Steven Rinella

Steven Rinella

Bio

Steven Rinella is the host of the Netflix Original series MeatEater and The MeatEater Podcast. He's also the author of six books dealing with wildlife, hunting, fishing and wild game cooking, including the bestselling MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler. Steven Rinella started hunting well before he was legally old enough and never looked back. Stints as a commercial trapper, college student, and professional, nonprofessional fisherman, he began a career as an outdoor writer. Less concerned with trophies and killshots, Steve's work largely focuses on the culture, process, and history of hunting and game animals. Steve is the host of the Netflix Original series MeatEater and The MeatEater Podcast. He's also the author of six books dealing with wildlife, hunting, fishing and wild game cooking, including the bestselling MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler. Most importantly, Steve is known for his efforts to convey the value of hunting to a general audience and for his efforts to promote the work of conservation organizations and the preservation of public land.

Hometown

Twin Lakes, Michigan

Resides

Seattle, Washington

Favorite Hunt

My fondest hunting memories are of chasing Dall sheep in Alaska with my brothers. Very rugged and demanding hunts, spent with my two favorite guys. 

Best Eating Critter

Elk. They just don't make a bad tasting elk.

Other Outdoor Pursuits

Fishing, crabbing, trapping.

Conservation Group He Supports

Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership