Season 16 Air Date and Times

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#1 Ice Fishing for Green Lake, Lake Trout

Professional tournament anglers Gary and Chase Parsons are joined by fellow tournament champion, Korey Sprengel and guide/expert Justin Kohn to ice fish one of the few smaller, inland lakes that hold Lake Trout in the lower 48 states of North America- Green Lake, near Princeton, WI.


WILD TV – Monday – 12/30/19 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 1/1/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 1/1/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 1/2/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 1/2/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 1/4/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 1/4/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 1/5/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#2 Trolling Leadcore for Deep Water Reservoir River Walleye

Past tournament champion and professional angler, Keith Kavajecz is joined by Platte Creek Lodge’s Greg Fishman, to explore the waters of Francis Case Reservoir on the Missouri river, in search of post-spawn, deep water, walleye.


WILD TV – Monday – 1/6/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 1/8/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 1/8/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 1/9/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 1/9/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 1/11/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 1/11/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 1/12/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#3 Power Fishing Heavy Snap Jigs for Shallow Water Walleye

Freshwater Hall of Fame inductee Gary Parsons is joined by tournament champion and multi-species expert, John Hoyer to power fish 3/4 oz. snap jigs for shallow water walleye.


WILD TV – Monday – 1/13/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 1/15/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 1/15/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 1/16/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 1/16/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 1/18/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 1/18/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 1/19/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#4 Early Ice Fishing for Walleye

Chase Parsons, Keith Kavajecz and Gary Parsons travel to the famed Lake of the Woods in search of early ice walleye and sauger, using the latest in cutting-edge ice fishing technology.


WILD TV – Monday – 1/20/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 1/22/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 1/22/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 1/23/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 1/23/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 1/25/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 1/25/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 1/26/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#5 Casting Deep Water with Hair Jigs for Big, Spring Great Lakes Walleye

Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s Pro Team member, Keith Kavajecz and friend/guide Dale Stroshein cast hair jigs in deep water, targeting post-spawn, trophy walleye on Green Bay of Lake Michigan.


WILD TV – Monday – 1/27/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 1/29/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 1/29/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 1/30/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 1/30/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 2/1/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 2/1/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 2/2/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#6 The Next Bite 200th Episode!

Gary Parsons, Keith Kavajecz and Chase Parsons reminisce over the last 15 years of all things, The Next Bite, while casting Shiver Minnows on the bay of Green Bay, on Lake Michigan.


WILD TV – Monday – 2/3/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 2/5/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 2/5/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 2/6/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 2/6/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 2/8/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 2/8/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 2/9/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#7 Open Water Trolling for Salmon on Lake Michigan in a Nitro ZV20

Friends and tournament anglers Chase Parsons and Korey Sprengel are joined by the “Salmon Whisperer”, Russell Gahagan, sharing open water trolling secrets for Lake Michigan Salmon, in a 20 foot deep-v boat.


WILD TV – Monday – 2/10/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 2/12/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 2/12/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 2/13/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 2/13/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 2/15/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 2/15/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 2/16/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#8 Extending the Shallow Water Bite with Artificials for Summer Walleye

Mercury Pro Team member, Keith Kavajecz is joined by fellow tournament angler, Corey Heisser, extending the shallow water bite during mid-summer for walleye, using only artificial bait on Otter Tail Lake in Minnesota.


WILD TV – Monday – 2/17/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 2/19/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 2/19/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 2/20/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 2/20/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 2/22/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 2/22/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 2/23/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#9 Sauger Wars: Vertical Jigging on the Illinois River

Professional Anglers Chase Parsons, Tom Kemos and Jim Schiefelbein explore one of the most aggressive bites in the Midwest- vertical jigging for sauger.  Late fall on the Illinois River gives anglers a unique opportunity to fish on open water, while many have moved onto ice fishing.


WILD TV – Monday – 2/24/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 2/26/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 2/26/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 2/27/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 2/27/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 2/29/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 2/29/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 3/1/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#10 Fly By Night: Hit Stick Baits for Big Fall Walleye

Professional tournament angler and tackle developer, Keith Kavajecz hooks up with fellow competitors, John Hoyer and Bill Shimota to put the final touches on a brand new bait for walleye- the Hit Stick.


WILD TV – Monday – 3/2/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 3/4/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 3/4/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 3/5/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 3/5/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 3/7/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 3/7/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 3/8/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#11 Trolling Bass Crankbaits and Swimbaits for Walleye

Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s Pro Team member, Gary Parsons hooks up with fellow tournament anglers and walleye experts, John Hoyer and Bill Shimota to showcase cutting edge techniques trolling bass crank and swim baits in dirtier water.


WILD TV – Monday – 3/9/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 3/11/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 3/11/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 3/12/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 3/12/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 3/14/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 3/14/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 3/15/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#12 Return to Last Mountain: Summer Shiver Minnow Structure Fishing

Nitro Boats Pro Team member, Keith Kavajecz returns to Last Mountain with Geoff Stadnyck and Daryl Dean, this time to explore the south end structure of the lake, graphing, for summertime walleye.


WILD TV – Monday – 3/16/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 3/18/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 3/18/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 3/19/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 3/19/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 3/21/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 3/21/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 3/22/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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#13 In Search of a Trophy Musky: A Monster Story

Strike King Pro Team angler, Chase Parsons and fellow tournament anglers Korey Sprengel and Brian Daun end up on Green Bay- but it’s not where Chase started his journey to catch one of the most prized apex aquatic predators of the north- a trophy Muskelunge.


WILD TV – Monday – 3/23/20 @ 5:00 am CST
WILD TV – Wednesday – 3/25/20 @ 9:00 am CST
WFN – Wednesday – 3/25/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Thursday – 2/26/20 @ 12:00 am, 4:00am CST
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO – Thursday – 3/26/20 @ 12 pm CST
DISCOVERY – All cable & satellite customers Saturday – 3/28/20 @ 7:30 am EST / 6:30 am CST / 7:30 am PST (Dish & Direct TV customers living in PST 4:30 am)
WILD TV – Saturday – 3/28/20 @ 8:00 pm CST
WFN – Sunday – 3/29/20 @ 6:00 am CST

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