Ronny Kovach's Advertising adventures

Carcharodon

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So I have my DVR set to record pretty much anything fishing related but after watching this weeks Cabo San Lucas episode, I feel like I just watched 3 minutes of actual fishing and 27 minutes of advertising! :Exploding_Smiley:
I realize that the ads pay for the program but come on, they really ought a change the name from "Ronny Kovach's Fishing Ventures" to "Ronny Kovach's sellout ventures" or maybe "Advertising with Ronny Kovach and 3 minutes of fishing"

...Could this guy sell out anymore??? :Backstab_emoticon:
 
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middleofnowhere

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I record em all too. I usually fast forward through them if I watch before deleting.
 
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Not only Kovach but "Inside Sport Fishing" have their 30 minute infomercials more than I'd like to see (can you say talica or shimano).
 
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marlyn

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    What do you do for a living?ronnie and dan hernandez fish,sellouts or not it beats my job.
     
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    M/V Santa Rosa

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    What do you do for a living?ronnie and dan hernandez fish,sellouts or not it beats my job.

    Best thing about dan is the fact that he was at not one, but many many MLPA meetings and the guy is pretty cool when you get to know him, plus hes been around for along time helping out kids and such. DAN ROCKS
     
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    marlyn

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    Agreed tommy,went on one of his charters last year with a friend and he was a great guy,much different then i expected.
     
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    ISLAND BOUND

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    Carcharodon

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    What do you do for a living?ronnie and dan hernandez fish,sellouts or not it beats my job.

    At least Dan markets his own products. Sorry, but I don't want to watch an infomercial for San Jose Del Cabo condominiums during a fishing show. I wonder if Ronny got a free condo out of it? Now I guess that would be worth selling out for.
     
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    middleofnowhere

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    I don't mean to knock any of the guys and their TV shows. I appreciate that their shows are on TV and I do record and watch them. I understand that viewership is probably low, hence the heavy "infomertial" format. Just like the fine sponsors her on BD, I am glad the advertisers make it possible for this website and those shows to happen.
     
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    samgann93

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    its a fishing show.... the host is gonna be corny and probably cant really fish... and they are gonna have lots of adds... just things we have to get over...

    i really like inside sportfishing though.
     
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    he's not selling out at all, he's just smart about getting free shit, and spending more time on the water than a good percentage of us here on this board. ive been on a couple of his sponsored trips, guy really knows his shit.. wish i could have or had all the sponsors hes accumulated over the years.
     
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    djd35de

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    I like the shows, They have to show the ads, thats how they get to do what they do. I don't hate on them. I wish it was me getting all that time on the water doing what i love, And getting PAID. Beats my job easy. If you record it, just fast forward the the ads etc..

    Then you can watch both shows in 15 minutes. LOL
     
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    Capt. G

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    Yeah, I'm jealous of Ronny and Dan too...

    (Read what Tommy G. wrote--kinda sums it up)
     
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    5150

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    Ya, Ronney is a sell out. Sort of like a fishing radio show that is a sell out for Shimano and a specific long range operations. Is that generic enough for a post....probably not...
     
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    Dos Locos

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    Ya, Ronney is a sell out. Sort of like a fishing radio show that is a sell out for Shimano and a specific long range operations. Is that generic enough for a post....probably not...

    LOL LOL LOL
     
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    Carcharodon

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    What show do you watch that is not full of advertising?

    Typical shows run 5 minutes of commercials every 15 minutes. Ronny's Show is nothing but a 30 minute long infomercial.

    Look, no one likes ads, but there is a certain acceptable level of advertising that wont throw viewers off. Ronny's show has become a constant 30 minute long ad for everything from P-line, to the resorts that he stays at for free, to the boats hes on, the sunscreen hes wearing, and anyone else who will give him money. 6 minutes talking about a Condo/timeshare offer in San Jose Del Cabo with 3 minutes of fishing. To the people who are trying to defend him, sorry, that is selling out. Thats not a "Fishing Venture" it is an INFOMERCIAL!!!

    ....maybe he should just be straight with us, whip out some KY, tell us about the smooth, warming sensation, and where we can buy it, then proceed to fuck his audience of fishermen over in the ass with another 30 minutes of bullshit ad's.
     
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    One_Leg

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    I said hello to Dan Hernandez at Santa Ana River Lakes about 2 months ago. He was on his way to the porta-potty and I didn't feel like shaking his hand after he was done so I guess I will have to wait until later to introduce myself. As usual I had a crappy night there but I don't know how Dan did as he was on the other side of the Bubble Hole from me. I never saw anyone on the other side catch anything though.



    I won a $100.oo Simple Green gift pack after discussing T-Shark fishing with Ronnie K. on his radio show. I cannot count how many times I have awoken only to watch the 3 minutes of Dan's show. They seem like all right guys to me.
     
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    allelect

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    Reminds me of a website we all like! All the suden its surounded by ads. Have they too sold out? As for Inside Sportfishing at least his products relate to us! FA Sucks!
    That how they pay the bills and get cha ching in their pockets. Since we we see for free! Thanks Hope adds keep me seeing this site as well as some fishing shows.
     
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    peshooter

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    Best way for me to sum up the 2 shows on Sundays is:
    Inside Sportfishing seem like genuinenly good guys that I would like to fish with and remind me of guys that I do fish with and have a great time with. Not so with Kovach, Ronnie is not a "So Cal" type.
     
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