Purchase your digital downloads of MeatEater here. In MeatEater, author and hunter Steven Rinella deconstructs and masters hunting techniques; tracks and pursues prey; and procures his food. Whether glassing for Montana Mule deer, or rooting out Javelina in Texas, Rinella defers to his backcountry roots, challenging himself at every corner while providing a memorable adventure along the way.
Steve’s quest for a giant mule deer buck continues in central Idaho. To help Steve in his journey, Ryan Callaghan has offered up one of his best spots as well as his keen spotting skills. The duo backpack hunt in some of the West’s steepest and prettiest mountains seeking the colossal buck of Steve’s dreams. In part one, frustration and opportunities abound and Ryan turns a failed black bear stalk turns into a successful buck hunt.