Rapala® and VMC® Sign Mike Iaconelli
Category: press release
Apr 19th, 2011 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Apr 19th, 2011 at 12:00 AM
Rapala, the world’s favorite fishing lure and VMC, your hook expert, have added professional angler Mike Iaconelli to their pro-staff lineup.
Iaconelli – a powerhouse in the sport of professional angling – won the 2003 Bassmaster Classic, was awarded angler of the year in 2006, came in second in the 2009 Bassmaster Classic, won three FLW Outdoors tournaments, achieved numerous top-10 finishes and is host of the national television show “City Limits Fishing.”
“I am excited to join the Rapala/VMC team,” said Iaconelli. “This is really a dream come true for me. I’ve been a big fan of the products for many, many years! I look forward to a long partnership with Rapala/VMC.”
“We couldn’t be more excited to be adding Mike to our pro staff,” said David James, field promotion and media relations manager for Rapala. “Mike is a first class angler and a great promoter. We know he’ll have a strong impact on our brands.”
For more information on Rapala, please visit www.rapala.com and for more information on VMC, please visit www.vmchooks.com.