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Episode 17 Guest List - 5/8 & 5/9/21

Coming up this weekend on Episode 17:

We’ll welcome back Jim Crowley, Host of HOOK and HUNT TV! Jim will share some recent adventures to Clinton Lake, some plans for the summer shooting season, & some tips for targeting spring bass!

 

Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Dan Lange at Tight Lines Guide Service! Dan targets crappie on Clinton & Shelbyville, and will let us know what’s been working!

 

Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” segment features Richard Guebert, Jr., President of the Illinois Farm Bureau! Rich will talk farming, family, and his passion for the outdoors!

 

Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Randall Bon Laws, of Mattoon! Randall shares the story of his fight with a 30-pound Lake Paradise flathead...on crappie gear!!

 

We’ll also learn about One Last Cast Gear! Owner Brett Jackson joins us to share the story behind this Midwest-based, edgy, high performance apparel!

 

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 16 Archive - J. Ausmus, J. Hill, D. Moser, R. Brewer, & D. Martin - 5/1 & 5/2/21

 

EPISODE 16 ARCHIVE - 5/1 & 5/2/21

Officer Jeremy Ausmus - IDNR Conservation Police on Boating Safety

CIO Fishing Report w/ Jason Hill - Hill's Guide Service

 

CIO "Celebrity Sportsmen" Darren Moser - USDA NRCS & Clinton Girls Track Coach

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Randy Brewer, of Knox County & "Heart Stopper"

Derek Martin - TopHat Jigs

 

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 16 Guest List - 5/1 & 5/2/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 16:

We’ll lead off with Officer Jeremy Ausmus of the Illinois Conservation Police! The summer boating season is upon us, and we’ll talk boating safety and regulations while on the water! ????

Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Jason Hill at Hill's Guide Service! Jason gives insight on Lake Shelbyville crappie AND Clinton Lake cats! ??????????

Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” segment features Darren Moser, who’s a Soil Conservationist at USDA NRCS and also a coach for the Clinton Girls Track Team! Darren will share his passion for hunting of all kinds! ????????

Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Randy Brewer, of Knox County! Randy shares the story of “Heart Stopper” - a 195+ Illinois giant! ????????

We’ll also welcome Derek Martin, owner of TOPHAT Jigs! We’ll learn the story behind this central IL family business, and the inspiration for their Guppy Gobblers! ????

 

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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Giveaway Alert!!!

 

THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED.5-3-21

 

Congrats to Todd Tammen, who was selected as the winner!!  Thanks to all that participated.  Follow the Central Illinois Outdoors Facebook page for more chances to win in the future!

 

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You can win this prize package from central Illinois-based TopHat Jigs!

 

Derek Martin, owner of TopHat Jigs in Mt. Pulaski, will join us this weekend on Episode 16 of Central Illinois Outdoors!  To celebrate, we are giving you the chance to win six packs of Guppy Gobblers and an official TopHat crappie counter!

 

To be entered to win:

 

1.  LIKE both the Central Illinois Outdoors & TopHat Jigs Facebook Pages.

 

2.  Find this picture at the top of the CIO page, and COMMENT.

 

3.  SHARE the original post from the CIO page.

 

That's it!!

 

Winner will be selected on 5/2/21 by RNG, and contacted via FB Messenger.

 

Good luck!

 

 

 

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Episode 15 Archive - T. McKinney, J. Carr, M. Walker, A. Jarrell, & B. Drendel

EPISODE 15 ARCHIVE - 4/24 & 4/25/21

Trevor McKinney - McKendree University Bass Team & Bassmasters Qualifier

CIO Fishing Report w/ John Carr - Carr Outdoors

 

CIO "Celebrity Sportsmen" Mike Walker - DeWitt County Sheriff

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Aaron Jarrell, of Bunker Hill

Brian Drendel - President of IL Bass Fishing Coaches Association

 

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 15 Guest List - 4/24 & 4/25/21

Coming up this weekend on Episode 15!

