Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Safariland Expedition 3-Gun Match

Hamburg, PA., – Doug Koenig’s Championship Season now in its eighth year on Pursuit Channel heads to the rocky desert terrain of the Pro Gun Club in Las Vegas, NV. Doug is competing in the Two Gun Division of the 2018 Safariland Expedition 3-Gun match. Shooting handguns, rifles and shotguns, competitors must run through fast and short stages that’ll be scored by the most targets hit with the fastest times placing them in the lead.

The six courses of fire Doug shot included steel plates, Texas Star and both IPSC poppers and paper targets shooting a Ruger AR-556 MPR and an American 5” pistol, chambered in 9mm secured in his Safariland prototype holster and customized ELS belt. Finishing out the weekend, the entire Team Safariland participated in a special Michael Voigt tribute pistol match. Honoring their former team member’s memory were heartfelt stories recalling Voigt’s lifelong contributions and dedication to the shooting sports throughout his professional shooting and working career.

Watch Doug Koenig’s Championship Season every week on Pursuit Channel, now available On Demand at www.pursuituptv.com. Search for Doug’s show by title, and be sure to connect with Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or on Instagram @dougkoenig.

 

  • Wednesday at 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Friday at 9:00 pm (Eastern Primetime)
  • Saturday at 1:00 am (EST)

 

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season returns to Pursuit Channel. From remote hunting destinations to the firing line, join your host and world shooting champion Doug Koenig on his quest for the ultimate trophies. Championship Season features a gritty combination of fast-paced shooting competition and wild hunting adventures – all with rugged, reliable Ruger® firearms. Whether it’s bull Elk, whitetails or competition shooting, one thing is certain…bullets will fly and it’s gonna be a wild ride!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Hornady’s Pandemic 2018 Match

Hamburg, PA., – Doug Koenig’s Championship Season, now in its eighth year on Pursuit Channel captures Doug fighting off multiple Zombies at Hornady’s Pandemic 2018 match. Known for its combat styled, zombie themed stage designs, competitors engaged paper, steel and clay reactive targets from 10 yards out to 100 yards with handguns, rifles and shotguns. Shooting the Tactical Division, Doug swiftly adapts himself to the running and gunning stages, which are scored based on time and targets hit.

Then, Doug takes a break for a behind the scenes factory guided tour at Hornady Manufacturing in Grand Island, NE. Every round of ammunition is hand inspected ensuring the company’s tagline of Accurate, Deadly and Dependable lives up to those measured words. Armed with new boxes of ammunition for the Zombie match, Doug heads back to the range and finishes the match with a first place win.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season is presented by Pursuit Channel, available to view On Demand at www.pursuituptv.com. Search for Doug’s show by title.

 

  • Wednesday at 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Friday at 9:00 pm (Eastern Primetime)
  • Saturday at 1:00 am (EST)

 

Follow Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or Instagram @dougkoenig.

 

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season returns to Pursuit Channel. From remote hunting destinations to the firing line, join your host and world shooting champion Doug Koenig on his quest for the ultimate trophies. Championship Season features a gritty combination of fast-paced shooting competition and wild hunting adventures – all with rugged, reliable Ruger® firearms. Whether it’s bull Elk, whitetails or competition shooting, one thing is certain…bullets will fly and it’s gonna be a wild ride!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: NRA World Action Pistol Championship

Hamburg, PA., – Doug Koenig’s Championship Season now in its eighth year on Pursuit Channel covers the NRA World Action Pistol Championship held every two years in Hallsville, MO. The course of fire is the same four events as shot in the Bianchi Cup. This year, competitors representing the world’s best traveled from Australia, Barbados, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand and the United States.

Doug competes in the Open Division with his customized Ruger SR1911 topped with a Leupold Gilmore Red Dot Scope and he’s shooting Hornady/Koenig 110 grain XTP® bullets. Despite the heavy rains, and match threatening lightening delays, a break in the weather finally allows the competitors to push on and Doug wins his seventh World Action Pistol Championship title.

