Known as Ike, Michael Iaconelli is a professional American bass fisherman. He is a member of the Bassmaster Tour and the Elite 50 Tour and has won many bass fishing competitions. He has also appeared in a number of popular television shows. He is married to Rebecca Iaconelli. They have four children. The couple also renewed their marriage vows in 2010. They have been married for eight years.
When he was 12 years old, Iaconelli caught his first largemouth bass. He began to compete in bass fishing tournaments in high school. He won a number of tournaments, including the North Carolina Top 100. He also won a Bass Anglers Sportsman Society tournament and a Red Man bass boat. Iaconelli later qualified for the 2003 Bassmaster Classic after winning a ninth-place tournament in the B.A.S.S. Invitational on Lake Ontario.
After graduating from high school, Iaconelli joined the Top Rod Bassmasters club. It was at this time that Iaconelli began to compete in Bassmaster Tournaments. He also participated in a number of high school fishing challenges. He won a number of events and qualified for the North Carolina Top 100 in 1994. He also competed in the 1992 Bassmaster Classic and the 1999 and 2000 MLF Bassmaster Classics.
Michael Iaconelli is a member of The Bass University, a school that specializes in bass fishing education. They teach various techniques for bass fishing and provide online training. They also sponsor fishing tournaments and host kids fishing events. They also help out with other charitable organizations. Iaconelli started The Ike Foundation, a foundation that donates fishing tackle to kids. He also founded a podcast show and has appeared on a number of television shows. He has also authored a book on bass fishing.
He has been married to Rebecca “Becky” Iaconelli since 2002. They have four children together, including a son named Nicholas. The couple also have a number of destinations for their weddings. They have had themed weddings and renew their vows annually. They also have replaced their wedding rings. They have also had pirate weddings. They enjoy fishing and have a love of music.
He has also appeared on a number of television shows, including the Daily Show (1996) and Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1996). He has also appeared on truTV, City Limits Fishing and has hosted the podcast Ike Live! He is a member of the Major League Fishing and competes in a number of competitions. He has won many Bassmaster competitions and has been named the Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year 2006. He has also appeared on Greatest Sports Ever! He is considered one of the most successful Fisherman.
He has been a member of several professional tours and is an ambassador for several of these tours. He also has a blog called Ike Fishing. His YouTube channel has over 107,000 subscribers. He is the only angler to win the Bassmaster Classic. He has won several other bass fishing competitions and has been named Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year.