Iaconelli completed his 2008 BASS/FLW season with another top 10 finish (8th place) at the Stren Series Championship at Table Rock Nov. 5th - Nov. 8th. That strong finish gave him an unbelievable record of 8 top tens in his last 9 events of 2008. Champlain, one of Ike's favorite lakes, was his only only non-top 10 finish, where he finished 90th in a September FLW Series event....Continue Reading 'Ike Finishes 2008 with Another Top 10 at Stren Series Championship'
After an excellent end to the 2008 Bassmaster Elite Series, Mike Iaconelli finished in the top 10 in all 4 of the Stren Series Northern Division events, including a win on the Kerr Reservoir, to win the points title for 2008. Read more about Mike's 2008 at Bassfan:Red-Hot Iaconelli Doesn't Want 2008 To End. 2008 hasn't quite ended. Ike will be fishing the Stren Series Championship at Table Rock Nov. 5-8. Stay...Continue Reading 'Ike Wins 2008 Stren Series Northern Division Points Title'
Ike finished 3rd in the final BASS even to end 2008 on a high note. 2008 was a season of highs and lows. Ike kicked off 2008 with a 10th place at the Bassmaster Classic, and immediately fell off to 77th place at the following event at the Harris Chain of Lakes. He worked his way into the top half of the field at Kissimee, on to a final day 12 cut...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Finishes 3rd in the Concluding Event of the 2008 BASS Season'
After 3 consecutive top 10 finishes (2 in Bass, 1 on the Stren Series), Ike hopes to round out the Bassmaster Elite Series year with a victory on the last tour event of the Season, "Champions Choice" on Lake Oneida. Iaconelli pulled out a monster 20+ lb. bag on Friday to jump from 40th place into 1st, 5oz. ahead of Dean Rojas, who is in second. Ike currently leads the field of 50 remaining anglers to weigh...Continue Reading 'Ike In the Lead After Two Days on Oneida Lake'
Mike Iaconelli has been fishing exclusively BASS events since 2005. Because of the new BASS scheduling, Mike will be fishing several Stren Series Northern Division, and FLW Series Eastern Division events in 2008. Mike made a triumphant return to FLW Outdoors endorsed events at Lake Champlain July 16-July 19 catching 60lbs. 11oz. in his first event since his win at the Potomac over 3 years ago. Ike is scheduled to fish the next 2 of 3...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli 6th Place Return to Stren Series on Champlain'
Mike Iaconelli started the year strong with a tenth place finish at the Bassmaster Classic, disappointingly for Mike, that was his last top 10 finish; until Sunday. Throughout the year, Ike had an unbelievable 11th place finish with 112+ lbs. at Falcon Lake, and barely missed the cut at Amistad, but over the last few tournaments, Iaconelli's finishing positions have been in the 60s. On Sunday, Ike's 44lb 3oz. 4-day total weight was enough to...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Back in the Top 10 at Bassmaster Tennessee Triumph'
In a tournament where the 4 day total weight (approx. 122lbs. set by Steve Kennedy last year) will certainly be beaten, there's a possibility that the single day 5 fish limit (45lbs. 2oz. set by Dean Rojas) could be beaten, and it's even possible that the single fish record (14lb. 9oz. caught by Mark Tyler) could fall, Mike Iaconelli has bagged over 30lbs. on each of the first two days. With 66lbs. 5oz., Ike...Continue Reading 'Ike 5th After Two Days at Bassmaster Lone Star Shootout'
Mike remained in the top 10 from start to finish. Fishing deeper water with a football head jig, Ike probed Hartwell for 18lbs 15oz on day 1 which was good for 8th place. On day 2, Iaconelli sacked another 12lbs 14oz to move into 6th. Ike weighed in with the "Super 6" on Sunday, but only managed four bass weighing 8lbs 7oz to finish out the 2008 Bassmaster Classic in 10th place....Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Grabs 10th Place at 2008 Bassmaster Classic'