Forever Wild Outdoors

foever2Forever Wild Outdoors is a New York based company. Forever Wild Outdoors Adrenaline Adventures has been on National television for three years. Seasons 1 & 2 were televised on the Sportsman Channel, and this year they transitioned over  to the Pursuit Channel. Focusing on the “size of the adventure”, not the “size of the trophy”, Forever Wild Outdoors concentrates on having fun with family and friends.  FWO focuses on introducing young people to the forever1hunting heritage, women in the outdoors, and continuing the sport of hunting, just like our predecessors.

Forever Wild Outdoors wants to bring “reality” back to “reality television”. Most people don’t have the financial resources to experience hunts all over the world. But, there are many opportunities to experience hunts in New York, and other places without spending large sums of money. We focus on “how the hunt makes you feel” rather than focusing on “the biggest and best trophies”, like so many other shows. Although we hunt primarily in New York State, our television show travels all over the United States and abroad. We focus primarily on big game hunting and turkey, but we’ve also done fly-in fishing trips, as well as bow-fishing tournaments too! Season 4 of Forever Wild Outdoors will be once again airing on the Pursuit Channel next year. We’ll be airing in Q2 (April-June) 2017. Our show will air Saturday nights @ 7:00 pm, Mondays @ 9:00 am, and Fridays @ 5:30 pm.

And as we always say at Forever Wild Outdoors….”Let’s keep our hunting heritage safe, ethical, and Forever Wild”!


Hosts of Forever Wild Outdoors Adrenaline Adventures

Gerry Rightmeyer

Gerry Rightmyer is the Co-Producer and Co-Host of Forever Wild Outdoors Adrenaline Adventures television show, which has aired on the Sportsman Channel the past two seasons. In 2016, his show will air on the Pursuit Channel. For the past 30 years, Gerry has pursued big game. To date, he has hunted 15 states, five Canadian Provinces, South America gerry1and two provinces in South Africa. Over that span, he has qualified animals in the Boone and Crockett, Pope and Young and New York State records. He has entries in the New York State NWTF records as well. Many of his trophies abroad have received gold and silver medals in the Safari Club International records. Gerry has taken big game with rifle, shotgun, muzzleloader, compound bow and crossbow.

In 2010, he was awarded third place at Boone and Crockett’s 27th Triennial Awards in Reno, Nevada. His 272 2/8” non-typical whitetail, taken in Kansas in 2006, currently ranks in the top 25 all-time. It remains the largest whitetail harvested by a non-resident in that state. It was also the 2nd largest whitetail taken in North America in 2006.

Featured on the cover on North American Whitetail Magazine, Great Deer Tales, and Huntin’ Fool Magazine, are a few of Gerry’s proudest moments, not to mention a spot in Legendary Whitetails III, written by Duncan Dobie

Gerry is also an accomplished outdoor writer. He has published articles in Big Game Adventures Magazine, Eastmans’ Hunting Journal, Huntin’ Fool Magazine, North American Hunter, Big Buck Magazine and various other online journals and blogs. He is also an accomplished seminar speaker. He has conducted deer and turkey seminars all over the United States for major outdoor retail stores including numerous seminars for local community groups and organizations.

Gerry was an eight-year veteran of Realtree’s Medallion Pro Staff, and was on Scent Lok’s advisory team for many years. He has proudly served as a Cabela’s Big Game Pro Staffer for the past eight years. He is passionate about introducing youngsters and first-time hunters to the outdoors. Gerry has been married for 16 years to his wonderful wife Annie, and cherishes his 14 year old daughter, Rachel.

Steve Schicker

Founder/ president of Forever Wild Outdoors Video productions LLC and the Forever Wild Outdoors Adrenaline Adventures TV show.

Steve has been hunting for 35 years and going out with his father for many years before that. Having hunted in 19 states steve2and Canada for deer, turkey, bear, elk, mule deer, etc.

Steve has experienced all the highs and lows of hunting. He is an accomplished seminar speaker, free lance outdoor writer, wildlife artist, 5 time New York State turkey calling champion, former United States Marine and current animal control protection and law enforcement officer, Steve has brought all he has learned from his father and through his life experiences to your television screen.He is maintaining the teachings of his father, and he and co-host Gerry Rightmyer live the life by showing it’s not the size of the trophy but the size of the experience that counts, understanding all animals taken are trophies and everyone’s own ADRENALINE ADVENTURE.


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