Michael Iaconelli

New Jersey
Elite Series
Michael Iaconelli


Years as a full-time pro angler: 27
Signature technique/strength: Power fishing &
finesse fishing
Home waters: Tidal Delaware River Favorite place to fish: Lake Champlain
Career highlights: Mike is the only angler in Bassmaster history to have won at every adult tournament level, including the Bassmaster Classic (2003), Bassmaster Angler of the Year (2006), B.A.S.S. Nation Championship (1999) and a Bassmaster Kayak Series tournament (2021).
Did you know: Ike and his wife Becky operate a nonprofit, The Ike Foundation, which works to get more kids fishing and in the outdoors — especially youth in areas where those activities are not readily available.

Pitts Grove, New Jersey
Becky (wife), Drew, Rylie, Vegas, Estella (children), Quincey (dog)
June 17, 1972
Fishing, breakdancing, collecting old ink bottles, gardening, water polo, laser tag, candy making, ghost hunting, civil war reenactment, needlecraft, ham radio, macrame, playing the flute, graffiti artist, illuminati researcher, extreme ironing