Watch Doug Koenig’s Championship Season every week on Pursuit Channel, now available On Demand at www.pursuituptv.com. Search for Doug’s show by title, and be sure to connect with Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or on Instagram @dougkoenig.

 

  • Wednesday at 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Friday at 9:00 pm (Eastern Primetime)
  • Saturday at 1:00 am (EST)

 

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season returns to Pursuit Channel. From remote hunting destinations to the firing line, join your host and world shooting champion Doug Koenig on his quest for the ultimate trophies. Championship Season features a gritty combination of fast-paced shooting competition and wild hunting adventures – all with rugged, reliable Ruger® firearms. Whether it’s bull Elk, whitetails or competition shooting, one thing is certain…bullets will fly and it’s gonna be a wild ride!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: X-Factor

Hamburg, PA., – Doug Koenig’s Championship Season, now in its eighth year airing on Pursuit Channel tracks down Doug at the 40th NRA Bianchi Cup at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Missouri. It’s all about the X-Factor as the camera zooms in with each of Doug’s shot placements on The Barricade, The Practical, The Falling Plate and The Moving Target events.

Considered to be the most difficult action pistol handgun match, the Bianchi Cup is revered as the Super Bowl of competition shooting. “I’ve been shooting this match since 1987 and while it’s nerve wracking because every shot counts, it remains one of my favorite matches.” said Koenig.

Then, Doug introduces and demo’s a new falling plate system, manufactured by Custom Metal Products called the X-Ring Plate Rack. The unique target design adds a heightened element of challenge as the competitor must focus to achieve the maximum X-count. Watch the show to learn why this new system is generating great interest. http://www.custommetalprod.com.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season is presented by Pursuit Channel, available to view On Demand at www.pursuituptv.com. Search for Doug’s show by title.

  • Wednesday at 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Friday at 9:00 pm (Eastern Primetime)
  • Saturday at 1:00 am (EST)

Follow Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or Instagram @dougkoenig.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season returns to Pursuit Channel. From remote hunting destinations to the firing line, join your host and world shooting champion Doug Koenig on his quest for the ultimate trophies. Championship Season features a gritty combination of fast-paced shooting competition and wild hunting adventures – all with rugged, reliable Ruger® firearms. Whether it’s bull Elk, whitetails or competition shooting, one thing is certain…bullets will fly and it’s gonna be a wild ride!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Bianchi Dreams


Hamburg, PA., –
Doug Koenig’s Championship Season, now in its eight year airing on Pursuit Channel finds Doug reflecting on his early competition action shooting years that has led him to his Bianchi Dreams. What began as a hobby visit to a local gun shop in Pennsylvania, turned into mentors encouraging Doug to shoot local matches that eventually evolved into a full-time professional career.

Tonight’s episode features the NRA Bianchi Cup in Columbia, MO, a match consisting of four courses of fire, shot at varying distances with competitors shooting both weak and strong hand. On the line of fire is a field of competitors who represent the finest handgun shooters in the world all vying for a chance to hold the prestigious Bianchi Cup above their head. Tune in to see how this collective group of competitors handle the weather, the unknowns and the stress.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season is presented by Pursuit Channel, available to view On Demand at www.pursuituptv.com. Search for Doug’s show by title.

  • Wednesday at 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Friday at 9:00 pm (Eastern Primetime)
  • Saturday at 1:00 am (EST)

Follow Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or Instagram @dougkoenig.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season returns to Pursuit Channel. From remote hunting destinations to the firing line, join your host and world shooting champion Doug Koenig on his quest for the ultimate trophies. Championship Season features a gritty combination of fast-paced shooting competition and wild hunting adventures – all with rugged, reliable Ruger® firearms. Whether it’s bull Elk, whitetails or competition shooting, one thing is certain…bullets will fly and it’s gonna be a wild ride!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Man Of Steel

Hamburg, PA., – Doug Koenig’s Championship Season, now in its eight year airing on Pursuit Channel, kicks off its premiere episode titled Man of Steel. As Doug and son Bradley arrive in Covington, GA for the US National Steel Championships, it signals the beginning of a new competition season with a new look.

