Gobbling: California Turkeys | S5E12 | MeatEater



The last time Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen went out with Steven Rinella they were soaked head to toe and came home meatless. To remedy their meat crisis while keeping them dry, Steve sets up a springtime wild turkey hunt in sunny California.

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46 comments

  1. What makes Turkey hunting so tough is that in the wild the hens go too the males gobble and as a hunter your trying to get the gobblers to come into the hen so exact opposite of nature. Makes it a tough game but rewarding when it all comes together

  2. Should we run through the woods shooting…..yep….thats how many people hunt up north….walk the mountain until you run into the birds….blast away to break up the flock and then call in a gobbler.

  3. Fucking lmao Brian wearing a US flag as a scarf, thats too funny.
    "Don't wear red, white and blue while hunting turkeys"
    "Gotcha Steve" lmfao

  4. Birds that recognize the difference between fake vs real call, will get to live. That evolutionary factor will make them harder to kill.

  5. Turkeys aint for everyone and I like that. Saves more for us die hards but there is more than enough to go around. Grateful for conservation efforts that brought these birds back from the brink and ensured they are still around today.

  6. Really like these Meat Eater Video's. I also love to turkey hunt. My best hunt came one season in the late 90's, in that hunt I score a 26 3/4 pound turkey. The second week I bagged a 25 & 1/2 pounder. Both Gobblers had three beards. Southwest Missouri has a lot of big Turkey. I love that part of the State.

  7. I will admit some of the best bird hunting I have experienced in California has all been within 25 minutes of home from me. Napa and Sonoma alike have some massive gobblers, just gotta know where to look

  8. Turkey hunting isn't my favorite, but I can definitely appreciate the hunt, and it DOES make it the more satisfying when you get one. Waterfowl, dove, and pheasant are my jam.

  9. I clicked on this video because my whole life I had a problem confusing these 2 guys in a few specific roles in the past. Every time I said Joe I was talking about Bryan and so oh. Was that just me? Anyway, here they are hunting together now that I am 40. the world is weird.

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