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Vote 'Brotherhood Outdoors' Best Hunting and Fishing Show

Vote 'Brotherhood Outdoors' Best Hunting and Fishing Show

You can help “Brotherhood Outdoors,” the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA's) union-dedicated hunting and fishing TV show, take home back-to-back awards as the top hunting and fishing show on the Sportsman Channel and earn a chance to win a trip for two to Las Vegas. Voting for the channel’s 2012 Sportsman Choice Awards runs through Nov. 18 on the Sportsman Channel Facebook page.

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New York Bricklayer Hunts Wisconsin Whitetails

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On tonight’s episode of “Brotherhood Outdoors,” Eddie Roberts, a tile finisher and nearly 30-year member of Bricklayers (BAC) Local 7 in New York, and show host Tom Ackerman head to Wisconsin’s famed Buffalo County, near Madison, on a bow-hunting adventure for a trophy buck in one of the nation’s famed deer hunting locales.

The show airs tonight on the Sportsman Channel at 8 p.m. EDT and PDT. Click here to find out if you get the Sportsman Channel.

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‘Brotherhood Outdoors’ Voted Top Hunting/Fishing Show

“Brotherhood Outdoors,” the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA‘s) union-dedicated hunting and fishing TV show, was honored with the 2011 Sportsman Choice Award as best combination (hunting and fishing) show. More than 140,000 viewers of the Sportsman Channel cast ballots for the network’s best outdoors show

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'Brotherhood Outdoors' Goes on Louisiana Gator Hunt

Mention Louisiana swamps and likely the first thing that comes to mind is alligators—big alligators and lots of them. Wayne “Kip” Benoit, a United Steelworkers (USW) Local 750 member from Boutte, La., knows his way around swamps and gators and, in the latest episode of “Brotherhood Outdoors,” guides show host Tom Ackerman on an airboat alligator hunt.

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Wild Hog Hunt Launches New Season for ‘Brotherhood Outdoors’

   

Brotherhood Outdoors,” the unique hunting and fishing television series of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA), kicks off its second season Thursday night on the Sportsman Channel, with Indiana Ironworkers member Jessica Reagor on a California wild hog hunt.

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Union Volunteers Open Outdoors to Special Needs Youth

More than 30 young people with varying physical and intellectual disabilities had the opportunity to take part in Ohio’s Youth Deer Gun Season earlier this month, thanks to the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) Boots on the Ground program and 50 volunteers from Bricklayers (BAC) locals 7 and 39 in southeastern Ohio.

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Cast Your Vote ‘Brotherhood Outdoors’ in Sportsman Choice Awards

   

Brotherhood Outdoors, the unique hunting and fishing television series of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) that showcases hard-working union members on hunting and fishing adventures has chosen a finalist in the  2011 Sportsman Choice Awards—the equivalent of the outdoors Emmys.

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A Big Fish Story: Electrician Lands Possible Record Catch

Unlike many other fishermen’s tales, Greg Myerson’s fish story is true and he has the fish and the photos to prove it.

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Sheet Metal Worker Hunts Mississippi Flyway for Waterfowl

Tonight’s episode of “Brotherhood Outdoors,” the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA‘s) hunting and fishing television series, features Philadelphia Sheet Metal Workers (SMWIA) Local 19 member Doug Bachman. The show airs at 8 p.m. EDT on the Sportsman Channel.

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Machinist Guides Goose Hunt on Next ‘Brotherhood Outdoors’

The next episode of “Brotherhood Outdoors,” the  unique hunting and fishing series of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA), features Machinists (IAM) Local 839 member Brett Graham, who takes show host Tom Ackerman on a two-day goose hunt near the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in Kansas.

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