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The search is on for the best hooker

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MUMBAI: Discovery Turbo re-enters the competition reality show arena with high-energy series exploring the world’s oldest profession…fishing!



 

Top Hooker brings an all-new dynamic to Turbo when 10 of the world's top anglers are pitted against one another for a series of wildly out-of-the-box fishing challenges that will put their brains, brawn and skills to the ultimate test. They're putting it all on the line for the chance to win $30,000, a new truck, and the honour of being crowned first Top Hooker. See them work their reels when the eight-part series Top Hooker, premieres 25 November, every Tuesday at 9 pm on Turbo.



 

For the first time ever, Turbo splits 10 expert fishers into two teams in an insane, full-throttle, eight-week fishing competition, stopping at remote, popular and jarringly different watering holes with 24, off-the-hook challenges for a chance to be crowned Top Hooker.  Turbo throws down the gauntlet with exhilarating dares, enticing fishers to free dive for the perfect pearl and net Asian carp that fly through air. In a nautical game of catch and release, who catches the chance to proceed to the next round and who's off the hook?



 

Hosted by popular stand-up comedian Reno Collier, Top Hooker follows a diverse group of dynamic opponents who will take to America's coastlines, lakes and waterways in an outrageous competition that will blow your everyday sport-fishing tournament out of the water!  From a harpoon wielding Southern belle to a South African bodybuilder, these men and women are from incredibly different backgrounds but they're all diving in with hopes of out hooking the competition. Each week viewers will be wondering who will catch a spot in the next round - and who'll be thrown back home.



While each of the 10 fearless competitors have distinct skills including deep-sea fishing, bowfishing, fly fishing and surfcasting, they'll need to widen their horizons to survive what Top Hooker throws their way. Challenges include anglers capturing fish using only their mouths, zipline fishing, catching fish nearly invisible to the naked eye, and literally walking on water while reeling in their catches.

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