Daily Archives: June 29, 2011

Who says Fishing Ain’t Cool?! Pete’s Awesome Start to Muskie Season!

Could Pete’s week get any better?! First he makes Outdoor Life’s Top 20 Angler’s on the Planet, then ‘The Next Bite’ wins “Best Overall Fishing Program” from the 2011 Outdoors 360 Programming Excellence Awards! PLUS, he was one of the top five finalist’s for Best On-Air Talent! Check out the Press Release link below for more information – Congratulations Pete!

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Pete named 1 of the 20 Best Anglers on the Planet!

Outdoor life recently put together their list of the 20 Best Anglers on the Planet and Pete made the cut! The list consisted of a wide variety of people – ranging from professional anglers to guides and teachers. Check out the link below to see the complete list. Congratulations to all who made the list!


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Mercury’s Film Festival Promotion!

Seems everyone has a camera at the ready these days and capturing fun times on video is easier for all of us than it ever has been. Combine that with the fun of fishing and boating, and Mercury Marine is offering a great promotion for 2011!

Mercury is introducing a summer promotion called Mercury Films, which runs from June 1 through September 30. The promotion gives our customers an opportunity to upload their own on-the-water videos to their mercfilms.com website and they’ll share them with fellow boaters online.

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60th Annual Musky Festival – Hayward, Wisconsin

Mark you calendars for an event the entire family will enjoy! The Hayward Area’s “MUSKY FEST“. This year the event will feature Brian Schram and Pete Maina! Brian will be playing songs from Rockin’ Fish Tales 1 & 2 while you come hang out and meet Pete. All this happening on Saturday 6/25/11 @ 4:00 pm. Will we see you there? We hope so!!

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Come see Pete at the Mills Fleet Farm Spring Sports & Outdoors Show!

Pete will be holding a FREE seminar at the Spring Sports & Outdoors Show on Friday, April 8th at 12pm. The show will take place inside the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay. Come and watch Pete take you on a video tour of some of the top Muskie spots in North America!

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Stop the Legislation to Lift the Cass Lake Spear Fishing Ban!

ATTENTION Minnesota Residents! Please take a moment to have a look at this link and let your voice be heard! There is legislation in place to try and lift the ban on spear fishing on Cass Lake! We need to stop this to protect the Muskie and Pike (and ALL fish) populations!

Click Here to voice your opinion!

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WFN’s ‘Ultimate Fishing Town’

Do you live in the Ultimate Fishing Town? Prove it! Nominate your town today for your chance to win a $25,000 community donation. Click here to nominate your town!

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Vote for the first ever “Muskie Idol”

We’ve been running the “Muskie Idol” competition over on Pete Maina’s Fan Page. A lot of great entries came through and we had a really hard time picking the top 5. They are finally up though, so please go and vote for your favorite entry. All you have to do is go to Pete’s Fan page, then to the Muskie Idol Event and click ‘like’ under your favorite entry. The person with the most likes gets a chance to fish with Pete!

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Come See Pete and Mark Zona at the Bass Pro Shops Spring Classic!

Pete Maina and Mark Zona will be TOGETHER at Bass Pro shops Spring Classic this weekend! Stop in and meet both of them at one of these locations!

-Pete Maina: Friday, February 25, 2011 – Bolingbrook, IL; Seminar @ 7:00pm
-Pete Maina: Saturday, February 26, 2011 – Gurnee, IL; Seminar @ 2:00pm
-Pete Maina: Sunday, February 27, 2011 – Portage, IN; Seminar @ 2:00pm

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Win Prizes with Pete at the Spring Fishing & Boat Show!

Be sure to come see Pete Maina at the Spring Fishing & Boat Show Saturday thru Monday (Feb. 19th – 21st) at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario! Pete will be giving away his signature Pink Hats and other great prizes. Stop by and say hello to Pete for your chance to win!

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Win a Chance to Fish With Pete!

You know how American Idol works right? You perform, we judge…then we leave it up the audience to decide! That is how you can become known as the “Next Muskie Idol”! Submit your best reason why you should be the one to fish with Pete.

You can do that by posting on Pete Facebook Fan page a letter with your reasons, maybe a photo showing your muskie-ness, or even a video, it is up to you! Your entry can be serious or it can be funny! Keep in mind we like Pink Hats over here at Pete Maina! If you don’t have a pink hat, maybe wrap your wife’s pink robe over your head Smilie: :-). Just kidding, don’t let us influence you…do what you think will win…but keep it clean and family friendly!

