After four years of waiting, Steven Rinella draws a coveted, limited-entry public land elk tag and heads into New Mexico’s Gila National Forest on a solo backpack hunt. His biggest challenge here is the vast expanse of hills covered in enough timber to hide an army – demanding lots of glassing and even more hiking. Here, even just one missed opportunity could result in an empty freezer at home.
Masters of their respective fields, Steven Rinella will take Navy Seal Rorke Denver deep into the Alaskan backcountry to hunt black bears in the mighty Alaska Range. After several flights and a long climb up the ridge, the men will trade secrets and look into the differences and similarities between the hunter and the warrior. The bears are out and hungry, but they’re fast and in dense cover, forcing the men to work hard for their mountain meal.Watch Now:Amazon
The Alaskan backcountry hunt continues as Steven Rinella and Rorke Denver manage to maneuver their way through the thicket and find themselves hot on some bears. Their luck holds out and the hunt is successful, but Rorke soon learns that the hunt is only half the battle. After a lesson in field butchering, Rorke and Steve head back to camp to do a little fishing and foraging to round out their bear feast.Watch Now:Amazon
After battling with a few of the river's wild inhabitants, Steve is excited to head into the jungle at night. A successful hunt puts Steve face to face with a threshold he vowed never to cross. This menu will test anyone's beliefs about what it means to hunt your own food.Watch Now:Amazon
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 plan to do some serious cooking, and have plans to serve and enjoy a real Midwest turkey and fish fry.
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. Steve secures a cow elk tag apiece for them and 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.Watch Now:Amazon
Dumped lakeside on the south side 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 the primary objective but Rinella’s lifelong quest for a mature male grizzly could come to an end as well. The two also discuss what makes a hunter a biologist, and a biologist a hunter.Watch Now:Amazon
On the final installment of the MeatEater Bolivia trilogy, Steve uses his bow to assist the Tsimane in gathering some venison and explores a small tributary to acquire fish with his bow. The Tsimane hunting, butchering and cooking methods have evolved in a hot and humid environment; Steve's time tested notions of meat care are flipped on their head. This mind bending adventure is capped off with a celebratory banquet comprised of truly wild game.Watch Now:Amazon
Comedians Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen take a stab at their third species of North American deer as they join Steve on a blacktail hunt on Prince of Wales Island.