Hank Parker 3D
Join Hank Parker with his two sons Hank Jr. and Billy "Catfish" Parker, as they travel across the United States and Canada in pursuit of Giant Whitetail Bucks. Along the way, their crazy antics and mishaps will have you laughing.
The CBS Morning Show best described Hank Parker when introducing him as "the rod-n-reel answer to Michael Jordan, in popularity and talent!" Hank has enjoyed a storied professional bass fishing and outdoor television host career that continues to grow each season! His accomplishments on the professional bass fishing tournament trail support the fact he is one of America's greatest bass fishermen to ever compete. Hank's professional fishing career begin in 1976 when he began fishing the National Bass Association Tournament Circuit, winning their national championship in his first season. Hank's television series launched in 1985 with national syndication. The following season the series moved to The Nashville Network. In following years the series has aired on the National Network, The Outdoor Life Network, The Outdoor Channel, and now resides on here on Versus.
Hank Parker Jr.
Hank Parker Jr, did not start his professional career in the outdoors, but rather he started out by driving race cars full time in 1998 for the Nascar Busch Series, where we drove for his father's team.
In 2001, he got an opportunity to drive for GNC where he won his first race at California speedway and followed it up the next year to win again at Pikes Peak speedway in Colorado. Hank Jr raced in all three Nascar top touring divisions (Nationwide, Craftsman truck, and Sprint cup) including one race for Ray Evernham in the Nascar Sprint Cup series, co-hosted "Inside the Nascar Busch series" for two years on the Speed Channel and even commentated races for the Nationwide and Truck series on Fox, Fx, and Speed Channel through the years. He raced in one hundred and sixty seven races in an eight year span with thirty-seven top ten finishes and thirteen top fives.
Now retired from racing, Hank Parker Jr currently co-hosts "Hank Parker 3D", airing on the Versus Channel with his brother, Billy "Catfish" Parker, and his father Hank Parker Jr.
Hank Jr lives in Denver, North Carolina, with his wife Wendy and daughters Alex and Madison and son Boone.
Billy "Catfish" Parker
Billy Parker grew up in Denver N.C as the son of an avid outdoorsman he and his brothers found themselves spending as much time outdoors as they possibly could.
Their favorite memories growing up where spent at there dads farm in S.C hunting whitetail deer and wild turkey to say the least fishing, hunting and shooting bows with there dad in the backyard was there favorite activities.
Billy and Hank jr. as young teenagers found themselves involved in stock car racing as a hobby but it quickly grew to a passion.
Billy started off as a mechanic working for his brother Hank jr. and other teams as a hired hand. While working his way into the driver seat where he competed in nascar late model stock races all over the southeast.
Billy earned numerous 1st place victories and awards during these years of racing. Which earned Billy an opportunity in the nascar nationwide series where he raced for different team owners such as Ed Whitaker, P.P.C, and Rusty Wallace racing.
Billy competed in the nationwide series in the year 2000,2001 and 2004 as Billy reached his 8th year in racing he started getting back to his roots hunting and fishing.
Along with his brother Hank Jr they collectively decided to leave the racing career behind and chase another opportunity in the outdoor world where they teamed up with their dad and started their t.v. show Hank Parker 3-D and Hunt like a Parker, they can be watched entertaining millions of households every week on VERSUS.