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U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay Featured on ESPN2's Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing

by: ESPN Outdoors,

George Poveromo (2nd from rgt) and sailors from U.S. Naval base.
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George Poveromo and U.S. Navy sailors heading out from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Photo by ESPN Outdoors
(Mar. 12, 2009 - ) Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing visits the U.S. Naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for ESPN2's telecast on Sunday, March 15, at 7:30 a.m. ET. Host George Poveromo, who was invited by the U.S. Navy, takes U.S. Joint Task Force Operation members fishing during his week-long trip. The first episode of the two-part series showcases the sailors' fishing passion, their fishing club, their stories and life at the base.

ESPN Outdoors personality Jose Wejebe takes Spanish Fly viewers to Hopedale, La., to sight fish for large redfish. The episode starts with Wejebe meeting brothers Travis and Bryan Holeman at their trailer. The following morning on the Gulf of Mexico waters, the trio is able to spot numerous tailing redfish that are estimated at over 20 pounds. Sunday's Spanish Fly will start at 9:30 a.m.

Fishing Adventurer host Cyril Chauquet travels to Puerto Rico for Sunday's 8:30 a.m. telecast on ESPN2. Chauquet is focused on catching tarpon and learns about the large tarpon out of San Juan's San Jose Lagoon.

On Saturday, March 14, viewers can catch encore presentations of A Day on the Lake featuring Bassmaster Elite Series pro Gary Klein of Weatherford, Texas, at 8 a.m., followed by World's Greatest Fishing Show with ESPN Outdoors host Mark Zona and two-time Bassmaster Weekend Series champion Jeff Coble at 8:30 a.m.

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. Fishing Adventurer
7:30 a.m. Beat Charlie Moore
8 a.m. A Day on the Lake
8:30 a.m. World's Greatest Fishing Show
9 a.m. The Bassmasters

ESPN Outdoors on ESPN2 for Sundays
7 a.m. Madfin Shark
7:30 a.m. Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing
8 a.m. Best of Offshore Adventures
8:30 a.m. Fishing Adventurer
9 a.m. Going Coastal
9:30 a.m. Spanish Fly
* 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 and ESPNOutdoors websites and programming on ESPN2, in addition to promotions and activities that deliver a clear message of conservation and ethical sportsmanship.
George Poveromo and a U.S. Navy sailor admiring a catch.
Photo by ESPN Outdoors