Luverne, AL- Outdoor television’s most exciting fishing programs will have a new home as Tightline Tuesday Powered by Ranger Boats comes to the Pursuit Channel in January 2012.

The new three-hour block of primetime programming will feature non-stop angling action courtesy of some of the biggest names and highest-rated shows in the outdoor industry. Partnering with the most esteemed brand in the marine industry, Tightline Tuesday Powered by Ranger Boats gives viewers a definitive destination for entertaining and educational outdoor programming.

“We’re anglers, too, and we couldn’t be happier that there will be a place we can go to see all of our favorite outdoor TV personalities on one channel, on the same night, catching big fish and helping to grow the sport we all love,” said Bart Schad, Vice President of Marketing for Ranger Boats. “The shows that will comprise Tightline Tuesday are of the highest quality and have an enormous amount of entertainment and educational value, making this partnership between Ranger and Pursuit Channel an ideal match.”

The three-hour, primetime programming block will run from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. (EST) and will include outdoor television mainstays like Hank Parker’s Outdoors, IFA Redfish Tour, Scott Martin Challenge, Cabela’s Fisherman Handbook, North American Fisherman, Fishing Texas and others. Additional weekend and day airtimes will be announced at a later date.

“We are looking forward to this new relationship with such a great company like Ranger and feel that our viewer is going to see some of the best of the best when it comes to fishing programming,” said Rusty Fulk, CEO of the Pursuit Channel. “Fishing is a huge part of the outdoors and our lifestyle and we are happy to have Ranger as a partner.”

Launched in 2009, Pursuit Channel currently reaches 38 million homes via DIRECTV® (Channel 608; abbreviation PRST) and DISH®Network (Channel 240; abbreviation HUNT), making it the most widely distributed and fastest-growing outdoor television network.

About Ranger Boats

Headquartered in Flippin, Arkansas, Ranger Boats is the nation’s largest manufacturer of premium fiberglass fishing boats, which include series of bass, multi-species, fish ‘n play and saltwater boats. Founded in 1968 by Forrest L. Wood, Ranger Boats continues its commitment to building the highest-quality, strongest-performing boats on the water. For more information, go to

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