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Season: 2016

Episode 501 - Cover Story

The good folks at Covey Rise magazine invited us along to do a behind the scenes show on their cover story shoot and interview with famed newsman Tom Brokaw.

Episode 502 - Lucky Charm

The climax of a 3 year odyssey to bag a big tom mountain lion.

Episode 503 - Lords of the Flies

Ram Outdoorsman host, Chris Dorsey and friend Matt Connolly head back to Canada and fling flies for gargantuan 'gators.

Episode 504 - Antelope Adventures

Shane Jones and Mark Malley of Ram Trucks head to New Mexico and put the stalk on some monster pronghorn.

Episode 505 - Bountiful Colorado

While Chris and Tom Behunin are out trying to find a late season mule deer, they come across one of the biggest elk ever seen on film – out of season of course.

Episode 506 - Big Love for Big Sky

Chris Dorsey visits Tom Brokaw's ranch and they talk about the splendor of the "Last Best Place" as they flush coveys of Hungarian Partridge and we look back at previous Montana hunts.

Episode 507 - Bingo- Bongo. BANGO!

Ram Outdoorsman host, Chris Dorsey is back in the sweltering jungles of Cameroon in pursuit of the elusive bongo.

Episode 508 - A Conservation Story

Less than 100 years ago, tule elk were on the verge of extinction. Now, thanks to the conservation efforts of hunters and naturalists the population is so high, hunters are called in to manage the herd.

Episode 509 - Craggy Critters

The critters that inhabit the craggy peak represent some of the hardest hunts on the planet. This episode looks at some of the toughest hunts and most extreme conditions found anywhere on the planet.

Episode 510 - Mexico's Grey Ghosts

Host, Chris Dorsey, and his good friend, Tom Behunin, head south of the border to pursue the diminutive and elusive coues deer.

Episode 511 - One for the Birds

Chris Dorsey and Jeff Crane, President of the Congressional Sportsmans Foundation, are chasing ringnecks at Paul Nelson Farm and Chris remembers some his has favorite bird destinations ever.

Episode 512 - Need for Speed (Goats)

Chris Dorsey and Vista Outdoor CEO, Mark DeYoung, head down to New Mexico to go after one of America's most unique animals, one that has no other living relatives on the planet and has lived in North America for more than a million years!

Episode 513 - Good Luck Buck

Chris and Tom Behunin are off to the Golden State to check another box on their Big 29 hit list. Drought and oppressive heat make the hunt that much harder.

Episode 514 - The Rackett Pt. 1

Chris and Tom Behunin head east to find monster muleys and a bevy of birds.

Episode 515 - The Rackett Pt. 2

With one record book size buck in the bag, Chris and Tom are back out on The Rackett looking for another book buck, and management buck, then swing down to Rocker, Steve Farris' place for some water-fowling.

Episode 516 - Farris in Paradise

Take something great and make it better. That seems to be the mantra in Nebraska. Steve Farris does it, the Rackett does it, Sam Sebastiani does it at Vinter's Island. This week, wing shooter extraordinaire, Steve Farris explores them all.

Episode 517 - Surf n' Turf

Host Chris Dorsey heads down to the Bahama's in pursuit of feisty bonefish while a young hunter hits Colorado's Western slope on his first ever elk hunt.

Episode 518 - Newfie Two-fer

Ram Truck's Justin Yates and Ram Outdoorsman team member, Dan Flavin, head to Newfoundland to go after bear and moose on the Canadian island province.

Season: 2015

Episode 401 - Little Africa & Big Sky Country

Chris Dorsey ventures deep into Cameroon - nicknamed 'Africa in Miniature' - to hunt elusive bongo and forest buffalo. Then we head to the Big Sky Country of Montana for a frigid upland hunt.

Episode 402 - Mule Deer Madness

It's mule deer madness this week as we celebrate the great bounding game of the west.

