WFN's Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi - Season 3 Premiere on Nov. 1

WFN's Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi - Season 3 Premiere on Nov. 1
WFN's Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi - Season 3 Premiere on Nov. 1


Stops This Season Include Florida, Maryland, Toronto, St. Thomas & Cabo San Lucas Mexico, Among Other Places

With her rod, reel and bikini packed, Mariko Izumi is once again traveling the globe in pursuit of fishy adventures on Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi, on WFN: World Fishing Network, North America's only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network. Beginning November 1, at 7:30 pm ET, and airing every Monday night, Mariko will show viewers how to have fun on and off the water on their next fishing vacation. For a complete schedule and additional information, visit

Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi follows the world's sexiest angler on her journey to meet the coolest people in the hottest fishing spots. At each stop, Mariko is charged with completing fishing-related tasks while exploring the local fishing scene. Whether she's whetting a line with some of the best anglers or partying at the wildest hotspot, Mariko's inviting style offers viewers a fun and fresh look at each destination.

Her 2010-2011 travel dossier includes stops in Boca Grande, FL; Ocean City, MD; Toronto, ON; Lake Powell, AZ; St. Thomas, USVI; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Langara Island, BC; Atlanta, GA; and Denver, CO.

Here's a sneak peak at the first four shows on tap for this season:

Nov. 1, 2010 - Boca Grande, Florida: Watch as Mariko goes hunting for tarpon and gets spooked by a hammerhead shark during her adventures with Joe Mercurio and the Professional Tarpon Tournament Series crew.

Nov. 8, 2010 - Ocean City, Maryland: Mariko hooks up with her fishing buddies in Ocean City to compete with one another in whatever they can get their hands on, including some hungry sharks.

Nov. 15, 2010 - Toronto, Ontario - In her hometown celebrating Canada Day and fishing for Salmon with her dad and best friend, Mariko discovers there's a lot she didn't know about her city.

Nov. 22, 2010 - Lake Powell, Arizona - Mariko and Jarrett Edwards go on a full-day adventure, complete with secret canyons and bass fishing.

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 Reel Fishy Jobs, Lost Lake and Getting School'd with JP Derose.. 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.

Like millions of anglers across the continent, WFN is committed to supporting important conservation issues and groups that are fighting to preserve North America's waterways and fisheries.  WFN is also dedicated to using its resources and powerful media platform to help grow the sport by promoting and championing groups and organizations that are helping to inspire a new generation of anglers to appreciate and respect the world's natural wonders.

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. For more information, visit //www.WFN.TV.

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