Surf n Turk: Wisconsin Turkey & Carp | S4E13 | MeatEater

Feb 18, 2021
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Steven Rinella scratches his spring turkey itch this year as he visits Wisconsin to call in some big eastern Toms with his buddy Jerod Fink. The guys also plan to do some bow fishing after dark so they can enjoy a real Midwest turkey and fish fry.
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  • That cloaca interaction was hilarious. Rinella seems like a hell of a fun guy to hunt with.

    GuinessHangoverGuinessHangover11 hours ago
  • I would like to know more about the gear. The gun, knife and clothing

    MrYour1FanMrYour1Fan15 hours ago
  • Idea- link up with Chef Roi Choi or Chef David Chang for a celebrity cooking co-host episode. They're amazing chefs who like Steve uses traditional foods from different cultures and combines or alters the techniques and recipes with amazing results. I bet he could help Steve figure out other ways to solve some of the different cooking problems associated with different game meats. They're both funny as heck and specialize in creating new recipes and are definitely open to new experiences like hunting, as you can tell from their Netflix cooking shows, "The Chef Show" and "Ugly Delicious". I bet Steve could take them on a hunt based around what type of game they want to experiment with and make 2 episodes out of it! Take care y'all!

    Jeremy WallaceJeremy WallaceDay ago
  • HUGE thumbs down on the thumbs down. Great show/s Steve. Always look forward to the next new episode! Thanks!!

    whisperwirewhisperwire2 days ago
  • As a carp fisherman in the Netherlands this is really strange to see haha we Never never eat carp over here haha

    mike hurkensmike hurkens2 days ago
  • I went to MO turkey hunting one year. We ended up going with some friends to a fry in the little town and they had 55 gallon drums cut in half and burning hot. They had fried squirrel, fried turkey, and fried catfish. Along with the fixings, I was in heaven and fat as a hog. Great people and new friends were made and the kinds of friends that you can only make in the hunting/fishing world.

    Average Everyday Fisherman ShowAverage Everyday Fisherman Show3 days ago
  • Turkey is boring....get a bugling elk with a bow at 20 yards.....MUCH better IMO

    Scott WillettScott Willett5 days ago
  • that turkey got SMOKED! great episode.

    Snake eyesSnake eyes5 days ago
  • This is one of those episodes that just make you feel at HOME!❤

    james davisjames davis5 days ago
  • Up here in the Pacific Northwest..Turkey season is usually wet or freezing, and if your lucky you just might get a beautiful sunny day, but not normally. Though my best hunt ever (so far), was when I was able to call in a lone Tom over a hundred yards out, and then turn him 180 to get him into range...with No decoys. Took over an hour of gentle calling.

    Eric NayEric Nay5 days ago
  • Great video..notice no picture of the head on the second

    brett mehrerbrett mehrer5 days ago
  • That's crazy we used sun's out guns out moons out goons out for hunting when I was in the military

    Brandon HansonBrandon Hanson5 days ago
  • Hey Steve I am from Guyana thank u for visiting my country bro

    mark Persaudmark Persaud5 days ago
  • We have turkeys roaming a local golf course near me. They walk right up to you in the parking lot.

    MattMatt6 days ago
  • Awe dang that carp lol well better than dumping it

    Jacob GodfreyJacob Godfrey6 days ago
  • Use a bow ya wass.

    Ron MorrisRon Morris7 days ago
  • I love your videos! But dont you have Covid over there?

    Philipp R.Philipp R.7 days ago
  • I wish I was 15 years younger and Steve was my uncle. I would love to have some exposure to this. Sadly, I've grown up camping in Southern California. I've learned a lot from my father and grandfather, but neither were hunters.

    Erik FrankfurtErik Frankfurt7 days ago
  • "Wow, bone impregnated carp fillets? Thanks Steve!"

    Chris KChris K7 days ago
  • I love ramps, gotta can them or make dip.

    mark sekerakmark sekerak7 days ago
  • Stevie is anti AR15. He's tried pissin backwards on it but there is video proof.

