Mike "Ike" Iaconelli

  • Profession: BASS Elite Series Angler
  • Birthday: June 17, 1972
  • Wife: Becky Iaconelli
  • Chilren: Drew, Rylie, Vegas & Estella

Mike is a South Philly native, now living in New Jersey. He's had a passion for fishing since childhood and has been competing in fishing tournaments since high school. Since that time, Mike has won, or come near winning almost every major award in tournament bass fishing, most notably the 2003 Bassmaster Classic and 2006 Angler-of-the-Year awards. Other noteworthy achievements include:

  • 2014 Delaware River BASS Elite Series Champion
  • 2013 Lake Erie BASS Northern Open Champion
  • 2008 Stren Series Northern Division Points Champion
  • 2008 Winner Kerr Lake Stren Series Northern Division
  • 2006 Bass Angler of the Year
  • 2006 Winner BASS Southern Challenge
  • 2005 Winner FLW Chevy Open
  • 2003 Bassmaster Classic Champion
  • 2002 Winner Georgia Tour
  • 1999 Winner Vermont Top 150
  • 1999 Wrangler Angler
  • 1998 Winner BFL Champlain
  • 1998 NJ B.A.S.S. Federation Mr. Bass
  • 1997 Redman Points Champion
  • 1994 Winner NC Top 100 Amatuer Division

What Ike Likes

  • Music : Hip Hop and Alternative Rock
  • Movie : Evil Dead 2
  • Television Program : Antiques Roadshow
  • Dinner Food : Sushi
  • Snack Food : Little Debbie Honey Buns
  • Drink : Iked Up
  • Non-Fishing Sport : Hockey
  • Fishing Technique : Cranking a Rapala DT Crankbait
  • Sneakers : Classic Suede Pumas and Shell Toe Adidas
  • Jeans : Rock n Republic
  • Collection : Vinyl Records
  • Restaraunt : Waffle House
  • Book : Fishing on the Edge (Of Course!)
  • Nightclub/Bar : Denim
  • Vehicle : Toyota Tundra
  • Lake : Champlain
  • Gadget : iPhone
  • Suit : Hugo Boss
  • Excercise : Crunches
  • Vacation Destination : Spain
  • Break Dancing Move : Nineteen Ninety
  • Sports Team : All the Philadelphia Teams
  • Color : Red
  • Play : Spamelot
  • Sports Gear : Under Armour
  • Holiday : Christmas
  • Month/Time of Year : Spring
  • Comedian : Dave Chappelle
  • City : Philadelphia
  • Steak House : Smith and Wollensky