texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Reelraider, mtn_infantry, Ray@RockPointRanch, Alpha211R, Harold l f
65414 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 93,387
bill oxner 55,245
stxranchman 54,744
SnakeWrangler 46,101
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,430
BMD 41,029
Big Orn 37,484
txshntr 35,565
Facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics432,645
Posts6,282,468
Members65,414
Most Online16,728
Mar 25th, 2012
Print Thread
Hunting show recovery fake! #5405585 11/07/14 08:51 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 675
T
traviselmore Offline OP
Tracker
OP Offline
Tracker
T
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 675
So I'm watching Summits High Places on the outdoors channel and the hunter shoots a buck with his bow and spines it. They do a few high fives and then cut to the hunter with "the deer" only the rack looks different, and then I notice the head is not moving like a normal dead deer. No visable blood, ears are erect and head does not turn. So the closer I look I'm sure this is a mounted deer head being used for the recovery? I was just wondering if anyone else saw this? I'm sure there are this type of stuff on hunting shows but I would be afraid to air it if I was them.


Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5405588 11/07/14 08:53 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 6,358
J
jshouse Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
J
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 6,358
wow, id like to see it


Originally Posted By: cameron00
If I send my neighbors a text and ask them to give me feedback on my lawn and plant rye into a giant dong pattern, I'm probably going to get some less than positive feedback. Same goes here.
Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5405599 11/07/14 08:58 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 20,155
C
Curly Offline
Overrated
Offline
Overrated
C
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 20,155
Wish I had seen that. I know that nearly all the hunting show deer killed manage taking a bath and putting their tongue back in their mouth before they die and the hunter finds them, which is usually right by where the camera man is standing. grin

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5405602 11/07/14 08:58 PM
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 1,558
5
5Redman8 Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
5
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 1,558
Faking hunting shows is the norm. If you watch many shows you will see the old switcheroo multiple times.

They will do anything to make a show.


HF as usual>>>>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpbcZQ52lAs&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop

"The rich...who are content to buy what they have not the skill to get by their own exertions, these are the real enemies of game" Theodore Roosevelt
Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5405620 11/07/14 09:07 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 750
R
RDNCK Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
R
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 750
Ted Nugent is about the only one I've seen where blood is pouring out and he ain't afraid the entrance and exit wounds.

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5405624 11/07/14 09:09 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 158
B
bow-man Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
B
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 158
some hunting shows are fake. I have been in camp at three different places while shows were being filmed. I felt like I was left on the back burner because more attention was directed to making sure the show was getting the footage it needed and to make sure the show got their animal. Here I am the guy who works hard all year just to be able to afford one nice trip and all the sudden I am not as important. I will NEVER go on a trip again if they plan to have tv cameras in camp. I will go on another week.
One year on an elk hunt (I wont mention the show) the guy wounded three elk, so they said no more shooting. So I had already taken a decent 6x6 (Nice for a poor Texas boy) but the tv show had all the footage, camp, the shot, the summary, everything but they had no elk and no recovery. So they asked if they could use my elk. So I said yes. (should have said no) and the tv show came out and it shows all the guys footage and shows them acting like they are recovering an elk and it was my elk on the show not his (never found any of this wounded elk) . NO BS... True Story... then the last day they say hey can you sign this waiver releasing all rights to the proceeds from the show.

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5405657 11/07/14 09:29 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 158
B
bow-man Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
B
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 158

Here is the elk I mentioned in my post above. I know everyone like photos... up

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: Curly] #5405702 11/07/14 09:56 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 27,453
W
Western Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
W
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 27,453
Originally Posted By: Curly
Wish I had seen that. I know that nearly all the hunting show deer killed manage taking a bath and putting their tongue back in their mouth before they die and the hunter finds them, which is usually right by where the camera man is standing. grin


I have made that comment watching a few H shows "Look by the camera man"

IMO, most shows are bigger fantasy than a disney flick.


Die young,,,,as old as you can....

Friends don't let Friends drink and post.......

The first 5 day's after the weekend, are the hardest....

Dennis

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5407020 11/08/14 08:19 PM
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 5
D
DayWalker Offline
Green Horn
Offline
Green Horn
D
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 5
A lot of those shows, with the exception of a few, are really just elaborate commercials for wild game ranches and offer very little in the way of helpful tips or advice.

