The MeatEater Podcast

Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings an in-depth 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 to the vast world of the outdoors. Part of The MeatEater Podcast Network.


Ep. 522: Hammering Hogs with Cam Hanes


Steven Rinella talks with Cam Hanes, Max Barta, Seth Morris, and Corinne Schneider. 

Topics discussed: Getting bested by an armadillo; calling in a pissed off javelina; soft, malleable mettle; how Seth’s antler rattling sequence on the podcast possibly called in a deer; RIP “Floppy”; how you really need professional help to neuter a cat; would you want 43,000 monkeys living next door?; stuff gets out in Texas; is Bigfoot a vector for trichinosis?; getting your ammo thrown in the trash vs. getting arrested; being mostly good at many things or being great at one thing; maintaining awareness of all the arguments against wild pigs, while sticking with your treatment of them as a game animal; how having blood on your hands doesn’t mean you don’t care; the theory that we’re governed by a fear of death; no baby named “Steve”; old folks are mentally tougher than young folks; Cam on ultra marathons and how our bodies are incredible; how the weekly mileage you put in helps you run a single race of that length; being 100% focused on getting that elk; running a marathon per day; how elk are very susceptible to stalking; always looking at the numbers; how hunting teaches that an optimistic mindset is almost better than anything else; lights out; and more. 

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 February 19, 2024  1h31m