We’ll welcome one of the top collegiate bass anglers in the country - Illinois native - Trevor McKinney! We’ll talk about his McKendree University career, prepping for the Bassmaster Classic, & more!

 

Our CIO Fishing Report comes from John Carr at Carr Outdoors! We’ll talk pre-spawn crappie techniques! Spider rigging 101!

 

Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” segment features DeWitt Sheriff Mike Walker! Mike joins us to talk his love of fishing for bass, crappie, trout, & more!

 

Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Aaron Jarrell, of Bunker Hill! Aaron shares the story of hauling in a 58 pound blue cat by himself!

 

We’ll also welcome Brian Drendel, President of the Illinois Bass Fishing Coaches Association! We’ll learn about the association and the high school ICASSTT trail!

 

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 14 Archive - T. Bahan, T. Laughhunn, R. Cox, D. & G Vandermeer, & N. Frazier

EPISODE 14 ARCHIVE - 4/17 & 4/18/21

Tyler Bahan - Just The Tip Bowfishing

CIO Fishing Report w/ Todd Laughhunn - Illinois Hot Spots Guide Service

 

CIO "Celebrity Sportsmen" Roger Cox - Mayor of Assumption

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Dave & Gunner Vandermeer, of Knox County

Nathan Frazier - Archers Alley on Bowfishing Equipment

 

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 14 Guest List - 4/17 & 4/18/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 14:

We are talking all things Bow Fishing!

 

First - we’ll welcome Tyler Bahan from JTT Bowfishing! Tyler will share his central IL roots, the basics of bow fishing, some cool stories, & more! ????????

Then later in the show, we’ll welcome back Nathan Frazier from Archers Alley in Decatur to discuss details on bow fishing equipment! ????????

Our CIO Fishing Report this week comes from Todd Laughhunn at Illinois Hotspots Guide Service/ Lake Shelbyville Guide Service! Todd gives a great report on Lake Shelbyville crappie, plus we look ahead to the spring walleye season! ????

Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” segment features Roger Cox, Mayor of Assumption! Roger will talk about his love of chasing crappie, tournament experiences, & more! ????

Plus, our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” features 10 year old Gunner Vandermeer and his father, Dave Vandermeer Jr.! Gunner set out to get his first turkey this spring, and had the hunt of a lifetime! He’ll tell us the story! ????

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 8a - 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 13 Archive - C. Yantis, D. Reynolds, J. Gibson, D. & H. Jiles, & M. & E. Trotter

 

EPISODE 13 ARCHIVE - 4/10 & 4/11/21

Clayton Yantis - The Fallen Outdoors

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

 

CIO "Celebrity Sportsmen" Jeff Gibson - Gibson Insurance Agency & HUAH Outdoors in Mt. Zion

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Dylan & Harry Jiles, of Sabina

Maxwell & Elliott Trotter - St. Teresa H.S. Bass Fishing Team

 

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 13 Guest List - 4/10 & 4/11/21

Coming up this weekend on Episode 13:

Our lead off guest this week is Clayton Yantis representing The Fallen Outdoors! The group is looking to expand its efforts to get veterans outdoors in central Illinois, and we’ll learn how you can help! ????????

 

Our CIO Fishing Report this week comes from Dustin Reynolds at Feel The Thump Guide Service! We welcome Dustin back to talk crappie on multiple area lakes, AND he’ll clue us in on what won him a couple of recent tournaments! ????

 

Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” segment features Jeff Gibson, owner of Gibson Insurance Agency Inc &

HUAH Outdoors in Mt. Zion! Jeff’s passion for managing for whitetail has led to a new venture...he’ll swap stories & tell us about it! ????????

 

Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Harry & Dylan Jiles, of Sabina! They’ll tell their epic story of recently hauling in a 40 pound flathead...on crappie gear!...on Clinton Lake!! ????????

 

We’ll also welcome in Maxwell & Elliot Trotter, the Saint Teresa High School Bass Fishing team! They won last week’s ICASSTT high school tournament on Lake of Egypt, and will tell us about it!! ????????