    Elmer FuddElmer Fudd7 days ago
  • Where can I hunt Whitetail mule deer elk bear all in one place with a bow

    Stephen DilorenzoStephen Dilorenzo7 days ago
  • Great episode ladies and gentlemen

    snakeboy1991snakeboy19917 days ago
  • Steven is badass because he's a game chef and knows his wild shit. I mean...who's done that? Steven, that's who.

    Not SureNot Sure8 days ago
  • Steve, thank you for doing what you do. I watch your show with my 9 year old daughter, who just started coming out with me on goose/duck hunting outings. I think I have her hooked! But, from your perspective and insight on hunting and why we hunt, I can see she is really getting a deeper understanding of what we do. She is seeing the connection with nature, and balance, as well as comradely and how important it is. I appreciate you helping a lot of us to pass on the outdoors to the next generation. Again, thank you!

    Corey GibbsCorey Gibbs8 days ago
  • From here on out, all the hunting buddies won’t believe the story of the triple bearder that walked within three yards on an exposed hunter, until they see the film.

    mateo taylor1763mateo taylor17638 days ago
  • Thanks for calling them big mouth suckers, most people group them in with carp, but they’re actually just native suckers.

    mateo taylor1763mateo taylor17638 days ago
  • Does Steve ever actually read these comments

    Ducky ManDucky Man8 days ago
  • "Save the neck for me Clark"

    PrivateIdahoPrivateIdaho8 days ago
  • I can’t stand carp I find the fishing boring and they taste like shit

    Phil CannPhil Cann8 days ago
  • Steve looks high

    Frank GFrank G8 days ago
  • Biggest animal I’m gonna kill wrong that’s wrong what is your cookies in

    Fishing BoyFishing Boy9 days ago
  • Spring onion's where I come from

    bum snoggerbum snogger9 days ago
  • Found a honey hole of ramps near my house in Milwaukee, County WI just last year! Threw a few on a couple homemade pizzas on the grill. Absolutely fantastic! Just a good reminder to point out that they're extremely over-harvested in parts of North America. I think it's even illegal to pick them in a few places.

    Mark SumnerMark Sumner9 days ago
  • Your "USworlds voice," forced inflection really ruins these videos for me. I wish you could just speak like a normal person.

    .....l.....l9 days ago
  • does that turkey still have a head lmao

    Longy661Longy6619 days ago
  • I think, "It just takes one" must be the natural motto of hunters.

    Kelley IversKelley Ivers9 days ago
  • Come up to New York to hunt turkeys it’s hard mountain hunting and the turkey at the end is a good prize

    Outdoors With DylanOutdoors With Dylan9 days ago
  • I love ramps but man they do a number on your breath.

    Roger CooperRoger Cooper9 days ago
  • Awesome great hunt!!!!!

    jonathan robertsjonathan roberts9 days ago
  • Pretty facking cool mang

    punchy134punchy1349 days ago
  • What are the buffalo sucker populations like in this area?

    massgpsmassgps9 days ago
  • I’ve seen every episode but I smoke enough pot so I don’t remember the first and second seasons.. perfect. And no I don’t smoke pot same day as hunting or shooting. I keep them separate.

    David JordanDavid Jordan9 days ago
  • Chasing turkeys is an absolute blast, bow fishing for carp looks like a sweet experience! Great episode!

    Non-Typical NationNon-Typical Nation10 days ago
  • Truth

    Joe SchatzJoe Schatz10 days ago
  • I think he wanted you to shoot the yote buddy lol

    Brandon CBrandon C10 days ago
  • I had a buddy that would net carp and put them in his bath tub for a week changing the water out everyday to get the muddy taste out of them. He also said that there is a something you have to cut out of the carp to stop it from tasting bad. I wish I could remember what he said it was.

    jay_pozzjay_pozz10 days ago
  • Please text me next time you come up north

    Gavin PorterGavin Porter10 days ago
  • Good job trying to get more people interested in eating carp, I would like to make a recommendation and ask that you try frying some carp up the Nebraska way.

