Watch: MeatEater TV Host Rinella Gets Raw on Deer Talk Now

Steven Rinella, right, host of the popular MeatEater television show, on a successful whitetail deer hunt.

Steven Rinella, right, host of the popular MeatEater television show, on a successful whitetail deer hunt.

Steven Rinella, host of the wildly popular television show MeatEater, has traveled to some spectacular places around the world in search of hunting and fishing experiences.

But the Michigan native’s not chasing the Champagne lifestyle on his trips. Rinella is more comfortable in camouflage around a campfire while in pursuit of deer, caribou, javelina and other game, or in a river fly fishing for whatever bites.

aRinellaRinella is the guest this week on Deer Talk Now, the one-hour webcast devoted to deer and deer hunting. He joins hosts Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks of Deer & Deer Hunting on the show, which airs at 12 p.m. Central from Deer & Deer Hunting headquarters in Wisconsin. Deer Talk Now is presented by Mathews, Carbon Express and ICOtec.

Rinella, originally of Twin Lake, Mich., and now living in New York, and is the author of The Scavenger’s Guide to Haute Cuisine, American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon, and Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter.

Rinella’s writing has also appeared in Outside, Field & Stream, The New Yorker, Glamour, The New York Times, Men’s Journal,, O the Oprah Magazine, Bowhunter, and the annual anthologies Best American Travel Writing and Best Food Writing. His travels have included some wild experiences such as getting poisoned by wild mushrooms in Alaska to almost getting killed by a wild boar that fell from the sky in the central highlands of the Philippines’ Luzon Island.

Check out this MeatEater web exclusive of Rinella roasting a Coues deer heart in caul fat for in-the-field easy tacos … looks good!

MeatEater, which airs on Sportsman Channel, is among the network’s acclaimed shows and is a finalist for a prestigious James Beard Award, the highest honors for the food and food media industries.

Rinella is on Facebook and Twitter. MeatEater can be found on Twitter and the show’s website. Sportsman Channel is rolling out a special 5-part Montana series of MeatEater with Steven Rinella beginning with a new episode premiering April 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. April is full of the Big Sky Country for Rinella and guests, including a first time mule deer hunt for TV personality Joe Rogan on April 28 and May 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Join us Wednesday for Deer Talk Now with Steven Rinella, and then mark it on your calendar to tune in weekly at 12 p.m. Central. Watch previous episodes in our Deer Talk Now Archives, featuring guests including Ted Nugent, Donald Trump Jr., Don Higgins, Mark Drury, Matt McPherson and others!

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