Hatcams LLC is excited to announce that they will team up in 2011 with Professional Angler and host of City Limits Fishing on the Versus Network, Mike Iaconelli. Known for his signature scream after catching a fish, Mike Iaconelli embodies the enthusiasm of a young, passionate fisherman. He will be the official face of Hatcams and use the technology to give his fans a unique peek into the life of a professional bass fisherman. Mike...Continue Reading 'Mike 'Ike' Iaconelli and Hatcams Team Up in 2011'
News Releaseâ€¦For Immediate Release For additional information, please log onto www.TheBassUniversity.com "Never Stop Learning" The Bass Universityâ€™s Motto America's Premier Bass Fishing Instructional 2-Day Classroom Seminar Program September 23, 2010 We are very excited about our speaker list this year.Â Most of our speakers from last year will be returning this year and we have some great new additions.Â One of the things we really wanted to do this year was to bring some of the sports...Continue Reading 'The Bass University Announces 2010-2011 Speaker Schedule'
Mike Iaconelli and friends are in the process of recording and producing a series of fishing adventure videos. In these webisodes, Mike travel to secret or 'out-of-the-way' fishing spots, like the affectionately-named 'Tick Hole', to land big bass. Sometimes the equipment, means of travel, water conditions, and certainly the locations and host, aren't what you'd expect from a traditional fishing show. Below are webisodes 1 and 2 of the 'Going Ike' series: ...Continue Reading ''Going Ike' Webisodes on mikeiaconelli.com and YOUtube'
The Lake Champlain Open to Support Our Freedom FightersPresented by The Plattsburgh Bass Club August 29th, 2010 in Plattsburgh, NYRules: Standard rules of Plattsburgh Bass Club and the NYBF apply and will be reviewed the morning of the tournament. Boat owners must be 18 years of age to participate. Riders with parent or guardian may be 16 years (written permission required). Boat numbers assigned during registration meeting. A COPY...Continue Reading 'The Lake Champlain Open Bass Fishing Tournament to Support Our Freedom Fighters'
Mike began the season with impressive top 10 finishes in the Bassmaster Classic and the first Elite series event in the California Delta. A 25th place finish rounded out a respectable tour of the West Coast. Mike's first real faltering in the 2010 season was at Smith Mountain Lake, where he'd registered top 20 finishes in 2007 and 2006 and a 8th place finish in 2004. Mike has not registered a top 40 at...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Finishes 2010 Elite Series Season in 22nd Place'
The answer is that they are all supporting the "Fishin' with a Mission" decal program which helps raise Autism Awareness through out the Bass Fishing and marine community nation wide. These superstars of their sport (and soon Skeet Reese) have all placed the "Fishin' with a Mission" Autism Awareness decals on their boats to help raise awareness and support kids, families, and their friends who are affected by Autism. These guys have kindly placed these...Continue Reading 'What do Mike Iaconelli, Kevin Vandam, Edwin Evers, and Kelly Jordan Have in Common?'
A disappointing 58th place finish on Kentucky Lake moved Mike Iaconelli down into a 4-way tie for 17th place with 1481 points (Mark Davis, Todd Faircloth and Tommy "Sharon, Come Look at My Thing in the Bathtub" Biffle also have 1481 points). The Bassmaster Sooner Run on the Arkansas River this weekend is the final regular-season event of 2010. The top 12 go on to fish in the 2010 Bassmaster Postseason (on Lake Jordan...Continue Reading 'Mike Iaconelli Has One Tournament to Gain 5 Places to Make Postseason'
June 1st, 2010 --- Hey there fellow fish heads! Do you have what it takes to become the next bass fishing superstar? Do you posses the skills necessary to win bass fishing tournaments? Would you like the chance to compete against other young aspiring pros from around the world for a chance to win a fully sponsored entry into one of the pro tournament series. You'll be provided with the boat, and all the...Continue Reading 'Mike Iaconelli Begins Casting For A New Reality Fishing Television Show!'
