Mike Iaconelli Plans Live-Streaming Ike Live Shows at the Bassmaster Classic Expo

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Pittsgrove, NJ, March 14, 2017In addition to participating in the Bassmaster Classic competition, Mike Iaconelli is bringing his live-streaming Internet show, Ike Live, to the Bassmaster Classic Expo, and as a special treat for lucky young fans, his foundation, The Ike Foundation, will give away 500 free Flambeau tackle boxes.

The Ike Live team, led by co-host and pro angler Pete Gluszek, will interview top anglers, athletes and key members of the bass fishing world during Expo days.  They will broadcast from booth # 2745 at the following times:

  • Friday, March 24th from 1:00 to 2:00 pm and 3:00 to 4:00 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, March 25 and 25, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, and 3:00 to 4:00 pm.

Go to IkeLive.com to see archived shows.

The Ike Foundation, which focuses on getting more youth into fishing, will give Flambeau tackle boxes to the first 100 kids who stop by booth # 2745 at the following times:

  • Friday, March 24th, at noon and 2:00 pm.
  • Saturday, March 25th, at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 26th, at noon.

Go to TheIkeFoundation.org for more information about the foundation and its work, including its upcoming kid’s fishing tournament, Ike’s Hook ‘Em Early Kids Fishing Tournament, and its 2nd Annual Ike Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament & Benefit Dinner.

Kids receive a tricked-out Flambeau tackle box at The Ike Foundation booth (booth #2745) at the Bassmaster Classic Expo.

Mike Iaconelli readies Flambeau tackle boxes to giveaway by The Ike Foundation (booth 2745) at the Bassmaster Classic Expo March 24-26.

About The Ike Foundation:

Established in 2014, The Ike Foundation is an IRS registered 501(c)3 nonprofit

foundation focused on promoting the sport of fishing to youths and developing their appreciation of the outdoors and America’s natural resources. Each year, the Foundation donates thousands of rods, reels, tackle boxes, and lures to kids.

It also assists civic organizations, youth fishing organizations, and other charitable organizations in sponsoring events that promote fishing to both inner city and rural youth. The events teach young people about the sport of fishing, the ecology of the outdoors, and the responsibility each person has to maintain our planet’s natural resources.

Mike Iaconelli with the Flambeau Giveaway Tackleboxes – photo courtesy of the Ike Foundation

In April, the Foundation awards a scholarship to five high school anglers headed to college. In May, it hosts Ike’s Hook ‘Em Early Kids Fishing Tournament and, in July, it hosts the 2nd Annual Ike Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament & Benefit Dinner.  See TheIkeFoundation.org for details about the upcoming events.

About Ike Live:

Ike Live, presented by Mystery Tackle Box, is Mike Iaconelli’s live streaming Internet show and podcast that features guest appearances from such top professional anglers as Kevin VanDam and Gerald Swindle and such pro athletes as Jim Miller, Trent Cole, Bryan Bickell, Willie Young, Brian Robison, among others.

Iaconelli and co-host Pete Gluszek stream a new, live, episode each month at the IkeLivecom website.  All episodes are on the website for unlimited viewing. Episodes also may be viewed on YouTube or downloaded as an Mp3 from iTunes and Stitcher.

Ike Live’s sponsors include Mystery Tackle Box, Vision Wheel, Uploaded Fishing, Hobie, Flambeau, Reelsnot, Liquid Mayhem, Tackle Warehouse, Bass Talk Live, and T-H Marine. For additional information on Ike Live, please visit IkeLive.com.