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Mark Norquist is Publisher and Editor of Modern Carnivore. He's spent a good part of his life outdoors. He has a passion for hunting, fishing, foraging and eating healthy food.

Clean Meat – The Q3 Model

Meat is an integral part of a healthy diet. This perspective is held by most, and many prefer to eat “clean meat”. Given my work I’ve had many people share...

/ September 30, 2017

Harvesting Manoomin (Wild Rice)

Thwack-Thwack I leaned into the long push-pole to send our canoe through the thick rice beds of the creek in front of our hunting shack. The only sounds were the hissing...

/ September 21, 2017
Picture of waterfowl hunters preparing as goose sets wings

Going Wild For Goose Recipes

The Much Maligned Goose Of all the wild game targeted by hunters, the ubiquitous goose stands out as one often maligned by many. “Flying rats!” I’ve heard them called, and...

/ August 30, 2017
The Modern Carnivore Experience

Register Now For Half-Day Retreat – The Modern Carnivore Experience

Interested in local sustainably harvested food? Ready for a new adventure? Join other like-minded individuals at the Modern Carnivore Experience. This half-day retreat will introduce you to what hunting and...

/ August 11, 2017
Smoked Lake Whitefish with Lemon Dill Cream Cheese Dip

Lemon Dill Cream Cheese Spread To Accompany Smoked Fish

Lemon Dill Cream Cheese Spread Recipe to accompany smoked fish Here’s a simple recipe for making your own lemon dill cream cheese spread that goes great with smoked lake whitefish....

/ February 24, 2017
Smoked Lake Whitefish Dip on bagle

Smoked Lake Whitefish Dip Recipe

Smoked Lake Whitefish Dip This recipe for Smoked Lake Whitefish dip can be a hit with people who love smoked fish, and those who might not otherwise try fish on...

/ February 22, 2017
Smoked Lake Whitefish Salad with Aioli Dressing

Smoked Lake Whitefish Salad With Herb Aioli Dressing

Smoked Lake Whitefish Salad with Herb Aioli Dressing This recipe for a smoked lake whitefish salad is one of my favorites. The smoke flavor of the fish mixed with the...

/ February 20, 2017
Lake Whitefish on Ice with Sorel boots

Traditional Spearing – Lake Whitefish Through The Ice

Lake Whitefish can grow up to ten pounds …with a common size being two to five pounds. The white flesh of lake whitefish is rather oily like other fish in...

/ February 17, 2017
Buck, Buck, Moose by Hank Shaw (interior page)

Buck, Buck, Moose Book Review

Hank Shaw is one of the leading wild game chef authors today. Books he’s published in the past include Duck, Duck, Goose and Hunt, Gather, Cook. In the video below...

/ February 10, 2017
hunter recruitment-woman-shooting-gun

Hunter Recruitment, Retention & Reactivation

The Imperative Of Hunter Recruitment “R3” is the acronym used for recruiting, retaining and reactivating hunters and anglers. Hunter recruitment and retention strategies have been discussed for some time. And, the same challenges...

/ September 9, 2016