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Posted August 22, 2010

World Fishing Network Searches for Favorite Fishing Area

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA -- Passionate anglers from more than 160 towns and cities across Canada heeded the call of WFN: World Fishing Network, by nominating their favorite fishing area in the hope of staking their claim to a $25,000 prize and the title of WFN's Ultimate Fishing Town. The first round of public voting is open at www.wfn.tv/fishingtown.

"The race is now officially on to find Canada's ultimate place to fish," said Mark Rubinstein, President and CEO of World Fishing Network. "From
Kitimat, BC, to Pesable, PEI, over 160 communities have raised the rod to win. It's now in the hands of Canadians to vote for their favourite fishing community."

The first round of public voting continues through
Sept. 1, 2010. At the end of this voting period, 10 towns will be selected as finalists and voted upon from Sept. 7-28. On Oct. 4, WFN's Ultimate Fishing Town winner will be announced and awarded a $25,000 donation for fishing-related cause(s) and have a 30-minute feature show about fishing in their town air on WFN. There is also over $7,500 in additional prizes.

Customized promotional tools made available to nominated towns.

To help communities promote their towns, WFN has created easy to use applications that allow users to customize posters and web banners with ease. By visiting the "Promote Your Entry" section of www.wfn.tv/fishingtown, people can print posters that feature the name of their town and unique URL. It also offers icons for social media tools such as MSN, Yahoo, Twitter, Facebook, BBM and more.

About WFN: World Fishing Network

WFN: World Fishing Network is the only 24/7 television network dedicated to all segments of fishing with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. WFN also delivers the beauty of fishing in stunning High Definition with WFN HD, a separate network that delivers 100 percent High Definition programming 24/7.

Originally launched in December 2005, today WFN and WFN HD are available in more than 20 million households through North American cable, satellite and telecommunications distributors. For more information, visit http://www.wfn.tv/.