    Tom BarseTom Barse10 days ago
  • Wiscoooo baby

    Kellz KKellz K10 days ago
  • Amazing work man. Bringing more people back to the wild like old hunting shows I watched as a kid but better

    Brian FitzpatrickBrian Fitzpatrick10 days ago
  • Soooooo ok. Love love your stuff Steve. But dam get out of your and ur hunting buddies comfort zone when hunting. Watch the THP and get some birds down. Stop staying with the norm of hunting/fishing tv BS and do something original. This looks so canned its not even funny. GOOOOOO HUNT PUBLIC Land! Spot and stalk not sit and wait!

    Kevin WieringaKevin Wieringa10 days ago
  • 👍👍👍

    Javier GarciaJavier Garcia10 days ago
  • Buffalo carp takes a long time to get big and are usually confused with the common carp. If you can leave them alone.

    Ex8Ex810 days ago
  • every turkey hunter knows that come a soggy wet day, the turkeys gonna be in a field. not the forest.

    Kyle BrusveenKyle Brusveen10 days ago
  • Turkey nuggs sound awesome

    thomholiothomholio10 days ago
  • "Through the heavens comes a gobbler. GOBBLE GOBBLE GOBBLE GOBBLE"

    InvinInvin10 days ago
  • From Minnesota and I will say Wisconsin has some dam good beer! I’d take spotted cow 9 times out of 10 if it was available outta state 🍻

    Tom SchumacherTom Schumacher10 days ago
  • I've never hunted but have seen every episode.

    Griffin EllisonGriffin Ellison10 days ago
  • That was an awesome hunt man, and I grew up eating ramps in michigan And ohio, love them with fried taters

    Skeeter MalcolmSkeeter Malcolm10 days ago
  • Turkey hunting, fellowship, and food amen! Nothing like turkey hunting. Thank you.

    Mike McGeehanMike McGeehan10 days ago
  • What kinda boots is Steve wearing In this episode?

    calmlikeabomb 13calmlikeabomb 1310 days ago
  • Unconventional Blast ‘N Cast! Great video.

    Treestand Man OutdoorsTreestand Man Outdoors10 days ago
  • Steve, You're harvesting ramps incorrectly. You should really cut them, so you leave the roots in the ground. (So you're taking the bulb and the greens.) Ramps have been almost wiped out in areas because of people pulling the whole thing out.

    Brad BartkusBrad Bartkus10 days ago
  • Me: Hears " Hunting Cloaca". Me: Shaking my head. Now that is funny.

    Craig HooverCraig Hoover10 days ago
  • Who would like to see him come to Australia and hunt gweela and roos

    Arthur LevittArthur Levitt10 days ago
  • That Turkey got wrecked lol

    Juan JuarezJuan Juarez10 days ago
  • Needed a suppressed .22 at hand for that 'yote.

    Brutus PontificusBrutus Pontificus11 days ago
  • Just like that turkey.. my mind is blown

    Ryan McGeeRyan McGee11 days ago
  • In my eyes wrestling and hunting go hand in hand🤣

    Tony SalopekTony Salopek11 days ago
  • That was the stupidest tom I’ve ever seen I bet a hen would’ve been smarter than that Tom

    Built DifferentBuilt Different11 days ago
  • Buffalo ribs are very delicious. You can cook the honey pieces of buffalo cook them whole.

    Michael MannMichael Mann11 days ago
  • Hey you ever get a red deer ?

    Christopher ConlonChristopher Conlon11 days ago
  • New words paranoid turkeys hahaha

    Arjay DulnuanArjay Dulnuan11 days ago
  • my stupid ass read the title as "Wisconsin turkey and crap"

    Phisher SmithPhisher Smith11 days ago
  • Tip with carp that the old Italians tell around here is you soak the nuggets in salted water for 12 hours before cooking.

