Boone & Bugles: Kentucky Bull Elk | S4E10 | MeatEater

9 Feb 2021
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Steven Rinella is invited by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for a special opportunity to hunt elk during the rut in the mountainous coal country of southeastern Kentucky, a place where his hero Daniel Boone once roamed.
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  • Finally watch him tag an elk and he cooks liver with shrooms? SMH

    BigTex DallasBigTex DallasVor Tag
  • Parabéns 👏

    sombra do cerrado pelasombra do cerrado pelaVor Tag
  • I didn’t know OnX had a paint feature 😂 go get em Steven

    Shot Caught Crop SCCShot Caught Crop SCCVor Tag
  • One of the best hunting shows ever and I’ve learned so much from your episodes. I’ve watched nearly every singled one but you should talk about calibers that you use.

    Austin KrauseAustin KrauseVor 2 Tage
  • Beautiful Bull, And beautiful country

    Rick McNinchRick McNinchVor 2 Tage
  • 👍😎👍 👍🍄👍

    Christopher ChChristopher ChVor 3 Tage
  • Not for nothing, but The First Nations People hunted elk for eons, using only a stick bow...... Nice Elk Brother.

    kyle wolfekyle wolfeVor 3 Tage
  • What a great episode, and a great look at the reintroduction of elk. This is now got to be one of my most favorite episodes. I'm 72 and live in southern Vermont, just north of the Massachusetts border. There used to be elk here in this area, a long time ago, I would have loved to have seen that. I've only seen elk in the wild like 3 times in my adult life. Once was in northern California but the best was in Mistissini, Quebec, Canada. While in Mistissini for almost 3 weeks we got to hear them bugle every morning and evening as we were camped right on the lake. Elk are definitely very special. Thanks Steve for this episode in the north eastern woods.

    Alan SenecalAlan SenecalVor 3 Tage
  • Leave your calls at home or what ? 🤦‍♂️

  • 13:07 who needs a fancy muzzle cover when a basic condom will do lol

    DFDFVor 3 Tage
  • I just love how hunters do more than peta with way less funding

    Brandon HansonBrandon HansonVor 4 Tage
  • Using the ribs as your table why you cooked the liver and mushrooms... something about that was just so cool!

    Josh HubbardJosh HubbardVor 4 Tage
  • Why does he wear bright orange? Isn't he meant to camouflage? Edit: all good I Google'd it

    dasitmaindasitmainVor 4 Tage
  • Steven's goal with this hunt was to know Daniel Boone Better. That's just fucking awesome. LOL!

    Not SureNot SureVor 6 Tage
  • Hey Steve! I’ve watched you for several years and I live in bell county Kentucky which is very close to where you hunted. I’ve killed a nice 6x6 bull 3 years ago close to where you were hunting. If you ever come back close to this area I would love to meet up with you.

    Jacob Napier OutdoorsJacob Napier OutdoorsVor 6 Tage
  • As someone who lives in Kentucky (Boone County in fact) I wasn't aware that elk was that prevalent here at one point. Thank you for the history lesson! This is my new favourite episode!

    Sluch 23Sluch 23Vor 6 Tage
  • Excellent video 👍👍

    Michael J SaezMichael J SaezVor 6 Tage
  • The piercing sound of a bugling elk is unforgettable. Love how Steve always put emphasis on the conservation side of hunters!

    Non-Typical NationNon-Typical NationVor 7 Tage
  • Why don't you use an elk call

    Zelda RobinsonZelda RobinsonVor 8 Tage
  • My family has been in this country since 1614 they traveled on the ship the Ship call theAbigail they were One the first families and my mothers side we’re also related to Aron burr the guy who sho Alexander Hamilton I live in iN them them mountain And East Tennesse Mountain s

    Jacob BrowningJacob BrowningVor 9 Tage
  • Habillé en orange fluorescent.... pas évident de se camoufler

    corinne cambonicorinne camboniVor 10 Tage
  • Good hunt brother 👍

    Lyndon HambyLyndon HambyVor 10 Tage
  • Make lots of sammiches

    Joanette MurchJoanette MurchVor 10 Tage
  • In my state without acknowledging me? Disrespectful!!!

    Jeremiah ThomasJeremiah ThomasVor 10 Tage
  • What kind of rifle does he use

    Steven GENNERO BootzSteven GENNERO BootzVor 11 Tage
  • 7:25 - Lol this episode is scored like THE SOCIAL NETWORK

    PhilSNightPhilSNightVor 11 Tage
  • Curious as to why you walk around with your rifle unloaded?

