WORLD FISHING NETWORK AND AMERICAN BASS ANGLERS PUT AMATEUR ANGLERS ON CENTER STAGE
Each week WFN to feature top amateur anglers from ABA weekend tournaments
DENVER, CO. - FEB. 10, 2012 - WFN: World Fishing Network, North America`s only 24/7 fishing lifestyle network is offering weekend amateur anglers who compete in the American Bass Anglers (ABA) fishing tournaments -- the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series -- the opportunity to be featured on the network.
Every Monday, at 10:00 pm ET, beginning on Feb. 13 and concluding in mid-November, WFN will present ABA Tournament Trails - a 2-minute recap of a recent ABA amateur tournament. The feature, which will highlight the winners, will be repeated throughout the week on WFN and also be available online at www.WorldFishingNetwork.com/ABA.
"We are thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of these talented anglers who may not fish for a living but certainly live to fish," said Liz Ogilvie, Director of Partnership Marketing for WFN. "Many of these amateur anglers are loyal and passionate WFN viewers, so it`s a real thrill for them to see themselves on our network and a great opportunity for us to honor their accomplishments."
This week`s ABA Tournament Trails highlights on WFN will be from the ABA season opening tournaments from Jan 21, 2012 at Lake Toho in Florida and the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana. Upcoming ABA events that will be featured on WFN include: Lake Murray in SC, Lake Seminole in Georgia, Lake Degray in Arkansas, Lake Palestine in Texas, and Lake Martin in Alabama. For a complete schedule of ABA tournaments visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
About American Bass Anglers
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler. American Bass Anglers operates the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series. Each tour is design specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com
About WFN: World Fishing Network
WFN: World Fishing Network is the only 24/7 television network dedicated to all segments of fishing with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. WFN`s wide-ranging programming lineup includes primetime theme nights, a selection of the best international series and the most diverse species coverage of any TV channel. Featuring popular programs hosted by the world`s top anglers, WFN offers a variety of exclusive lifestyle shows including; Hookin` Up with Mariko Izumi, Reel Fishy Jobs with Mark Melnyk, Lost Lake and Getting School`d with JP DeRose. The beauty of WFN`s programming is available in 100 percent stunning High Definition. WFN`s multimedia platform includes a mobile portal, WFN Fishing Log (fishing app for the iPhone and iPad) and a robust fishing website, www.WorldFishingNetwork.com.
Originally launched in December 2005, today WFN and WFN HD are available in more than 30 million households through North American cable, satellite and telecommunications distributors including; DISH Network, Charter Communications, Comcast, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-verse, Bright House Networks, Cablevision and more. For more information, visit www.WorldFishingNetwork.com.