Jimmy Houston, Bill Dance, Babe Winkleman, Roland Martin, Mike de Avila at the NBC Sports booth. ICAST

A Leader in Outdoor Television

Lunkerville, the TV program that features “real people and real fish stories” enters its 15th year of continuous broadcasts in North America and will premiere the new season in 2019 on CBS Sports and World Fishing Network. The longevity of the show is testament to Mike’s skill as a filmmaker, storyteller and his inquisitive nature and easy-going personality.

Lunkerville social media presence.

Robust Social Media

In addition to the long-running half hour episodic show, Mike has built up one of the largest social media followings for a televised fishing show on Facebook, with over 570,000 organic followers, an average reach of over 600,000 people per week and an average engagement of over 67,000 people per week. Since 2015, the Lunkerville Facebook page has had 38 videos go viral with over one million views, 9 videos posted with over 25 million views and 2 with a whopping 50 million+ views.

2004 Sportsman Channel Awards, Las Vegas, Nevada

Award Winning TV Personality

Mike was voted Viewer Favorite On-Camera Personality on the Sportsman Channel and Lunkerville is a three time Viewer Favorite Fishing Show winner on TSC. The program also won a prestigious Cine Golden Eagle in Documentary Filmmaking, has been nominated for an Emmy and has won numerous Telly awards.