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Episode 53 Archive - 1/22 & 1/23/22

 

Episode 53 Archive - 1/22 & 1/23/22

Trevor McKinney - Bassmaster Tournament Angler

CIO Fishing Report w/ Seth Eimer - Reelin' Down Catfish Guide Service

 

Erik Brztowski - 4th place at 'Bama Blues' National Catfish Tournament

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - 8 year old Bryce Risley & Dad, Ryan

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

- Saturday 10a & Sunday 6a - 870AM WTIM Taylorville & 107.5FM Shelbyville

- Saturday 7a & Sunday 8a - 1520AM/92.3FM WHOW-Clinton

- Saturday 7a & Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

- Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 53 Guest List - 1/22 & 1/23/22

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 53:

- We’ll welcome back southern Illinois native Trevor McKinney to talk about his 2021, and look ahead to 2022 on the Bassmaster Open trail!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Seth Eimer at Reelin' Down Catfishing Guide Service! Seth will give us tips for wintertime catfishing!

 

- We’ll welcome 19-year old Erik Brztowski, of Lemont! Eric and his teammate, Brandon, recently brought home fourth in the national “Bama Blues” catfish tournament!

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from 8-year old Bryce Risley, and his dad, Ryan! Bryce shares the story of the 16-pointer he got during youth season!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

- Saturday 10a & Sunday 6a - 870AM WTIM Taylorville & 107.5FM Shelbyville

- Saturday 7a & Sunday 8a - 1520AM/92.3FM WHOW-Clinton

- Saturday 7a & Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

- Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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New Year; New Ways To Hear CIO!!!

 

BIG NEWS!!!

You’ll now have more opportunities to hear Central Illinois Outdoors on the radio each weekend!!  Starting this weekend, CIO can now be heard as follows:

 

- Saturday 10a & Sunday 6a - 870AM/96.1FM WTIM Taylorville & 107.5FM Shelbyville

 

- Saturday 7a & Sunday 8a - 1520AM/92.3FM WHOW-Clinton

 

- Saturday 7a & Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

 

- Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Many thanks to all for the support making this growth possible!

 

Of course, CIO wouldn’t be on the air without our sponsors:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

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Episode 52 Archive - 1/15 & 1/16/22

 

Episode 52 Archive - 1/15 & 1/16/22

Dylan Esposito - DME Fishing YouTube Channel

CIO Fishing Report w/ Terry Davis - Feel The Thump Guide Service

 

Ray Wichus - Retired IDNR Conservation Officer

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Joey Leidner, of Mansfield

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 52 Guest List - 1/15 & 1/16/22

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 52:

 

- We’ll welcome Dylan Esposito of the DME Fishing YouTube channel! We’ll talk big cats, wading for wipers, & more!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Terry Davis at Feel The Thump Guide Service! He’ll give us a great report on winter crappie on Lake Shelbyville and Clinton Lake!

 

- We’ll welcome retired Illinois Conservation Police officer Ray Wichus! Ray will look back at his time as a CPO, and share stories of his more memorable cases.

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Joey Leidner, of Mansfield! Joey’s first fish of 2022 was a new PB blue catfish - 56 pounds!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 51 Archive - 1/8 & 1/9/22

 

Episode 51 Archive - 1/8 & 1/9/22

Jamie Lane - Let's Go Fishing Show in Collinsville

CIO Fishing Report w/ Matt England - England Expeditions

 

Tammy Miller - Illinois Recreational Access Program

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Evan Spratt, of Atlanta

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

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Episode 51 Guest List - 1/8 & 1/9/22

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 51:

- We’ll welcome Jamie Lane, Producer of this weekend’s Let's Go Fishing Show in Collinsville! We’ll get all the details on the 28th annual show!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Matthew Daniel England at England Expeditions Inc.! Matt gives us a great cold water rundown of Lake Shelbyville crappie!

 

- We’ll also welcome Tammy Miller, of the Illinois Recreational Access Program! We’ll learn about this program that gives hunters & anglers access to private areas in the state!

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes to us from Evan Spratt, of Atlanta! He’ll share the story of his first ever paddlefish, aka spoonbill!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 50 Archive - 1/1 & 1/2/22

 

Episode 50 Archive - Highlights of 2021 - 1/1 & 1/2/22

Segment 1 features conversations with: Russ Bailey, Stan Potts, Don Higgins, Spencer Bauer, Frankie Reliford, Reagan Smith, John Carr, & Seith Eimer!

