Iaconenelli Finesse Fishing DVD Review by Brad Wiegmann

Outdoor writer, photographer and professional fishing guide Brad Wiegmann offers a independent review of Advanced Finesse Bass Strategies with Mike Iaconelli DVD. Wiegmann writes, "Advanced Finesse Bass Strategies with Mike Iaconelli DVD should have the following warning label on the front cover. WARNING: Watching this DVD over and over again can cause an angler to get addicted to finesse fishing! What separates this fishing DVD from others is the intensity that the professional bass angler...Continue Reading 'Iaconenelli Finesse Fishing DVD Review by Brad Wiegmann'

2011-11-17 10:26:20

Final Weigh-In Tie with Keith Combs at Toyota Texas Bass Classic

Mike Iaconelli and Keith Combs both outweighed the rest of the field by more than 25 pounds, only to end in a tie with one another. Dave Mercer told the crowd, "We’re going fishing again. A sudden death fish-off. The one who catches the first legal fish (at least 14 inches) wins." To which Mike responded, "My stomach is in knots. I want to throw up." Iaconelli headed out and fished riprap, catching...Continue Reading 'Final Weigh-In Tie with Keith Combs at Toyota Texas Bass Classic'

2011-11-04 14:03:25

Mike Iaconelli 2009 BassCat Puma For Sale

Price: $29,999.99 Model: 2009 BassCat Puma 20'6"- length 250 Yamaha V-Max, 100 hours of use, with a 1 year warranty on motor 101 thirty-six volt foot controlled Minn Kota trolling motor 4 new 31 series batteries Hamby's beach guard 4 color depth finder, GPS units: 2 Hummingbirds (with side imaging) and 2 Lowrance units Biosonix sound unit Pro-pole seat and fold down seat Deluxe black cover Lighted hatches and rod boxes Bungee rod straps Deluxe tilt steering wheel Detwiler hydraulic jack plate, turn signal trim and jack plate switches Boat alarm Tournament...Continue Reading 'Mike Iaconelli 2009 BassCat Puma For Sale'

2011-10-19 18:46:24

Iaconelli Finishes 6th At Northern Open on Oneida Lake with Frog

BASS's documentation of Mike Iaconelli's performance at Lake Oneida is thorough in articles on their website. One photo series discusses the strategies of several top anglers at Oneida, including winner Ish Monroe, 12th place Kurt Dove, 11th place Ron Bane, 9th place Fletcher Shyrock, 8th place Matt Martin, 6th place Mike Iaconelli, 5th place Randy Howell, 4th place Pat Golden, 3rd place John Pelletier. Oneida Lake strategies Mike talks about why Oneida was so awesome, and begins...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Finishes 6th At Northern Open on Oneida Lake with Frog'

2011-09-28 14:01:44

MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING to Utilize Catch and 'Immediate' Release Program

MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING™, a joint venture between Outdoor Channel and 24 of the world's top anglers, announced today that it will employ a catch and immediate release program as part of the event format. Anglers participating in MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING events will have no limit on the number of legal fish they can weigh. When an angler caches a legal fish, the fish will be weighed in the boat under the supervision of an official. After...Continue Reading 'MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING to Utilize Catch and 'Immediate' Release Program'

2011-08-26 11:59:53

Outdoor Channel and 24 Top Pro Bass Anglers Form "MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING"

Kevin VanDam, Skeet Reese, Mike Iaconelli and Gary Klein among select group to compete in a new game, with new rules and no limits TULSA, Okla. – August 4, 2011 – Declaring the creation of a new game, with new rules and no limits, Outdoor Channel, America's Leader in Outdoor TV, and 24 of the world's premiere competitive bass fishing anglers have come together to form MAJOR LEAGUE FISHINGTM. This new sports organization will feature competitive...Continue Reading 'Outdoor Channel and 24 Top Pro Bass Anglers Form "MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING"'

