These are some bloopers & out takes from some of the early fishing shows I did in the late 80's. The show started shooting with a $400.00 budget on 3/4 inch Panasonic 200 cle and on wireless which I put on my credit card. It ended up airing for over 10 years. John Shaw my friend and host of the show passed away a few years back, but if there are fishing poles in heaven I know what he is doing. Next time you are fishing cast your last one for him. For John, last cast could go for at least a half hour.
This is a Clip for the TV show Fishin with the Good Ol' Boys. The show aired for 10 years ( 1987-97 ) in Arizona on KUSK-TV, now known as AZ TV, Channel 45, and CBS. It was also aired all around the west on Indy stations on Barter for a few years. It won it's time slot on Saturday morning Men 18-45. This clip got a 2 rating am Saturday almost every time it aired. This clip is what happens when the Producer (Me) pushes the talent too hard. Believe it or not this, show started as a bet with the station owner. I bet him I could sell all the advertising out for 13 weeks ahead of time if we did the show....Great pitch right? Well, I sold 26 weeks out and I had never produced a TV show in my life. It is wonderful some times when you do not know, what you do not know!. Ok yes it is shot in 3/4 inch but it was a chip Camera a Panasonic 200cle with Samsung wireless' Later in the run of the show we stepped it up to Beta SP and Digital Beta. Honestly, the best shows were on the smallest budgets because we did it for fun, later it was a business. Can you believe I made money fishing? I still smile about that to this day. I even went on to produce two more fishing shows. (MUCH BIGGER BUDGETS) It is how I got my start in production, other wise I would have been a very rich and not as happy sales manager some where else.