South Bend's Lunkerville

South Bend's Lunkerville

2008 - 2017, Fishing, Outdoor
Mike de Avila travels from town to town uncovering the secrets and rituals of local fishermen.

Episode Guide

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Lunkerville Classic Clips (Episode 96)
    Episode 96:

    Lunkerville Classic Clips

    A look back at classic guests and moments through the years.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Flukemaster's Christmas Special (Episode 95)
    Episode 95:

    Flukemaster's Christmas Special

    Gene "Flukemaster" Jensen and Mike D go largemouth bass fishing in Adele, Georgia.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Heroes on the Water: Justin Vail (Episode 94)
    Episode 94:

    Heroes on the Water: Justin Vail

    Justin Vail takes Mike D kayak fishing for pickerel at Lake Denmark in New Jersey.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Island Girl (Episode 93)
    Episode 93:

    Island Girl

    Katie Corgiat takes Mike D to Amelia Island, Fla., for some sea trout and redfish fishing.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Gambler - Part One (Episode 92)
    Episode 92:

    The Gambler - Part One

    Andrew Wager takes Mike D fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass on Paradox Lake in N.Y.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Lord Stark of Lunkerfell (Episode 91)
    Episode 91:

    Lord Stark of Lunkerfell

    16-year-old Jake Stark takes Mike D fishing in the Florida Everglades for Largemouth and Peacocks.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Episode 2 (Episode 90)
    Episode 90:

    Episode 2

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Episode 12 (Episode 88)
    Episode 88:

    Episode 12

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Episode 11 (Episode 87)
    Episode 87:

    Episode 11

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Episode 10 (Episode 86)
    Episode 86:

    Episode 10

    Contest winner Katie Corgiat shows how to catch sea trout and redfish near Amelia Island, Fla.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Episode 8 (Episode 85)
    Episode 85:

    Episode 8

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Feel the Burn (Episode 84)
    Episode 84:

    Feel the Burn

    Mike D and Army Sergeant Major Burnie Haney fish for largemouth bass in the Thousand Islands area of New York; they are participating in the Fishing For Freedom Tournament to raise money for the USO and a local hospital.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Chasing Tail in NYC, Part Two (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    Chasing Tail in NYC, Part Two

    Retired New York City fireman Joey "Chasin' Tail" Leggio takes Mike D fluke fishing; porgies also join the urban saltwater fishing party.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Chasing Tail in NYC, Part One (Episode 82)
    Episode 82:

    Chasing Tail in NYC, Part One

    Retired New York City fireman Joey "Chasin' Tail" Leggio takes Mike D fluke fishing; sea bass also join the urban saltwater fishing party.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Gambler, Part Two (Episode 81)
    Episode 81:

    The Gambler, Part Two

    Mike D. and Andrew Wager continue their fishing adventure in upstate New York for spring bass fishing on a mountain lake.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Episode 3 (Episode 80)
    Episode 80:

    Episode 3

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Cool Hand Luke, Part Two (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    Cool Hand Luke, Part Two

    Mike fishes for largemouth and smallmouth bass with Justin Bendiak at Eagle Lake in New York.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Cool Hand Luke, Part One (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Cool Hand Luke, Part One

    Mike fishes for largemouth and smallmouth bass with Justin Bendiak at Eagle Lake in New York.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Lunkerville Late Night (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    Lunkerville Late Night

    Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston, Roland Martin and other fishing celebrities recount their favorite fishing memories to Mike D.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Best of Season (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    Best of Season

    The best moments, tips and guests from the 2016 season.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Orillia Perch Festival (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    Orillia Perch Festival

    Fourteen year old Louie returns to the show after 5 years to take Mike D bass and bluegill fishing in Florida.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Return of Louie (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    The Return of Louie

    Lunker Louie returns after 5 years to take Mike D bass and bluegill fishing in Florida.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - South Bend's Lunkerville (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    South Bend's Lunkerville

    Host Mike D tours the country looking for the best fishing holes.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Skunkerville (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    Skunkerville

    Lifetime pals Ron and Dave take Mike D fishing for saugeye, perch and crappie on Atwood Lake in Ohio.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Bass Coach (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    The Bass Coach

    Coach Derek from the Bartow High School fishing team teaches Mike D how to bass fish at his laboratory in Florida.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Big D: Part Two (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    Big D: Part Two

