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Prairie Sportsman episodic showtimes


Pioneer PBS
Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
TPT Life
Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Lakeland PBS
Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday at 4 p.m.
MN Channel
Thursday at 6 p.m.
Outdoors with Ray RuizJan. 24Jan. 28Feb. 20March 20April 3Feb. 25
Diving Deep and Eating InsectsJan. 31Feb. 4Feb 27March 27April 10March 4
Bluegills and Salty WatersFeb. 7Feb. 11March 6April 3April 17March 11
From Lac qui Parle to CrapolaFeb. 14Feb. 18March 13April 10April 24March 18
Muskies and Living HighFeb. 21Feb. 25March 20April 17May 1March 25
Walleyes for Kids and Ginger's LegacyMarch 21March 25March 27April 24May 8 atApril 1
Road Trip on Ice and Donkey PatrolMarch 28April 1April 3May 1May 15April 8
Vets Hunt and Ag-based Solar CellsApril 4April 8April 10May 8May 22April 15
Fish and Flora in Pine CountyApril 11April 15April 17May 15May 29April 22
An Inspirational Hike and Dining on PlasticApril 18April 22April 24May 22June 5April 29
Flatheads and Get the Lead OutApril 25April 29May 1May 29June 12May 6
Episode Descriptions
Outdoors with Ray Ruiz
Fishing at Bde Maka Ska with Ray Ruiz who introduces Latino people to outdoor sports, a dove hunt on a hemp field near Sleepy Eye and cooking with hempura.
Diving Deep and Eating Insects:
Scuba diving into Minnesota’s abandoned mine pit lakes, growing and eating insects, and backyard pocket prairie kits. 
Bluegills and Salty Waters:
Fishing in Otter Tail County to learn about the Quality Bluegill Initiative, road salt impacts on our waters, and strange Minnesota native plants.
From Lac qui Parle to Crapola:
Annual deer hunt for people with disabilities on Rosemoen Island, Crapola made with Lac qui Parle flax, and Split Rock Studios, designers of International Wolf Center exhibits.
Muskies and Living High:
Muskie fishing at Maplewood State Park and Treehouse Masters inspired cabins in central Minnesota. 
Walleyes for Kids and Ginger's Legacy:
DNR releases keeper walleye for youth anglers, Ginger Homme named Chippewa SWCD Conservationist of the Year for her earth-friendly practices, and autonomous mowers. 
Road Trip on Ice and Donkey Patrol:
First automobile road on ice leading to the Northwest Angle and using donkeys to protect livestock from predators at Stoney Creek Farm. 
Vets Hunt and Ag-based Solar Cells:
Veterans pheasant hunt near Worthington and U of M Morris researchers design printable solar cells made from agricultural byproducts. 
Fish and Flora in Pine County:
Fishing Grindstone Lake that supports both warm and cold water fish species, at Goose Garden learning about Ojibwe culture and medicinal plants, and maple syruping at Osprey Wilds in Sandstone. 
An Inspirational Hike and Dining on Plastic:
Emily Ford of Duluth hikes the Ice Age Trail through Wisconsin to inspire women and people of color to connect with the outdoors, and we learn why microplastics are showing up in our water, salt and beer.
Flatheads and Get the Lead Out:
Fishing for flathead catfish at night on the Minnesota River and the PCA promotes lead-free fishing tackle to protect loons and other wildlife.