2011-08-05 10:03:37

Iaconelli Fans Vote Him Into All-Star Weekend

Fans of Mike Iaconelli have voted him into an appearance at the All-Star weekend for the $100,000 top prize. Thanks to great fans, Iaconelli received the highest percentage votes of an angler in any region. The anglers who'd previously qualified for the All-Star Weekend (July 23-24 on Lake Jordan, AL and July 29-31 on the Alabama River) are: Kevin VanDamEdwin EversGerald SwindleOtt DeFoeSteve KennedyTerry ScrogginsCasey AshleyDavy Hite Joining them are four regional competitors voted in by BASS...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Fans Vote Him Into All-Star Weekend'

2011-07-14 13:01:09

Iaconelli Leads His Division for Toyota Trucks All-Star Week

Thank you to all the fans for voting, with 2 days left, Mike Iaconelli is in the lead of his division to become 1 of the 4 anglers to be voted into the Bassmaster Toyota All-Star weekend. The $100,000 competition is set to begin July 23-24 in Alabama on Lake Jordan, then move to the Alabama River for the July 29-31 finale. Your votes are still important, be sure to show your support by ...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Leads His Division for Toyota Trucks All-Star Week'

2011-07-08 14:04:27

So Close, Yet So Far...

Mike Iaconelli started the final day of the BASS event on Lake Murray a few weeks ago in second place. He weighed in a big bag of fish, and it looked like he might win. A tie with Davy Hite, and a tiebreaker rule of heaviest single day weight put him in second, and final charge by Casey Ashley moved Ike down to 3rd. Now it's 3 weeks later, tournament day one's 17lbs. 7oz....Continue Reading 'So Close, Yet So Far...'

2011-06-07 11:45:03

Iaconelli Finishes 3rd at Bassmaster Lake Murray Event

Iaconelli fished consistently on day 1 and 2, boating 26lbs. 15oz. for 7th place to handily make the top 50 cut. Iaconelli made his big move on Saturday with 16lbs. 6oz., moving him into 2nd place. Cloud cover and being on relatively more active fish had Mike culling fish early on Sunday. At the weigh-in, it Davy Hite and Mike Iaconelli finished with the same total weight, the tie-breaker condition of highest single day...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Finishes 3rd at Bassmaster Lake Murray Event'

2011-05-16 10:39:36

Rapala and VMC Hooks Sign Mike Iaconelli

MINNETONKA, Minn. (April 19, 2011) – Rapala, the world's favorite fishing lure and VMC, your hook expert, have added professional angler Mike Iaconelli to their pro-staff lineup. Iaconelli – a powerhouse in the sport of professional angling – won the 2003 Bassmaster Classic, was awarded angler of the year in 2006, came in second in the 2009 Bassmaster Classic and 2009 Forrest Wood Cup (the two biggest tournaments in competitive bass fishing), won three FLW...Continue Reading 'Rapala and VMC Hooks Sign Mike Iaconelli'

2011-04-21 10:53:07

Iaconelli in Top 10 After Tournament Day 1 on Toledo Bend

After a comeback 11th place finish at Pickwick Lake, Mike Iaconelli started off strong at Toledo Bend. Ike is tied with Pickwick Lake winner Davy Hite, and Rick Morris for 10th place (18lbs. 8oz.). Mike currently sits about 4.5lbs. behind leader Dean Rojas (23lbs. 1oz.), well within striking distance on a lake renowned for its big bass population. Anglers are fishing in waters down 10+ ft, and many are navigating mazes of timber. ...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli in Top 10 After Tournament Day 1 on Toledo Bend'

2011-04-14 18:11:15

Iaconelli Makes a Charge on Pickwick Lake at Bassmaster Alabama Charge

Mike started the Bassmaster Alabama charge by catching a ton of fish, all under 2.5lbs., while the numbers of fish caught were high, the total weight wasn't competitive. 68th after the first day, Mike needed a good day just to make the cut before day 3. Continuing to fish the same pattern with DT-series crankbaits and the Berkley Havoc Devil Spear, Mike boated 19lbs. 11oz. on day 2 to send him way up...Continue Reading 'Iaconelli Makes a Charge on Pickwick Lake at Bassmaster Alabama Charge'

