rugged terrain, and elusive sheep, Steve finds this hunt to be one of the most difficult he has ever undertaken. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E09: Canyon Bottoms and Cookouts: Texas Javelina
S1-E09: Canyon Bottoms and Cookouts: Texas Javelina

Steven Rinella takes to the canyons of the West Texas desert in search of javelina. In this broken, rocky terrain finding these unique critters isn't easy and getting a clear shot on a skunk pig with a bow is a whole other story. But Steve is inspired by the evidence of he finds of ancient hunters that used the area to prepare a meal that honors both the animal and our hunting ancestors. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

S1-E10: Big Bucks and Small Game: Wisconsin Whitetail Deer
S1-E10: Big Bucks and Small Game: Wisconsin Whitetail Deer

Steven Rinella heads to Wisconsin to spend a few days on his buddy’s historical family farm to hunt small game and whitetails in the famed Driftless area. There's plenty of action and tasty wild game meals like Grilled Butterfly Venison Steaks and Hassenpfeffer rabbit stew. Presented by onX Hunt. Use code MeatEater for 20% off the Hunt App at www.onxmaps.com/hunt

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