DENVER, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The polls are officially open for anglers from across the U.S. to cast their vote at www.WFNFishingTown.com for WFN's Ultimate Fishing Town USA. The winning town will earn a $25,000 community donation, WaveSpin Reels and a feature of their town, airing on WFN: World Fishing Network.
For the past six weeks, WFN, North America's only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network, asked anglers to nominate what they believed to be America's Ultimate Fishing Town. Thousands of anglers responded by nominating more than 300 different towns throughout the U.S. Anglers can vote up to four times daily during designated voting blocks online at www.WFNFishingTown.com.
WFN has divided the U.S., into seven voting regions with the first round of public voting open from April 12 - May 3. The Top 20 Towns, comprised of the two entries with the highest vote totals from each of the seven regions plus six "wild card" entrants selected by WFN, advance to the final round of voting from May 10 - 31, 2011. The results will be announced in June at a ceremony in the winning community emceed by a WFN personality.
"Anglers from all over the U.S. stepped up nominating more than 300 individual towns including incredible video testimonials, stories and photos all supporting why their town is WFN's Ultimate Fishing Town," said Shauna Gosevitz, Sr. Director of Marketing for WFN. "We are overwhelmed with the dedication shown from fishing towns and are truly excited to see how the voting will unfold. It is now up to America to determine the Ultimate Fishing Town USA."
The promotion is being supported by Eagle Claw, proud manufacturers of fishing gear and tackle in the USA since 1925 and WaveSpin Reels, the only reel with a tangle-free guarantee. Charter Communications, Knology and AT&T u-verse are also supporting the contest.
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. Originally launched in December 2005, today WFN and WFN HD are available in more than 30 million households through North American cable, satellite and telecommunications distributors. For more information, visit www.WorldFishingNetwork.com.
SOURCE World Fishing Network