WFN Announses New Season Premiers

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DENVER, Colo. – March 28, 2013 – WFN: World Fishing Network, the leading entertainment destination and digital resource for anglers throughout North America, presents five returning series with season premieres in April along with the network premiere of BassWestUSA TV coming April 1.

“We recognize that a broad variety of anglers enjoy the informative and entertaining programming that WFN provides every day,” said WFN’s Director of Programming, Ana Rodrigues. “With new show episodes for April including tournament coverage, fly, bass and saltwater fishing and the adventure of kayak fishing on the open ocean, anglers know they can turn on their television any day of the week and find a program they’ll enjoy on WFN.”

WFN: World Fishing Network is the home of the Skeeter Bass Champs , premiering Monday April 1 at 9:30 p.m. ET with coverage of the Texas Tournament Trail. On location for more than 30 Skeeter Bass Champs events, each episode highlight the trials, struggles and rewards that anglers tackle throughout a tournament.

Long-running Sport Fishing on the Fly (starts Tuesday, April 2 at 8 p.m. ET), hosted by Don Freschi, returns to WFN with episodes that include dry fly fishing for Arctic Char in Northern Quebec, hooking into some huge Steelhead on the Skeena and a couple trips to Roche Lake with fisheries biologist and regular guest, Brian Chan, who offers unique perspective of the sport.

Fly Nation brings even more fly fishing adventure than ever for Season 2, premiering Tuesday, April 2 at 9 p.m. ET.  This season, watch familiar Fly Nation hosts along with newcomers chase everything from monster northern pike, Atlantic salmon, steelhead, coho salmon, redfish, golden trout and even double digit bonefish!  Each episode chronicles a new adventure from a different location in North America and the Caribbean, Fly Nation captures the true passion of fly fishing in a TV show format unlike anything else.

Viewers can see and learn from renowned saltwater angler George Poveromo as he pursues a wide variety of marine game fish on George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Fishing, returning to WFN on Sunday, April 7 at 8 p.m. ET. Share the cockpit with George as he films along the coastal U.S. and popular angling destinations abroad, teaching the viewer how to catch a wide variety of game fish, from exotic species like blue marlin and bonefish to regional favorites such as wahoo, tuna, redfish and more.

Kayak Fishing with Jim Sammons (new episodes beginning Sunday, April 7 at 9 p.m. ET) brings a fresh new style of fishing show that features jaw-dropping action in stunning locations. Every 30-minute episode follows Jim, recognized worldwide as a pioneer of big game kayak fishing, as he travels the world with his kayak while on the hunt for the biggest and most challenging game fish.

WFN adds BassWestUSA TV to its programming lineup beginning Monday, April 1 at 9 p.m. ET. BassWestUSA TV brings the hardcore bass angler on a journey that includes technique and amazing fisheries combined with the best products and personalities of the sport. Taken from the pages of BassWestUSA Magazine, the show travels to some of the great bass fishing destinations in the Western United States, including Lake Powell, Lake Fork Reservoir and Diamond Valley Lake.

For additional information, including dates and times for all of the fishing and outdoor lifestyle programming available on WFN, please visit WorldFishingNetwork.com.

About WFN

WFN: World Fishing Network is North America’s only television network, online and mobile platform dedicated exclusively to fishing and outdoor enthusiasts with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. WFN’s 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 some of the top anglers from North America and across the globe, WFN offers a variety of exclusive lifestyle shows that appeal to a broad and diverse audience. Anchored by one of the top fishing websites, WorldFishingNetwork.com, WFN’s multimedia platforms also include mobile portals for iPhone, iPad and Android, enabling anglers to take WFN wherever they go. WFN and WFN HD are available to more than 50 million cable, satellite and telecommunications households throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.