‘WFN Fish With Luke Scott’ Contest Offers Chesapeake Anglers the Chance to Fish With the Baltimore Slugger

March 16, 2010

BALTIMORE, March 16 /PRNewswire/ — WFN: World Fishing Network, the nation’s only 24-hour fishing lifestyle TV channel, enters the Chesapeake region today in a big way. With the help of Baltimore OF/DH and avid angler Luke Scott, WFN is launching a consumer sweepstakes and a web site – http://www.wfnchesapeake.com – dedicated to finding the Chesapeake’s most passionate angler.

Scott, who hit 48 homers over the past two seasons, will pick one lucky angler to win a $1,000 prize and spend the day fishing the Champions of the Chesapeake tournament with him on May 1. The trip will be covered by a WFN camera crew and will air on the network at a later date. All entries received by April 1, 2010 are eligible to win two tickets to see Scott play in the home opener on April 9, from the WFN luxury suite. To enter, visit http://www.wfnchesapeake.com.

Anglers can also talk fishing and get a free autograph from Scott when he visits a local fishing retailer on April 10.

“The Chesapeake is one of the nation’s top fishing areas and the demand for the network has forced us to launch this major promotional initiative here,” said Mark Rubinstein, President & CEO of WFN. “Spending the day on the water with Luke, an avid angler and major league ballplayer, is surely a fish tale to last a lifetime.”

WFN HD, is available in the Chesapeake area on; DISH Network (ch. 394), Verizon FiOS (ch. 594) and AT&T U-verse (ch. 1679). Verizon FiOS also carries WFN on ch. 317.

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 also delivers the beauty of fishing in stunning High Definition with WFN HD, a separate network that delivers 100 percent HD programming 24/7.

Originally launched in December 2005, WFN and WFN HD are available in more than 20 million households through North American cable, satellite and telecommunications distributors. In the U.S., distributors include AT&T U-verse, Charter Communications, Comcast, DISH Network, Verizon FiOS and others. For more information, visit http://www.WFN.TV.

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