    Craig CaspersenCraig CaspersenVor 11 Tage
  • :)

    Jason MullenJason MullenVor 11 Tage
  • I am so jealous of Stephen Rinella, and I think I am misspelling his last name, sorry about that dude, but I'm so jealous of him and his brothers cuz my father wasn't there at all and I would have given anything to have had a father like theirs that would have given me that kind of childhood and taken me out and given me that kind of love for the great outdoors and the hunting and fishing experience. And I'm a such fan of his and I would give anything to be able to do what he does but I grew up in the city, never had a father and don't even have friends that hunt that can take me out and teach me how so I can experience the amazing beauty of it. and thank you for being such a huge proponent and supporter of conservation, I greatly admire you sir. And I'm curious how a guy like me would be able to enjoy this and experience it living in the city and not knowing anyone who hunts. And I would want an ethical hunter to teach me how to do it properly and ethically. Does anyone have any suggestions of how I might get into hunting in my given situation ? And I am lucky enough to live in the great state of Missouri and northern Missouri and southern Missouri are just so beautiful and have such great natural resources. My heart aches and longs and yearns for this experience. If anyone could point me in the right direction I would be forever indebted to you and thank you from the bottom of my heart.

    Scott BrownScott BrownVor 11 Tage
  • Damn that ending was awesome!

    Mikey WoomerMikey WoomerVor 11 Tage
  • Damn this episode is amazing ,

    Daniel GioiosoDaniel GioiosoVor 12 Tage
  • Besides the frogs and insects you forgot to mention how plentiful the rattlers are!

    Harold BleemelHarold BleemelVor 12 Tage
  • When I saw the drawing map.i knew this guy a legend

    To Da moonTo Da moonVor 12 Tage
  • I get what ppl are saying its same trying to be moose tags in Maine you might get 2 in a life time then there's ppl that get 12 its baffling to me ...with they so if you get one maybe your out a year cause its not easy to get the tags

    S leighS leighVor 12 Tage
  • Maine reyes this with caribou but they didn't bring alot in 93 and by like 96 they were dead or had moved back to new Brunswick from what they could tell ...its to bad cause we had a booming populations 100 years ago

    S leighS leighVor 12 Tage
  • 1:46 - Scenery straight out of The Last of the Mohicans ambush scene.

    whisperwirewhisperwireVor 12 Tage
  • Ok silly question about a comment he made in the beginning of the Midwest/Western woods not have crickets, cicadas, etc. sounds? Are Eastern woods noisier?

    Jennifer BeldaJennifer BeldaVor 12 Tage
  • ❤️🇺🇸💯

    mike13899mike13899Vor 13 Tage
  • Awesome content

    SabinSabinVor 13 Tage
  • I knew OnX saved all the good maps for the sponsored folks.

    Samuel HernandezSamuel HernandezVor 13 Tage
  • I want to shoot something with a face! !!!

    Anthony DohertyAnthony DohertyVor 13 Tage
  • One of my all-time, favorite episodes. I love that kind stalking hunt through cover.

    Br. WBr. WVor 13 Tage
  • how long did it take you to draw that tag?

    rick foxrick foxVor 13 Tage
  • Why in the world are you hunting with a scope in the woods

    Cole LanierCole LanierVor 13 Tage
  • I subscribed man, like the way you showed a hunt clean and cook 👍🏾👍🏾

    Germaine BulseyGermaine BulseyVor 13 Tage
  • I’m a big fan of yours but I’m tired of hearing how coal mining has scarred the land. If you know anything about legislation and land management regarding the gas and coal industry, you would know that the land is restored to same or better condition than before the land was mined. This goes for underground as well as mountain top mining. Where there was once a mountain top that was only being used for timber, after it is mined, it can be developed for an airport, a hospital, a manufacturing business or shopping center. That means high paying jobs during the mining process for 15-20 years or longer and a lot of decent jobs for many years afterwards. My point is coal has been bad mouthed much like hunting and I would think that of all people you would understand that much like harvesting a resource such as wildlife, coal mining is merely harvesting a much needed resource that keeps jobs in America and and keeps us from being energy dependent on foreign countries. I can go on about how there is exhaust stack scrubber technology or that water exiting a mine site has to be cleaner than when it entered. But it seems pointless after Obama has destroyed the coal industry and ruined states like WV that needed those jobs and tax money for our schools. WV is about to lose the Promise scholarship program. This program gave a lot of school tuition to kids that wouldn’t otherwise get to go to college. Not only did those kids get a college education, but it keeps money in our state universities, in state communities and supporting businesses.

    Paul DeahlPaul DeahlVor 14 Tage
  • You can hunt on the lee county va side elk are not protected so open season during regular deer season stone mountain an little black mtn your luck the atv riders didnt ruin your hunt..

    Rodney ParsonsRodney ParsonsVor 14 Tage
  • Great ky elk applications just shot up 1000% for 2021 gotta love social media.

