Sportsman Channel Weekly Programming Highlights

February 26, 2016

Popular Month-Long Turkey Hunting Marathon Returns Featuring Country Music Star
Blake Shelton, While Other Season Favorites Wind Down

New Episodes Airing February 27 – March 6

DENVER (February 26, 2016) – Sportsman Channel brings viewers a full week of serious outdoor programming. First, Talkin’ Turkey, the highly-requested turkey hunting marathon, returns to the network for its fifth consecutive season. Also, fan-favorite series MeatEater ends its season by revealing if the novice hunters who joined host, Steven Rinella on his latest adventure, have a successful hunt. Other network highlights include a mission to catch large bass on military grounds in Minnesota on Lake Commandos and increasing completion on the high-stakes sailfish tournament on Wild Billz. See these and other new episodes February 27 – March 6:

One- Month Programming Special:

Talkin’ Turkey presented by Avian-X (Saturdays beginning at 5 p.m. ET): Back by popular demand, Sportsman Channel begins its one-month turkey hunting marathon for the fifth consecutive season. For three hours every Saturday beginning February 27 through March 19 viewers learn what it takes to get the most out of their turkey hunts from the experts. Watch the exciting special kick off with country music star, Blake Shelton hunting turkey with the Avian-X crew at Shelton’s ranch in Oklahoma. For a peek at the marathon, click here: Promo

Weekly Favorites:

MeatEater (Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT): In the season finale, viewers will find out the conclusion to last week’s episode where series host, Steven Rinella invited his production team, Helen Cho and Brittany Brothers, to hunt whitetails in Wisconsin. Renowned farmer and outdoorsmen, Doug Duren also joins the hunting crew. Tune in to find out how the two newbies fare in the wild with two experts at their side in the final episode of this season.

Lake Commandos (Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. ET): Show host and angler, Steve Pennaz is joined by professional angler from the Fishing League Worldwide circuit, Mark Courts to fish a small lake known for big bass deep within Camp Ripley Military Base, a 53,000-acre military and training facility in Minnesota. Weather plays a key factor in the outcome as a major front passes through with winds gusting more than 50 miles per hour. To catch what’s on this fishing series, click here: Promo

Wild Billz (Saturdays at 11 a.m. ET): Viewers are brought to the coast of Miami, Florida, where the Wild Billz teams continue to compete in the Quest for the Crest sail fishing tournament. With an all out battle to the finish, which team will claim the lion’s share of a half a million-dollar purse and championship rings? To view the competition, click here: Promo

About Sportsman Channel

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