DENVER, CO – For those who cannot make it to Las Vegas from July 12-15 for ICAST, the premier trade show for the sportfishing industry, WFN: World Fishing Network, North America’s only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network, is offering a front row seat to the newest innovations and new products in the industry.
Through its website WorldFishingNetwork.com/icast WFN will offer unprecedented coverage of ICAST, highlighting the newest in fishing products, latest trends and interviews with key members of the angling community.
A WFN camera crew will be on-site at ICAST providing constant updates from July 12-15 at WorldFishingNetwork.com/icast. Coverage begins the evening of July 12th with the New Product Showcase (the latest in new fishing gear and accessories) followed by product reviews, Chairman’s Industry Awards for Best of Show and interviews with key figures in fishing. In addition to video interviews, news reports and features, the site will also offer blogs, stories and photos throughout the show, allowing anglers a backstage pass to the future of fishing.
Television viewers will also be able to check out highlights from ICAST as numerous product features shot at the show will appear on WFN’s popular gear show, Getting School’d with JP DeRose this coming season.
“WFN is bringing ICAST to life for millions of recreational anglers across North America,” said Corey Russell, VP, Programming, WFN. “Through our unmatched multimedia platform online and on-air, anglers will be brought front and center to see first-hand what goes on at this all important annual event.”
Hosted by the American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA), ICAST is the world’s largest sportfishing trade show and the cornerstone of the fishing industry. More than 7,000 people representing 63 countries attend annually.
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, regional bureaus from across the nation, 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, the schedule includes 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, Comcast, AT&T U-Verse, Verizon FiOS and more. For more information, visit www.WorldFishingNetwork.com.