Senator Bennet’s midterm ad depicts him as an outdoor enthusiast, but it was filmed with a 24-hour fishing license

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A second campaign ad for Democratic U.S. Senator Michael Bennet features the Colorado senator on a fishing expedition with an unaffiliated voter in an apparent effort to portray the wealthy businessman as an outdoorsman.

But he reportedly bought a 24-hour fishing license to shoot the ad.

Bennet, who is looking to appeal to more outdoor-loving working-class Americans ahead of the November midterms, went fishing in the new ad, “Reel Focused.”

After its release, Axios reported that Bennet purchased a 24-hour license just for the day of filming.

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According to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website, there are several options for Colorado residents who wish to purchase a fishing license, including one-day, five-day, and annual passes.

“He’s always focused on Colorado. He’s leading the fight to defend our way of life, protect our public lands, promote healthy forests and watersheds, and support businesses like mine,” the fly fisherman said. Greg Felt, who stood alongside Bennet in the ad. in the place. “I know Michael doesn’t take the bait from Washington. He works for Colorado.”

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At the end of the announcement, Bennet announced that he had caught the fish seen there. The video is the Bennet campaign’s second nature-themed television ad for Colorado this cycle as the Democrat begins the 2022 midterm election early. in mid-July.

Bennet’s campaign did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.

Senator Michael Bennet is seeking his third term serving Colorado in the US Senate.
(Al Drago/Bloomberg)

The wealthy congressman appears to be charting new waters in an attempt to reach unaffiliated voters, pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into ad buys as he nears the midterms. Bennet was ranked the 12th richest U.S. senator in 2018.

Bennet was recently questioned for a comment he made during an interview with Bloomberg while talking about the Cut Inflation Act, revealing that he “wouldn’t buy or sell stocks based on it”.

A Bennet campaign spokesperson for Colorado previously told Fox News Digital in response to the statement that Bennet did not and never considered private negotiations in the Senate before making investment decisions.

Bennet was recently called out on Twitter by Republican challenger Joe O’Dea for being “all talk, no action” during his tenure as senator.

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First-time political nominee O’Dea will face Bennet for the Senate seat in November. The Republican nominee has also showcased the outdoors in his ads, posting an ad on Wednesday showing him on a racehorse.