Verizon FiOS announced the launch of WFN HD (World Fishing Network HD) in the New York City metropolitan area. The network will be available on channel 597 in parts of the five boroughs area, Long Island, the suburbs just north of the city, and northern New Jersey. Pro anglers Charlie Moore, Bob & Wayne Izumi, Angelo Viola, Dave Mercer and J.P. DeRose provide an in-depth look at the sport of fishing.
WFN HD will be on 24-hours a day and will provide programming dedicated to sports and recreational fishing. A wide range of programming includes saltwater and freshwater fishing, American and Canadian angling, professional competitions, expert advice, international tournaments, conservation and travel destinations.
“There are more than 50 million sport fishing enthusiasts in North America looking for a dedicated television network devoted exclusively to angling and related lifestyle programming in high-definition,” said Mark Rubinstein, President of WFN.
WFN: World Fishing Network was first launched in 2005 as North America’s first channel dedicated to the angling and sport fishing industry. The channel is available in high-definition in 20 million homes through satellite, cable, and fiber-optic television service providers.