AFTCO expands its pro team with the addition of one of the most dynamic anglers in the fishing industry, Mike Iaconelli. The 2003 Bassmaster Classic Champion and 2006 B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year is excited to join the AFTCO family for the 2021 season. Iaconelli will bolster an already impressive lineup of Tour anglers, representing the AFTCO brand on and off the water in his many endeavors.Iaconelli is driven as an angler to compete...Continue Reading 'AFTCO Goes Ike'
Pittsgrove NJ, Nov. 5, 2020. Professional Edge Fishing, Inc., a brand and angler marketing and representation company, announces a new partnership between Professional Angler Mike Iaconelli and Heshi`, online designer and retailer of men’s socks.Iaconelli has always been a fashion-conscious angler with a style all his own and Heshi` is excited about this pairing. "Heshi` socks are designed for those who...Continue Reading 'Ike Pairs Up With Heshi` Socks!'
Mike Iaconelli has teamed up with Berkley to offer some exclusive "Iaconelli Series" colors in some of Mike's favorite Berkley soft plastics: The Chigger Craw and The General Worm. These new colors are available at Tackle Warehouse for $4.99 a pack. The Chigger CrawAvailable...Continue Reading 'New Exclusive Mike Iaconelli Colors from Berkley'
The Ike Foundation® Announces Ike’s Celebrity Pro Am Bass Fishing Recap and Upcoming Ike Foundation Events
July 6, 2020, Pittsgrove, NJ. The Ike Foundation® hosted its 5th Annual Ike’s Celebrity Pro Am Bass Tournament on the Chesapeake Bay in Northeast Maryland. The event moved from the Camden, NJ Riverfront this year and was held without the Family Fun Fest due to the current COVID-19 safety measures. Even with these changes in place, anglers from all over the region came out to support The Ike Foundation®. 133 boats registered and launched from...Continue Reading 'The Ike Foundation® Announces Ike’s Celebrity Pro Am Bass Fishing Recap and Upcoming Ike Foundation Events'
Ontario, CA - NINES Optics, manufacturer of the NIRTECH® polarized lenses, announces the debut of a new collection of NINES IKE series of performance polarized sunglasses. Mike Iaconelli also known as “Ike” is one of the most recognizable and accomplished professional anglers of all time and he recently partnered with the NINES Optics team to develop two stunning new NINES IKE...Continue Reading 'NINES® Optics Debuts the NINES IKE Collection! '
May 27th, 2020, Pittsgrove, NJ. The Ike Foundation® has announced its Fifth Annual Ike’s Celebrity Pro Am Bass Fishing Tournament to be held at Anchor Marina in Northeast Maryland. This event has undergone some significant changes due to the nation’s COVID-19 health crisis. With it, the landscape of public events has changed but The Ike Foundation® is committed to its mission by...Continue Reading 'Ike’s Celebrity Pro Am Bass Fishing Tournament Is A GO'
May 18th, 2020, Pittsgrove, NJ. Mike and Becky Iaconelli, co-founders of The Ike Foundation®, announce the recipients of the fourth annual Ike Foundation® College Scholarship Awards. 2020 brought in the largest scholarship applicant pool to date. Over 80 high school seniors from across the country with an earned GPA of at least 3.0 and a proven contribution to outdoor conservation submitted...Continue Reading 'The Ike Foundation® Announces 2020 College Scholarship Winners & Upcoming Events'
Pittsgrove, NJ, April 30, 2020 - Mike Iaconelli and The Ike Foundation® have donated $5,000 to support the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) as it continues to meet a 200 percent increase in food requests due to the food-insecurity impact of COVID-19. FBSJ is South Jersey’s largest hunger-relief organization. In addition, The Ike Foundation® donated $2,500 to the Family Success Center of West Jersey, an organization that provides shelter, financial assistance and advice to...Continue Reading '"FISH AGAINST IKE" VIRTUAL FISHING TOURNAMENT RAISES THOUSANDS FOR COVID-19 RELIEF'
Forestville, WI-The National Professional Anglers Association's (NPAA) board of directors recently appointed one of America's top angling professionals and sportfishing industry businessmen, Mike Iaconelli (Ike) to the NPAA Board of Directors. Iaconelli will join five elected board members and one additional appointed member over the next year and a half to help create a strategy that will expose the NPAA and its mission to full-time, part-time, and aspiring angling professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada. ...Continue Reading 'Mike Iaconelli Joins the NPAA Leadership Team'