2011-04-11 11:35:07

Winter Fishing Fan Club Photo Contest Winner

In the Winter issue of the quarterly newsletter, available to Mike Iaconelli Fan Club Members, a photo contest was announced to promote "Winter Fishing". The contest, sponsored by Abu Garcia, Cocoons Eyewear, Hat Cams and Bass Cat Boats, asked Fan Club members to upload their winter fishing photos, then see who could get...Continue Reading 'Winter Fishing Fan Club Photo Contest Winner'

2011-02-21 15:43:00

Mike Iaconelli Finishes 11th at 2011 Bassmaster Classic

Mike improved his standing from 21st on day 1, to 17th on day 2, to 11th on the final day. With the most time to fish on Sunday, due to minimal fog delays, Mike boated 18lbs. 9oz., the kind of performance that, over three days, could have landed him much nearer the top of the standings. Fog delays, on top of multi-hour runs to and from Venice, cut fishing days short Friday and Saturday for...Continue Reading 'Mike Iaconelli Finishes 11th at 2011 Bassmaster Classic'

2011-02-21 13:45:01

Bassmaster Classic February 18-20 with Outdoors Expo by Dick's Sporting Goods

Fifty anglers will compete on the Louisiana Delta in February, but only one will be crowned Champion. Will it be Skeet, Ike or Louisiana's own Greg Hackney? Come out and see for yourself as the best anglers in the world compete for the most sought after title in bass fishing. While you're there, be sure to check out the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo presented by Dick's Sporting Goods. With over 200,000 square feet of fishing...Continue Reading 'Bassmaster Classic February 18-20 with Outdoors Expo by Dick's Sporting Goods'

2011-02-05 12:29:21

Fourth Season of City Limits Fishing with Mike Iaconelli

NEW YORK, N.Y. (February 3, 2011)- VERSUS will premiere the fourth season of City Limits Fishing with Mike Iaconelli on Friday, February 4, at 9 p.m. ET. The six-episode series follows professional angler Mike "Ike" Iaconelli, the 2003 Bassmaster Classic winner, 2006 BASS Angler of the Year and runner-up in the 2009 Bassmaster Classic, as he visits some of America's best urban fishing areas and shows city dwellers that they don't need to travel...Continue Reading 'Fourth Season of City Limits Fishing with Mike Iaconelli '

2011-02-02 15:40:01

New Book From Mike Iaconelli entitled "Finesse Fishing With Mike Iaconelli"

"Finesse Fishing With Mike Iaconelli : Professional Techniques for Light Line, Light Tackle Bass Fishing" Whether you dream of becoming a full-time professional tournament angler, or just want to put more bass into your livewell on weekends, Bassmaster Classic and AOY winner Michael Iaconelli and Bass Fishing Hall of Fame writer Steve Price tell you how in Finesse Fishing with Mike Iaconelli. Under their guidance, you'll learn all the secrets of using lighter rods, reels,...Continue Reading 'New Book From Mike Iaconelli entitled "Finesse Fishing With Mike Iaconelli"'

2011-01-25 15:13:54

2009 BassCat Puma Full-Rigged Bass Boat For Sale

20'6"- length 250 Yamaha V-Max, 100 hours of use, with a 1 year warranty on motor 101 thirty-six volt foot controlled Minn Kota trolling motor 4 new 31 series batteries Hamby's beach guard 4 color depth finder, GPS units: 2 Hummingbirds (with side imaging) and 2 Lowrance units Biosonix sound unit Pro-pole seat and fold down seat Deluxe black cover Lighted hatches and rod boxes Bungee rod straps Deluxe tilt steering wheel Detwiler hydraulic jack plate, turn signal trim and jack plate switches Boat alarm Tournament upgrade live well...Continue Reading '2009 BassCat Puma Full-Rigged Bass Boat For Sale'

2011-01-14 12:11:15