For Immediate Release

Quail Forever Presents New Television Show, “The Flush" on Outdoor Channel

“The Flush” presented by Pheasants Forever and Federal Premium Ammunition

Saint Paul, Minn. - September 26 -

The Flush,” a new series about upland hunting and conservation, debuts this July on Outdoor Channel. Presented by Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, and Federal Premium Ammunition, and produced by Ron Schara Productions, the show will offer a fresh perspective on upland hunting, dog work, the need for quality habitat and wingshooting techniques. Coming to Outdoor Channel, “The Flush” will air Wednesdays at 8:30 am, Saturdays at 3 am and Sundays at 3:30 pm (all times eastern).

Co-hosted by longtime outdoor personalities Ron Schara and Bill Sherck, the season’s premier episode starts with Sherck taking viewers on a “Bucket List” bird hunt up and down the cliffs of Idaho’s infamous Hells Canyon. The hunters chase wild ring-necked pheasant, chukar partridge, European partridge, and steelhead salmon in North America’s deepest canyon. To see the episode preview CLICK HERE.

“The Flush isn’t your grandpa’s side-by-side, it’s a modern shotgun for a modern hunting experience. Upping the ante on your typical upland hunting show, it takes upland hunting to a different, more intense level. With epic hunting action, we do our best to highlight the challenges and the rewards faced by serious wingshooters,” says Sherck, “At the same time, the series illustrates all aspects of upland hunting, from the dogs - man’s best friend in the field - to the need for quality habitat in order to continue upland hunting.”

Episode one opens near Lewiston, Idaho, with a pheasant hunt in classic Idaho draws, the group being led by “JJ” Teare of Idaho Fish and Game and Jay Roach of the North Idaho Pheasants Forever chapter. Highlighting the public hunting found in Hells Canyon, the group then moves on to find one of North America’s most challenging game birds, the chukar. After a 1,500ft vertical climb up the walls of Hells Canyon, the group finally gets within gun range of the elusive birds and puts their winded shooting abilities to the test. Later in the show, Sherck and the group chase steelhead salmon up the canyon’s Snake River only to find a “birdy” looking spot immediately off river. Trading their rods in for shotguns, the group runs into some highflying action as “Huns” erupt a few minutes into the hunt.

“The Flush” is presented by Pheasants Forever and Federal Premium Ammunition. Additional sponsorship support is provided by: South Dakota Department Tourism, Aberdeen-South Dakota, Purina Pro Plan, Polaris, Carlson’s Choke Tubes, and SoundGear.

About Ron Schara Productions

Based in Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, Ron Schara Productions is the leader in outdoor-variety programming. Ron Schara and his award-winning team of writers, producers and photojournalists cover the natural world and entertain outdoor enthusiasts on major networks.

About Pheasants Forever

Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have more than 130,000 members and 700 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Chapters are empowered to determine how 100 percent of their locally raised conservation funds are spent, the only national conservation organization that operates through this truly grassroots structure.

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Rehan Nana (651) 209-4973 or Email Rehan