April 13, 2021
Mike Iaconelli has never met a body of water he wouldn’t cast a lure in. Small ponds, rivers lined with industry, sprawling lakes – they all hold potential in his mind.
He’s even fished in city storm drains while passers-by stand and snicker or cast curious glances his way.
Iaconelli’s passion for fishing took root during his childhood on family vacations in the Pocono Mountains and when back home in New Jersey, he’d frequently fish from the bank of the Delaware River near Philadelphia. Eventually, he caught the bug for bass fishing tournaments, and he’s gone on to become one of the most recognizable and successful...