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Fishing Icon Bill Dance Featured on ESPN Outdoors' World's Greatest Fishing Show

by: ESPN Outdoors,

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Bobby Lane of Lakeland, Fla., on Saturday's A Day on the Lake at 8 a.m. on ESPN2.
Photo by ESPN Outdoors
(Jan. 30, 2009 - ) The World's Greatest Fishing Show hooks up with bass fishing legend Bill Dance on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 8:30 a.m. ET on ESPN2 as Dance and ESPN Outdoors personality and host Mark Zona share a boat on the Mississippi River. With the help of local fishing expert James Patterson, the two drift the Mississippi seeking big catfish near Memphis, Tenn.

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Bobby Lane of Lakeland, Fla., has one day to catch fish on a lake he has never fished on Saturday's A Day on the Lake at 8 a.m. on ESPN2. Lane, the 2008 Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year, will compete in his second Bassmaster Classic, set for Feb. 20-22 on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier, City, La.

Jim Marco, a big fan of Beat Charlie Moore, finally has his challenge accepted on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 a.m. on ESPN2. Marco submitted more than 250 requests to Moore, who decided to face the avid viewer in a one-on-one bass fishing duel.

ESPN Outdoors will continue to provide quality programming and tips from professionals and experts who give the latest information with the most entertaining and exciting outdoor action on television and the Web.

ESPN Outdoors First-Quarter Programming Schedule for January through March

ESPN Outdoors on ESPN2 for Saturdays
7 a.m. Going Coastal
7:30 a.m. Beat Charlie Moore
8 a.m. A Day on the Lake
8:30 a.m. World's Greatest Fishing Show

* Times and show subject to change.

About ESPN Outdoors: Since its inception in 1980, ESPN Outdoors has strived to inform and entertain anglers, hunters and people of all ages who enjoy the outdoors. ESPN Outdoors is committed to increasing awareness of and participation in outdoor activities, a direction best exemplified by television programming on ESPN2. Each year, ESPN Outdoors stages more than 30 marquee events, including the Bassmaster Classic. ESPN Outdoors is comprised of BASS, the worldwide authority on bass fishing, and a growing array of multimedia platforms, including the Bassmaster website, ESPNOutdoors website and programming on ESPN2, in addition to promotions and activities that deliver a clear message of conservation and ethical sportsmanship.