WFN's Hookin' Up Casts Off in Miami

WFN's Hookin' Up Casts Off in Miami

WFN: World Fishing Network, North America's only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network, today announced the second season of Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi will cast off from Miami, FL, on Monday, January 11, at 7:30 pm ET. New episodes will air every Monday leading into WFN's Big Bass Monday theme night.


In Miami, Mariko catches a sandbar shark one mile off of the South Beach Strip; she learns to trapeze at The Flying Trapeze School in downtown Miami; and then took DJ lessons with Scratch DJ Academy in Miami.

Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi follows the world's sexiest angler as she travels the globe to meet the coolest people in the hottest fishing spots. This season the show adds an element of "reality" as Mariko takes on a series of fishing-related challenges in each location. Whether it is cooking with a world famous chef, partying at the wildest hotspot in town or fishing with some of the best anglers, Mariko's inviting style offers viewers a fun and fresh look at each destination. Her 2010 travel dossier includes stops in Miami, Portland, San Francisco, Washington/Maryland, Belize and Montreal.

WFN's singular focus is serving North America's 60 million anglers with a network schedule that is dedicated to all things fishing - including 10 original series in 2009. The line-up includes theme nights in primetime dedicated to all aspects of the pastime, regional news bureaus in all areas of the country covering local stories and issues, as well as the only weekly news program, WFN News, reporting on stories and events that shape the fishing industry.

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 and WFN's Reel Road Trip. 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.

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 including AT&T, Charter Communications, Comcast, DISH Network, Verizon FiOS and more.

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