214 episodes

Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings a deep and relevant look at all outdoor topics including hunting, fishing, nature, conservation and wild foods. Filled with humor, irreverence and things that will surprise the hell out of you, each episode welcomes a diverse group of guests who add their own expertise on the vast world of the outdoors.

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Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings a deep and relevant look at all outdoor topics including hunting, fishing, nature, conservation and wild foods. Filled with humor, irreverence and things that will surprise the hell out of you, each episode welcomes a diverse group of guests who add their own expertise on the vast world of the outdoors.

Part of MeatEater, Inc.

    Ep. 213: The Return of the Latvian Eagle

    Ep. 213: The Return of the Latvian Eagle

    Steven Rinella talks with Miles Nolte, Brody Henderson, Ryan Callaghan, Phil Taylor, and Janis Putelis.

    Topics discussed: The things that won the war; melting your wedding band into your finger; chap ass and irritated sphincters; getting a tater on your thing; Dumpster Diver Cal; manipulating a briefcase full of pike decoys; a golf ball with an eyelet through it; thrusting spears into fish; hot tips for making fish cakes; the myth that old folks know what’s up; is it bad when you positively generalize about people?; finding worm beds to find fish; a quarter sturgeon per acre; whitefish caviar on Cool Ranch Doritos; sturgeon schnitzel; a paddlefish living inside a wet sleeping bag; Steve sings "Ch-ch-changes"; and more.

     

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    • 2 hrs 4 min
    Ep. 212: Chad Mendes on the Fight, the Hunt, and the Food

    Ep. 212: Chad Mendes on the Fight, the Hunt, and the Food

    talks with , , and . Topics discussed: the Total Putelis-Total Rinella Dinner; eating Jani’s baby moose; a whiffle ball bat for a leg; getting paid a couple thousand for a couple minutes’ work; Chad getting picked on in high school and then...

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Hunting with Your Enemy

    Hunting with Your Enemy

    talks with , , Phil Taylor, Corinne Schneider, and . Topics discussed: Steve and Janis as the J-Lo and Shakira of the hunting world; merfolk and mermaid’s purses; Janis pushing past his limits on the dance floor; using a baby's umbilical cord as...

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Josh Carney on the Presence of a Feather

    Josh Carney on the Presence of a Feather

    talks with , , and Phil Taylor. Topics discussed: How Josh is mean to Steve about his turkey calling; putting a rasp on it; living in town with 15 hunting dogs; skinning raccoons; a small game family; how turkey hunting is like dating at a bar; a 2 at...

    • 1 hr 45 min
    The Deer Nut

    The Deer Nut

    talks to , , and Phil Taylor. Topics discussed: an epidemic of llama losses; Grandpa Half-a-Finger and other stories of loss; does killing big bucks screw up deer genetics?; the difference between blacktail deer and whitetail deer, and where they came...

    • 2 hrs 16 min
    Dr. Justin Schmidt on Why It Hurts So Bad

    Dr. Justin Schmidt on Why It Hurts So Bad

    talks to , Li Schmidt, Corinne Schneider, , and Phil Taylor. Topics discussed: A quick Chinese love song; developing the ; lying down on an ant hill; camouflage in the animal world; what Steve thought when he got stung by a bullet ant; poisonous...

    • 2 hrs 5 min

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