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And the Golden Moose Award goes to …

DSCN0568WON Guns Mia Anstine and Britney Starr were among the approximate 1,800 outdoor industry leaders and TV personalities at the 13th Annual Golden Moose Awards, held during the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) on January 17, 2013. This year’s Outdoor Channel award show was held in the the Venetian Theatre at The Venetian Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

Mia Anstine and Britney Starr enjoying their evening at the Golden Moose Awards. Photo courtesy of Kevin Paulson

Mia Anstine and Britney Starr enjoying their evening at the Golden Moose Awards. Photo courtesy of Kevin Paulson

Host Michael Waddell, of Outdoor Channel’s “Realtree Road Trips with Michael Waddell” and “Bone Collector,” kicked off the evening with a short speech that set the tone for the event. “We aren’t celebrating the fact that we are good hunters and fishermen,” Waddell said. “We are here to celebrate the fact that we can hunt and fish.”

Other speakers included Outdoor Channel’s president and CEO, Tom Hornish, and executive director for the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action, Chris Cox.

Several lady hunters went home with awards this year, including Tiffany Lakosky of “The Crush with Lee & Tiffany” and Nicole Reeve of “Driven TV with Pat & Nicole.”

L to R, Dave Watson of “Mathews TV” with Nicole and Pat Reeve of "Driven TV"

Dave Watson of “Mathews TV” with Nicole and Pat Reeve of “Driven TV,” who won “Best Show Open” and “Best Big Game.” Photo courtesy of Outdoor Channel

Winners of "Best Deer Hunting", Tiffany and Lee Lakosky. Photo by Mia Anstine

Winners of “Best Deer Hunting,” Tiffany and Lee Lakosky. Photo by Mia Anstine

Shemane and Ted Nugent.

Shemane and Ted Nugent with their award for “Fan Favorite Best Host.” Photo courtesy of Outdoor Channel


And the Golden Moose Award goes to …

Best Overall | Winner: Jim Shockey’s, The Professionals

Best Big Game | Winner: Driven with Pat and Nicole

Best Deer | Winner: The Crush with Lee & Tiffany

Best Bird Hunting | Winners (tie): Ducks Unlimited presented by Browning and The Flush

Best Turkey Hunting Winner: Bone Collector

Best Fishing | Winner: Trev Gowdy’s Monster Fish

Best Shooting | Winner: MidwayUSA’s Gun Stories

Best Conservation | Winner: BioLogic and Drury’s Wildlife Obsession

Best Educational | Winner: MidwayUSA’s Gun Stories

Best Comedy/Blooper | Winner: Drop Zone

Best Show Open | Winner: Driven with Pat and Nicole

Best Off Road | Winner: Snow Trax Television

Best Sound Design | Winner: Jim Shockey’s The Professionals

Best Videography | Winner: Jim Shockey’s The Professionals

Best Graphics Winner: In Pursuit with Greg & Jake

Best Commercial | Winner: Gold Tip Arrows

Fan Favorite Best Overall Series | Winner: Buck Commander protected by Under Armour

Fan Favorite Best New Series | Winner: Sasquatch

Fan Favorite Best Hunting Series | Winner: Bone Collector

Fan Favorite Best Fishing Series | Winner: Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Fishing

Fan Favorite Best Host | Winner: Ted Nugent of Ted Nugent Spirit of the Wild

Golden Moose Honorary Award – Pioneer Award | Winner: Jackie Bushman

Golden Moose Humanitarian Award | Winner: Craig Morgan

Attendees were also treated to performances during the ceremony by Craig Morgan (2013 Golden Moose Humanitarian Award recipient), who performed “What Matters Most” and  Aaron Lewis, who performed “Country Boy.” At the conclusion of the awards, country music stars Big & Rich performed multiple songs.

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