Lunkerville becomes home of the World Fishing Network & Sportsman Canada


NEW YORK, March 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – On the heels of a miniseries inspired by “Get Folks Fishing” to air on Discovery Channel in december 2020, the five-time Sportsman Channel award-winning television series, Lunkerville, returns to the World Fishing Network (WFN) this spring.

“Lunkerville has been able to maintain its longevity through interesting stories and that is not easy to do on television these days,” says Outdoor Sportsman Group Programming Director, Monte Daniels. “Lunkerville’s popularity is a testament to the sport of fishing and its renewed passion among young and old, especially given the lonely nature of the sport and the opportunity to be outdoors.”

Lunkerville’s new season picks up where it left off in December with 13 fun episodes featuring anglers from all walks of life sharing their passion for the outdoors, while taking on the task of teaching the outdoors. Animator “Mike D” to fish. The series continues its goal of Make people fish by championing sport as a conscious activity that helps nourish and strengthen mental health.

It’s all part of that of Michel d’Avila personal mission to bring the emotional and social benefits of recreational fishing to people by showing them how easy and accessible it is to do so. “When you eliminate the distractions of technology, not only do you enjoy the beauty of nature and feel the excitement of fishing for fish, but you are also immersed in a meditative environment ideal for introspection,” says the host. and creator. “And with the promise of pandemic restrictions easing by the summer, I can’t think of any better sport to welcome friends back into our orbit – some of my best friendships have been made on the water. “

In other news… as the new season of Lunkerville airs on television this spring, Mike will be on the road, traveling through North America fishing and filming with the members of the show Facebook Group. These all-new episodes are slated to air in fall 2021.

Start April 3, 2021, watch Lunkerville “Get Folks Fishing” every Saturday at 7:30 p.m. (EST) on the World Fisheries Network and 6:30 p.m. (EST) on Sportsman Channel Canada:

Lunkerville Begins – Reintroduction to Lunkerville with bass and carp fishing in New York City.
Generation Z – Generation Zers demonstrate basic bass fishing techniques.
All for the Family – Families and couples fish for bass, crappie and rainbow trout.
This is a Lunkerville Fishmas – New school and old fashioned ice fishing.
Wonder Women – Bass fishing for women only.
Panfish Express – Multi-species fun fishing.
Big Mouth Bonanza – Special Largemouth Bass.
Bronzeback Mountain – Smallmouth bass special.
A Shore Thing – Popular shore fishing techniques for bass and crappie.
Salty Dogs – Saltwater fishing for snook, rockfish, striped bass and porgy.
Ready, Set, Fish – Competitive tournament and club fishing.
The Smaller the Better – Fishing from a kayak, rowboat, electric jon and folding boat.
Lunkerworld – Multi-species fishing in Ukraine, Jamaica, British Columbia and Newfoundland.

About Lunkerville
When the independent director Michel d’Avila Hooking his passion for storytelling to his love of fishing, he spawned the fishing documentary series Lunkerville: The Show That Features Real People With Real Fish Stories. For over 17 years, host ‘Mike D’ has been casting his line on everyday recreational anglers, traveling to their secret spots, sharing their special techniques and making them the expert stars of the day. In his laid-back manner, he enjoys camaraderie, fun and fish. For more information on the show, please visit

About Outdoor Sportsman Group
Outdoor Sportsman Group is made up of the world’s leading media and entertainment brands for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. It includes three leading multi-channel networks: Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network, as well as Sportsman Channel Canada and MOTV, the world’s leading platform for outdoor video-on-demand subscription content. The Group also consists of a number of established publishing assets: 16 outdoor magazines including Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, Petersen’s Hunting, In-Fisherman and 20 leading websites including . Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations, Winnercomm. For more information, visit #MyOutdoorTV

Media contact:
Anthea Liontos
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