Friday, December 17, 2010

WFN's Most Amazing Fishing Videos Contest Begins

The next time you hit the water to fish, be sure to pack your video camera along with your rod, lures and lucky fishing hat. That's because, WFN: World Fishing Network's Most Amazing Fishing Videos Contest is offering anglers the chance to have their spectacular, funny, cute, shocking or just plain entertaining fishing videos featured on WFN.

"We've all experienced those 'memorable moments' when fishing, and if lucky, they were caught on video. No matter how funny or unbelievable, they all share one thing in common - they make for a good story," said Shauna Gosevitz, Sr. Director, Marketing for WFN. "WFN's Most Amazing Fishing Videos Contest invites people to share their moments with their fellow anglers online and have a chance to share their moments with the millions of viewers watching WFN."

To participate in WFN's Most Amazing Fishing Videos Contest anglers should visit to upload a fishing video. Videos can also be submitted via mail (check the website for details). The contest begins today, with prizes awarded monthly continuing into 2011. Users who don't have videos to share are still able to watch and vote for their favorite fishing videos anytime on the website.

After being submitted, videos will be posted on the website for public voting. At the end of each month, the video that received the most votes will win a video camera, WFN prize package and be featured on a WFN's Most Amazing Fishing Videos on-air vignette airing on WFN, WFN HD and online. Every video entered will be entered into monthly random draws for additional prizing. Entrants can share their videos and encourage voting from friends, family and fishing buddies via a variety of social media tools such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

The contest is complimented by an on-air campaign airing on WFN and WFN HD consisting of :15 and :30 second promos, online banners running on a variety of targeted websites and SEM/SEO marketing tactics including social networking tools and additional online videos.
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 network also delivers a weekly news program, WFN News, and the schedule includes a variety of exclusive lifestyle shows including: Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi, Reel Fishy Jobs and Getting School'd with JP DeRose. WFN also delivers the beauty of fishing in stunning High Definition with WFN HD, a separate network that delivers 100 percent High Definition programming 24/7.

Like millions of anglers across the continent, WFN is committed to supporting important conservation issues and groups that are fighting to preserve North America's waterways and fisheries. WFN is also dedicated to using its resources and powerful media platform to help grow the sport by promoting and championing groups and organizations that are helping to inspire a new generation of anglers to appreciate and respect the world's natural wonders.

Originally launched in December 2005, today WFN and WFN HD are available in more than 20 million households through North American cable, satellite and telecommunications distributors. For more information, visit

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