Every year during the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show, aka the SHOT Show, the U.S.-based Outdoor Channel hands out its Golden Moose Awards, honouring the best producers and hosts of the various shows appearing on the channel. This year may be a record of sorts, with the lone Canadian in the field, hunting TV star Jim Shockey, picking up a grand total of eight nominations — the most garnered by any one TV personality.
To be presented January 20 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the 11th Annual Golden Moose Awards will be presented in 13 different categories, with the winners selected from among 87 nominees.
B.C.-based Shockey picked up eight nominations in five different categories for his two programs: Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures and Jim Shockey’s The Professionals. The closest contender is the Benelli suite of programs, which garnered seven nominations.
The nominations for Shockey and his crew are as follows: