SignUp
Holiday Tickets 2014
Ice Hockey MM
Nick Haugen an Mike Mathiason will appear on tonight's episode of Hillbilly Handfishin'.
Mathison, Haugen go Fishin' on reality show
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Monday 09/05/2011 15:25:46 (ET)
by UND Athletics Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop

University of North Dakota men's basketball players Mike Mathiason and Nick Haugen will appear on tonight's episode on the Animal Planet's Hillbilly Handfishin'.

Mathison and Haugen made it through a casting call with producers and were selected to spend a week in southern Oklahoma learning the practice of noodling or as the locals call it 'hillbilly handfishin'.

The hour-long episode follows teams as they fish for catfish using their hands and feet.

Who did better during the show? Well that depends on who you ask.

"I did," Mathiason said confidently.

"I don't know about that," Haugen added.

"I guess we'll just have to watch the episode and see," Mathiason replied.

The show can be viewed on Animal Planet (channel 42 in Grand Forks) at 9 p.m.

 

Idalski recaps the fall on UND Sports Extra
Head coach Brian Idalski was in studio to break down the women's hockey team's first half of the season, including last week's sweep at RIT. MORE
Dyer featured on UND Sports Extra
Sophomore Makailah Dyer is proving to be a valauable key for the UND women's basketball team. Dyer was recently featured by UND Sports Extra about her journey to North Dakota, her success on the... MORE
Jones previews weekend on UND Sports Extra
Head coach Brian Jones led off this week's UND Sports Extra, reviewing last week's game at NDSU and looking ahead to two games this weekend. MORE
Watch the final ND Hockey with Hakstol of 2014
Highlights at Denver and a mid-season review are the focus of this week's North Dakota Hockey with Dave Hakstol. MORE
UND football adds trio of JUCO transfers
University of North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert announced on Thursday the addition of three junior college transfers that will join his program in January and be available for... MORE

advertisement