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What is your favorite tv hunting show?

I like Tracks Across Africa, Jim Shockey, Real Tree Road Trips and Getting Close.

Now, I am not sure if I would watch Gettin Close if Tiffany wasn't so cute Evil!

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Im picturing CVC's tail waggin ya mutt!!! Laugh but I guess Id HAVE to agree!!! She is a lil cutie aint she!!!

Guess My list is MOst of the shows on versus except Tred Barta (cant stand that blowhard) not to mention his unsafe and unethical practices.

Then Realtree and a few others..Most are great to watch and kinna fun to pick at. Just gotta love the "dramatic" pre shot filming they do. Friend of mine showed me some stuff that really cracked me up.. Had a couple of pictures where they had a bunch of lights and cam rails set up on the "hunter" and pre or post (not sure which) filmed all his dramatic "there he is, gonna take the shot" drama and such as that. Not saying that they wernt the ones shooting but if you think about it, notice that they have like 3 or 4 different shot angles on the hunter prior to the "shot". I would kinna doubt a Buck would stick around while a camera man moved 5 times to get all these angles before the shot. But still, over all they can be a good resource for information if you just take in to account that some is dramatic BS for viewer interest and such.

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Im with you on jim shockey, I think its one of the best out there. I also like gander mt game trails as well as tracks across africa, I personally dont care for most of the buck masters and other food plot hunting shows, I dont really think of that as hunting so to speak

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I don't usually get time to watch them, but I've been trying to catch that one with Jeff Foxworthy. Bucks of Temecula I think it's called? Looked like it might have some entertaining value.

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Tecumanti. Show sponcered by Tecumanti Seeds for food plots. Good one too

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Do you guys mean Tecomate out of Texas? I don't get the channels to watch these shows, but if this show has anything to do with Tecomate Ranch I bet those bucks are monsters. My first hunting book was written by David Morris i consider it my bible to deer hunting. He wrote the book before he got into the seed business, but he has a passion for hunting big bucks.

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Yep THATS how ta speel it!!! Sorry I cant spell fer chit Brick Wall,) Brick Wall,) Brick Wall,) And yep they have some monsters on that show. So you dont get "Versus" channel on your cable or satillite red? the Tec show is hosted by Jeff Foxworthy got some really interesting topic discussions on it as well. Not to mention some good funny stuff Laugh

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Here... gave red a link... this is a link to the Versus website... Im putting up the video direct link. Has a LOT of good shorts on it with a few cooking tips as well. Has some good commentaries and debates and all that good stuff... enjoy!!!

http://whitetail.versus.com/browseVideo.aspx

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Whistling Wings and Fall Flight were the only two that I ever thought were worth my time to watch. I really appreciate it when shows like these really make an effort to cast hunting and hunters in a good light. I even sent Mossy Oak productions an email praising them for producing such a good quality show like Whistling Wings. One of the producers wrote me back, telling me he was glad when some viewers actually "get it", talking about what they are trying to achive in a show.

I've seen too many shows where it's all about the trophy, the kill, or jumping up and down for joy acting like a complete fool once the game is taken. The Turkey hunting shows are the worst offenders I think. I mean you'd think that some of these guys never hunted before, praising Jesus and howling once they get a bird. Just makes all hunters look like idiots.

Fall Flight an Whistling Wings were just better quality shows, always had mature and relatively experienced hunters, who always displayed a good hunting ethic and mature behavior. Often the guests of these shows would have a good story to tell as well. Sadly neither of these two shows air anymore since about late spring this years.

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I agree the whooping and holler'n can be too much sometimes.

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Great topic!

My favorites are:

Bucks of Tecomate - David Morris does a great job presenting the biology portion of the show and his whitetail knowledge is 2nd to none. Jeff Foxworthy is not only a funny guy, but also a true sportsman that loves big whitetails.

Primos "Truth" series - Will Primos makes great calls, great videos, and presents an outstanding show.

Jim Shockey - For the everything big game hunting show. He does an outstanding job of showing us what it takes to harvest animals from all over the world with a muzzle loader.

Drury brothers - Great shows in the midwest hunting those big whitetails that I love so much. Intelligent gentlemen that do a fine job as show hosts.

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