 

Segment 2 features conversations with: Jordan Hackl, Harry & Dylan Jiles, Trevor McKinney, Gunner Vandemeer, Karson Massey, Stone Stith, Amy Schilling & Brad Koester!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 50 - Highlights of 2021 - 1/1 & 1/2/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 50:

We’re revisiting some of the highlights of 2021 on this weekend’s show, including some conversations with some experts in their fields! We’ll talk…

 

- Cold water crappie fishing with Russ Bailey of BrushPile Fishing;

 

- Chasing Giant bucks with Don Higgins of Don Higgins / Higgins Outdoors;

 

- Early season whitetail tips with Stan Potts of North American Whitetail;

 

- Hearing the story of being hit by lightning from Trevor McKinney!!

 

- & much, much more!!  Happy New Year!!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Merry Christmas!

 

12-22-21

 

Central Illinois Outdoors will not air a new episode this weekend due to holiday programming on the stations.   We'll be back with a "Best of 2021" highlight show on New Year's Weekend!  

 

Have a very Merry Christmas!!  

- Jared

 

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Episode 49 Archive - 12/18 & 12/29/21

Episode 49 Archive - 12/18 & 12/19/21

Mike Mounce - Lake Shelbyville Habitat Alliance

CIO Fishing Report w/ Austin Griggs - River Valley Charter Service

 

Steve Frazier - Archers Alley in Decatur

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Jim Junk, of Peoria

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 49 Guest List - 12/18 & 12/19/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 49:

- We’ll welcome back Mike Mounce with the Lake Shelbyville Habitat Alliance! We’ll look back at the group’s 2021 activities, & look ahead to 2022!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Austin Griggs at River Valley Charter Service LLC! We’ll get a multi-species report on the Illinois River!

 

- We’ll welcome Steve Frazier, Store Manager at Archers Alley in Decatur! We’ll talk archery, classes, new 2022 models, & more!

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Jim Junk, of Peoria! Jim will share the story of his first Muskie!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 48 Archive - 12/11 & 12/12/21

 

Episode 48 Archive - 12/11 & 12/12/21

Shaun Cook & Axel - Deer Tracking 

CIO Fishing Report w/ Jeremy Stoddard - Heartland Guide Service

 

Nate Ferriell - Nate F Fishing YouTube Channel

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Anthony Fringer, of Blue Mound

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 48 Guest List - 12/11 & 12/12/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 48:

 

- We’ll welcome Shaun Cook, of Tolono, and his tracking dog - Axel!! Shaun is active in the United Blood Trackers, and has been helping hunters across the state find deer this fall!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Jeremy Stoddard at Heartland Guide Service! Jeremy gives a great report on fall/winter Clinton Lake crappie!

 

- We’ll welcome back Nate Ferriell, of Decatur, and the “Nate F Fishing” YouTube channel! Nate’s been on a number of species lately, and we’ll get caught up on his latest vids!

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes to us from Anthony Fringer, of Blue Mound! He’ll share the story of his giant Illinois 13-pointer!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 47 Archive - 12/4 & 12/5/21

 

Episode 47 Archive - 12/4 & 12/5/21

James Morgan - Central Illinois Outdoor Junkies FB Group

CIO Fishing Report w/ Dan Lange - Tight Lines Guide Service

 

Chris Evans - U of I Extension Forestry Researcher

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Courtney Dyer, of Sullivan

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 47 Guest List - 12/4 & 12/5/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 47:

- We’ll welcome James Morgan, of Shelbyville! James has a great public land buck story to share, and he’s also the admin of the Central Illinois Outdoor Junkies Facebook page & group!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Dan Lange at Tight Lines Guide Service! Dan chases crappie on both Lake Shelbyville and Clinton Lake. We’ll get a great report on both!

 

- We’ll also welcome Chris Evans, who’s a Researcher with the University of Illinois Extension Forestry department. We’ll talk invasive species and land management.

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Court Dyer, of Sullivan! Courtney has a great story of perseverance about a buck he named “Lucky 9 The Lunatic!”

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at CentralIllinoisOutdoors.com!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

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Episode 46 Archive - 11/27 & 11/28/21

 

Episode 46 - 11/27 & 11/28/21

Rick Noble - Buck Dog Tracking Story

CIO Fishing Report w/ Reagan Smith - Reag's Guide Service

 

Jim Crowley - Jim Crowley Outdoors & Slick Fish Radio Podcast

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Casey Lyon, of Illiopolis

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on 870 WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on 1520 WHOW - Clinton

Sunday at 8a on 106.5FM - Bloomington/Normal

Sunday at 8a on 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Monday podcast here at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

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Episode 46 Guest List - 11/27 & 11/28/21

 

Coming Up This Weekend on Episode 46:

- Rick Noble, of Farmer City, with his story of a great buck that he needed a little help finding!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Reagan Smith at Reag's Guide Service! We’ll talk Lake Springfield dock shooting!

