The ITM Fishing Show hooks in new format
ITM Fishing is reeling back its Saturday afternoon show, but not without throwing out another hook. The Kiwi award-winning favourite that shows off the beauty of the sea with extreme fisherman and host Matt Watson is coming back in a new time slot and a new format. Watson will host the new
which premiered 7:30pm on Monday October 2, on Prime.
Fans can still expect fishing action and adventures, but the improved show offers guests to choose their fishing dream. Featuring some big Kiwi names such as boxer Joseph Parker, golfer Ryan Fox and rugby player Stephen Donald, the show also invites every day people to jump on board.
It was his wife, Kaylene, that gave him the inspiration to do something he loved. ‘‘Over the last few years the times I’ve enjoyed the most are when someone catches the fish of their dreams, it’s a real buzz to be part of one of the greatest days of someone’s life, to see them overcome a challenge and to witness the raw emotions...then pure excitement and overwhelming joy,’’ Watson said.
Kaylene asked: ‘‘Why don’t you make a show about that then?’’, and the concept of
Matt Watson with former All Black Stephen Donald on the new ITM Hook Me Up.