Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network Free Previews Available on DISH Network this Spring

Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network will be a part of a free preview offered to DISH customers this spring


Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network, divisions of Outdoor Sportsman Group – Networks, home of the world’s largest aggregator and content provider of outdoor lifestyle programming, and DISH Network.


Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network will be a part of a free preview offered to DISH customers this spring. On Friday, March 18, viewers began tuning into Channel 394 to access World Fishing Network, the leading cable network dedicated to all-things fishing. Beginning Thursday, April 7, Sportsman Channel, which delivers entertaining and informative programming that showcases outdoor adventure, hunting and fishing, will be accessible on Channel 395. Both free previews will be available until Wednesday, May 11.

In addition, full episodes of select popular programming from both networks will be available on demand to all DISH subscribers on DISH Studio Channel 102.

Sportsman Channel
  • In-Fisherman TV – Hall of Fame Angler and In-Fisherman Editor-In-Chief Doug Stange leads In-Fisherman staff members on a quest for fishing action from across North America.
  • Major League Bowhunter – Hosts Jeff Danker, former pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals Matt Duff and former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones take viewers through an entire season of deer hunting successes and failures.
  • Pigman: The Series – The series follows the story of Brian “Pigman” Quaca, a true-blue original character, given to a rough and tough hunting lifestyle.
  • Skull Bound TV – Follow host Jana Waller as she travels the world in search of her next hunting adventure.
World Fishing Network

In addition to DISH Network, a World Fishing Network free preview will be available on most major cable, satellite and telecom providers in the U.S. and Canada from April 1 to 30. To determine if your provider is participating, please visit:


Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network, along with sister network Outdoor Channel, are premier outdoor lifestyle cable networks, serving the needs of more than 134 million hunting, shooting, fishing and outdoor enthusiasts in the U.S. Recently, all three networks unveiled their second quarter programming slate, which are anchored by new original programming, returning favorites and lauded series, including breakout hits Duck Dynasty and Top Shot.


Sportsman Channel is available to all DISH customers during the free preview on Channel 395. World Fishing Network free preview can be found on Channel 394. For full episodes of the networks’ hit show on demand, check out DISH Studio Channel 102.

Sportsman Channel can be found as a part of DISH’s America’s Top 250 and Outdoor Pack. World Fishing Network is available on DISH’s Outdoor Pack.


World Fishing Network | Friday, March 18 through Wednesday, May 11
Sportsman Channel | Thursday, April 7 through Wednesday, May 11


Customers interested in adding Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network to their channel line-up can call DISH at 1-888-333-DISH (3474) or visit to learn more about the free previews.


Media Contacts:
Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212-852-6646 |
Nancy Zakhary | Outdoor Channel | 212-986-6667 |
Kathleen Hopkins | Outdoor Channel | 212-986-6667 |

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