Jim Shockey

Jim Shockey
Born1957 (age 63–64)
OccupationAvid Outdoorsman, Producer, Host
Known forHunting Skills and Conservation Efforts
Notable work
Producer/host of Jim Shockey's Uncharted, Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures
TelevisionOutdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel
Spouse(s)Louise Shockey
ChildrenEva Shockey and Branlin Shockey
Parent(s)Hal Shockey and Lil Shockey
AwardsOutdoor Sportsman Awards, Weatherby Hunting and Conservation Award

Jim Shockey (born 1957) is a Canadian outdoor writer, a professional big game outfitter and television producer and host for many hunting shows. Shockey is the producer and host of Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures and Jim Shockey's Uncharted on Outdoor Channel[1] and Jim Shockey's The Professionals on Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel.[2] He is a retired member of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), serving the rank Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel (HLCol) of the 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group.[3][4] His hunting adventures have spanned six continents and 50 countries.[5] Shockey has been called by Outdoor Life magazine "the most accomplished big-game hunter of the modern era, having taken arguably the most free-range big game species by any living hunter." They also noted that he is "the most influential celebrity in big-game hunting."[6]

  1. ^ Treezy, Dat Boi. "Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts Announced", True Achievements, March 16, 2014.
  2. ^ Pickhartz, Eric. "Exclusive Interview With Jim Shockey, Hunting's Leading Storyteller", Wide Open Spaces, April 30, 2016.
  3. ^ "Honoraries" Archived 2016-07-29 at the Wayback Machine, Canadian Army.
  4. ^ "Jim Shockey". Hornady Manufacturing, Inc. Retrieved 2020-08-25.
  5. ^ "Jim Shockey on Hunting Challenges and Favorite Species and Destinations". Hunting and Conservation News. 2018-08-13. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  6. ^ Robinson, Alex. "Jim Shockey Goes Home: The Legacy of Modern Hunting's Most Influential Celebrity", November 20, 2017.