Fishing & Boating News

FishPAA Television to Air Additional Coverage on Sportsman Channel

by: Alan Clemons,

Photo by Alan Clemons
Photo by Alan Clemons
(Dec. 29, 2010 - Benton, KY) BENTON, Ky. - "FishPAA Television," highlighting the exciting action and skills of the nation's best professional anglers competing on the Bass Pro Shops PAA Tournament Series presented by Carrot Stix, will begin additional coverage from the 2010 season on Sportsman Channel.

FishPAA Television will air each Monday at 5 p.m., Tuesday at 9 a.m. and Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. EST. Sportsman Channel is found at Channel 395 on Dish Network and Channel 605 on DirecTV. Check your local listings for information and additional air times.

"We're excited to have this added distribution of "FishPAA Television on Sportsman Channel," said Danny Blandford, PAA Program Director." The 2010 season provided some great fishing content with some of the best anglers in the game, and we?ve captured it all in HD. This new opportunity with Sportsman Channel allows the PAA to showcase these great anglers, competing in one of the toughest seasons on record, to a whole new audience of fishing enthusiasts."

Tournament coverage of the 2010 season includes action from Cherokee Lake in Morristown, Tenn.; Lake Norman near Concord, N.C., Lake Tawakoni east of Garland, Texas, and Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo.

About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel is the only television and digital company fully devoted to the more than 82 million sportsmen in the United States, delivering the most educational and entertaining hunting, shooting and fishing programming. Acquired by InterMedia Outdoors Holdings in 2006, Sportsman Channel is now a part of the nation's largest multimedia company targeted exclusively to serving the information and entertainment needs of outdoors enthusiasts.

About the PAA: The Professional Anglers Association is a non-profit organization that gives professional anglers a unified voice in order to aid in the growth of the sport of professional bass fishing. The PAA also aims to administer educational programs to the average angler, to increase enjoyment of the sport, and to embrace sound conservation practices to further the future of the sport.