World Fishing Network Posts Record Viewership in April Free Preview

Strike King
Power Pole
Bucks Falcon Mercury
Lews Fishing
Bucks Skeeter Yamaha

DENVER and TORONTO – – World Fishing Network, the leading entertainment destination and digital resource for anglers throughout North America, posted the highest single-month viewership in the history of the network during the month of April as part of the network’s North American free preview offering.

Overall, World Fishing Network experienced a 265% increase[1] in average audience viewership in the U.S. during the preview period, allowing anglers and outdoor enthusiasts across a number of platforms to experience the only TV network dedicated to fishing.

“We are always looking for new ways to put World Fishing Network in front of more anglers because we know they’ll love what they see, and because we know our affiliate partners appreciate the new subscribers,” said Sean Luxton, SVP of Digital Content and Distribution for World Fishing Network. “This freeview initiative met both objectives and everyone is returning to shore with a full boat. Stay tuned for more initiatives that continue to build World Fishing Network’s audience.”

World Fishing Network’s free preview was available to all of the network’s cable, satellite and telecommunications service providers. Participating providers in the U.S. included Antietam Cable, Bright House Networks, Cablevision (Optimum), CenturyLink, Cox Communications, DISH, MetroNet and Verizon FiOS, while Access, Bell, Cablevision du Nord du Quebec, Cogeco, Eastlink, MTS, Rogers, SaskTel, Shaw Cable, Shaw Direct, Source Cable, TBayTel, TELUS, Videotron and Westman participated in Canada.

Detailed schedule information, show descriptions and more about the most diverse species coverage and exclusive fishing and outdoor lifestyle programming that World Fishing Network provides can be found at