Michael
Iaconelli

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Biography

Michael Iaconelli is the only angler to have won the Bassmaster Classic, Bassmaster Angler of the Year and B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.

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Personal Info

Hometown

Pittsgrove, 
New Jersey

Birthdate

June 17, 1972

Family

Becky (wife), Drew, Rylie, Vegas, Estella (children)

Hobbies

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

Content

Daily Limit: Buckle up!

Daily Limit: Buckle up!

By Mike Suchan

If Bette Davis were around, she’d probably tell the Elites to “Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.”With harsh weather and the oddities already occurring, something crazy is bond...

A huge thanks to all

A huge thanks to all

By Michael Iaconelli

I want to take this opportunity to say thanks to all the companies, organizations, guys and gals who helped make our 2016 Celebrity Pro-Am Bass Tournament a success. We had a total of 102 anglers...

Plan B: Wake baits

Plan B: Wake baits

By Michael Iaconelli

We’ve all seen it, all of us. You walk a walking’ stick back towards your boat. Then, all of a sudden, the water explodes — 6 inches off to the side of your bait. You’ve found the right spot. You...

It just happens

It just happens

By Michael Iaconelli

I’ve come off two strong tournaments in a row. I’ve been asked over and over what’s changed. I certainly wasn’t fishing that well earlier in the season. The change is momentum. But why it changed,...

Fishing algae blooms

Fishing algae blooms

By Michael Iaconelli

This is the time of the year when you arrive at the dock only to see water that looks like pea soup. Some anglers turn around and head home, but the savvier ones launch their boats anyway and spend...

Why kids need to fish

Why kids need to fish

By Michael Iaconelli

I used the word “need” in the title of this column for a reason. You see, a kid fishing is about a lot more than catching a fish, or about an outdoors lifestyle. It’s about moral values and decency...

A week at home

A week at home

By Michael Iaconelli

Last week was a super good week at home with the family. Becky and I had a chance to spend some time together and I had a chance to take the kids fishing just for the fun of it. It was all great...

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