Mike Iaconelli

An angler's view of Sandy

Nov 12, 2012

What Sandy did to us is beyond tragic. No thought about fishing compares to the hurt and pain of my neighbors or the other residents up here. The loss of life and property will never be made right by whatever happens to our bass populations.

Storms & prayers in NJ

Nov 5, 2012

This is Becky. You’re stuck with me this week. Mike is out helping others with their storm damage, and I have to say I’m thankful for that. He doesn’t have to help with our storm damage. Our prayers were answered.

Lessons learned: Oneida Lake

Oct 29, 2012

I’ve fished Oneida for almost 20 years. I’ve never seen it fish as tough as it did in practice this year. I was caught off-guard.

Lessons Learned: Green Bay

Oct 22, 2012

Mike reflects on a tough time at Green Bay.

Lessons Learned: The Mississippi River

Oct 15, 2012

This was a really exciting event for me. I love to fish rivers and I love to fish up north. We were fishing both.

Lessons Learned: Toledo Bend

Oct 8, 2012

When the timber is everywhere, the fish aren’t relating to it like they do to a few stickups. Saying they’re on the wood is like saying they’re in the water. It’s of no help whatsoever.

Lessons Learned: Douglas Lake

Oct 1, 2012

Ike reflects on the frustration he experienced at Douglas Lake.

Lessons learned: Bull Shoals

Sep 25, 2012

Ike is looking back on the lessons he learned through the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series season. Bull Shoals was a pattern fisherman's dream.

Lessons learned: Okeechobee

Sep 17, 2012

Ike takes us through his season -- event by event. Here's his take on Lake Okeechobee and what he learned there.

I'm in the Bassmaster Classic, Part 2

Sep 4, 2012

When we stopped last week I was in the middle of telling you why the two small bass I caught on the third day of the Oneida event made for one of my best days ever.