On Camera

Mike de Avila (Mike D) in Lunkerville: Chernobyl.

Lunkerville TV Series

When Indie film director Michael de Avila hooked his passion for story telling onto his love of fishing, he spawned an award-winning reality television show, “Lunkerville”. For over 14 years, host ‘Mike D’ has been casting his line at everyday, recreational anglers, traveling to their secret spots, sharing their special techniques and making them the expert stars of the day. In his signature laid-back manner, he reels in the camaraderie, the fun and the fish. There’s never a dull moment on Lunkerville: the show that features real people and real fish stories. 

Michael de Avila (Mike D) in ZIP Firestarters interstitial.

Zipfire Infomercials

ZipFire features Mike  in it's short format series "ZipFire Television" where Mike introduces their brand of fire starter products while talking about life experiences and fire making tips.

Michael de Avila (Mike D) in Lunkerville Bait Kit commercial.

Bait Kit Commercial

Mike becomes a 50's TV pitch man in this one minute commercial for the Lunkerville Bait Kit.

Bill Dance and Michael de Avila (Mike D) in the Lunkerville Lounge ICAST

Lunkerville Late Night Web Series

Mike interviews celebrity guests in the Lunkerville Lounge TV set at ICAST.

Mike D in Ready2Fish TV.

Ready2Fish Television

Mike gives fishing tips in a series of short videos for the Ready2Fish brand of fishing combos.

Lunkerville at the New York Boat Show

Measure of a Man Sketch

Mike noodles a catfish to prove he's a man.

Mike D as Elvis

Elvis Interstitials

Mike becomes Elvis to promote the new season of Lunkerville.