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 8a - 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 12 Archive - M. McClelland, J. Nalley, S. Potts, L. Kohl, & A. Dawson

 

EPISODE 12 ARCHIVE - 4/3 & 4/4/21

Mike McClelland - IDNR Chief of Fisheries on Spring Trout

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

 

CIO "Celebrity Sportsmen" Stan Potts - North American Whitetail Television

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Levi Kohl, of Edinburg

Ashti Dawson - "Stock The Freezer" Tournament

 

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 12 Guest List - 4/3 & 4/4/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 12:

 

Trout season opens this weekend across Illinois!  We'll welcome Mike McClelland, Chief of Fisheries with IDNR, to give us all the details of the spring trout season, including what central IL lakes are in the program!

 

Our CIO Fishing Report comes to us from Jake Nalley at Precision Fishing Guide Services!  Jake targets catfish and crappie on Lake Shelbyville, Carlyle Lake, & Rend Lake!  We'll find out what's working!

 

Our "Celebrity Sportsmen" segment this week features central Illinois whitetail legend, Stan Potts!  Stan currently hosts North American Whitetail Television, and has been chasing big bucks on camera for decades!

 

Our Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" comes from Levi Kohl, of Edinburg!  Levi caught the 3rd largest bass ever weighed in an ICASSTT high school tournament recently.  We'll talk about it!

 

We'll also welcome Ashti Dawson, who's organized a unique "Stock The Freezer" For St. John's Breadline Fishing Tournament.  It comes up in May on Lake Springfield, and we'll get all the details!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 8a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

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 11 Archive - T. Ezell, N. Rose, M. Spencer, W. Hughes, D. Van Vactor

 

EPISODE 11 ARCHIVE - 3/27 & 3/28/21

Tommy Ezell - Texas Crappie Pro & Bonehead Tackle

CIO Fishing Report w/ Nick Rose - Rambling Rose Guide Service

 

CIO "Celebrity Sportsmen" Michael Spencer - HD Exteriors in Nokomis

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - William Hughes, of Taylorville

Darrell Van Vactor - Crappie USA Tournament coming to Decatur

 

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

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Episode 11 Guest List - 3/27 & 3/28/21

Coming up this weekend on Episode 11:

We’ll talk BIG crappie & BoneHead Tackle with Texas Crappie Pro Tommy Ezell! Some great tips on hunting spring slabs!

 

Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Nick Rose at Rambling Rose Guide Service! Nick clues us in on what’s been working for crappie this week on Lake Shelbyville!

 

Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” segment features Michael Spencer, owner of Hd Exteriors LLC in Nokomis! Mike discusses his love of bass fishing, getting the next generation involved, and more!

 

Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from William Hughes, of Taylorville! William joins us to tell the story of a walleye of a lifetime!

 

Plus Crappie USA Tournament Trail is coming to Decatur in early May! Darrell Van Vactor gives us all the details!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 8a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

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 10 Archive - S. Bauer, M. England, T. Stock, J. Karrick, & M. Brisard

 

EPISODE 10 ARCHIVE - 3/20 & 3/21/21

Spencer Bauer - River Certified YouTube Channel

CIO Fishing Report w/ Matt England - England Expeditions

 

CIO "Celebrity Sportsmen" Tim Stock - Macon County Farm Bureau

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Jett Karrick, of Peterburg

Marian Brisard - Clinton IL Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on 870 WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on 1520 WHOW - Clinton

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

 

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Episode 10 Guest List - 3/20 & 3/21/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 10:

We welcome River Certified - Spencer Bauer! We’ll talk catfish, walleye, his recent central IL trip, YouTube, & more! ????

 

Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Matthew Daniel England at England Expeditions Inc.! Matt shares tips on targeting transitioning crappie, what’s working on Lake Shelbyville, & more! ????

 

Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” segment features Tim Stock, Executive VP at the Macon County Farm Bureau! Tim discusses his love of the outdoors, swaps fish stories, & more! ????????

