Sportsman Channel Weekly Programming Highlights

April 1, 2016

From Hunting Hippo to Fervent Spring Fishing

New Episodes Airing April 4–10 

DENVER (April 1, 2016) – Sportsman Channel is ramping up the #IamSportsman lifestyle initiative in its television programming schedule during the week of April 4-10. Jim Shockey’s The Professionals takes viewers to Ethiopia, Africa, for another high stakes destination hunt, not to be missed. Next, Fred Eichler’s wife, Michele, heads to Mexico for a turkey bowhunt in Easton Bowhunting, while the In-Fisherman TV team goes spring fishing for sucker, redhorse, crappie and smallmouth bass.


Jim Shockey’s The Professionals (Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. ET): Jim Shockey travels to Ethiopia, Africa, ready to hunt a massive mammal – the hippopotamus. These huge animals are so dangerous that most people hunt them in water from a distance but Jim’s hunting the hippo short-range, on land. Find out more about the show by clicking here: The Professionals

Easton Bowhunting (Fridays at 10 p.m. ET): Fred Eichler is the host of this hunting series but his wife, Michele Easton, also has a passion for hunting. Michele has hunted Eastern, Osceola, Rio Grande and Merriam’s turkeys in the past. In this episode, she heads to Mexico to hunt Goulds turkey with her bow. To learn more about the series, click here: Easton Bowhunting

In-Fisherman TV (Sundays at 9:30 a.m. ET): Spring is here and it’s time to celebrate! To get in the spirit, the In-Fisherman staff head out to fish sucker and redhorse fish in small rivers while defining when the spawning grounds for crappie fish peak in North America. They also explain to viewers the pattern of where smallmouth bass fish go shortly after winter when the ice begins to melt. To see more about the show, click here: In-Fisherman TV

About Sportsman Channel

Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel/Sportsman HD is a television and digital media company fully devoted to honoring a lifestyle that is celebrated by millions of Americans. A division of Outdoor Sportsman Group, Sportsman Channel delivers entertaining and informative programming that showcases outdoor adventure, hunting and fishing, and illustrates it through unique and authentic storytelling. Sportsman Channel embraces the attitude of “Red, Wild & Blue America” – where the American Spirit and Great Outdoors are celebrated in equal measure. Stay connected to Sportsman Channel online at, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.



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