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Prairie Sportsman episodic showtimes


Pioneer PBS
7:30 p.m.
 7:30 p.m.
TPT Life
12:30 p.m.
Lakeland PBS
2:30 p.m.
4 p.m.
MN Channel
6 p.m.
WI Channel
10:30 a.m.
Outdoors with Ray RuizJan. 24Jan. 28Feb. 20March 20April 3Feb. 25May 15
Diving Deep and Eating InsectsJan. 31Feb. 4Feb 27March 27April 10March 4May 22
Bluegills and Salty WatersFeb. 7Feb. 11March 6April 3April 17March 11May 29
From Lac qui Parle to CrapolaFeb. 14Feb. 18March 13April 10April 24March 18June 5
Muskies and Living HighFeb. 21Feb. 25March 20April 17May 1March 25June 12
Walleyes for Kids and Ginger's LegacyMarch 21March 25March 27April 24May 8 atApril 1June 19
Road Trip on Ice and Donkey PatrolMarch 28April 1April 3May 1May 15April 8June 26
Vets Hunt and Ag-based Solar CellsApril 4April 8April 10May 8May 22April 15July 3
Fish and Flora in Pine CountyApril 11April 15April 17May 15May 29April 22July 10
An Inspirational Hike and Dining on PlasticApril 18April 22April 24May 22June 5April 29July 17
Flatheads and Get the Lead OutApril 25April 29May 1May 29June 12May 6July 24
Recreating on Ice and a River Lake RestoredMay 2May 6May 8June 5June 19May 13July 31
Whitewater Rafting and Nature’s LessonsMay 9May 13May 15June 12June 26May 20Aug. 7
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:
Nobles County Pheasant Forever’s award-winning conservation efforts and annual veterans hunt, and printable solar cells made from agricultural byproducts. 
Fish and Flora in Pine County:
Maple syruping at Osprey Wilds ELC, fishing Grindstone Lake that supports both warm and cold water fish species, and learning about Ojibwe culture at Goose Garden.
An Inspirational Hike and Dining on Plastic:
Emily Ford of Duluth is the first woman to thru-hike the 1200-mile Ice Age Trail during winter, and 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. 
Recreating on Ice and a River Lake Restored: 
Riverbend Skate Path connects seven hockey rinks on the Warroad River, Marsh Lake renovation on the Minnesota River and the DNR’s EagleCam.
Whitewater Rafting and Nature’s Lessons:
Whitewater rafting on the Kettle River, Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center and Critical Habitat Plates.