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Outdoor Women TV Stars Win Big at 17th Annual Outdoor Sportsman Awards

Women’s Outdoor News team of Julie Golob and Stacy Bright attended this year’s 17th Annual Outdoor Sportsman Awards, sponsored by RAM, on Thurs., Jan. 19. Held at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas during the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual industry gathering, the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference, aka SHOT Show, this year’s ceremony saw 20 awards given out by hosts Tom McMillan, of Sportsman Channel’s MCMILLAN, and Michael Waddell, of Outdoor Channel’s Realtree Road Trips with Michael Waddell and Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector.

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Julie and Stacy spent time on the red carpet before the awards show began and then, backstage and behind-the-scenes, to bring you this coverage of women who are influential in the world of outdoor television.

Melissa Bachman, Winchester Deadly Passion

In this video, Julie chats with Melissa Bachman on how her mother influenced her as a hunter.

Tiffany Lakosky, The Crush with Lee & Tiffany 
Tiffany Lakosky talks about raising her children to be hunters. She also discusses motherhood and what it feel like to inspire hunting families.

Jana Waller, Skull Bound
Healing wounded warriors through hunting, Jana Waller shares her passion for aiding our veterans.

Junie Pack, Just Junie
Julie talks with Junie Pack about her first Golden Moose award in the first season of her hunting show as well as the challenges of being a single mother.
Lee & Tiffany Lakosky, The Crush with Lee & Tiffany 
Families that hunt together, stay together! Julie managed to catch Lee & Tiffany Lakosky on their Golden Moose for Best Big Game. Interviewing influential couples of the hunting world and what it’s like to be a role models, Julie talked with Lee & Tiffany about their Golden Moose award for Big Game Hunting and their role in encouraging hunting as a way to bring families together.

List: Outdoor Sportsman Awards 2017

BEST OVERALL: Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures

BEST NEW SERIES – OUTDOOR CHANNEL: Carter’s W.A.R.

BEST NEW SERIES – SPORTSMAN CHANNEL: Just Junie

BEST DEER HUNTING: Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector

BEST BIG GAME: CRUSH with Lee & Tiffany

BEST SMALL GAME: MeatEater

BEST FISHING: Trev Gowdy’s Monster Fish

BEST SHOOTING SPORTS: Viking Chronicles

BEST GENERAL INTEREST: The Best Defense

BEST COMEDY: MCMILLAN

BEST COMMERCIAL: Under Armour – These Are My Boots

BEST GRAPHICS: Dropped

BEST SHOW OPEN: Driven with Pat & Nicole

BEST SOUND DESIGN: The Best Defense

BEST VIDEOGRAPHY: Dave Mercer’s Facts of Fishing

BEST TURKEY: The Habit

BEST WINGSHOOTING: Heartland Waterfowl

BEST CONSERVATION: Carter’s W.A.R. 

FAN FAVORITE HOST – OUTDOOR CHANNEL: Ted & Shemane Nugent, Ted Nugent Spirit of the Wild

FAN FAVORITE HOST – SPORTSMAN CHANNEL: Tim Wells, Relentless Pursuit

The entire ceremony of the Sportsman Awards was live-streamed for the first time ever and can be seen at MyOutdoorTV.com and Outdoor Channel’s Facebook page.

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