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. 524: A Buck-A-Day South of the Border


Steven Rinella talks with Paul Neess, Jason Phelps, Matt Cook, Janis Putelis, and Seth Morris.

Topics discussed: The “whitetail industrial complex" and Jani cutting down trees to create a little wildlife nest; Dirt’s grandfather’s chapstick of choice: his very own earwax; Bible verses that reference hunting and trapping; playing it safe with God and the Old Testament; the correlation between reported Bigfoot sightings and bear populations; BLM land opened up to solar energy development; Steve’s plan to use imminent domain to seize urban areas and sports stadiums for solar development instead of on undeveloped landscapes; controversy around how the king salmon of the Gulf of Alaska are headed for an ESA listing; how orcas pull on America’s heart strings; upset around listing sturgeon; the “buck a day” mantra in Sonora, Mexico; DIY steps for how to make a turkey foot giving the middle finger; and more. 

Outro song: "Flash in the Pan" by Lane Farrar 

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 February 23, 2024  1h22m