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Mike directed and hosted the popular documentary TV series Lunkerville for 18 years, journeying throughout North America to fish with regular folks at their secret spots. In each episode, his guests reveal their special fishing techniques and share their enthusiasm for the great outdoors.
Mike sells fire-starting products to attendees at the ZipFire booth at the FLW Fishing Championship Expo. The improvisational presentation was filmed and whimsically edited into an in-show segment for the Lunkerville broadcast, effectively introducing the cutting-edge fire-starting products to a broader audience.
Mike's creative talents are on full display as he writes, directs, and performs in a compelling television advertisement for the Lunkerville Bait Kit. In the ad, Mike employs magnets as a clever metaphor for attracting fish, drawing inspiration from a classic 1950s laundry detergent commercial using magnets to symbolize dual cleaning power.
At the yearly ICAST Recreational Fishing Trade Show, Mike brings together fishing celebrities and everyday folks to share their unique perspectives and captivating fishing tales. With a keen ear for storytelling and a natural ability to put his guests at ease, Mike conducts engaging interviews that offer a window into the world of fishing.
Mike is the creative force behind sixteen how-to videos for South Bend Fishing’s Ready2Fish kits. He expertly directs and stars in these YouTube videos, blending factual information with improvisational comedy to produce educational and engaging content. With his unique approach, he creates short yet entertaining videos that keep viewers informed and entertained.
Mike writes, directs, and stars in a comedic sketch at the New York Boat Show entitled "Measure of a Man." In the piece, Mike confronts his fragile masculinity head-on as he takes on the challenge of catching a monster catfish with his bare hands, all while submerged in a massive mobile aquarium.
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