Category Archive for "Press Releases"

“South Bend’s Lunkerville” Heroes on the Water Episode Takes to the Air Waves Again in Special Bonus Airings on NBC Sports Network

To help celebrate Memorial Day and recognize our nation’s military veterans, NBC Sports is re-airing a special episode of “South Bend’s Lunkerville” — twice! Two encore airings of the “South Bend’s Lunkerville” episode that features Ollie Hughes and Heroes on the Water (HOW), the non-profit organization dedicated to helping military veterans relax, rehabilitate, and reintegrate through kayak fishing, will be broadcast first on Thursday, May 26 at 3:30pm EST, and again on Memorial Day, Monday…

National Fishing and Boating Week Kicks Off with Nationwide Events

(Alexandria, VA)– The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) Take Me Fishing™ and Vamos A Pescar™ campaigns have joined forces with Walmart®, South Bend® and Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) to celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW) with kickoff events hosted at Walmart stores across the United States June 3-5. The #ReelFun events will help seasoned anglers, those new to the sport and anyone in between prepare for summer fun on the water. More than…

‘CASTING CALL’ CONTEST RETURNS TO ICAST 2015

Northbrook, IL – July 2015 — South Bend®, one of America’s oldest and best-loved fishing tackle brands, is bringing back its popular Lunkerville Lounge and ‘Casting Call’ contest to the fishing industry’s largest trade show, ICAST 2015. Since its debut at ICAST two years ago, South Bend’s Lunkerville Lounge has been a hot destination for angling attendees who want a chance to star on the award-winning, internationally syndicated TV show, “South Bend’s Lunkerville” (“SBL”). All…

APRIL IS PERCH MONTH IN SOUTH BEND’S LUNKERVILLE!!

To celebrate one of the most fun and feisty fish species to catch, South Bend’s Lunkerville is honoring the perky perch for an entire month on the Lunkerville Facebook page. The perch party begins on April 1st, when we’ll unveil random video messages from Mike D, wacky posts, daily contests and just about anything and everything else perch! We’ll also be attending the Orillia Perch Festival in Orillia, Ontario: one of Canada’s largest fishing derbies!…

TV Schedule Announced For April – June 2015

Check out the new season of South Bend’s Lunkerville on NBC Sports Thursdays at 2pm ET, on World Fishing Network Sunday at 4pm and 1am ET and on Comcast SportsNet/Chicago Tuesdays at 12:30pm CT. Also watch the WFN Exclusive series “Lunkerville Classic” presented by South Bend, on World Fishing Network Wednesdays at 10pm ET, Saturdays at 2pm and 11pm and Thursdays at 2am, 10am and 4pm ET. Now you have 10 chances on broadcast TV…

South Bend’s Lunkerville Wins 2015 Telly Award

The internationally syndicated television show “South Bend’s Lunkerville” was awarded a 2015 Telly for Outstanding Achievement in Sports Television Programming. This is the second Telly Award for the series over its 11 years of weekly broadcast, adding to its prior accolades, which include a 2012 Emmy nomination, a 2009 Cine Golden Eagle award and five Sportsman Channel awards for Viewer Favorite On-Camera Personality, Best Freshwater Fishing Episode and three consecutive years of Viewer Favorite Fishing…

New Season of South Bend’s Lunkerville on NBC Sports Network and CSN Chicago

The internationally syndicated television show South Bend’s Lunkerville is back for another broadcast season on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) and adds Comcast Sports Network/Chicago to its expanding list of broadcast partners, including World Fishing Network and PBS.. South Bend’s Lunkerville will air Thursdays at 2pm EST on NBCSN and Tuesdays at 2:30pm CST on CSN/Chicago. Lunkerville was first asked to join NBCSN as part of their inaugural outdoor programming lineup in January 2012. And the…

SOUTH BEND’S LUNKERVILLE “CASTING CALL” CONTEST RETURNS TO ICAST 2014

Northbrook, IL – July, 2014 — South Bend is bringing its popular Lunkerville Lounge and “Casting Call” contest to ICAST 2014, taking place this summer in Orlando, Florida. The contest, which debuted at last year’s ICAST in Las Vegas, was a hit with attendees of the fishing industry’s largest trade show, attracting anglers who wanted to share their fishing story with South Bend’s Lunkerville host Mike D for a chance to star on the award-winning,…

WFN Father’s Day Marathon Airs Sunday, June 15

DENVER and TORONTO – World Fishing Network, the leading entertainment destination and digital resource for anglers throughout North America, presents its Father’s Day Marathon, Sponsored by Cabela’s – four hours of shows all focused on fathers that fish. The Father’s Day Marathon, Sponsored by Cabela’s airs Sunday, June 15 starting at 8 p.m. ET and celebrates that special bond between a father and son/daughter with eight of World Fishing Network’s favorite dad-centric episodes that include…

“South Bend’s Lunkerville” Season 8 Premieres on World Fishing Network

New York, NY – October, 2013  – Lunkerville, the fishing show that features “real people with real fish stories” is officially changing its name to reflect the recent partnership of its title sponsor partnership with South Bend Sporting Goods.  South Bend’s Lunkerville will begin airing Season 8 this Sunday, October 6th on the World Fishing Network (check your local listings for air times).  Season 8 also marks the series’ 100th episode, which will air in…

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