DENVER, CO - WFN: World Fishing Network, North America's only television network, online and mobile platform dedicated exclusively to fishing and outdoor enthusiasts, announced today the airing of one of their original series on DIRECTV's Audience Network. A special episode of Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi will air Saturday, July 14, 12pm ET/PT.
Combining a love for travel and a passion for fishing, Mariko Izumi takes viewers across the globe to experience the best that both have to offer. Each season, she visit's the world's best fishing hot spots, while learning about the local culture along the way. Whether it's hooking a sailfish or exploring the local scene, travel and fishing is Mariko's mission.
This exceptional episode of Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi - Expedition Fly Fishing is an action-packed documentary that challenges Mariko and a group of hard-core anglers to plan the perfect fly fishing expedition to one of the most exclusive bodies of water in North America. The show follows Mariko and her team as they plan the trip, travel to their remote destination, and strategize how to attack the water to fish for salmon on the fly.
Each scene is complete with action-styled photography, extreme close-ups with eye popping details and compelling interviews with the anglers. The entire expedition is sewn together with iconic imagery, engaging characters and riveting adventure.
About WFN: World Fishing Network
WFN: World Fishing Network is the only network dedicated exclusively 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 prime time theme nights, 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, WFN offers a variety of exclusive lifestyle shows including; Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi, Reel Fishy Jobs with Mark Melnyk, Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing, IGFA's Saltwater Adventures with Bill Boyce 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, Android and iPad) and a robust fishing website, www.WorldFishingNetwork.com
Today WFN and WFN HD are available in more than 40 million households through North American cable, satellite and telecommunications distributors.