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6/25: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we will hear from Capt. Tony on the doc about Lake Michigan. Then Brian Arnold from the Cook County Forest Preserves (CCFP) will tell us how we can go camping in the Chicago Wilderness the CCFP and save money on gas and enjoy an overnight or a weekend camping in the CCFP. Then Kevin Irons is calling in to talk about the new name for the Asian Carp now called the Copi. This is a great tasting fish which I have eaten and enjoyed. In the last segment, the Aiden fishing...


6/18: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we will hear from Capt. Tony about Lake Michigan fishing. Then Brian Anderson, "The Tick Terminator", will be on to tell us about what we can do to minimize our chances of getting a tick. {}. Our next guest will be Eric Esko, who owns Pike, and is a fishing guide for many lakes in southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois for musky, pike and walleye. He also makes custom spinners for his clients for the lakes they fish, or you may have a...


6/11: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we will hear from Capt. Tony about Lake Michigan fishing. Then Phil Piscitello, of the Borderline Guide Service, who specializes in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin waters. Following him, Jim Kopjo, The Crappie Professor, and guide who is getting crappie by the bucket load on lakes, he guides on in Northern Illinois. We will then have in the last segment the Aiden fishing report and more outdoor information.


6/4: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we will hear Capt. Tony about salmon fishing. Then Tim Mondl, from the Forest Preserve Dist. of Cook County, joins the show to talk about the month of June and all the activities in the Cook County Forest Preserve. Then Cassie Magsig, from the Rend Lake area, tells us about a huge 3D archery tournament taking place at Rend Lake with archers from 37 states and 3 countries coming to compete in June. Also, Bob Unzicker, from the Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail, and the IMTT...


5/28: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we will hear about the Constellation Fishing for a Cure Bass Tournament that was held last Sunday. Then Capt Tony from the back of his boat. Melissa Cavanaugh from Advocate Children's Hospital. Then Uncle Jimmy and Delaney Welker, two anglers who competed in the tournament. Lastly, in the last segment, we will have the Aiden fishing report and other outdoor information.


5/21: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week's show 5-21-2022 we will have Tim Mondl from the Cook County Forest Preserves, Dave Van Doorm from the Take a Vet Fishing program and then Capt. Tim Derry from the U.S. Coast Guard Aux. about safe boating week. Last the Aiden fishing reports and other outdoor news.


5/14: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show, we will hear from the winning High School Sectional Fishing team of Bob Study and Felix Weirich, from Hersey High School of Arlington Hts. Then Diane Worline, a PMTT Anglers, who will update us on her last tournament and Dave Duwe will talk about what anglers did on the opening of game fishing in Wisconsin last Saturday. In the last segment we will have the Aiden fishing report and other outdoor information.


5/7: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we will hear from Capt. Tony, from Diamond Ghost Charters, with a Lake Michigan report, then Amanda Wilson, who is a Pro Muskie Tournament Trail angler and owner of Deerfoot Lodge, will tell us about the Wisc Game Fish Opener. Then Jim O’Neil, a talented young angler who you have seen on Midwest Outdoors TV and on this program, will tell us about local and regional fishing. In the last segment we'll have the Aiden fishing report and other outdoor information.


4/30 Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we will hear from Capt. Tony back on the water, then Johnathan Munda, from Northern Illinois, will tell us his secret of catching five pound plus bass including a nine pounders in northern Illinois . Then Mike Reynolds our hunting pro staffer will be on with his stories of turkey hunting in Illinois and Oklahoma and hog hunting in Oklahoma .In the last segment we'll have the Aiden fishing report and other outdoor information.


4/23: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On today’s show we have a mix of clubs, walleye, and crappie habitats. Johnny Wilkins, from the Riverside Fishing Club, comes on to talk about their swap meet on April 30th and about the club. Then, Tim Bischoff, from the Army Corp of Engineers, discusses Rend Lake and the over 1200 fish cribs they have placed and how you can find them and catch more crappie. Then Steve Silic, fish biologist from the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and their walleye program, on Tampier Lake that was...


