NEVER GIVE UP! The Mike ‘Ike’ Iaconelli Story

Pittsgrove NJ, February 7, 2022. Professional Edge Fishing Inc., a brand and angler marketing and representation company, announces a new YouTube Docuseries, NEVER GIVE UP! The Mike ‘Ike’ Iaconelli Story.

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As Mike Iaconelli returns to his roots in bass fishing with the 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series, he’s sharing an eighteen-week docuseries on how fishing has impacted his life and how the twists and turns of that journey have shaped him into one of the most successful bass anglers of all time. "The one thing that comes out loud and clear is that in life things happen when they are supposed to happen, and when I look back at my highest highs and lowest lows, they all came at times when they were supposed to happen"- Mike Iaconelli.

The NEVER GIVE UP!-The Mike Iaconelli Story series will be released every Tuesday on the Mike Iaconelli Fishing YouTube channel. The first episode will air on Tuesday, February 8th on Mike Iaconelli Fishing. Subscribe to receive notifications of weekly episodes. In addition to being the only angler to ever win the Bassmaster Classic, Bassmaster Angler of the Year, and the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championships, ‘Ike’ enjoyed an active streak of 19 consecutive Bassmaster Classic appearances. Iaconelli is driven to grow the sport of fishing with his own entertainment, education, and charitable organizations: The Bass University, Ike Live Podcast, Going Ike YouTube Series and The Ike Foundation®. Iaconelli is host of the television show, ‘City Limits’ on the Pursuit Channel, ‘Fish My City with Mike Iaconelli’ on NatGeo Wild and most recently ‘MY WORLD with Mike Iaconelli’ on the CBS Sports Network.

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The 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule is a busy one that kicks off back-to-back events in sunny Florida and wraps up in Wisconsin in August. The Bassmaster Classic returns to Lake Hartwell in Greenville, South Carolina, March 4-6th.

2022 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule:

  • Feb. 10-13, St. Johns River, Palatka, Fla.
  • Feb. 17-20, Harris Chain of Lakes, Leesburg, Fla.
  • March 4-6, Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk, Lake Hartwell, Greenville, S.C.
  • March 17-20, Santee Cooper Lakes, Clarendon County, S.C.
  • April 7-10, Chickamauga Lake, Dayton, Tenn.
  • May 19-22, Lake Fork, Quitman, Texas
  • June 2-5, Pickwick Lake, Counce, Tennessee
  • July 14-17, St. Lawrence River/1000 Islands, Clayton, N.Y.
  • Aug. 4-7, Make-up date
  • Aug. 18-21, Lake Oahe, Mobridge, S.D.
  • Aug. 26-29, Mississippi River, La Crosse, Wis.

Iaconelli’s sponsors include AFTCO, Toyota, Bass Cat, Yamaha, Molix, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Lowrance, Power-Pole, Rapala, Tackle Warehouse, Flambeau, Hobie, Nines, Pro Guide Batteries, Panther Vision, Missile, Spike-It and Cardinal/Forest River.

You can learn more about Mike Iaconelli at and follow him on Facebook MikeIaconelliFishing, on Instagram @MikeIaconelli and on Twitter @MikeIaconelliThe Ike Foundation® is a charity created by Mike and Becky Iaconelli to support kids fishing endeavors and experiences in the outdoors. Find more information at The Ike Foundation website and @TheIkeFoundaiton on Facebook, Instagram and @FoundationIke on TwitterSponsorship opportunities with Professional Edge Fishing, Inc. anglers and companies should be directed to Charles Daugherty at .


Professional Edge Fishing, Inc. is a New Jersey based, full-service angler management, representation, and marketing company specializing in the outdoor sportfishing market. Professional Edge Fishing represents several of the top anglers in the fishing industry, which include Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Mike Iaconelli, Hank Cherry and John Crews, Major League Fishing Pros Ish Monroe and Zack Birge, content creator Ben Milliken and professional kayak videographer Robert Field as well as the Ike LIVE and Stray Casts podcasts. For more information, visit Professional Edge Fishing Brand & Angler Representation or email .

2022-02-07 12:07:45
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