Episode 403 - Elk Escapade & Turkey Two-fer

It's a once-in-a lifetime wapiti for veteran hunter Chris Dorsey - but once he gets the shot off on this monster elk the real adventure begins. Then, Chris heads to Nebraska to hunt gobblers with musician Steve Farris.

Episode 404 - Hunts Across the World

We span the globe this week with spectacular RAM Outdoorsman hunts for roan antelope in Zambia, giant eland in Cameroon, black bear on Vancouver Island, and muskox in the arctic circle.

Episode 405 - Returning for Grizzly

Host Chris Dorsey spent over a week last year in harsh conditions stalking a big salmon-fed grizzly boar but was not able to get a shot off - he returns a year later to the same remote region to finish the quest.

Episode 406 - Memorable Hunts

From lung-busting and gut-wrenching mountain hunts for moose and goat to a unique pronghorn competition allowing for only one shot - it’s a look at memorable hunts that should be on every outdoorsman's bucket list.

Episode 407 - African Antelope, Pigs and Buffalo

We are in Cameroon this week to hunt the Africanized versions of three American hunting staples: antelope, pigs, and buffalo. But these variations from the other side of the world are the roan antelope, red river hog, and savannah buffalo.

Episode 408 - The Monarchs of the Mountains

The wapiti are bugling as we celebrate North America's greatest big game with four different elk hunts under tough conditions.

Episode 409 - American Plainsgame

It’s a journey to the heartland of America as we look at some of the great game and hunting traditions found in the central states, including whitetail, pronghorn, and pheasant.

Episode 410 - Bucket List Bulls

Host Chris Dorsey and longtime friend, Tom Behunin, head to the Canadian province of Newfoundland to check another box on their big game bucket list.

Episode 411 - August October

Shane Jones, a member of the Ram Outdoorsman family, goes on the hunt of a lifetime for Alaskan moose while host, Chris Dorsey, takes some friends from RAM Trucks to the pheasant mecca of Paul Nelson Farms in South Dakota.

Episode 412 - Steel Resolve

Late season elk on public land is a challenge, but Colorado native, Tom Behunin knows a trick or two and puts friend and host Chris Dorsey in a great position – also, a look back earlier in the year when Chris and Team Ram Trucks hooked into some massive Michigan steelheads.

Episode 413 - Best of Botswana

A look back to when Botswana was still open for hunting and world class dangerous game guide, Jeff Rann, led host, Chris Dorsey, and several friends in pursuit of the largest of the land animals.

Episode 414 - Old Friends, New Memories

Co-stars of the hit 80s TV show, Simon and Simon, Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker have been hunting buddies from the word go. This episode sees them reunited and back in the field in hot pursuit of trophy whitetails.

Episode 415 - Big Cats

It's a game of cat and mouse as we take a look back at the Ram Outdoorsman hosts' pursuit of ferocious felines- but who is hunting whom?

Episode 416 - Speed Goats and Ring Necks

Ram Truck's Dan Flavin heads to the high plains of Granby, Co hoping to glimpse the lightning fast speed goat aka pronghorn antelope while Chris Dorsey and famed newsman, Tom Brokaw, head out for opening day pheasants in SD.

Episode 417 - Big Sky, Big Bucks

Ram Trucks VIPs head to big sky country looking for big bucks.

Episode 418 - Dangerous Water

Ram Outdoorsman takes a look back at some of the most dangerous animals found below the surface – hippos, crocs and gators.

Episode 419 - Pork Appreciation

It's "Pork Appreciation" on Ram Outdoorsman this week as we travel the world in honor of the various species found on four different continents.

Season: 2014

Episode 301 - A Journey North, A Journey Through Time

Chris Dorsey and Tom Behunin travel north of the arctic circle to hunt Muskox on Victoria Island in western Nunavut with native outfitter George Hakongak. The journey is a part of the adventure as these two hunters travel to a remote corner of the world to hunt game reminiscent of a primitive era.

