Local pro fisherman angles in Philly storm drains with hot dogs and soft pretzel bait

October 11, 2018

Mike Iaconelli with a catfish he caught out of a storm drain at Broad and Race Streets in Center City Wednesday. Iaconelli’s show, “Fish My City,” premieres on National Geographic Wild Friday.

By Staff

Mike Iaconelli thinks angling in Center City storm drains is grate — and he was caught doing just that at Broad and Race Streets by bewildered passersby Wednesday.

It’s not like Iaconelli doesn’t have bigger fish to fry. The pro fisherman who won the 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series fishing competition has a new show called Fish My City premiering on the National Geographic Wild Channel Friday.

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