Sportsman Channel Weekly Programming Highlights

March 9, 2017

Hunting Black Bears on “MeatEater”; Illinois and Georgia Hunting on “The Jackie Bushman Show Classics”; Testing Pistol Skills on “Top Shot” and Trap Shooting on “GunVenture”

DENVER (March 9, 2017) – Sportsman Channel viewers have the opportunity to see their favorite sportsmen and women hunt all over the states with the top hunting gear during the week of March 13–19 as Steven Rinella is on the hunt for black bears in Montana on MeatEater; Jackie is joined by Realtree’s David Blanton to discuss hunting in Illinois and Georgia on The Jackie Bushman Show Classics; competitors have to show off their shooting skills while sliding down a zip line on Top Shot and Ryan Gresham tries his hand at trap shooting on GunVenture.

SC MeatEaterMeatEater kicks off Monday Night Hunts presented by MidwayUSA with Steven Rinella hunting spring black bears in the mountains of Southwest Montana. Next up, on The Jackie Bushman Show Classics, David Blanton of Realtree joins Jackie to talk about hunting in Illinois and Georgia. Also, another lucky sweepstakes winner hunts in Kentucky, and Jackie finally gets some justice on a buck in his home state of Alabama.

Next, on Lock and Load Thursdays presented by Remington, is Top Shot. This time, teams assign their competitors to targets of various sizes based on their perceived pistol skills. For the elimination, competitors shoot at targets while sliding down a zip line. Finally, on GunVenture, Ryan Gresham and Ruger’s Mark Gurney heads to the Ox Ranch in Texas for an axis deer hunt, an attempt at trap shooting and to shoot some big, powerful guns.

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