 

This week’s Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from 12-year old Jett Karrick, of Petersburg! Jett hauled in this 6lb 2oz bass recently, and tells us about it!

 

Plus we’ll welcome Marian Brisard of the Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau! Spring is a great time to plan a trip to DeWitt County!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 8a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

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

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Episode 9 Archive - J. Garavaglia, R. Smith, J. Peterson, R. Noble, & J. Williamson

 

EPISODE 9 ARCHIVE - 3/13 & 3/14/21

Jim Garavaglia - IDNR Fisheries Biologist

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

 

CIO "Celebrity Sportsmen" Jay Peterson - Peterson Insurance Services

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Rick Noble 

IDNR Conservation Police Captian John Williamson - Turkey & Mushroom Season

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on 870 WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on 1520 WHOW - Clinton

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

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Episode 9 Guest List - 3/13 & 3/14/21

 

Coming up this week on Episode 9:

 

We welcome back Jim Garavaglia, Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Fisheries Biologist! Jim will discuss how stocking rates, creel limits, and other regulations are set. Plus we’ll discuss the striped bass stocking program at Lake Shelbyville!

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Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Reagan Smith at Reag's Guide Service! Reagan gives us an update on the hot crappie bite on Lake Springfield from the boat! Plus we’ll talk Clinton Lake spring crappie tips, & more!

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Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” segment features Jay Peterson, owner of Peterson Insurance Services, Inc.! Jay talks about his decades of experience on the bass tourney trail; shares some tips; & more!

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Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from Rick Noble, of Farmer City! Rick shares the story of nearly losing his life chasing a central IL buck, and then getting that buck exactly one year later!

 

We’ll also talk turkey & morels! Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police

Captain John Williamson joins us to discuss the spring turkey season, and the upcoming mushroom season! ????????

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 8a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings - Pana

Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau

 

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Episode 8 Archive - D. Higgins, T. Trudeau, M. Van Deursen, F. Mounce, & J. Moody

 

EPISODE 8 ARCHIVE - 3/6 & 3/7/21

 

Don Higgins - Higgins Outdoors

CIO Fishing Report w/ Trent Trudeau - Flip N Jigz

 

CIO "Celebrity Sportsmen" Michael Van Deursen - Shelbyville Ace Hardware

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Frank Mounce & His 1st Walleye - A 29" Beast

IDNR Conservation Officer Jason Moody - License Renewals

 

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on 870 WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on 1520 WHOW - Clinton

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

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Episode 8 Guest List - 3/6 & 3/7/21

 

Coming up this weekend on Episode 8 of Central Illinois Outdoors:

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We’ll welcome Don Higgins from Don Higgins / Higgins Outdoors & the “Chasing Giants” podcast! Don will share his central IL roots, land management tips for giant bucks, and more!

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Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Trent Trudeau at Flip’N Jigz! Trent talks about his love of crappie fishing, and shares some great early spring tips!

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Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” segment this week features Michael Van Duersen, of Shelbyville ACE Hardware! Michael will share about his love of fishing, and talk some hunting!

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Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” comes from 19-year old Frank Mounce, of Spaulding. Frank will share the story of his first ever Shelbyville spillway walleye - a 29” beast!!!

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March is here, and that means license renewal time! Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police officer Jason Moody joins us with all the details on how to get those hunting & fishing licenses renewed!

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday 8a - 870 WTIM-Taylorville

Sunday 8a - 1520 WHOW-Clinton

Sunday 8a - 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Podcast Monday at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

 

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Episode 7 Archive - D. Stephens, J. Hill, N. Frazier, J. Roberson, & B. Hill

 

EPISODE 7 ARCHIVE - 2/27 & 2/28/21

Dan Stephens - Illinois Learn To Hunt Program

CIO Fishing Report w/ Jason Hill - Hill's Guide Service

 

"Celebrity Sportsmen" w/ Nathan Frazier - Archers Alley in Decatur

Archers Alley "Catch of the Week" - Pastor John Roberson & Three Brow

Bryan Hill - Founder of Central Illinois Fishing Facebook Group

 

 

 

 

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Episode 7 Guest List - 2/27 & 2/28/21

 

Coming up this week on Central Illinois Outdoors:

 

- Our lead off guest this week is Dan Stephens, coordinator of the Illinois Learn to Hunt

program! Dan will explain the state program aimed at teaching adults all types of hunting!