This year marks Doug’s debut as Team Captain wearing the Ruger red on his competition shirt while introducing many of the full-line of American made firearms by Ruger to his TV audience.

The Steel Challenge match consists of eight stages, seven stages involve five strings except the Outer Limit stage which is four strings. Competitors strive to shoot their four best times which are used for scoring, except for Outer Limits where the best three times are used.

Between Bradley shooting a Ruger prototype 10/22 rifle and Doug shooting the Mark IV 22/45 Tactical pistol, there’s lots of ground to cover in tonight’s show of tips and factoids.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season is presented by Pursuit Channel, available to view On Demand at www.pursuituptv.com. Search for Doug’s show by title.

  • Wednesday at 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Friday at 9:00 pm (Eastern Primetime)
  • Saturday at 1:00 am (EST)

Follow Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or Instagram @dougkoenig.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season returns to Pursuit Channel. From remote hunting destinations to the firing line, join your host and world shooting champion Doug Koenig on his quest for the ultimate trophies. Championship Season features a gritty combination of fast-paced shooting competition and wild hunting adventures – all with rugged, reliable Ruger® firearms. Whether it’s bull Elk, whitetails or competition shooting, one thing is certain…bullets will fly and it’s gonna be a wild ride!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Steel O’ Rama

Hamburg, PA., – As part of the NRA Freedom Friday lineup, this weeks show follows Doug as he returns to the Scottish Highlands for a late September Red Stag hunt. Using the hilly terrain to conceal himself from a herd lying in the open moorlands, Doug crawls into position and sets his crosshairs on a roaring Red Stag. It’s a 160 yard shot, shooting Hornady 250 grain SST in his TC Pro Hunter Muzzleloader, and a new Scottish World Record is in the books.

Back on American soil in his home state of Pennsylvania, Doug competes in the Open Auto Division at a six stage, knock-down all steel target match. Doug decides he’ll shoot these timed stages one shot, at one target and concentrate on being accurate versus speed.

Then, Doug breaks away to his personal training range and runs through the importance of practicing dry fire and how developing good shooting habits will assist your overall shooting performance.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season can be viewed on Pursuit Channel, or you watch the show stream live at: http://www.vidillion.tv/pursuitchannel/.

  • Wednesday at 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Friday at 9:00 pm (Eastern Primetime)
  • Saturday at 1:00 am (EST)

Follow Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or Instagram @dougkoenig.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season returns to Pursuit Channel. From remote hunting destinations to the firing line, join your host and world shooting champion Doug Koenig on his quest for the ultimate trophies. Championship Season features a gritty combination of fast-paced shooting competition and in your face hunting adventure. Whether it’s bull elk, whitetails or competition shooting, one thing is certain…bullets will fly and it’s gonna be a wild ride!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Steel the Day

Hamburg, PA., – Tune in to the NRA Freedom Friday lineup on Pursuit Channel as Doug Koenig returns to an all steel knockdown competition in his home state of Pennsylvania. After taking a ten year hiatus from this match, Doug has to re-familiarize himself with the course of fire and shoot the Texas Star, Pepper Poppers and Steel reactionary targets as smoothly and accurately as possible. Shooting in the Open Auto Division with a centerfire handgun, loaded with ten rounds, it’s a blast watching ‘The Champ’ push through while enjoying himself.

Taking a few minutes out from the match, Doug introduces two new Safariland concealment holsters for the M&P Single Stack Slim Pistols and demonstrates how easily Chamber-View empty chamber inserts fit into a variety of firearms.   

Then, Doug and his sons travel to Florida for a combo Osceola Longbeard Turkey and wild hog hunt.  As the boys impatiently wait for a response to their hen yelp calls, unexpectedly a group of wild hogs walk by and gets everyone’s attention. Tune in to see Trevor’s reaction and his first Florida hog. 

