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: Going Nuts

Hamburg, PA., – Doug Koenig’s Championship Season, now in its eight year airing on Pursuit Channel travels to Montgomery, AL for the 5th Annual invitational Squirrel Master Classic presented by GAMO. Before the bushy tail hunt begins, six teams are led by GAMO Pro Staff Captains paired with 4-H youth hunters, guides, squirrel dogs and handlers shooting Swarm Maxxim 10 shot Air Rifles. It’s more excitement than one can handle as the treeing dogs chase the timbering squirrels for a clear shot from the ground.

Then, Doug provides an up-close tour of the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum in Springfield, MO, located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. Bass Pro Shop founder, Johnny Morris created the educational and immersive museum to highlight the wildlife conservation efforts by hunting, fishing and outdoor enthusiasts.

 

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’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!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Montana Elk Hunt

Hamburg, PA., – As a mixture of snow and sleet fall through the valleys of Montana, Doug decides to work his way down a timber ridge on foot. Having not hunted Elk with a compound bow in 25 years, the challenge is to call a bull Elk into range. Unexpectedly, a mature Elk walks through the pines at 35 yards, and it’s a full draw moment for Doug and a perfect day’s ending.

Then Doug makes his competition debut at the NRA World Shooting Championship in Glengary, West Virginia. Shooting the Open Professional Division, using his own firearms and ammunition, Doug’s shooting skills will be put to the test during the three day match which combines all the major shooting disciplines. Watch the show on Pursuit or as it streams live to learn the final results.

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!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Sportsman’s Team Challenge and Elk Hunt

Hamburg, PA., – This week’s episode picks up with two and three person teams trying to make the qualifying rounds at the 2016 Sportsman’s Team Challenge presented by Bass Pro Shops. Held at the Heartland Public Shooting Park in Grand Island, NE the match is open to the general public, industry and all shooting levels of competitors.

Switching from the Nebraska Great Plains to the Little Belt Mountains of Montana, Doug sets out for an early season archery Elk hunt at Hidden Valley Outfitters. As Doug glasses from a tree stand overlooking confers and Aspens, he is soon surrounded by a herd of elk coming off a nearby canyon. Mother Nature steps in as brutal northwest winds blowing affect Doug’s hold point and temperatures begin to drop in the thirties. Tune in next week as Doug goes full draw for a Montana Elk.

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!

Doug Koenig’s Championship Season: Sportsman’s Team Challenge

Hamburg, PA., – After a few days of wingshooting, Bass Pro Shops Redhead Team mate Allen Treadwell and Doug switch their focus to hunt free range Red Stag in Argentina. Hunting during the roar can be an exhilarating experience as Allen soon realizes when a now or never shot presents itself. As the sun sets, Doug finally finds a perfect line of sight when a mature Stag steps into the clearing. Another memorable day afield comes to an end with a promise to return to the land of silver, Argentina.

Then Doug and Trevor hit the road as the Sportsman’s Team Challenge makes its debut in Grand Island, NE. Jerry Miculek joins the father son duo as all three compete in the Industry Open Division as Team Smith & Wesson. The event format is two and three person teams shooting six courses of fire that combines multi-discipline shooting of a pistol, rifle and shotgun. It’s fast paced shooting at clay and different colored shapes and sizes of steel targets to round out the fun.

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!