Episode 302 - Your Inner Redneck

It’s a trip back to the prehistoric era as Chris Dorsey and Flip Flippen pursue a species as old as dinosaurs in this Louisiana gator hunt. The two experienced hunters also get in touch with their younger selves by getting down and dirty in the swamps while catching a basketful of frogs.

Episode 303 - British Columbia Bucket Lists

Chris Dorsey and RAM Trucks Brian Szalk visit the evergreen wilderness of British Columbia to knock a few items off of their bucket lists – Chris is in pursuit of his first Roosevelt elk and Brian wants to take his first black bear. It’s a treasure trove of wild game in this lush and rugged landscape.

Episode 304 - Return to the Sand Castle

It’s a return to one of his favorite honey holes as Chris Dorsey invites RAM Truck’s Mike Cairns to join him in the sand hills of Nebraska to hunt whitetail and mule deer with guide Lyndon Branson. Mid-way through his hunt Chris hopes for a break in the weather and gets more than he bargained for!

Episode 305 - Getting His Goat

Author and host Chris Dorsey has travelled the world in pursuit of big game hunting, but there is a species that lives close to home that has always eluded him: the North American mountain goat. Chris travels to the snow-covered slopes of British Columbia to chase rams up and down treacherous climbs and descents proving that not all dangerous game have claws. It’s test of a hunter’s physical and mental stamina as Chris and his guide relentlessly pursue this trophy.

Episode 306 - Rocky Mountain Mule Deer

Colorado hunter Tom Behunin invites host Chris Dorsey to hunt in one of Tom’s secret spots, hidden in the Rocky Mountains and just a stone’s throw from Denver. Tom has taken gigantic moose, elk, and bighorn sheep in the Rockies, but this time he is working hard to put Chris on a big mule deer. They are in the right place at the right time…. Now its just a matter of finding the right buck.

Episode 307 - Best of the American West

It’s the best big game and bird hunting from the Rocky Mountains on this Ram Outdoorsman. For the big game hunt, ATK President & CEO Mark DeYoung travels to the land of the giants as to pursue monster elk in the hills of New Mexico with author Chris Dorsey. Chris plays host again as he hunts upland birds in the snowy fields of Kessler Canyon with Zoli’s GM Steve Lamboy.

Episode 308 - One Shot at Hunting History

Colorado and Wyoming battle for bragging rights in the annual One Shot Antelope Hunt. One of the oldest and most prestigious hunts in the world, the 69th annual competition pits hunters, celebrities, and state Governors against each other and against the keen-eyed and fleet-footed pronghorn. Author Chris Dorsey, actor Gerald McRaney, and Ram Trucks’ DG Lex compete as a 3-man team in this perennial hunting classic.

Episode 309 - From Your Backyard… to Cameroon

Chris Dorsey travels near and far in this globe-trotting episode of RAM Outdoorsman. Chris visits the lush jungles and open plains of Cameroon in pursuit of giant eland and hartebeest. Then it’s a hunt right out his backdoor as Chris hunts waterfowl with his friends from RAM Trucks.

Season: 2013

Getting His Goat

Author and host Chris Dorsey has travelled the world in pursuit of big game hunting, but there is a species that lives close to home that has always eluded him: the North American mountain goat. Chris travels to the snow-covered slopes of British Columbia to chase rams up and down treacherous climbs and descents proving that not all dangerous game have claws. It’s test of a hunter’s physical and mental stamina as Chris and his guide relentlessly pursue this trophy.

Rocky Mountain Mule Deer

Colorado hunter Tom Behunin invites host Chris Dorsey to hunt in one of Tom’s secret spots, hidden in the Rocky Mountains and just a stone’s throw from Denver. Tom has taken gigantic moose, elk, and bighorn sheep in the Rockies, but this time he is working hard to put Chris on a big mule deer. They are in the right place at the right time…. Now it’s just a matter of finding the right buck.

