Lunkerville

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Lunkerville
LunkervilleLogo.png
Real People, Real Fish Stories
Genre Fishing
Created by Michael de Avila
Shannon Goldman
Directed by Michael de Avila
Shannon Goldman
Starring Michael de Avila
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 65 (as of February 4th, 2011)
Production
Producer(s) Michael de Avila
Shannon Goldman
Editor(s) Michael de Avila
Shannon Goldman
Running time 23 minutes
Production company(s) Rockville Pictures, Inc.
Broadcast
Original channel Sportsman Channel (2004-2007)
Water Channel (2006)
World Fishing Network (2008–present)
NBC Sports Network (2011–present)
Picture format SD: 480i/576i (2004–2009)
HD: 1080i (2009–present)
Original run April 2004 (2004-04) – present
External links
Official website

Lunkerville is a television series dedicated to bass fishing enthusiasts across the U.S.A. and Canada. The host, Michael de Avila, referred to on the show simply as "Mike D," travels around the country fishing with local experts learning their secrets for fishing in their favorite spots.

The show was created in 2004 by its host and indie film director, Michael de Avila. In contrast to the many other shows in the genre that rely on a host-as-the-expert format, Lunkerville instead highlights everyday, recreational bass fishermen traveling to their own secret spots and sharing their techniques. Lunkerville was voted “Favorite Fishing Show” three years in a row by viewers of The Sportsman Channel and recently was awarded a CINE Golden Eagle.

Lunkerville currently airs on television on the NBC Sports Network, the World Fishing Network and online on the show's official website.

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