4/16: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week's show we have an accomplished fisherwoman and hunter, Abbie Hayes 12 years old who has 3 turkey and several deer and ducks and geese she has taken and is a great kid. Then, Mark Kays an angler who helped build Rend Lake and is part of Who knows the lake very well and we might get a few secrets out of him. Then, Brett Nauman from Constellation Power who is supporting the Fishing for a Cure bass tournament on April 30,2022 with a guaranteed $10,000 prize package to...


4/9: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week's show were going to hear from two young high school female anglers Alexis Virgillito and Taylor Bacot who competed against 103 schools and 119 boats and won the State High School Bass Fishing Championship on Caddo Lake, in Louisiana with a 5 fish limit of almost 31 lb total. Then Mike Reynolds will be talking about turkey hunting that begins next week in Illinois and other states. He might even tell some stories from the turkey blind. In the last segment we'll have the Aiden...


4/2: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On today's show we will have the winner of the Red Crest Tournament Bobby Lane, right after he arrived at the Expo and was all pumped up, then his brother Chris Lane came on for a few minutes and you can hear the love and excitement in his voice. Then the Plainfield South High School Fishing team will be on to talk about their program where they take Vets out for a day of fishing, followed by Tim Mondal from the Forest Preserve Dist of Cook County who will tell us what programs are going...


3/26: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we have our friend Stan Tekiela telling us about that cool little bird the wood cock Then Keith Tuma from Minnesota who came to the Bassmaster Classic through the open tournaments and is a regular guy and came to the classic through the opens. He came in last place, but he is the most gracious and positive guy I have ever met. When you hear him, you will understand why I like him. Then Steve Sillic the fisheries biologist for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County...


3/19: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this weeks show we will have the two winners of the College Bassmaster Classic Ben Cully and Hayden Gaddis of Carson-Newman University. Capt. Tony, our favorite salmon charter captain on Lake Michigan, then Kevin Van Dam will be on the program to talk about the Red Crest Tournament and what makes it so different from many other tournaments that he has been in and won.


3/12: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we have Mike Mulone Vice Presidents and Director, Events & Partnerships with Major League Fishing (MLF) who will educate us on the Red Crest Tournament, which is the bass fishing championship for MLF, with anglers like Kevin Van Dam , Skeet Reese, Ish Monroe, and many other great names. Then Duane Landmeier from the Quad County Hawg Hunters Chapter of Muskies Inc will tell us about the 5th Annual Fishing Flea Market in Plano Illinois. In the last segment we'll have the...


3/5: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we are at the Bassmaster Classic in Greenville Sc. We will hear from Brandon Palaniuk who is a favorite of many anglers. Then Tim Mondl of the Cook County Forest Preserves will tell us what programs are going on this month. Triston McCormick the college angler from Bethel University at the Classic will talk about school, fishing for an education and his future and last but never least, Gerald Swindle will tell us words of wisdom followed by the Aiden fishing report.


2/26: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we going to hear from the President of the Cook County Board and the Forest Preserve District Toni Preckwinkle. Also, we will have Arnold Randall Superintendent of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County talking about a 1 million enhancement of 3 areas in the Forest Preserves that need some love shown to them. Then John Sigala from Salmon Unlimited will be on to talk about their fishing swap meet that is going on this morning from 7 am till 11 am. In our last segment...


2/19: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we going to hear from Chase Anderson the CEO of B.A.S.S. and we will talk about all the events this year, how they did thru covid last year and plans for the upcoming Bassmaster Classic in Greenville SC March 4 ,5 6th Make some plans to go out there, I’ll be there. Then Officer Marty Stone a Wisconsin DNR Conservation Officer who is also their off road vehicle and snowmobile expert on all the laws and rules and regulations to enjoy snowmobiling and off road vehicles on...


2/12: Chauncey's Great Outdoors

On this week’s show we going to hear from Mike Verset from the Muskie EXPO just a short ride north near Milwaukee today and tomorrow, and then we have on two anglers from the PMTT Professional Muskie Tournament Trail. What’s makes this a special interview they are the only female team fishing the PMTT. We'll here from Amanda Wilson and Diana Worline about the tournament trail and their love of muskie fishing. Then Jason Johns of Boneyard Outfitters in getting all geared up to start crappie...