If I have to cover any state government entity, I’ll take Fish and Game every time – they do outdoorsy stuff, including research, that’s usually interesting. So I can understand why reality TV thinks they’d be a good subject, too.
“North Woods Law”, which follows the the Game Warden Service in Maine has been a relative hit on Animal Planet – and next month the producers of that show will start following around NH Fish and Game folks with cameras, looking to create a Granite State version, concentrating not just on law enforcement but also various other Fish and Game stuff. The show hasn’t been sold to a broadcaster yet.
“North Woods Law” is winding down, and there’s even a bit of controversy about whether it might have led officers to amp up one undercover poaching raid.
Here’s my story about it in today’s Monitor.