Pre-BASSfest Edition of Ike Live! Thursday, May 28 at 8:00 pm ET with Jacob Wheeler

Join the photo contest during the show to win a Fishidy subscription

Pittsgrove, NJ, May 20, 2015 – Jacob Wheeler, winner of the 2014 BASSfest, joins Mike Iaconelli to discuss the upcoming Bassfest on the Pre-BASSfest Edition of Ike Live!, Thursday, May 28 at 8:00 pm ET, live-streaming from

One lucky fan will win a Fishidy subscription. During the show, Ike will announce a picture theme, and the fan uploading the best picture illustrating the theme wins the subscription. In addition, fans can call or tweet their fishing questions during the “after-show,” broadcast from 10:00 to 11:00 pm ET, and he and co-host Pete Gluszek will respond, live, with their fishing tips and experiences.

In 2011, Jacob Wheeler became the youngest angler—at just 20 years of age—to win the Bass Fishing League All-American and, in 2012, he became the youngest angler to win the FLW Outdoors Forest Wood Cup. Both were wire-to-wire wins. His BASSfest win last year pushed him passed $1,000,000.00 in tournament winnings.

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About Mike “Ike” Iaconelli

A South Philadelphia native now living in South Jersey, Mike Iaconelli fell in love with fishing at his grandfather’s side in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. He began fishing in tournaments after high school, joined the pro-am circuit in 1992 and turned pro in 2000. In 2003, he won the Bassmaster Classic. He is the only angler to win the Bassmaster Classic, Bassmaster Angler of the Year and B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.

He and wife Becky run The Ike Foundation, which provides fishing equipment to youth fishing clubs to “get kids fishing.” In addition, he and fellow fishing champ Pete Gluszek run The Bass University, which offers intense 2-day fishing classes that bring avid amateurs and professional fishermen together.