    Lee SheltonLee SheltonVor 14 Tage
  • He had the Tajin on deck🙌🏿🙌🏿

    Dev WareDev WareVor 14 Tage
  • Me watching Steve pick up shit *my brain “For a guy who picks up a lot of animal shit , feel like he never got pick eye 😂🐐”

    Tehh VoxieTehh VoxieVor 14 Tage
  • should've stopped to see Kendall Gray

    Hunting ManHunting ManVor 14 Tage
  • Ad after ad didn't watch

    Jerry DuncanJerry DuncanVor 14 Tage
  • Replace Dr. Fauci with Steven Rinella...Dan Crenshaw as president VP Tulsi Gabbard and of course Mr. Joe Rogan as speaker of the house maybe throw Jocko in as an advisor and last but not least Elon Musk...shit just give Elon all the funding he asks for...I can only dream of what these people could accomplish

    Wyatt LichtsinnWyatt LichtsinnVor 14 Tage
  • The elk hunting in Ky is run on a lottery system. You pay ten bucks for the chance to get drawn with no preference system. I was lucky enough to draw a bull tag in 2009. Was a tough hunt for a variety of reasons I won't go into but did bring home a 4x4. He was delicious and filled a 9 cubic ft freezer all by himself.

    P.S. KogerP.S. KogerVor 15 Tage
  • Missouri is a few years behind Kentucky with their elk restoration. Last year a few bull elk were harvested by hunters.

    Brisbane KilarnyBrisbane KilarnyVor 15 Tage
  • What a cool episode. The elk almost seem mystic in these woods

    Colin RobertsColin RobertsVor 15 Tage
  • those elk would be cool to taste

    tara ferrelltara ferrellVor 15 Tage
  • What kind of knife is that orange one hes always using?

    JS Urban AdventuresJS Urban AdventuresVor 15 Tage
  • Daniel Boone is my great (x7) Uncle. Great guy, so I've been told.

    Andy HickmannAndy HickmannVor 15 Tage
  • I would give my lefty for an experience like that...elk liver and chicken of the woods mushrooms..Geeeeeeesh

    Dallas EDCDallas EDCVor 15 Tage
  • Love the fact he's hunting in my home state but so pissed how r dnr does the elk draw

    david allendavid allenVor 15 Tage
  • Absolutely love watching these vids, wish could live like this, off the land, still doing my bit being in uk 🇬🇧 keep the vids coming

    Jase Do it ya selfJase Do it ya selfVor 15 Tage
  • One of my ancestors served with Daniel Boone, representing the then very vast county of Kanawha, in the Virginia legislature for a term. Kanawha is now in West Virginia.

    Scottie WestfallScottie WestfallVor 15 Tage

    Ba Ne KanBa Ne KanVor 15 Tage
  • The colour of you clothe and hat are yellow that's the problem animal they can understand easily of your appearance

    Bashar Hossain96Bashar Hossain96Vor 15 Tage
  • Steven Rinella. The original catch and cook.

    Erik FrankfurtErik FrankfurtVor 15 Tage
  • Great video, big question I had is why aren’t you calling? Is it less effective in the East? Or just not something you wanted to do?

    Dylan SnellDylan SnellVor 15 Tage
  • Hopefully I get drawn for a Kentucky Elk hunt this year in Kentucky will be awesome!!

    Ryan FitzwaterRyan FitzwaterVor 15 Tage
  • Veey much like the woods I hunt deer in here in the UK. Keep up the great work Steve, we love Meateater here in the UK.

    Martin LambMartin LambVor 16 Tage
  • @16:19 he shoots one

    i2ayi2ayVor 16 Tage
  • Daniel Boone is my 5x great grampa. i def think he would be proud of the ways in which you show respects to all the animals you harvest. keep up the great show. i love watching and am itching to try one of your recipes.

    Jon DuddsJon DuddsVor 16 Tage
  • Looks like the Roosevelt Elk. With the dark antlers. Love it. How cool is that? Cooking on top of an elk rib cage. Wow.

    Bike MakerBike MakerVor 16 Tage
  • Kentucky is an amazing place for hunting from the great whitetail deer to the amazing wild turkeys. Everyone should try it

    Justin BuserJustin BuserVor 16 Tage
  • That was a lot of Chicken of the woods! Love that with liver and onions!

    Mark SMark SVor 16 Tage
  • Holy Ads!

    Long Beach GritLong Beach GritVor 16 Tage
  • I’m from Daniel Boone national forest area and this definitely peaked my interest

    Jacob DavisJacob DavisVor 16 Tage
  • That a trojan on the end of your barrel, Steve?

