Destination Whitetail Up For Four Sportsman Choice Awards


Lauren Rich, host of Destination Whitetail, is nominated for “Best Host” in the 2013 Sportsman Choice Awards.

F+W Outdoors-produced Destination Whitetail is nominated for four 2013 Sportsman Choice Awards, the Sportsman Channel network’s viewer-decided awards program.

Currently in its second season, the travel whitetail hunting series ventured across the country and into Canada this year, with excursions to Anticosti Island, Ted Nugent’s Michigan hunting retreat, Texas, Lake of the Woods, Florida and other top hunting destinations.

Now, viewers have a chance to show their appreciation for another excellent season by voting for the show in the 2013 Sportsman Choice Awards.

Destination Whitetail is up for the following awards: Best Hunting Show, Best Educational/Instructional Show, Best Host for Lauren Rich, and Best Bloopers. The show was named a finalist for the 2012 Sportsman Choice Award for Best New Series for its first season.

Fans of Destination Whitetail can vote for the show by visiting, and then Liking the channel’s page and clicking “Sportsman Choice Awards 2013” in the banner to submit their choice for the show in questions 1, 6, 7 and 10.

To encourage voters this year, Sportsman Channel is giving away prize packages to those who vote in the Sportsman Choice Awards in addition to daily giveaways of Sportsman Channel t-shirts, hats and more.

Winners will be announced at an awards party during the annual S.H.O.T. Show in Las Vegas in January. Voting opened Nov. 4 and continues through December.

Destination Whitetail, produced by F+W Outdoors, premiered in 2012 on the Sportsman Channel. The series investigates the people, places and ways to hunt whitetail throughout North America. In the 43 states that have deer populations, their habitat varies as greatly as the traditions and methods used to hunt them.

Destination Whitetail goes behind the scenes with some of the outdoor industry’s most prolific personalities and learns how whitetails have contributed to their success. After its first season, Destination Whitetail was named a finalist for the 2012 Sportsman Choice Awards for “Best New Series.”