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The Wild Within

posted by Jeff Bilsky at
on Monday, February 14, 2011 

I recently tuned in to a television program called The Wild Within. It airs on The Travel Channel with new episodes showing on Sunday nights. The host, Steven Rinella, is an outdoorsman who claims his goal is to reawaken the spirt of hunting and gathering. Here's a video that explains it.

I was almost immediately captured by it. Listening to him speak about hunting for survival and understanding the enormity of taking an animal's life offers a great perspective. I highly recommend checking it out. Some of the scenes are quite graphic but I admire the authenticity of it and of the host.

I know this strays a bit from the usual sharing of bird related topics, but I figured a lot of you might be interested nonetheless!

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Anonymous m is for mike said...

Steve Rinella is also the author of some great reads. "American Buffalo" was exceptional. I'm embarrassed to admit how many miles I drove to visit buffalo jumps after getting caught up in the book.

February 17, 2011 at 11:10 AM  
Blogger Jeff Bilsky said...

Thanks Mike - I'll have to check out his books as well.

February 17, 2011 at 4:02 PM  

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