Craig Campbell seems like your pretty basic, average kind of guy--well, at least when it comes to his taste in women, anyway. I mean, after all, his ideal girl is one who wants to do it all the time; early in the morning, and in the middle of the night!
Okay, dudes, go hop in a cold shower, already! Campbell's talking about a girl who loves to fish in his latest single--called, aptly enough, "Fish." The humorous double-entendre-packed tune (my favorite line is "I love how she looks with that rod in her hand"--yes, yes, I'm immature) is enjoyable enough in and of itself, but all the true fishermen out there are going to be extra pleased with the new video released to accompany the song.
Given the subject matter of the tune, it would be forgiven if all Campbell extended himself to was casting a hot chick for the video. I mean, heck, any old hot chick would do, right?
However, he went the extra mile and found a hot chick who actually likes to fish...and is making a living doing so!
The cute blonde you'll see in "Fish" is Mariko Izumi, who hosts Hookin' Up, a travel and sports reality TV show on the World Fishing Network featuring the best fishing hotspots around the globe. Campbell was first made aware of Izumi via his father-in-law, an avid fisherman who noticed her on TV and suggested her for the video.
Izumi herself says she had plenty of fun shooting "Fish" with Campbell. "One of the reasons I love my job is because you never know what's going to happen," she noted on her blog for Hookin' Up.
Apparently, Izumi managed to pull Campbell out for some real fishing time the night before the video was actually shot. "Although Craig claimed to always have bad luck on the water, he schooled me and caught more bass than I did," she admitted.
"I told him I let him catch more so that we got along the next day on set, but really, it was just one of those days."
Ha! Here's to you, Mr. Campbell. Enjoy the video for "Fish!"
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