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season can be viewed on Pursuit Channel, or it streams live at: http://www.vidillion.tv/pursuitchannel/.

  • Wednesday 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Friday 9:00 pm (Eastern Primetime)
  • Saturday 1:00 am (EST)

Follow Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or Instagram @dougkoenig

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season returns to Pursuit Channel. From remote hunting destinations to the firing line, join your host and world shooting champion Doug Koenig on his quest for the ultimate trophies. Championship Season features a gritty combination of fast-paced shooting competition and in your face hunting adventures. Whether it’s a bull elk, whitetails or competition shooting, one this is certain. . .bullets will fly and it’s gonna be a wild ride!

Doug Koenig Wins Three USPSA Carry Optics Division Titles

Hamburg, PA., – World Champion Shooter Doug Koenig recently won three Carry Optics Division titles at the United States Practical Shooting Associations Area 3, 7 and 8 matches. All three competitions held within the past thirty days, began with Area 3 in Grand Island, NE, Area 8 in New Tripoli, PA and Area 7 in Harvard, MA. Koenig skillfully dominated the majority of stages, shooting Hornady 115 grain XTP bullets in his S&W M&P Core pistol topped with a DeltaPoint Pro Reflex Sight.   

Koenig’s off season training incorporated various shooting sport workout drills that simulated the running and gunning of the challenging courses of fire. Koenig said “Adding USPSA matches to my competition schedule the past two seasons has been a lot of fun for me. I’ve enjoyed returning to my roots of when I initially began shooting competitively.”

Doug closes out his 2017 competition season with the upcoming East Coast Steel Challenge and the USPSA Iron Sights National Championships. In October, Doug will make his debut as an NSSF Fantasy Camp instructor in Las Vegas, NV.

Follow Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or Instagram @dougkoenig.

Doug Koenig is a world-class professional shooter whose list of achievements and championship wins is daunting as he approaches his 30th year of competing. Koenig began shooting competitively at 17, winning both regional and national competitions. In 1990, Doug turned professional as a competitor and the decision paid off scoring an unprecedented 1920x in the NRA’s Bianchi Cup. Doug now hosts his TV show, “Doug Koenig’s Championship Season” promoting an outdoor lifestyle for families, provides hunting and shooting tips and demonstrates what it takes to become a world-class profession champion.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Scottish Goat Hunt


Hamburg, PA., – In this week’s episode, it’s the conclusion of the NRA World Shooting Championship match. Doug, along with many of the top guns of the sport are hoping to ace the twelve stages which represent all the major shooting disciplines. With each stage worth 250 points for a total score of 3,000 it’ll be a close call to see who will claim top honors.

Then, Doug takes to the skies for a trip to the western shores of Scotland and revisits with third generation Head Stalker and Sport Manager Niall Rowantree of West Highland Hunting. As part of a goat management plan on the surrounding islands of the hunting estate, Doug sets out for a long-horned feral goat with his TC Pro Hunter Muzzleloader. Making way up a steep rocky hillside covered with heather and gale winds blowing sideways, it’ll be a challenge to hold steady and take that trophy shot. Tune in to see more of this beautiful Scottish Highlands hunt.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season can be viewed on Pursuit Channel, if you don’t subscribe, watch the show stream live at: http://www.vidillion.tv/pursuitchannel/.

  • Wednesday at 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Friday at 9:00 pm (Eastern Primetime)
  • Saturday at 1:00 am (EST)

Follow Doug at https://www.facebook.com/DougKoenigChampion or Instagram @dougkoenig.

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season returns to Pursuit Channel. From remote hunting destinations to the firing line, join your host and world shooting champion Doug Koenig on his quest for the ultimate trophies. Championship Season features a gritty combination of fast-paced shooting competition and in your face hunting adventure. Whether it’s bull elk, whitetails or competition shooting, one thing is certain…bullets will fly and it’s gonna be a wild ride!