HISTORY | 9:00 pm
This rugged reality series opens Season 9 with a two-hour premiere that opens with "Hunt or Be Hunted." As winter arrives in the Tobacco Root Mountains of Montana, tracker Jake Herak's first lion hunt nearly ends in tragedy. Meanwhile, in the Northwest, trapper Tom Oar and his wife, Nancy, confront a major surge in the local population of coyotes. Immediately following is "Bloody Harvest," in which Eustace Conway of North Carolina and his apprentice, Raleigh Avery, try to restore an antique buzz saw.