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: bow-man] #5407159 11/08/14 09:53 PM
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 19,907
S
Sneaky Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
S
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 19,907
Originally Posted By: bow-man
some hunting shows are fake. I have been in camp at three different places while shows were being filmed. I felt like I was left on the back burner because more attention was directed to making sure the show was getting the footage it needed and to make sure the show got their animal. Here I am the guy who works hard all year just to be able to afford one nice trip and all the sudden I am not as important. I will NEVER go on a trip again if they plan to have tv cameras in camp. I will go on another week.
One year on an elk hunt (I wont mention the show) the guy wounded three elk, so they said no more shooting. So I had already taken a decent 6x6 (Nice for a poor Texas boy) but the tv show had all the footage, camp, the shot, the summary, everything but they had no elk and no recovery. So they asked if they could use my elk. So I said yes. (should have said no) and the tv show came out and it shows all the guys footage and shows them acting like they are recovering an elk and it was my elk on the show not his (never found any of this wounded elk) . NO BS... True Story... then the last day they say hey can you sign this waiver releasing all rights to the proceeds from the show.


Now, how much fun would it be to let them go to all that trouble, then refuse to sign the waiver? I'd do it.


[Linked Image]
Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: bow-man] #5407373 11/09/14 12:11 AM
Joined: Mar 2014
Posts: 4,003
J
JRJ6 Offline
Extreme Tracker
Offline
Extreme Tracker
J
Joined: Mar 2014
Posts: 4,003
This certainly changes my outlook on the hunting shows. I would have asked for some $ or for them to pay for your next hunt

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: JRJ6] #5407413 11/09/14 12:38 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,872
E
Enter Standman Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
E
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,872
Originally Posted By: JRJ6
This certainly changes my outlook on the hunting shows. I would have asked for some $ or for them to pay for your next hunt


Or that shoulder mount.

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5407588 11/09/14 02:27 AM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 4,043
T
Tff caribou Offline
Extreme Tracker
Offline
Extreme Tracker
T
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 4,043
I don't watch them for reality. I just like seeing big ole deer.


The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference. -George Washington
Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5407664 11/09/14 02:56 AM
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 12,459
J
jdk1985 Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
J
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 12,459
No you can't use mine! Go get your own, sob.

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5407697 11/09/14 03:10 AM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 93,388
dogcatcher Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 93,388
It's TV, it's about rating, the better the ratings the better the pay for the commercials, the higher the net profit. Nothing more than entertainment, sometimes good, sometimes not so good. up


Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
_____________"Illegitimus non carborundum est"_______________



Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: jdk1985] #5407702 11/09/14 03:12 AM
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 369
J
Jtmeeks Offline
Bird Dog
Offline
Bird Dog
J
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 369
Originally Posted By: jdk1985
No you can't use mine! Go get your own, sob.
clap


I don't always exaggerate, I just remember BIG!
Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: JRJ6] #5408253 11/09/14 03:41 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 4,927
S
Slow Drifter Offline
Extreme Tracker
Offline
Extreme Tracker
S
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 4,927
Originally Posted By: JRJ6
This certainly changes my outlook on the hunting shows. I would have asked for some $ or for them to pay for your next hunt


Same here, I would have released all proceeds minus the price of my trip they ruined.


"I have no idea what WW-III will be fought with, but WW-IV will be fought with sticks and stones."

A. Einstein

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5408448 11/09/14 05:51 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 27,453
W
Western Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
W
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 27,453
No way in hell would I cooperate in someone committing a fraud like that, IMO, that s what it is..If they are willing to compromise there, what else do the compromise?

Seen several "big name" hunters over the years get busted for various wildlife violations and for what, a VHS,DVD or show! SMH

They didn't get it done, that is how their video should have ended, with the truth...Wonder if, or what their advertisers would have said?


Die young,,,,as old as you can....

Friends don't let Friends drink and post.......

The first 5 day's after the weekend, are the hardest....

Dennis

Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5409118 11/10/14 12:06 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 771
T
TEXAN1970 Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
T
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 771
It's TV view it for what it is. For all the bullcrap hunting show's are, there still better than most of the crap on TV these day's.

Last edited by TEXAN1970; 11/10/14 12:09 AM.
Re: Hunting show recovery fake! [Re: traviselmore] #5409155 11/10/14 12:20 AM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 20,155
C
Curly Offline
Overrated
Offline
Overrated
C
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 20,155
Let's not forget that hot chicks now play a major roll in a lot of hunting shows.

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3