May 24th, 2010 - Mike Iaconelli, winner of the 2003 Bassmasters Classic, 2006 Bassmaster Angler of the Year, host of "City Limits Fishing" on Versus television and author of Fishing on the Edge will be placing his entire collection of Daiwa rods and reels on E Bay starting on June 1st "After signing on with Abu Garcia this year, I decided that I would sell my entire collection of Team Daiwa equipment." said Iaconelli. The...Continue Reading 'Mike Iaconelli to Sell Daiwa Rod and Reel Collection on Ebay'
Battling his way back toward the top 12 in the Angler of the Year points race, Mike Iaconelli finished 17th on Clarks Hill to move up a spot (13th) and 6 points closer to the 12th place spot. Mike had solid near-12lb. days on one and two, but a smaller 7lb. limit on day 3 kept him out of competition, and additional points in the Angler of the Year race. The current standings are as follows: 1 Skeet...Continue Reading 'Mike Iaconelli Moves Closer to Top 12 for Elite Series Postseason'
Heading into the Elite Series event on Lake Guntersville, a lake where Ike is traditionally hit-or-miss (including a win in 2006, 4th in 2009, but 64th in 2007), Ike was 7th in the Angler of the Year (AOY) points standing, safely in the top 12 cut for the Bassmaster Elite Series Postseason. After Guntersville, an event that AOY points leader Skeet Reese (1485 points) also won the event, putting him safely 258 points ahead of Edwin...Continue Reading 'Closing in on the Bassmaster Elite Series Postseason'
Peaking at 4th place, Mike Iaconelli managed only 8lbs. 15oz. on the final 5hr. tournament day on Pickwick. BASS officials decided to shorten the final day because of dangerous weather conditions. In a tournament where every angler weighed in 5 bass limits, Mike and a few other anglers were able to weed out the bigger bags. Consistent 15-20lb. bags were necessary to make the cut for the final day. Ultimately, while Skeet Reese made a...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Finishes 11th at Pickwick and Sits in 7th in Angler of the Year Points'
After an enormous catch on day 2, Mike pieced together 5 fish for 14lb. 14oz. on day 3, which moved him up to #2. Iaconelli entered day 4 less than 3lbs. behind leader Greg Hackney, who caught 25lbs. 7oz. on day 3. On the final day, Mike managed a respectable 13lbs. 2oz. bag of bass, but it wasn't enough to overtake Hackney, or hold off the 2 circa 20lb. bags of John Crews and Skeet...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Finishes 4th at Bassmaster Elite Series Season-Opener'
After a 6th place finish at the 2010 Bassmaster Classic tournament, Iaconelli brought in 25lbs. 12oz. (for a two day total of 39lbs. 12oz.) on day 2 of the Duel in the Delta. Iaconelli boated 20 keeper bass off a deep water holding spot/transition area. Still trailing the leader Stephen Browning (45lbs. 4oz.) by about 5.5lbs., Mike was encouraged that he's learning more about the spot as the tournament progresses, and that he...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli in 2nd After 2 Days at the Bassmaster Duel in the Delta'
Mike Iaconelli was able to stay in the top 10 from start-to-finish at the 2010 Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake. Day one was a showcase of the biggest limits of the tournament. Mike was in the mix with a 14lb. 9oz. first day limit. At the conclusion of day 2, he was in 4th after catching 4 fish that weighed 12lbs. 3oz., and only about 5lbs. behind leader Jeff Kriet. Day...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Finishes 6th in 2010 Bassmaster Classic'
January 27, 2010 Molinella, Italy - - Molix, an emerging manufacturer of fishing tackle, has announced that Mike Iaconelli will be exclusively using Molix brand spinnerbaits, metal blade baits, and spoons in 2010. Iaconelli is a winner of the 2003 Bassmasters Classic, Bassmasters 2006 Angler of the Year, host of "City Limits Fishing" on Versus television and author of Fishing on the Edge. "This new deal is a real challenge for us here at Molix" says...Continue Reading 'Molix signs Mike Iaconelli to exclusive spinnerbaits, blade baits, and spoons sponsorship'
Bassmasters Classic Winner, Angler of the Year, TV Star and Author to Develop Line of Specialty Knives and Tools Specifically Designed for Bass Fishing in Conjunction with SOG January 27, 2010 Lynwood, WA - - SOG Specialty Knives and Tools, LLC ("SOG"), a leading manufacturer and marketer of specialty knives and tools, has announced that Mike Iaconelli will serve as spokesperson for the brand. Iaconelli is a winner of the 2003 Bassmasters Classic, Bassmasters 2006 angler...Continue Reading 'SOG Signs Bass Fishing Champion Mike Iaconelli As Spokesperson '
VERSUS' THIRD SEASON OF CITY LIMITS FISHING WITH MIKE IACONELLI VISITS SIX NEW CITIES IN SEARCH OF THE BEST URBAN FISHING IN AMERICA NEW YORK, N.Y. (February 9, 2010)-VERSUS will debut the third season of City Limits Fishing with Mike Iaconelli on Friday, February 12, at 9 p.m. ET. The six-episode series, produced by Gannett Video Enterprises, follows host and professional angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli as he uncovers some of the best urban places...Continue Reading 'Versus' Third Season of City Limits Fishing with Mike Iaconelli'
Mike, accompanied by a huge bass, is featured on the February 2010 issue of Bassmaster magazine. The article, "Smart Ways to Fish 'No-Brainer' Baits", covers advanced techniques for using what many would consider "beginner baits", including: jitterbugs, in-line spinners, Cubby Mini-Mites and original Rapalas. Mike reports, of his "panic box", which contains some of these "beginner lures", "These are almost emergency baits to catch a keeper -- or maybe three keepers. Or maybe I...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli on Cover of February 2010 Bassmaster Cover'