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- Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Jason Hill, of Hill's Guide Service! Jason will share some of his knowledge chasing trophy catfish on area lakes, and tell us how he would target trophy cats during this weekend’s warmup!

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- Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” this week is Nathan Frazier, owner of Archers Alley in Decatur! We welcome Archers Alley aboard as our Catch of the Week sponsor, and learn about Nathan and the store!

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- Our Archers Alley “Catch of the Week” features Pastor John Roberson, of Clinton, and his successful family Halloween hunt of “Three Brow!”

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- We also welcome Bryan Hill, of Taylorville, the man behind the Central Illinois Fishing Facebook group! Bryan tells how his love of fishing led him to creating the group nearly 10 years ago!

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Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on 870 WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on 1520 WHOW - Clinton

Sunday at 8a on 96.5TheWinner-Taylorville

Monday podcast at the CIO website!

 

Brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

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Episode 6 Archive - Bailey, Lange, Potts, Cross, Hughes

 

Episode 6 Archive - 2/20 & 2/21/21

Russ Bailey - Host of Brushpile Fishing

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

 

"Celebrity Sportsmen" w/ Tim Potts - Clinton Aquasoft

"Catch of the Week" - Ed Cross, of Pana & His 1st Buck

Travis Hughes - Route 32 South Jigs, of Sullivan

 

 

 

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Episode 6 Guest List - 2/20 & 2/21/21

Coming up this week on Central Illinois Outdoors!!

 

> We’ll welcome the host of the long running TV show - BrushPile Fishing - Russ Bailey! Russ will share his background, favorite area lakes, and behind the scenes stories from the show! ????

 

> Our CIO Fishing Report comes from Dan Lange of Tight Lines Guide Service! Dan shares some of his knowledge of crappie fishing area lakes, and even his go to color combo! ????

 

> Our “Celebrity Sportsmen” this week is Tim Potts, co-owner of Aquasoft in Clinton! Tim joins us to talk hunting, videography, bass fishing, & more! ????

 

> This week’s “Catch of the Week” comes from Ed Cross, in northern Shelby County! Ed shares his story of perseverance - harvesting his first buck at the ripe old age of 37! ????????

 

> We’ll also welcome Travis Hughes, of 32 South Jigs, which are made right here in central Illinois! Travis tells us how he got started in the jig business! ????

 

Central Illinois Outdoors airs every:

Saturday at 10a on WTIM - Taylorville

Sunday at 8a on WHOW - Clinton

Sunday at 8a on 965TheWinner-Taylorville

Monday podcast at the CIO website!!

 

CIO brought to you by:

Bob Ridings in Pana

Clinton Illinois Chamber of Commerce

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Visit The CIO Facebook Page For A Chance To Win!

Central Illinois Outdoors & 32 South Jigs Are Giving You A Chance To Win!!

 

32 South Jigs - made right here in central Illinois! - has provided us 5 packs of jigs, and 5 packs of American made Bonehead Tackle plastics to be given away to our listeners!  This prize pack will get you set for the spring crappie season!

 

To be entered to win:

 

1. Go to the Central Illinois Outdoors Facebook page.  Like the page, & like this pinned post!

2. Comment on this picture on the CIO Facebook page!

3. Share the CIO Facebook post!

 

That's it!!!

 

One winner will be drawn by rng on Sunday 2/21/21, and contacted via Facebook messenger.  

 

Travis Hughes at 32 South Jigs will also join us for Episode 6 of the show!

 

Good luck!!!

 

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