Correspondent Steven Rinella was born in Twin Lake, Michigan, and received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Montana. He's the author of "The Scavenger's Guide to Haute Cuisine" and "American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon." He is the star of the Travel Channel show The Wild Within. His writing has also appeared in many publications, ranging from Field and Stream to The New York Times to Glamour, and has been collected in "The Best American Travel Writing", "Best Food Writing", and "World's Best Sex Writing." For more on Steven Rinella go to stevenrinella.com.
What do the world's most rejuvenating island escapes have in common? Empty sand, lonely surf, and new adventures of the strangest kind.
Grand Theft Cattle
In the range wars of the 21st century, the cattle rustler runs Ponzi schemes and the lawman drives an SUV. STEVEN RINELLA joins the new posse.
Go Big or Go Home
Cruise ships and wildlife buses? The tourist staples miss the point of Alaska: It's the last real place to find an epic, crowd-free adventure onerican soil. We've scoured the state for the best wilderness lodges, river trips, lonely highways, and DIY escapes. Bear mace not included.
A glimpse into the mind of a man who has spent 26 years in pursuit of the ultimate gizmo.
Me, Myself, and Ribeye
Go to Argentina and find the best steak on earth, we told him. It was a dream assignment for our favorite swashbuckling gourmand—until he found himself staring into el ojo de la vaca.
The Brotherhood of the Very Expensive Pants
Brit Eaton is the best of a curious breed of fortune hunters combing old mine shafts and barns across the West for vintage denim. He's discovered $50,000 worth of clothes in a single day, and his clients include Ralph Lauren and Levi's.
1,000 Miles of Nada
Where does a week of doing nothing add up to something great? On a road trip down the still-wild spine of Baja, in search of secluded beaches, the best fish taco, and a much-needed dose of adventure.
Avid game hunter Steven Rinella will eat just about anything. Or so he's told us. So what happens when our extreme gourmand travels across the world to face America's ultimate culinary aversion?
Meet the Flintstones
They're more than 13,000 years old, priceless, and maybe the best evidence yet of the first Americans. Traveling to remotest Alaska, STEVEN RINELLA goes digging for history before it's too late.
Come Herd or High Water
When he landed a rare permit to hunt bison deep in the Alaskan wilderness, our fearless forager thought he'd be living out a childhood dream. Wild buffalo, hungry grizzlies, nearly fatal hypothermia—what more could a grown man ask for?
If You Are What You Eat, He's Dead Meat
Ready to take up the challenge of reviving the bloody old days of classic haute cuisine? Steven Rinella bites.
In Search of El Dorado
...And another feisty pescado in Argentina's Ibera Wetland.
In the dark of winter, monsters lurk near the glow of Seattle. And man, that's when the jigging's good.
Falling in Love with a Killer
Slicing through the waters that brought you the beast that inspired Jaws, Montauk's shark hunters search the Atlantic for their cold-blooded, man-eating prey. It's the brutal Mako Mania tournament, where old salts and paying customers harry a dying breed of monsters. Where the stakes are huge, the sharks are bigger, and the fishing is absolutely to die for.