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Outdoor Channel Unveils Winners of Golden Moose Awards

The Outdoor Channel held its 15th Annual Golden Moose Awards on Thurs., Jan. 22, and The WON was there — behind the scenes and behind the curtain. Mia Anstine, along with the Little Gal, asked many of the industry’s top women how they planned to mentor the next generation. You’ll see the results here in the next few weeks. In the meantime, here’s who won.


Here’s LG with Sarah Palin, who presented awards at the show. LG is our official intern, and did an outstanding job of interviewing people and finding cool products while at her first show. (Mia Anstine photo)


WHAT:            Outdoor Channel announced the winners of its 15th Annual Golden Moose Awards (GMA). The country’s premier outdoor television awards ceremony was held during the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) annual Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference in Las Vegas.


WHO:              The GMA were once again emceed by Michael Waddell of Outdoor Channel’s “Realtree Road Trips with Michael Waddell” and “Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector.” The ceremony included memorable performances by Ted NugentNate Hosie and Kari & Billy. Nearly 2,000 outdoor industry leaders, TV personalities and lucky fans attended the highly-anticipated awards show.


Special presenters for the evening included: Gerald McRaney, star of “House of Cards” and Outdoor Channel’s “Ram Outdoorsman”; Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska and star of Sportsman Channel’s “Amazing America with Sarah Palin”; Theresa Vail, a 2013 Miss Kansas winner, avid bowhunter and host of the upcoming network series “Limitless with Theresa Vail”; country music star and host of “Craig Morgan All Access Outdoors,” Craig Morgan; huntress Eva Shockey of “Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures”; Mossy Oak founder and CEO Toxey Haas; and Realtree President and CEO Bill Jordan.


A total of seventeen Golden Moose Awards were presented throughout the evening in the first-ever live streamed iteration of the leading outdoor programming awards show. Among the seventeen is the Fan Favorite Award for Best Host/s, which was awarded to Nugent and chosen by more than 18,000 loyal viewers of the network. Outdoor Channel also presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Harold Knight and David Hale, the unequivocal elder statesmen of the hunting world and stars of Outdoor Channel’s “Ultimate Hunting,” for their unparalleled contributions to the outdoor community. The self-described “country boys” turned a friendship and a love of hunting into a decades-long business phenomenon.


The Golden Moose Awards went to the following winners…


Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award | Winner: Harold Knight and David Hale, “Ultimate Hunting”


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


Best Overall Production | Winner: “Drury’s THIRTEEN”


Best Deer Hunting Winner: “Crush with Lee and Tiffany”


Best Big Game Hunting Winner: “Driven with Pat and Nicole”


Best Bird Hunting | Winners: “Crush with Lee & Tiffany”


Best Shooting Sports | Winner: “The Best Defense”


Best Fishing | Winner: “The Bassmasters”


Best Conservation, Education & Instruction | Winner: “Bass Pro Shops King of Bucks”


Best Comedy | Winner: “Craig Morgan All Access”


Best General Interest Show | Winner: “The Gunfather”


Best New Series Winner: “Jim Shockey’s UNCHARTED”


Best Series Open | Winner: “Driven with Pat and Nicole”


Best Videography / Camera Work | Winner: “Raised Hunting”


Best Sound Design | Winner: “MidwayUSA’s Gun Stories”


Best Graphic Design / Animation Winner: “Drury’s THIRTEEN”


Best Commercial | Winner: 26 Nosler, “Flat Out, Lights Out”


WHERE:         The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada


WHEN:           On Thursday, January 22nd from 8-11 p.m.

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