Two fishing industry leaders, WFN: World Fishing Network, North America’s only 24-hour television network and the International Game Fish Association (IGFA), the leading authority on angling pursuits and the keeper of the most current world record fishing catches, are teaming up to present IGFA Saltwater Adventures – a 30-minute weekly fishing travel show.
The 13-weekly episodes will begin airing in April on WFN.
Hosted by popular television fishing personality Bill Boyce, IGFA Saltwater Adventures will be presented in high-definition.
The show will take viewers to some of the world’s premiere saltwater fishing locations including; the Bahamas, California, Costa Rica, Fiji, the Florida Keys, Mexico, New York, Panama, Seychelles, St. Thomas & St. Lucia. Viewers will live vicariously through Boyce as he stays at the best resorts, visits the local hot spots, and goes on the water for a memorable fishing adventure.
“Each week, viewers will be go on a spectacular saltwater fishing vacation at some of the world’s best resorts in just 30-minutes and in stunning high-definition from the comfort of their couches,” said Corey Russell, VP of Programming and Production at WFN.
“The combination of WFN, the IGFA, our spectacular resort partners and our host Bill Boyce, will make IGFA Saltwater Adventures a memorable trip every week.”
After 16 years as a fisheries biologist, his career took a turn when interest in his underwater photographs exploded. Now a photojournalist in the sport fishing industry, his underwater video talents have been used in Michael Fowlkes Productions’ Inside Sportfishing and with many filming expeditions with Guy Harvey, and the BBC.
Bill hosted the World Class Sport Fishing series, and then created his own production company, directing, producing, and hosting the TELLY Award winning TV series, IGFA Angler’s Digest.
Boyce has been a long standing representative of the IGFA since 1996, and a board member of the NCMC since 2007.
WFN marketing partners for this new series include; Fox International Rods & Reels, WFL Lures, Western Filament Fishing Line, Aftco Clothing and Accessories, Reactor Watches, King Sailfish Mounts, and Plano – makers of travel gear and tackle boxes.
“All of us here at IGFA are very excited about this unique fishing show,” said Mike Myatt, Chief Operating Officer at the IGFA. “WFN has created a platform that will highlight great fishing, the world’s premier destinations and excellent corporate partners coupled with Bill’s infectious passion and knowledge of the sport.
“We anticipate many years of success with this series.”