A Letter To Our Fans

The Fish’n Canada team would like to reach out to our loyal and cherished viewers to let them know that last week our stalwart captain, Angelo Viola—the ringleader to our three-ring circus, one might say—suffered a heart attack.

We are relieved to report that Angelo received excellent medical care, and we are assured that he will make a full and speedy recovery. If there’s a silver lining, it’s that Angelo—who has been singularly devoted to delivering quality content in his many roles and many projects for the past several decades—has finally been forced to take the much-needed and well-earned vacation his friends, family and colleagues have been urging him to take for as long as they can remember.

We’re certain that if he had his way, he’d already be back in the office, taking calls and making plans; he’d likely stowaway in the FNC1 for the next shoot so as not to miss a moment of the action (and, more importantly, to not let his co-hosts hog all the glory). Alas, the production team has banded together, and we have insisted that he take some time to focus on his health and recovery. And though the circumstances may not be ideal (to say the least), it’s rewarding to see the man finally put his feet up for once.

Joking aside, we are pleased to say that Angelo remains in good spirits despite this temporary setback, and he is already counting down the days until he can return to the office, to the FNC1 (his office on the water), and—of course—to your TV screens this fall in a whole new season of fishing (mis)adventures.

Thank you all for your well-wishes and your continued love and support. We’re very thankful for our Fish’n Canada community.

24 Replies to “A Letter To Our Fans”

  1. May God bless Angelo, his loving family and all the people there at Fish’n Canada in this time of need. My wife and I pass along our heart felt prayers for your quick recovery, my friend.

    1. Take it easy old boy. The show isn’t the same without you but we all know you will be back soon. You re one tough old son of a gun. Much love buddy

  2. Take the time off to get well Angelo. We are all nothing without our health.As much as we will all be missing you on the airwaves you need to take the time to get yourself right. I’ll be waiting for your triumphant return better than ever.Good luck my friend! Bill Clark.

  3. Angelo, it is so good to hear that you are on the mend, be well, my thoughts are with you and your family. You define Saturday mornings for me, thank you for that. I will continue to check in to hear your return. Cheers.

  4. Hi Angelo, had a bad feeling last Saturday when the radio show was not on now we all know why.
    So glad to hear your doing great and getting the rest you need & deserve. My family is praying for your speedy recovery as you (and the crew) have been part of our Saturday morning for so many years, we love the way only you can take us to the north country even though were stuck in the city! So THANK YOU for that, get well and will be listening for your return.

  5. Last week I thought maybe you got stuck in the bush somewhere but to hear of your heat attack was shocking. Listening this morning you could hear in Pete and Steve’s intro the love they have for you. Take your time getting stronger and better. Your support team has your back. Patiently awaiting your return. The fishing community.🐠🦞

  6. I have been watching the show for years and I have become a better angler. All my best to Angelo and a speedy recovery. I’m sure Pete that you will keep a close eye on him. Thanks for the fun.

  7. Hi Angelo, just wanted to drop a line and let you know that I, and many other loyal fans wish you a speedy and complete recovery, and look forward to your return to the best fishing show on TV!

  8. I was shocked to hear about your cardiac event, I pray you make a full recovery.
    I am thankful for the education and entertainment over the years. I am so glad to hear you will take time to look after yourself and recover. Make the most of this time! Take care, best wishes!

  9. So good to hear the outlook is great for you, Dear Angelo. You have brought us many hours of great fishing. Now it’s time for you to take the necessary time to heal.
    Enjoy your time with family and friends and know that we, your TV family, wish you good health.
    Take care and stay safe and well. We all are praying for you and yours.
    Hugs and good wishes ALWAYS. 🤗

  10. Hi Angelo, I wish a speedy recovery and hope that everything goes well. Take time to recover ,do not rush and hope to see you soon all well and recovered. Take care.

  11. Best wishes to Ang for a speedy recovery, he has a great support group in family and friends not to mention the multitude of fans he made being the person he is. Rest up and heal Angelo…thats the best bait to use for these waters. Best regards.

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