Casey Ashley on Ike Live March 2

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Casey Ashley on Ike Live March 2Pittsgrove, NJ, Feb 25, 2015. Bassmaster Classic champion Casey Ashley and runner-up Bobby Lane joins Mike Iaconelli on Ike Live!, Monday, March 2, at 8:00 pm ET, live-streaming at A free-form fan call-in/tweet-in follows at 9:30.

Ashley nailed the 2015 Classic at Lake Hartwell in Greenville, SC, with a stunning Third Day bag of 20-3, to push this 3-day total to 50-1. He is only the third angler to win the Classic in his home state and the first ever to win on his home-lake.

Bobby Lane placed second with an impressive 46-15 total, and Iaconelli pulled in a total of 42-6 on his new Abu Garcia line of rods. The three anglers will talk about the many challenges of this year’s Classic, not the least of which was frigid temperatures and freezing rain.

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About Mike “Ike” Iaconelli

A South Philadelphia native now living in South Jersey, Mike Iaconelli fell in love with fishing at his grandfather’s side in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. He began fishing in tournaments after high school, joined the pro-am circuit in 1992 and turned pro in 2000. In 2003, he won the Bassmaster Classic. To date, he has won Bassmaster Elite, Classic, and Open championships, including the Bassmaster Elite on the Delaware River in August 2014, and earned over $2 MM in prize money.

He and wife, Becky, run The Ike Foundation, which provides fishing equipment to youth fishing club to “get kids fishing.” In addition, he and fellow fishing champ, Pete Gluszek, run The Bass University, which offers intense 2-day fishing classes that bring avid amateurs and professional fishermen together.