 

- We’ll welcome back Jim Crowley from Jim Crowley Outdoors & the Slick Fish Radio podcast to talk bass & bird hunting!

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Casey Lyon, of Illiopolis, and the story of “Tyson!”

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 45 Archive - 11/20 & 11/21/21

 

Episode 45 - 11/20 & 11/21/21

Chad Anderson - President of HOI Crappie Club

CIO Fishing Report w/ Jake Nalley - Precision Fishing Guide Services

 

John & Dillon Damarin - Pro-Shot Products, of Taylorville

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Aaron Fidler, of Canton

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on 870 WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on 1520 WHOW - Clinton

Sunday at 8a on 106.5FM - Bloomington/Normal

Sunday at 8a on 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Monday podcast here at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

 

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Episode 45 Guest List - 11/20 & 11/21/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 45:

 

- We’ll welcome back Chad Anderson, President of the Heart of Illinois Crappie Club! We’ll recap their 2021 & look ahead to 2022!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Jake Nalley at Precision fishing guide services! We’ll talk fall/winter catfish tips, & Jake will share the story of he and his wife’s double buck hunt!

 

- We’ll also welcome John & Dillon Damarin, of Pro-Shot Products! We’ll learn about this Taylorville based family business that has been specializing in firearm cleaning products for decades!

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Aaron Fidler, of Canton! He’ll share the story of his PB Powerton Blue that topped 50 pounds!!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 44 Archive - 11/13 & 11/14/21

 

Episode 44 - 11/13 & 11/14/21

John Williamson - Acting Captain w/ Illinois Conservation Police

CIO Fishing Report w/ Matt England - England Expeditions

 

Darren Moser - Clinton Lake Handicapped Deer Hunt

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Jake Cutler, of Pana

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on 870 WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on 1520 WHOW - Clinton

Sunday at 8a on 106.5FM - Bloomington/Normal

Sunday at 8a on 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Monday podcast here at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 44 Guest List - 11/13 & 11/14/21

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Coming up this weekend on Episode 44:

- We’ll welcome back John Williamson, Acting Captain with the Illinois Conservation Police! We’ll get ready for the upcoming firearm season; talk Clinton Lake; & more!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Matthew Daniel Matthew Daniel England at England Expeditions Inc.! Matt gives an in-depth fall crappie breakdown on Lake Shelbyville!

 

- We’ll welcome back Darren Moser, of Clinton, who is a longtime volunteer with the IDNR’s Clinton Lake Disabled Deer Hunt. We’ll learn the story of the hunt, which is taking place this weekend!

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Jake Cutler, of Pana! Jake recently got his biggest buck - a Shelby County 10-pointer!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 43 Archive - 11/6 & 11/7/21

 

Episode 43 - 11/6 & 11/7/21

Gary Blessing - Illinois Deer Tracker's Network & Diesel "The Deer Track'n Dog"

CIO Fishing Report w/ Dustin Reynolds - Feel The Thump Guide Service

 

Nick Wykoff - Kitty Chasers Tackle Company

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Brad Koester & Amy Schilling, of Teutopolis

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on 870 WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on 1520 WHOW - Clinton

Sunday at 8a on 106.5FM - Bloomington/Normal

Sunday at 8a on 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Monday podcast here at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 43 Guest List - 11/6 & 11/7/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 43:

- We’ll welcome Gary Blessing, of the Illinois Deer Tracker’s Network! We’ll discuss deer tracking; & Diesel the Deer Track’n Dog!

 

- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Dustin Reynolds at Feel The Thump Guide Service! Dustin will recap his recent win on Rend, & give a detailed crappie report on Clinton!

 

- We’ll welcome Nick Wykoff of Kitty Chasers Tackle Company in Clinton! Nick shares the background of the company, & some tips for chasing big cats!

 

- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Brad Koester & Amy Schilling, of Teutopolis! Amy is a foreign exchange student from Germany that got a nice 8 pointer during youth season!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 10a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 106.5FM - Bloomington

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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Episode 42 Archive - T. Jarvis, T. Trudeau, B. Drendel, & S. Long - 10/30 & 10/31/21

 

Episode 42 - 10/30 & 10/31/21

Tim Jarvis - Illinois Bowhunter/Backwoods Bowhunter Podcast

CIO Fishing Report w/ Trent Trudeau - Flip'N Jigz Guide Service

 

Brian Drendel - President of IL Bass Fishing Coaches Association

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Shaun Long, of Lincoln

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on 870 WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on 1520 WHOW - Clinton

Sunday at 8a on 106.5FM - Bloomington/Normal

Sunday at 8a on 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Monday podcast here at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Archers Alley in Decatur

 

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