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Pick a place on the globe. Find a species to hunt or fish in that place. Find out what makes that place tick.
Nick's Wild Ride, with host Nick Hoffman, takes viewers on a unique journey as Nick digs deep into the food, culture, music, history, and heartbeat of a location as he hunts and fishes.
This isn't a head-to-an-outfitter-and-hunt kind of show. It's acutally the antithesis of that. It's as much about the travel and adventure as it is about the hunt and canvassing the globe to find interesting places, compelling people, vibrant cluture, and good food and the history and stories behind those places.. Follow Nick on his quest to find non-typical species in non-typical places and soak up whatever craziness comes his way in the process.
Each episode leaves the viewer asking, "where will Nick end up next week?"
Nick's Wild Ride has won critical acclaim for it's distinctive entertaining style and dynamic pace. Season 1 was nominated for 3 coveted Outdoor Sportsman ("Golden Moose") Awards in 2016 and won 3 Telly Awards in the categories of Travel/Tourism, Culture & Lifestyle, and Activism for Short Form for Nick Hoffman's work to spread the message on African Conservation. In 2017, the success of Season 2 of Nick's Wild Ride positioned the show as one of the best-rated programs on the Outdoor Channel and produced another 4 nominations for excellence at the 18th Annual Outdoor Sportsman Awards and his first win after taking the "Golden Moose" home for "Best Conservation" for his work in Africa. Season 2 of Nick's Wild Ride won an amazing 7 Telly Awards including taking home awards in the categories of Travel/Tourism, Culture & Lifestyle, and Religious Spiritual for his episode on the culture of the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.
In 2019, another 4 Telly awards, and the POMA PINNACLE AWARDS for Excellence in Broadcasting were added to the impressive list of accolades.
In 2020 and 2021, Seasons 5 and 6 continued the award-winning tradition over 15 different awards.
Now, SEASON 7 has arrived!!! Nick's Wild Ride has become a ratings success on both OUTDOOR CHANNEL and BALLYS SPORTS.
THE HOST: Most people know Nick Hoffman as 1/3 of country trio THE FARM, or they may know him as the award-winning dynamic fiddle player who has backed up some of music's biggest stars. Or perhaps they recognize him from the many cameo appearances he's made on outdoor TV. However people know him, they've never seen him quite like this. Although he has spent years on stage in the spotlight new and old fans alike will enjoy seeing a side of Nick that showcases his love for travel and the outdoors.