    Easton ResslerEaston ResslerVor 16 Tage
  • People dont really understand how fit you need to be to walk up and down moutains with gear for 4 days

    YOUTOO?YOUTOO?Vor 16 Tage
  • No place like DBNF brother.

    J WJ WVor 16 Tage
  • Looks like tom brady

    Ramona KingRamona KingVor 16 Tage
  • Why wasn’t Steve bugling? Is it illegal in Kentucky or something?

    richard hakesrichard hakesVor 16 Tage
  • I wish there wasn’t so much dramatic music

    backpackbackpackVor 16 Tage
  • I love hunting my home state of Kentucky

    James OsborneJames OsborneVor 16 Tage
  • Man you have to be in Harlan or Manchester because that’s where they released them. I grew up watching herds of those bastards walking around the house after they released them. Born and Raised In South Eastern Kentucky.

    Kentucky Bear ArmsKentucky Bear ArmsVor 16 Tage

    ANZACJugger0ANZACJugger0Vor 16 Tage
  • Is there a possibility that the meat eater guide to wilderness skills and survival will be on audio eventually?

    alloutdoorsmanalloutdoorsmanVor 16 Tage
  • Hey Steve, what cal. did you use to take that nice elk? Would you use a different cal. out west?

    bob dp3bob dp3Vor 16 Tage
  • You drew a firearm bull early season tag????! That’s the holly grail!!!! Did you actually put in for it??? Or did you get the political hook up? I don’t remember exactly but I think your odds of winning this tag is around 1 in 50,000..... or something like that.

    David LastDavid LastVor 16 Tage
  • what is the notes on his scope?

    Matthew NelsonMatthew NelsonVor 16 Tage
  • When all you get for the first 3 minutes is commercials, not worth watching. Didn't. Annoying

    Don MarshallDon MarshallVor 16 Tage
  • Dang, I would just take those mushrooms right now, let alone that beautiful bull elk!!

    I am NobodyI am NobodyVor 16 Tage
  • Who else thought he shot a Boone and Crockett Elk by the title.

    hunterboy 61705hunterboy 61705Vor 16 Tage
  • I put in and got “Archery either sex” in 2019. I scouted every public hunting area in the section I got, scouted several private owned properties, talked to local landowners and hunters, all leading up to and the start of the season. Then I hunted several 4 day weekends, over the season, in addition to the 6 times I went to look for elk. Beautiful country down there (I live north of there), a lot of private but friendly people, and a lot of them were very helpful. Unfortunately, everyone around the several counties we spoke to told us the reality of the situation, and that unless you pay a “guide” $3,500 to take you onto the land where the elk are, you aren’t even going to see one. People in every area we went to, both Public Hunting Areas and private property said that money is hard to come by there, and the “guide” business pulls in a lot of money for families in those areas. The guides actually go out onto PHA’s with atv’s and literally chase and herd the elk off of those lands, and onto the properties that are owned by the strip mining companies. The strip mining companies own 100’s and 100’s of thousands of acres there, and they “lease” access to the “guides” who then charge you $3,000+ to ride up to some fenced in elk feeding on piles of corn, and shoot it. No stalking and hunting the animals like a guided adventure out west, just you and some fat old blowhard driving you up to some captive killing. I’ve never felt so ripped off, mislead-lied to, and disappointed in something that I personally put so much actual work, walking up and down mountains, spending time practicing with bow and arrow, buying gear, taking off work to go down there, just to find out it’s a scam. You might see a lost wandering cow or calf on some remote piece of private property next to a strip mine, but no groups or herds. Don’t waste your time, if you’re okay with spending $3,500 on a guided elk hunt, spend another grand and go out west. Sorry to be a bummer, but these are facts, and hopefully it’ll save someone the time and money. Still haven’t heard of anyone seeing elk in the “protected “ viewing areas in the last few years...

    Matt TomlinsonMatt TomlinsonVor 16 Tage
  • Awesome hunt!

    Bluecollar 7 77Bluecollar 7 77Vor 16 Tage
  • Awesome hunt Steve!

    johnjpa808johnjpa808Vor 16 Tage
  • That was a good episode. He said the liver was strong, didn’t say it was good. Rare of Steve, he likes almost everything

    Farming Fishing Family OntarioFarming Fishing Family OntarioVor 16 Tage
  • great hunt. Thanks

    Robert DeWildeRobert DeWildeVor 16 Tage
  • I remember being younger and reading about 16 breeding pairs being taken from Arizona for re-population efforts out east. Good deal.

    Jd88Jd88Vor 16 Tage
  • Good stuff

    Justin WhiteJustin WhiteVor 16 Tage
  • Boone would be proud. If you looked up America in the dictionary it should have your face on it. Ive never wanted somebody to win as much as I do you. Aim small Miss small

    Randy SmithRandy SmithVor 16 Tage