Friday, November 19, 2010

Strike King Joins Sportsman Channel With Three Shows

Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, and Strike King Lure Company, a fishing industry icon, are pleased to announce three Strike King sponsored shows are debuting exclusively on Sportsman Channel starting the week of December 27: Strike King Classics, Brauer's Bass Battles and One More Cast with Shaw Grigsby. Strike King Classics is a mixture of highlights and new episodes; Brauer's Bass Battles is a brand new show from the Brauer father-son team and One More Cast with Shaw Grigsby is moving from its long-time home on Versus to Sportsman.

"We are honored to have these great fishing programs debut on Sportsman Channel-the premier destination for the American Sportsman" said Doug Minor, VP of Sales and Marketing at Strike King. "We believe these shows are the very best in their field with their dynamic hosts, superb videography and most importantly - ability to show viewers how to catch bigger and more fish!"

"Our viewers love their fishing programming and they will be excited to see the Strike King name on Sportsman Channel with these iconic shows. Names like VanDam, Brauer and Grisgby are synonymous with catching big fish successfully," said Gavin Harvey, Sportsman Channel CEO.

Strike King Classics debuts on Sportsman Channel Monday, December 27 at 6:30 am with re-airs Fridays at 3 pm and Sundays at 10 am EST. This fast-paced magazine-format fishing show features the most elite Pro Team in the fishing industry. The Strike King pro Team includes such anglers as 2010 Angler of the Year, Kevin VanDam, along with Denny Brauer, and other famous Bassmaster Classic and Elite Tour Event winning Pros. Learn the latest in technique and tournament winning strategies to help you have a heavier bag at your next weigh-in.

Brauers Bass Battles is premiering on Sportsman Channel Wednesday, December 29 at 6 am with reairs on Friday at 3:30 pm and Sunday at 10:30 am ET. On Brauers Bass Battles, every show is a tournament. Choose sides with Bassmasters Classic Champion Denny Brauer or his B.A.S.S. Elite Champion son, Chad, on public water while fishing against one another for an end-of-the-day weigh-in. The two Brauers will use different styles and techniques to outwit the bass and each other.

One More Cast with Shaw Grigsby is moving from its decade-long home on Versus to Sportsman Channel beginning Monday, December 27 at 7 am with re-airs on Fridays at 4 pm and Sundays at 11 am ET. Easily known at the world's best sight fisherman, Grigsby has been fishing professional for 23 years and has scored eight wins along with numerous top tens to ensure his current ranking at No. 10 in the world. This brand new season of episodes is a must-see for any die-hard fisherman.

About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to the more than 82 million sportsmen in the United States, delivering entertaining and educational programming focused exclusively on hunting, shooting and fishing activities. Sportsman Channel is now available in HD, check with your local cable or satellite provider. Acquired by InterMedia Outdoors Holdings in 2006, Sportsman Channel reaches 27 million U.S. television households and is a part of the nation's largest multimedia company targeted exclusively to serving the information and entertainment needs of outdoors enthusiasts. Visit, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (, become a Fan on Facebook, and download Sportsman App at

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