Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis on Conservation Federation Podcast

Brandon Butler interviews Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis from the MeatEater for episode 17 of Conservation Federation. Topics include turkey hunting Missouri, the current state of outdoor television, chronic wasting disease and shooting captive deer. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/conservation-federation/id1181447041?mt=2&i=1000411781846

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Spring bluegill fishing a favorite pastime

With a quick snap of my wrist, I set the hook into another hearty bluegill and raise the purple and black bull from the water. Swinging the chunky keeper into the boat, I smile as thoughts of summer fish fries dance in my head. I drop him in the cooler and thread another cricket on […]

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Natural Resources Students Inspire Hope for Future

My first semester as an adjunct instructor at the University of Missouri ended last week. I taught a class I created called Communications in Natural Resources. It was an experience I’ll treasure forever. Over the course of 15 weeks, I came to realize if my students are a reflection of their generation, the future of […]

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Montana’s Milk River is a dream for deer hunters

A buddy of mine and I were talking the other day about what a shame it is we can’t be retired during our 30s and 40s in exchange for working later in life. I know by the time we reach our 70s, we won’t want to work either, but having time to roam while our […]

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The MeatEater makes a turkey trip to Missouri

There’s an old adage about not meeting your heroes because you’ll likely be disappointed. My time with Steven Rinella dispels this assertion. The man behind the popular outdoor platform “MeatEater” is every bit the outdoorsman and authentic communicator he comes across as through his writing and on his television show and podcast. At the end […]

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