    King_KiffKing_Kiff11 days ago
  • Hey I’m from that area!! Lacrosse area to be exact!! But Uncle Sam said I’ll be living in the UK for a few years. Looking to find new hunting areas to hunt in the UK or European countries, need some knowledge on places or species

    Trevor ZelmTrevor Zelm11 days ago
    • @Jesse Vang yeah I’ve done some research about that and saw the same thing on the tags, I don’t know about the hunting seasons either

      Trevor ZelmTrevor Zelm10 days ago
    • @Trevor Zelm NZ has great hunting. Idk if you need tags, the locals I lived with just hunted when they wanted

      Jesse VangJesse Vang10 days ago
    • @Gram Moore yeah I’m looking to head to New Zealand to hunt

      Trevor ZelmTrevor Zelm11 days ago
    • You probably won’t find places to hunt there unless you meet someone with private land.

      Gram MooreGram Moore11 days ago
  • I like the content and respect your skills 👍

    ChefcamseyChefcamsey11 days ago
  • It’s that spotted cow you’re drinking though that will bring you back time and time again

    Zachary NelsonZachary Nelson11 days ago
  • Oh Stevie boy that was wild garlic not leeks.... It grows for fun in the UK.

    Scott CarnegieScott Carnegie11 days ago
  • Awesome that you guys uploaded these. Thanks

    reagan bonereagan bone11 days ago
  • "How satisfied are you with this recommendation" very satisfied

    Jone LevyJone Levy11 days ago
  • “They are all out hunting ....cloaca “ I lost it 🤣 ,

    Finca AhuitzotlFinca Ahuitzotl11 days ago
  • Second part of season 9 is awesome guys! Thanks!

    Tito SmiffTito Smiff11 days ago
  • Find More comedians to take hunting it would be a million-dollar idea especially with the way things are going with the television and comedy community

    Joshua DavidsonJoshua Davidson11 days ago
  • I want to take my first deer with Steven Rinella. 🤞

    Matthew SingerMatthew Singer11 days ago
  • Ramps were a rite of spring in W. Va. The best.

    Triggerhappy RanchTriggerhappy Ranch11 days ago
  • Bubbie had a recipe for carp. Pre heat oven to 450 Clean carp Select pine board Season pine board Nail carp to board Cook till carp is done Scrape carp off Eat pine board When I was young I found turkey to be the most frustrating animal to hunt

    Anton JurunAnton Jurun11 days ago
    • If I catch a Carp on the Milwaukee I just throw them for critters to eat in the woods.

      Jesse VangJesse Vang10 days ago
  • That was a great show love that .... good thing you didn’t miss lol

    Fred CarterFred Carter11 days ago
  • Rinella doing the matter Matheson......Literally overnight. So locked and loaded. Keep being beautiful!. He fakes. You make.

    Mike HatzlMike Hatzl11 days ago
  • love ramps

    Jeremy LevenJeremy Leven11 days ago
  • Cloaca

    Mike HatzlMike Hatzl11 days ago
  • Rinella is a God

    Mike HatzlMike Hatzl11 days ago
  • Great content!!

    SabinSabin11 days ago
  • Rinella going green.

    Mike HatzlMike Hatzl11 days ago
  • Ok, that was the worst butcher job I've ever seen on a buffalo or sucker. They are incredible table fare, and incredibly common at fish fries in certain regions- I prefer them to crappie and catfish. The "y-bones" (more of a 5-point bone in suckers) are the issue, but the best way to deal with the bones is something called "scoring". Remove the scales from the fish, but leave the skin on ("fleecing" or "skin-scaling"), then fillet it, and score the fillets. Bread with a cornmeal-based breading and deep fry. The hot oil will soften the bones into nothing, as the scoring allows the oil access to the bones. Here's a couple videos for anyone interested in trying it out. Spring sucker fishing is probably my second favorite thing about spring- right behind chasing turkeys. I'm almost begging people to try eating these things. Scoring & Frying suckers- Fleecing & Scoring buffalo-

    Rob KayserRob Kayser11 days ago
  • my favorite episode so far. probably my biased because I live in Wisconsin.

    PatrickPatrick11 days ago
  • Good up man, really enjoyed the hunt.

    Tudd SmithersTudd Smithers11 days ago
  • How many people already watched all season 9? Lol one night couldnt help myself.

    Kenny BoatmanKenny Boatman11 days ago
  • Steve was extra stoked this episode

    NoNo11 days ago