It's hard to believe we are just about to start our 4th season with WFN! What a ride it has been. 2 years of telling angling stories with WFN's Reel Road Trip and now Season 2 of Reel Fishy Jobs is about to begin. I have some great memories and have made many friends of past years shooting fishing television and this upcoming season of Reel Fishy Jobs has proven to be more of the
What a stretch! It all started when we jumped on a plane to hit south Louisiana for some Tuna Fishing. We were staying at Cajun Fishing Adventures for 4 days - Mother Nature was in a bad mood and was wind licking the coast! After a great day fishing red fish with Ryan Lambert, we hit the gulf for the great Yellow fin Tuna Fishing LA is so famous for. First of all, I have to
2011 Chesapeake Fall Classic Part 1
There has been a lot of buzz of late with respect to new IGFA World Records being approved!
Mark becomes a deckhand in Louisiana. When one of the clients suffers an injury, Mark has to take over and reel in a massive yellowfin tuna.
Mark visits Louisiana to work with the Coastal Conservation Association and NASDI. Check out his adventures as he helps them build an artificial reef and tag redfish.
Did you love the last season of Reel Fishy Job? Then mark April 26 on your calendar so you don't miss the Best Of Reel Fishy Jobs Marathon before season two begins!
A rookie mistake in the tournament world is trying to catch fish with baits that smell and taste like plastic. Using a quality gel scent like this one can mean the difference between losing and a paycheck.
The Alabama rig has become really popular lately, but most people don't realize that striped bass anglers have been using the rig for years before Paul Elias won that FLW tournament but with one important difference.
When it is cold and wet outside but you can't resist hitting the water learn the best ways to dress to stay warm and dry and enjoy the day on the water.
Mark Melnyk demonstrates how to tie one of the most versatile and commonly used knots - the palomar knot.
Join Mark Melnyk and Bassmaster Elite tournament pro Pete Ponds, as Pete demonstrates how he ties a leader to braided line in this web exclusive.
It is hard work - but somebody has to goof off. See those moments of grace (or lack there of) that didn't make the show.
Mark helps to relocate a variety of fish from a Texas Wildlife Pond back into the wild.
When you are fishing for Shark Chum is one of the most important pieces of gear, but to make chum for a living requires a strong stomach - something Mark discovered first hand.
Mark joins the Cape Eleuthera Institute research crew in the Bahamas while they are checking up on the Caribbean Reef sharks, Lemon Sharks and Bonefish.
Mark is supposed to be helping with the Caribbean reef tank maintenance but he seems a little distracted by the variety of fish around him.
Join host Mark Melnyk on WFN's Reel Fishy Jobs where he experiences the best and worst of the fishing industries occupations. Dangerous, disgusting and daring; there are no stand-ins or stunt doubles. Mark tackles the world of fishing jobs one job at a time.
Recent fish pics
First fishing day 2013
Pictures from our May 9, 2013 Fishing trip to the Chesapeake Bay
Perch Fishing With ReelBait, XZone And Salmo
fishing 2013 started at perch festival time
2nd year to fishing
During the post spawn we were able to have many productive days in both deep and shallow waters using a split shot rig with 4" plastics
Pics From the 2013 Fishing season
Some shots from around the north shore of lake Erie
ice fishing me and my girlfriend
It's been a killer season with friends and family chasing the Fraser River White Sturgeon. Check out some of my picture highlights !
Fishing with my son 2012
Fishing with my son 2012
Great day fishing! we caught Snook, Ladyfish, Trout, Jack and cat fish. most were caught close in to shore in the mangroves off Pine Island Sound. Captain Wendell shared his knowledge and experience with 2 fresh water anglers, Gary and I. Great taste now set with salt water fishing! Thanks for hooking us in!
Gulf Coast fishing: Snook, Red fish, Trout, Cat fish, and Jack. One of our totals granted the title of a Slam as locals call it. We used Quatum Rods and reels, 30lbs pro line, Jigs with freshly caught bait, shrimp and pin fish.
Fishing on Long Island