WFN and Partners Promote Fishing In Louisiana

WFN and Partners Promote Fishing In Louisiana
WFN and Partners Promote Fishing In Louisiana

WFN: World Fishing Network, the leading entertainment destination and digital resource for anglers throughout North America, has partnered with the Louisiana Charter Boat Association (LCBA) and the Louisiana Seafood Marketing and Promotions Board (LSMPB) on a new Angler?s Travel Guide website designed to promote Louisiana as one of the top fishing destinations in the United States.

The new Louisiana Angler?s Travel Guide, developed, hosted and maintained by World Fishing Network, can be found at The site lets anglers plan all aspects of their trip, from researching top destinations and species information to getting the latest updates on news and tips along with the ability to book their charter with an LCBA captain, all in one place.

Created to protect and promote the development and preservation of the fishing guide industry in Louisiana, Louisiana Charter Boat Association ( and certified captains are individuals who have proven to be properly licensed and insured for the activities that they participate in. The LCBA maintains an extensive list of charter boat captains who can ensure the fishing trip of a lifetime. The LSMPB ( works to promote Louisiana seafood, which comprises one-third (1/3) of the domestic seafood consumed in the contiguous United States and is known around the world for taste, quality and variety.

?WFN Angler Travel Guides offer seamless connections between anglers looking for top fishing destinations throughout North America and the best guides and fishing spots that an area has to offer,? said managing director of digital media for World Fishing Network, Steve Delorme. ?WFN?s digital network not only provides anglers with useful resources like the Angler Travel Guides to help research, plan and get to these exciting spots; we also give them a one-stop gear site,, to make sure they have everything for their adventure and mobile apps like the WFN Fishing Log, which give them the ability to record every detail of every catch while they?re on the water.?

To help generate further awareness for the mission of the LCBA and LSMPB along with the launch of the Louisiana Angler?s Travel Guide, World Fishing Network will air a marathon programming block on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 8 p.m. ? 11 p.m. ET featuring Louisiana-themed programming:

8 p.m. ET - Reel Fishy Jobs
Host Mark Melnyk is kept busy building artificial reefs and tagging native fish in Louisiana

8:30 p.m. ET - Reel Fishy Jobs
Mark Melnyk is employed as a deckhand while fishing offshore Louisiana for giant Yellowfin Tuna

9 p.m. ET - Getting School?d with JP DeRose
Host JP DeRose travels to Southern Louisiana to fish the flats for Redfish and other local species

9:30 p.m. MT - Getting School?d with JP DeRose
JP?s adventures continue as he moves to offshore in search of a variety of game fish

10 p.m. MT - Lost Lake
Clark Rheem heads to a lost lake deep in Southern Louisiana where endless rows of Cypress Trees and thick vegetation becomes a predominant pattern

10:30 p.m. MT - Fishing the Flats
Master Angler Henry Waszczuk explores shallow waters of Louisiana, fishing for some of the most dynamic saltwater fish in the area

Anglers who are residents of Louisiana and those who are just visiting can catch World Fishing Network on DISH (Ch. 394) and on several leading cable and telecommunications service providers statewide, including AT&T U-verse (Ch. 1679 HD), Charter Communications (Ch. 313) and XFINITY by Comcast (Ch. 720 & 748 HD). For details on additional service providers throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, visit

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