Chad Hoover Fishing – Trip Reports: Polk County, Florida & Kissimmee, Florida

The Chad Hoover Fishing team has two more Season 11 film shoots under their belt! This time, the crew headed to the Sunshine State.

Polk County, Florida:

In this episode, Chad explores Polk County, Florida for winter bass on some of the various lakes around Polk County, Florida. For the duration of the trip, Chad was based out of Camp Mack – a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort with many amenities and great fishing just a few steps away. Chad was joined by Gene “The Flukemaster” Jensen for some friendly competition, as well as Florida local, Kris Muszynski, who showed-off some of his favorite hot spots. It was not hard to convince the crew that Polk County has many beautiful lakes and monster bass waiting to be caught.

Kissimmee, Florida:

The second episode captured during this film shoot in took place in Kissimmee, Florida. Chad returned to Kissimmee for Kayak Bass Fishing’s most prestigious event – The TEN! During the filming, Gene “The Flukemaster” Jensen shared some insight on pre-fishing in the area while accidentally hooking up to an alligator, and Chad tested his skill looking for bigger bass to bring to his kayak. The real excitement, however, was with the tournament anglers who provided non-stop kayak bass fishing action.

ABOUT CHAD HOOVER FISHING: Starring funny-man Chad Hoover, Chad Hoover Fishing is an engaging and entertaining fishing show jam packed with thrilling kayak fishing action and valuable fishing tips. The Telly Award winning TV series is designed to excite and educate viewers—whether or not they have ever considered fishing from a kayak. Each 30-minute TV episode airs nationwide on Bally Sports Network. Brands interested in partnering with Chad are encouraged to reach out to Malvin Young at malvin@helipress.com. Learn more about the series at www.heliconia.ca.

Great Family Adventure – Trip Report: Fort Myers – Islands, Beaches and Neighborhoods

Fort Myers – Islands, Beaches and Neighborhoods in sunny Florida is well known for their family-friendly vacation and recreation opportunities.

The Jackson-Troutman family recently spent some time in Fort Myers – Islands, Beaches and Neighborhoods while filming an episode of Great Family Adventure. They experienced the region’s pristine beaches, cycling trails, mangroves, accessible wildlife, and varied paddling opportunities.

It’s safe to say that after a week of exploration and unique experiences, the family ranks Fort Myers – Islands, Beaches and Neighborhoods a hard-to-beat family vacation destination.

Catch all of the action in Season 2 of Great Family Adventure, premiering this summer on Outside TV and Bally Sports Network.

About Great Family Adventure: Great Family Adventure is an exciting and inspiring TV series that follows World Champion kayakers, Nick Troutman and Emily Jackson, and their family on a new-age family road trip. Join the family as they learn about new cultures, paddle wild rivers, exploring rad bike trails, swim in the ocean, and camp out under the stars. Each 30-minute TV episode airs on Outside TV and Bally Sports Network. Networks interested in carrying Great Family Adventure are encouraged to reach out to Heliconia’s Vice-President, Brendan Mark, at brendan@helipress.com.

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