WFN: World Fishing Network Goes Green From April 20-26 to Reinforce the Three ‘R’s’ of Environmentalism

April 17, 2009

TORONTO, April 17 /PRNewswire/ — In conjunction with Earth Day 2009, WFN: World Fishing Network North America’s only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network will reinforce the three “R’s” of environmental stewardship — React-Replenish-Release as it dedicates the week to the environment, even turning its logo and graphics online and on-air green from April 20-26.

Hosted by Emmanuel Belliveau, previously the host of World’s Greenest Homes on Discovery Channel, the campaign focuses upon such critical issues as: fish population; species in peril; green organizations; success stories; green gear; emerging technologies. WFN hosts, professional anglers, celebrities and environmentalists present the network’s best episodes and features that highlight conservation and environmental practices. The network has also produced numerous “Green Tips” and customized environmental brand spots to run all week.

To complement the on-air programming, the network is also providing extensive content online at www.wfn.tv/green including: additional videos, green tips, a forum for viewers to share stories, contests and educational information to let viewers know how they can make a difference. WFN will ask viewers and website visitors “what are you doing to be more green?” The responses will be posted online and will award one entry from the USA and one from Canada a $1000 shopping spree at their local fishing retailer.

Available 24-hours a day, seven days a week, WFN is the only 24/7 network dedicated to all segments of fishing with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. WFN’s coverage includes a selection of the best international series and the most diverse species coverage of any outdoor network. The network offers viewers insight from a variety of professional anglers including: Babe Winkelman, Bill Dance, Al Lindner, Scott Martin, George Poveromo, Bob Izumi and more. WFN also includes a variety of lifestyle shows including Charlie Moore TV, Hookin’ Up with Mariko Izumi and WFN’s Reel Road Trip.

WFN: World Fishing Network was originally launched in December 2005 as North America’s first channel dedicated to covering every aspect of the angling and sport fishing industry. Today, WFN and WFN HD are available in more than 20 million households through North American cable, satellite, and telecommunications distributors including Dish Network, Verizon FiOS, Charter, GVTC and more. For more information, visit www.wfn.tv.

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