WFN at the Toyota Texas Bass Classic
After arriving inHouston and driving up to Conroe, Texas for the Toyota Texas BassClassic, I could swear that the great State of Texas and I were atarms.... for the 3rd straight trip to one of my favourite States, I wasgreeted with temperatures rivalling my home town... and please rememberthat I live in Canada!
The TTBC event had an exhibition expo along with the championship tournament, emceed by my good friend Dave Mercer, Host of Dave Mercer?s Facts of Fishingand emcee of the BASS Elite series, featuring top qualifying pros fromthe FLW and BASS but also showcased a concert each of the 3 nights thatbrought both fishing and country music fans out for the day and WFN setup a booth to spread the news about our launch on Xfinity, a part of Comcast in the Houston area.
Over the 4 days we were intown we had a chance to meet up with a bunch of great people (did Imention that I adore Texans and their hospitality?) and great companiesas well as fellow shows that are on WFN like Oakley Big Bass Tour which is expanding again this year to 10 tour stops. The group from Trokar wereright beside us showing off their new hooks for the 2012 season whichincluded the new Trokar Trebles, Bowden Marine was present with the new BassCat Margayand Eyra models and aside from all this I had a chance to do whatfishermen love to do... talk fishing to folks from all areas and allfishing backgrounds... coastal Saltwater, both inshore and offshore,bass fishing and everything in between... it would be very hard to arguethe enthusiasm Texans have for this great pastime and sport.
During that time, we also had a chance to speak with many Texans who had or knew of WFN through Dish Network and some who were equally excited to see our launch on xfinity / Comcast.The passion of people who fish and their desire to watch qualityfishing programs is alive and well and we are super excited to beexpanding in Texas!Hopefully I will be back inthe State soon and it will decide to grace me with the awesome weatherit normally has, I will not be homesick for our Canadian climate while Iam enjoying the phenomenal fisheries available, I PROMISE!