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“Tweet for Pete!” Contest

How would you like to win a lure from Pete’s own private stash AND a free DVD? All you have to do is follow Pete (PeteMaina) on Twitter! Not only will you get all of Pete’s updates, you’ll also get a chance to win one of Pete’s lures and a DVD of your choice! Just follow PeteMaina from now until Feb. 16, 2011 and keep watching for more contests!

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Fly Fishing for Pike! Tune into The Next Bite this Tuesday!

Ever try your hand at Fly Fishing? Be sure to tune in this week to see Pete Maina fly fish for giant northern pike! Tuesday @ 1:00 pm EST and Thursday @ 7:30 am EST on the Versus Network.

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Wisconsin Outdoor Fun! Fishing, Hunting, Snowmobiling, Bird Watching, Biking, Pete Maina and much more!

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WisconsinOutdoorFun.com is an interactive site of things to do in Wisconsin. From Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Biking, Camping, Snow sports and so much more.

Be sure to check out the event calendar for FUN events happening around the state!

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Buy one DVD at regular price and get the 2nd Free!
Lowest priced DVD qualifies as ‘Free’. Your discount will be applied as a “Refund” when Credit Card is processed, Offer ends 12/31/2010.

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New Podcast – Operation Muskie 3

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Pete Maina chats with four Iraq and Afghan United States vets about their experience fishing the 3rd annual Operation Muskie event. Twenty vets are selected to participate, some have fished muskie, some haven’t. Hear their stories of how they caught their first muskie or how they lost the big one. Is truly a rewarding …event for all who participate and certainly a feel good listen to those who love muskie fishing and, appreciate all that our military do for us.This is our longest podcast ever (1 hour and 7 minutes, the last 5 min 30 secs a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute to our hero’s “Red, White and Blue”Smilie: ;) Enjoy!

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SEBILE Wins Worldwide Fishing Tackle Industry Acclaim with Three Best of Show Awards at EFTTEX Convention


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Vacation with Pete!

Take the family fishing with Pete and his family, for a fun filled long weekend of fishing, bbq, fish fry, campfire stories and children’s activities…we are cutting this off at 15 families so book your space today!

Vermilion Vacation

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New Podcast – Pete catches up with Mark Zona

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Join Pete Maina and his guest Mark Zona, TV fishing show host for ESPN’s”The World’s Greatest Fishing Show” and BassMaster.This very funny show will have you laughing as these two friends share their fishing stories and experiences as TV Fishermen.

It wasn’t completely perfect getting started in the business, Mark Zona shares funny stories about how he almost didn’t get started! Be sure to stay till the end as these two sing Mark’s famous “Baby Cub” song … and we end the show with “Z-Train” a song written for Mark by our friend and Detroit Rocker, Brian Schram … “who say’s fishing ain’t cool?”

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Pete on The Fish Schtick

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An audio journal highlighting fishing and the fly-fishing world. Hosts: Teeg Stouffer, Brian Bennett, Michael Mauro and weekly guests. We offer news, reviews, tips and tricks along with interviews that are delivered while they’re fresh to an enthusiastic, worldwide audience.

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New Podcast – Operation Muskie

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Operation Muskie is an annual event to honor our Nation’s Iraq and Afghan vets with a Muskie fishing trip on Lake of the Woods. www.operationmuskie.com

Join Pete as he chats with legendary anglers Doug Johnson and Dick Pearson on previous and upcoming Operation Muskie events…and they have a few good fishing stories to share as well! Continue reading “New Podcast – Operation Muskie” »

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Pete will be at Northwest Sports Show – Minneapolis 3/26-3-27

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Come meet Pete and enjoy his informative and fun presentation on Friday March 26th at 5 pm and 7pm (Chance to win prizes at both presentations)

Then on Saturday March 27th Be sure to stop by the Sebile USA Booth … Pete will be demonstrating Sebile lures and will be available to just say hello and answer your questions!

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Pete will be in Rockford March 6th, 2010

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Come meet Pete and listen to his fun and informative presentation.

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Pete will be speaking in Toronto at the Spring Fishing & Boat Show (Feb12 thru Feb 15, 2010)

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Pete will be at the Spring Fishing and Boat Show all FOUR Days!

Meet Pete, listen to his informativie and fun presentation and
a chance to win some great giveaways!

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New Podcast is up World Record Muskie’s – Fish, Lies and Measuring Tape!

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This month’s Podcast is titled “FISH, LIES and MEASURING TAPE”.

Fishermen have long been known to tell “fish tales”…but when some tell lies for money and fame…that’s a whole other story…certain to be controversial topic on World Record Muskie’s.
Check out the Media page for a list of ALL podcasts!

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