Thursday, August 4, 2022

Cape Buffalo Take Center Stage in Sporting Classics with Chris Dorsey

Chris Dorsey has taken nearly 50 safaris to Africa and 30 trips to South America in pursuit of the greatest televised big game and wingshooting adventures on Earth… but one of his favorite hunting honey holes is just a short drive away from his home outside of Denver. Tune in this week to Sporting Classics with Chris Dorsey as the host visits his old friend and Denver SCI chapter president Russ MacLennon in the rolling plains of eastern Colorado to hunt deer and pheasant. Chris has already taken the biggest whitetail and mule deer of his life from this same corner of the state, and is holding a combo tag for either species. He also spends an afternoon flushing pheasants with his friends from Walther Arms who visiting to help oversee a commercial project produced by Dorsey Pictures. Catch the action this Saturday at 12:30 pm ET on Outdoor Channel.

Sporting Classics with Chris Dorsey is a joint venture between Dorsey Pictures, the largest producer of outdoor lifestyle programming in history and Sporting Classics magazine, the award-winning 40-year old premium outdoor magazine that showcases the history, art and romance of the outdoors. The series airs on Outdoor Channel every Saturday at 12:30 pm et, with additional airings on Monday at noon, Wednesday at 9 am, Friday at 7 am and Sunday at 4:30 am (all times ET).

Sporting Classics with Chris Dorsey is sponsored by Sporting Classics Magazine, Winchester Ammunition, Winchester Repeating Arms, Silencer Central, Walther Arms, Umarex Airguns, Safari Club International, Negrini Cases and Riton Optics.

Chris Dorsey has been called the 'brand-father' of outdoor television having helped create and launch almost 60 series in the outdoor genre and an equal number of series in mainstream television, including for such networks as ABC, Discovery Channel, History Channel, HGTV, Travel, DIY, ESPN, WGN America, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, Destination America, Oxygen, and all the outdoor networks. Dorsey formerly served as editor in chief of Sports Afield and Ducks Unlimited magazines, is the author of 12 books, and is a regular contributor to Forbes. His work also has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, and The Robb Report. He's among the world's most widely traveled hunters having taken the 29 big game species of North America, the deadly seven species of Africa, the spiral horns of Africa and the wild turkey world slam. He’s a member of the Outdoor Legends Hall of Fame and is a recipient of the Ray Scott Trailblazer Award as well as the Curt Gowdy Memorial Award. Dorsey has also served in board and advisory positions of numerous conservation and sporting advocacy organizations.