    Big D teaches Mike D bass fishing tips and tricks on Lake Oscawana in New York.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Big D (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Big D

    Big D teaches Mike D bass fishing tips and tricks on Lake Oscawana in New York.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Salmonators (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    The Salmonators

    Mike D films best friends Mike and Alberto as the they fish for king salmon in Pulaski, N.Y.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - A Lunker Runs Through It (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    A Lunker Runs Through It

    Fly fishing super-couple Sandi and Clay take Mike D on his first fly fishing adventure.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The First Annual Lunkerville Bass Parade (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    The First Annual Lunkerville Bass Parade

    Tournament angler Matt Massey shows Mike D how bass fishing can be fun and easy at his local honey hole in Colorado.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Catfish Hunters (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    The Catfish Hunters

    Fishing pals Darian, Hunter and Mike D go on a quest for monster catfish on the James River in Virginia.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Heroes on the Water (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Heroes on the Water

    Mike D travels to North Carolina to kayak fish for largemouth bass with war hero Ollie Hughes.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - South Bend's Lunkerville (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    South Bend's Lunkerville

    Host Mike de Avila tours the country looking for the best fishing holes.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Best of Season 9 (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    The Best of Season 9

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Fold, Fold, Fold Your Boat (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Fold, Fold, Fold Your Boat

    Mike D films the folding boat fishing adventure of Jerome Simms on Rockland Lake in New York.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Iceman Meets Iceboy (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Iceman Meets Iceboy

    Corey "Iceman" DiLorenzo takes Mike D ice fishing on Lake George in New York.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Sir Richard (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    Sir Richard

    Mike D fishes with Richie Tomasini on Candlewood Lake, Conn. for largemouth, smallmouth and zombies.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The EFishient Fisherman (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    The EFishient Fisherman

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - No Problem (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    No Problem

    Mike D goes marlin fishing and hunts down soldier crabs in Port Antonio, Jamaica.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Korn on the Kolb (Episode 55)
    Episode 55:

    Korn on the Kolb

    NFL Quarterback Kevin Kolb takes Mike D bass fishing on Lake Granbury in Texas.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Mike D Goes to Washington (Episode 54)
    Episode 54:

    Mike D Goes to Washington

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - McMillan and Wife (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

    McMillan and Wife

    Donna and Mark Bilbrey, the dynamic fishing duo from Crossville, Tenn., take Mike D bass fishing on their honey hole with top water frogs and crankbaits.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - King of New York (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    King of New York

    Dave Rojas shows Mike D how to catch multiple species including monster carp in the middle of New York City.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Life's a Beach (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Life's a Beach

    Best friends Natalie Leeke and Debbie Hanson take Mike D snook fishing on a remote beach near Naples, Fla.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Newfoundville (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

    Newfoundville

    Mike D travels to Newfoundland to fish for cod with a bunch of fun-loving friends.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Foshizal Fo Sho (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

    Foshizal Fo Sho

    Seventeen-year-old cheerleader Laura Ann Foshee takes Mike D bass fishing on a private lake in Eufaula, Ala.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Mr. Rock and Mrs. Roll (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Mr. Rock and Mrs. Roll

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Chunkerville (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Chunkerville

    New York City firefighter Joey Leggio and Mike D fish for stripers and sea bass outside of Oceanside, New York.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Apocalypse Chickenbone (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Apocalypse Chickenbone

    Mike "Chickenbone" Wiltshire takes Mike D schoolie striper fishing on a river in Connecticut.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - D-Money (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    D-Money

    Mike D and Darian "D-Money" Brown search for catfish and hickory shad on the James River in Richmond, Va.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Birth of Lunkerville (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    The Birth of Lunkerville

    Mike D reveals how he got his own fishing show.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - A Fishing Show Host Examined (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    A Fishing Show Host Examined

    Examining the baffling and unique existence of host Mike D.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Best of Season 8 (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    The Best of Season 8

    The memorable moments from the past season.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Slick Nick (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Slick Nick

    A 14 year old, "Slick Nick" Petrou, helps Mike D catch his first New York City smallmouth bass.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Terminator (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    The Terminator

    Noah Lynch tries to beat Mike at his own honey hole, Central Park Lake.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - To Dew or Not to Dew (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    To Dew or Not to Dew

