Italo is a founder and partner of Canadian Sportfishing Productions Inc. and host of the Canadian Sportfishing show. Italo maintains a leadership role in the directions that the company is expanding in at the present time which includes the release of the UFINDFISH Mobile Fishing App.
Italo Labignan graduated from Sir Sandford Fleming College as a Fish and Wildlife Technician and gathered three years of experience with Canada’s Ministry of Natural Resources. He went on to become a strong public speaker and presenter, as well as a successful tournament angler.
With an extensive background in Canada’s outdoors, Italo pursued a career as an outdoor writer and started promotional work representing several leading fishing tackle and outdoor equipment manufacturers. He also pioneered a concept for his own sport fishing television series that would set a new standard of quality on Canadian television. The Canadian Sportfishing Show combined conservation and education with entertaining fishing action.
Italo has developed several other TV series, published books, operated a travel division, published Canada’s only National Sportfishing magazine and attends numerous special events.
Angelo Viola is one of Canada’s most recognized and respected outdoor enthusiasts. Having spent most of his life in pursuit of the ultimate outdoor and fishing adventure, it is only natural that his love of nature landed him the “best job in the world” as co-host of The Fish’n Canada Show, The Outdoor Journal Television show as well as The Outdoor Journal Radio Hour.
Today these programs air in 12 countries in six different languages. In North America the television shows air in over 200 markets weekly and according to Angelo “The best is yet to come!” His career as a broadcaster has blossomed to include several other non-outdoor related worldwide broadcast productions such as “The Last Cull”, fishing’s first ever reality television series.
Angelo is always making his presence felt in the outdoor industry and is known as one of the leading designers of new and innovative fishing tackle and outdoor gear. His knowledge of what works and what doesn’t makes him one of the industry’s most sought after product endorser, and has had several very successful product campaigns affiliated with his name. His natural on air delivery has endeared him to audiences worldwide. As a public speaker Angelo is at ease whether he is talking one on one to a three year old or standing on stage delivering a seminar to several thousand people.