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Fishing on the Edge:

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With his colorful tattoos and booming hip-hop sound track, Mike Iaconelli has turned the world of big-money competitive bass fishing upside down. In Fishing on the Edge, Iaconelli tells his own story-and its a whopper: a Philly-born, Jersey-bred Yankee whos been stealing the spotlight from bass fishings traditionally all-Southern anglers, attracting fans and dominating one of the fastest-growing sports in America.

How did Mike Iaconelli, a college-educated kid from New Jersey, come blasting into a sport

dominated by old-school stars like Gary Klein, Kevin VanDam, and Denny Brauer? How did Mike, aka “Ike,” take a secret childhood passion and turn it into a profession, earning million-dollar sponsorships and a storm of media attention, ranging from ESPNs SportsCenter to profiles in The New York Times and Esquire? While Mike has attracted both fans and foes on the tour,

his success speaks for itself, especially his victory at the 2003 CITGO Bassmaster Classic, the Super Bowl of competitive fishing.

Forty-four million Americans fish, but no one does it quite like Mike Iaconelli. In Fishing on the Edge, he lets you in on the secrets to his extraordinary success-how he developed his “power” fishing style, how he attacks the water, positions the boat, and perseveres through those days when the bass just arent biting. With sidebar tips that can be used by any fisherman-from using spinner baits to picking out the right rod to his no-fail “secret weapons”-this is an intensive, informative, and often raucous journey through the life of a brash young man destined to do for fishing what Tony Hawk did for the X Games: take the sport to a whole new level. At the same time, its the compelling first-person story of a man who prepared carefully every step of the way, kept notes on every fish he ever caught, and executed the perfect plan to get to the top.

A tale of passion, competition, and extreme personality, Fishing on the Edge is a book for anyone who loves the sport of fishing, wants to turn a hobby into a career, or is simply fascinated by a mans unstoppable drive to succeed.

From the Hardcover edition.

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About the Author

MIKE IACONELLI won the 2003 Bassmaster Classic. In only five years of professional fishing, he has won four majors and earned close to a million dollars. Hes been fishing regularly since he was two years old. His list of sponsors includes Dicks Sporting Goods, Yamaha outboards, Ranger Boats, Manns Bait Company, Fitovers Eyewear, Stren fishing lines, Daiwa tackle, Tru-Tungsten weights, and Carolina Lunker Sauce. He lives in New Jersey.

ANDREW AND BRIAN KAMENETZKY are screenwriters and frequent contributors to a variety of magazines and websites, including ESPN The Magazine, ESPN.com, and Blender. They both live in Los Angeles.

From the Hardcover edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385340083
Author:
Iaconelli, Mike
Publisher:
Delacorte Press
With:
Kamenetzky, Brian
With:
Kamenetzky, Andrew
Author:
Kamenetzky, Andrew
Author:
Mike Iaconelli with Brian & Andrew Kamenetzky
Author:
Mike Iaconelli with Brian and Andrew Kamenetzky
Author:
Kamenetzky, Brian
Subject:
Fishing - General
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
Fishing
Subject:
Outdoors-Fishing
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 PAGES OF COLOR PHOTOS
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.99 x 6 x .6 in .625 lb

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Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Fishing and Hunting » Fishing » General

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