    Mike D fishes with the winner of the Mountain Dew Outdoor Gear Sweepstakes where he plays the role of New York City tour guide and resident fishing expert.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - SS Double Bubble (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    SS Double Bubble

    Mike D fishes with fan Jamie Antoine on St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Pete Knows Things (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Pete Knows Things

    Pete Gluzszek and Mike D. compete in the Hudson River Challenge.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Forever Young (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Forever Young

    Mike D fishes at the annual Outcast Bass Anglers Family Fun day.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Big Bird and Cookie Monster (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Big Bird and Cookie Monster

    Scott "Big Bird" G and Mike "Cookie Monster" D meet windy and unstable weather conditions on Lake St. Francis in southwestern Quebec.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - It Ain't Over til It's Over (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    It Ain't Over til It's Over

    A lesson in patience and perseverance while rowboat fishing on a New York City reservoir.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - 100th Episode Glory (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    100th Episode Glory

    Mike D heads to state of Washington to celebrate the 100th episode with Pat and Jen Zickler.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Back Seat Hooha (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    The Back Seat Hooha

    A memorial episode remembering "Wild Bill" Holzapfel.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - 30 Year Reunion (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    30 Year Reunion

    Childhood buddies reunite 30 years later to fish the Florida Everglades.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Spaceman Cometh (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    The Spaceman Cometh

    Mike D fishes with astronaut Bruce Melnick in Montauk, N.Y.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Father Knows Best (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Father Knows Best

    The Vargo family travels to the Adirondacks for a fishing adventure.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Lunkergirl (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Lunkergirl

    Fishing for fall smallmouth bass on Catskill Creek.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Sturgeonator (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Sturgeonator

    Rick "The Sturgeonator" Clark and Mike D go after sturgeon on the Fraser River in British Columbia.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - JAWS 5 (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    JAWS 5

    Mike D and two of his friends go multi-species saltwater fishing on the North Folk of Long Island, N.Y.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Curse of Lunkerville (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Curse of Lunkerville

    Fishing show host attempts an unspeakable act of deception.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Clark Kent in Smallieville (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Clark Kent in Smallieville

    Glenn May and Mike D go smallmouth bass fishing on Banks Lake in the state of Washington.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Pike Place (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Pike Place

    Mike D goes fishing with Steve T on Lake Champlain in search of northern pike.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Chico and the Man Part 2 (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Chico and the Man Part 2

    Mike D and Rich Z continue their Lake Champlain fishing adventure.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Walmart BFL (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Walmart BFL

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Family Affair (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Family Affair

    An 8 year-old girl educates Mike D on fishing.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Grandma's Lake (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Grandma's Lake

    Mike D travels to Chicago to fish with Andy K and his son Fisher.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Aloha Mr. White (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Aloha Mr. White

    Mike D travels to Hawaii to fish with ceramic lure maker Mark White.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Chico and the Man Part 1 (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Chico and the Man Part 1

    Rich Zaleski demonstrates how to fish submerged railroad bridge abutments on Lake Champlain.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - It Aint Over Till It's Over (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    It Aint Over Till It's Over

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Airport (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Airport

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Cletus Maximus (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Cletus Maximus

    Fishing with Clint "Cletus Maximus" Buice at a private lake in Buford, Ga.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Peanut Butter and Jelly Loaf (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Peanut Butter and Jelly Loaf

    Mike D. fishes on Lake George in a tournament to benefit the USO and Wounded Warrior Project.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - The Fish Listener (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    The Fish Listener

    Ray Scully shows Mike D how to "listen for the bite" on Schoharie Creek in New York.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Hail to the Chief: Part 2 (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Hail to the Chief: Part 2

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Bear Paws and the Monkey Brain Theory (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Bear Paws and the Monkey Brain Theory

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Trailer Park Boys (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Trailer Park Boys

    Mike fishes for bass with good friend Louis 'Milo' Milojevic.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Hail to Rolando (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Hail to Rolando

    Mike D fishes with Jay V in a benefit tournament to raise money for cancer research and to pay tribute to Mike's father, Rolando.

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Low Budget Hookin' (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Low Budget Hookin'

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - Hail to the Chief (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Hail to the Chief

  • South Bend's Lunkerville - USS Micromunch (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    USS Micromunch

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