Steve joins wildlife biologist Parker Hall as they set lines for flathead catfish on the Missouri River and hunt gray squirrels for a unique recipe.
Steve and Janis hunt the forests of Washington for bull elk, but a bad arrow shot results in a slightly spoiled harvest and Steve feeling remorseful.
Steve and some local experts visit the marshlands of the Chesapeake Bay to hunt non-native sika deer and set a chicken-neck trotline for blue crabs.
The sika deer hunt in the marshes of the Chesapeake Bay yields better results -- and some delicious venison -- once muzzleloader-rifle season opens.
Steve and Janis serve turkey paté and tacos before taking first-time hunters Tracy Crane and Maggie Smith into the hills of Montana for wild turkeys.
Steve heads south of the border into the mountains of Sonora in Mexico to hunt for the elusive Coues deer with buddies Mark Kenyon and Ryan Callaghan.
The Coues deer hunt in Mexico continues, and the ranch chef shows the crew how to make fresh chili colorado tamales with venison.
Steve flies with his brother Danny to the alpine ridges of Alaska, where they stalk Dall sheep while marveling at the stark beauty of the landscape.
Actor and comedian Joe Rogan joins Steve on a bowhunting expedition to the Great Basin of Nevada for skittish quarry: the high desert mule deer.
Steve's friends Janis and Papa Janis join Steve on a moose and caribou hunt in east-central Alaska that's the fulfillment of a lifelong dream.
After early success on their moose and caribou hunt in Alaska, wild game has eluded Steve's party, so he and Janis decide it's time to take action.
On Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, Steve and former producer Morgan Fallon go fishing, stalk Sitka blacktailed deer and prepare a delicious feast.
Steve and his buddy Ronny Boehme head to southeast Wyoming, where they shoot clays with Gov. Matt Mead before heading out on a sage-grouse hunt.
Steve hunts Sitka blacktails on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska with his friends Ryan and Mark but ends up with a dinner of fried sea cucumbers.
Steve and his buddies Ryan and Mark have better luck splitting up as they continue their quest for a Sitka blacktailed deer at the start of the rut.
During the cold closing days of elk season, Steve ascends thousands of feet into the Bitterroot Mountains of western Montana seeking a legal bull.
On an angling expedition along the Rewa River in Guyana, Steve and his Macushi guides catch exotic species such as black piranha and vampire fish.
Continuing on his Guyana voyage, Steve, with guides Rovin and Dennis, goes deep for redtail catfish then learns to craft arrows with curassow feathers.
In the fourth and final leg of his Guyana journey, Steve and his party portage their boats around rapids to bow-fish for pacu, an herbivorous piranha.
In Colorado's White River National Forest, Steve and his friend Brody Henderson chase mule deer through aspen groves then taste-test their harvests.
Steve and his friend Remi Warren stalk Roosevelt elk on Afognak Island in the Gulf of Alaska but inclement weather proves a significant obstacle.
Along with two buddies from the Midwest, Steve flies into the wilderness of remote east-central Alaska to hunt during the Fortymile caribou migration.
Steve continues his hunt with friends Doug and Mark for Fortymile caribou during the herd's winter migration, culminating in a camp-stove fondue.
Steve spends an episode in the kitchen demonstrating how to prepare several of his favorite game dishes that include turkey, trout, dove and venison.
Alone for 10 days in Alaska's Brooks Range, Steve and wildlife biologist Brandt Maxwell hunt their primary target, the big-antlered Yukon moose.
After ten days, Steve and Brandt have taken just one missed shot, but fortune smiles on them during their last day in the Alaskan wilderness.
Comedians Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen keep the mood light as they join Steve for some Sitka blacktail deer hunting in the mountains of Alaska.
Tackling the subject of ground game meat, Steve shares recipes from his "Wild Game Cookbook" sure to improve any chef's burgers, meatloaf and more.
Deep in the Amazon of Bolivia, Steve joins the region's tribal Tsimane people for hunting, foraging and catfish wrestling along the Casare River.
Steve heads into the jungle for exciting nighttime hunting with the Tsimane that brings him face-to-face with a threshold he vowed never to cross.
After gathering venison and fish by bow, Steve learns about meat care in a hot and humid locale, then bids farewell to the Tsimane with a banquet.
After two years working on the show, "MeatEater" producers Brittany and Helen get licensed and trained for a cow elk hunt in northern Montana.
Steve embarks on a quiet solo hunt in southern Arizona to stalk the wary and elusive Coues deer and savor some rare alone time in the desert.
With fellow bird hunter Ronny Boehme and wildlife biologist Ed Arnett, Steve hunts surprisingly delicious sandhill cranes near Lubbock, Texas.
Beating the odds, Steve draws a muskox tag to replace the one he forfeited years earlier, and departs for chilly Nunivak Island in the Bering Sea.
On a wild turkey hunt in California, Steve demonstrates ways of bagging and cooking the beloved bird, and makes his favorite turkey dish: schnitzel.
Having once heard the distinctive hoot of the sooty grouse outside of Ketchikan, Alaska, Steve returns for three days of challenging bird-stalking.
Steve enlists the aid of passionate sooty grouse hunter Barbara Gabier to help him puzzle through the complexities of this unconventional prey.
Over an open campfire, Steve demonstrates three different outdoor methods of preparing and cooking trout, ranging from savage to sophisticated.
Returning to his hunting shack on Prince of Wales Island, Steve uses a canoe to quietly slip up on his exciting but dangerous prey: giant black bears.
After a day practicing on clays with shotguns before hunting for game in Virginia, Steve demonstrates easy grilling techniques for dove and pigeon.
Steve joins a grizzly bear hunt in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia and prepares a delicious feast, despite inclement weather.
While hunting in Wyoming, Steve disproves common myths about antelope and shares information about proper hunting and meat preservation techniques.
Steve and Ryan head into the mountains of Idaho to backpack hunt in their quest to bag a beast with a mighty reputation: the giant mule deer buck.
The quest for a giant mule deer buck in Idaho continues as Steve and Ryan get closer to their prey -- and the slow-cooked roast of their dreams.
Steve walks viewers through the complex process of breaking down a whole whitetail deer, transforming it into steaks, roasts, shanks and more.
After tuning up their shooting skills by taking aim at squirrels, Helen and Brittany hunt whitetail deer in Wisconsin with Steve and guide Doug Duren.
Helen and Brittany both get shots at Duren farm whitetail bucks, followed by a campfire hobo dinner that brings a close to their Wisconsin adventure.
Kentucky hunters and their dogs take Steve hunting for gray squirrels and cottontails, yielding a meal of biscuits, gravy and fried small game.
Aiming to bring Coues deer and javelina back to camp, Steve and Janis Putelis target some elusive prey in the rugged Sonoran Mountains of Mexico.
Joining ranch manager and wildlife biologist Ben Binnion for his annual pig roundup, Steve learns about hunting, butchering and barbecuing Texas hogs.
Relating stories of the original American mountain men, Steve demonstrates the art of beaver trapping before preparing a beaver-leg pot roast.
Steven's appetite and recipe book are ready to collaborate with chef Eduardo Garcia, who helps him cook whitefish empanadas, muskox tongue and more.
Hunting for black bears in springtime, Steven returns to his roots by backpacking into the mountains of Montana, where he must beware of grizzlies.
With summer blazing, Steven spends time on the waterways of Kentucky with Kevin Murphy, jug fishing and trotlining for the entrees in their fish fry.
In the Cibola National Forest, Steven and ecologist Karl Malcolm track wild turkeys and reflect on the theories of conservationist Aldo Leopold.