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Wingshooting USA
About Wingshooting USA
October 10, 2011, 1:10 pm

Wingshooting USA
Question: What do you get when you ask hundreds of bird hunters and gundog owners what they want in a TV show? Answer: Scott Linden's TV series, Wingshooting USA!

Scott has created a TV show that authentically portrays the upland hunt, from exciting dog work to hunting action . hits and misses and the camaraderie of good friends in the field. Cross "Dog Whisperer" with "A River Runs Through It," add shotguns and beautiful places and you've got the definitive show on the subject . by passionate participants, for them. Shot entirely in high definition, Wingshooting USA focuses on the FUN of this great sport and (finally!) honors the dogs that make it all possible. Spectacular locales, canine athletes doing their best, and a minimum of gab, plus tips to help you become a better hunter, shooter, and dog owner . the show is full of them.

You can also win prizes and trips while helping six great groups raise funds in Wingshooting USA's exclusive initiative, "TruckVault Cares . for conservation, canines & kids" . all while enjoying the entertaining, engaging style unique to Scott's shows.


Scott Linden
Scott Linden is widely known as one of the foremost media interpreters of outdoor pursuits. His passion for the subject, experience as an educator performer and writer combine to make the woods and waters an enjoyable experience for everyone. He is the creator and host of Wingshooting USA television series, the official series of the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

Scott has also created, produced and hosted TV series including Clay Target Shootout, Scouting Adventures, Cast & Blast, What the Dogs Taught Me and Field Test TV. Scott is also an active outdoor writer, with credits in Field & Stream and Sports Afield magazines. He also authors a monthly column in Ruralite magazine, with over 600,000 readers. He is a frequent guest on television and radio talk shows and the author of "Fun Family Outdoor Ideas," a book for families and entry-level outdoor enthusiasts. He also produced and hosted a series of television vignettes on the same topic. Linden's speaking engagements include sportsmen's shows, Pheasant Fest, the National Sporting Goods Association, Outdoor Writers Association of America, and "Becoming an Outdoorswoman" workshops.

Scott lives near Bend, Oregon, with wife Karen Bandy, various cats, horses and wild critters, a Welsh Corgi, and hunting partners Buddy and Manny, German wirehaired pointers.

Way back . . .

- Professional writer with credits including Sports Afield, Inc., Wall St. Journal, Bon Apetit.

- Fly fishing instructor. Specialized in one-day large group "learn to fly fish" workshops.

- General manager, largest public relations agency in Oregon (division of Ogilvy & Mather). Specialized in crisis management.

- Founder/publisher: Central Oregon Business Journal

- Political and entertainment media consultant, Sacramento, Calif.

- Taught and directed bands at University of Oregon, Oregon and California junior high schools.

- Professional musician.

- Labor union president.

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