Best of the American West

It’s the best big game and bird hunting from the Rocky Mountains on this Ram Outdoorsman. For the big game hunt, ATK President & CEO Mark DeYoung travels to the land of the giants as to pursue monster elk in the hills of New Mexico with author Chris Dorsey. Chris plays host again as he hunts upland birds in the snowy fields of Kessler Canyon with Zoli’s GM Steve Lamboy.

One Shot at Hunting History

Colorado and Wyoming battle for bragging rights in the annual One Shot Antelope Hunt. One of the oldest and most prestigious hunts in the world, the 69th annual competition pits hunters, celebrities, and state Governors against each other and against the keen-eyed and fleet-footed pronghorn. Author Chris Dorsey, actor Gerald McRaney, and Ram Trucks’ DG Lex compete as a 3-man team in this perennial hunting classic.

Demolition Deer Derby

Host Chris Dorsey returns to the sand hills of Nebraska to hunt with veteran outfitter Lyndon Branson. Chris has a combo tag and he is hunting for either whitetail or mule deer, and he knows that Lyndon’s secret hunting location has both. When Lyndon isn’t guiding his friends to 200+ inch bucks he pursues his other passion – demolition derby – but the trophy he is chasing this week is a deer for Chris.

Second Chance on a First-Class Moose

After watching the moose of a lifetime get away from him the year prior, hunter & author Chris Dorsey returned to hunt the same location with the same guide. It’s an adventure deep into the backcountry of America’s largest state, as hunter and guide seek out a very special bull.

Mule Deer with a Friend & Waterfowl with a Brother

Chris Dorsey hunts with friend and guide Russ MacLennan in eastern Colorado, the same hunting ground where Chris once took the largest whitetail of his life. But this time he is hunting the big brother of the whitetail – the mule deer. Then Chris takes his own big brother to the waterfowling mecca of Saskatchewan.

Tough Elk & Easy Pheasants

It was a tough year for elk hunting, and Chris Dorsey and his guide Colby Hale are facing serious challenges as they look for a worthy trophy bull in New Mexico. Then it’s off to South Dakota as Chris and Steve Farris hunt pheasants at Paul Nelson Farms, where the game is plentiful and the shotgunning is off the charts.

Montana's Monarch of the Mountains

The snow is blowing and the elk are bugling as hunter and author Chris Dorsey and veteran guide Vinny Delgado plow their way through the thick stuff in the mountains of Montana in search of trophy bull elk. The scenery looks as spectacular as the hunting as the two refuse to let Mother Nature end their quest. Then Chris enjoys working with some of the best hunting dogs in America in an eastern Colorado upland shoot.

Climbing for Moose & Walking for Pheasants

This episode is a lung buster as host Chris Dorsey hikes through the rugged terrain of British Columbia for a trophy moose. Chris and his guide track a monster bull for 2 days and 5 miles before he gets within range… but the challenge isn’t over just yet. Marching through the snow continues as Chris and Zoli’s GM Steve Lamboy take their limit of pheasants in a winter wonderland upland shotgunning adventure.

Bugles of the Bulls

Host and author Chris Dorsey visits Three Forks Ranch, one of the great elk hunting destinations in the west to hunt bulls in the peak of the rut. Bugling elk scream across the Colorado landscape as Chris and guide work hard to get close for a shot at a trophy bull.

6-String Deer Calls

Professional guitarist Steve Farris has a second job… owning and managing some of the best hunting properties in America. Steve invites Chris Dorsey to his Nebraska land to hunt whitetail during the rut. Chris knows the big bucks are out there, but can he play some music of his own and rattle one in?

Plains Play

Two of America’s Great Plains game are celebrated as host Chris Dorsey hunts pronghorn in Colorado and pheasants in South Dakota. With a short hunting season and plenty of real estate to cover, a good guide is critical for success during the Colorado antelope season and Dan Harrison has what it takes to get Chris close to a big buck. Then it’s a short drive to the north as Chris joins guitar hero Steve Farris in the heart of the pheasant belt as they hunt upland birds in South Dakota.

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