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Local Fish Report

Walleye image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

There are lots fish in Cook County lakes – the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them. WTIP wants to help fill out your stringer by posting a weekly report on what’s biting and where. 

Tune in to DayBreak every Friday morning from 7 to 8 a.m. for the latest report.


 
What's On:
Lake trout

Friday Fish Report for October 30

Only a few anglers continue to fish with some limited walleye success reported, although no specific lakes have been noted. Lake Trout season resumes December 1.


Walleye

Friday Fish Report for October 9

Walleyes are taking minnows in 15 feet at Poplar Lake and in 12 to 15 feet on Pike Lake and East Twin Lake.


 
Crank baits

Friday Fish Report for October 2

Walleyes are hitting minnows in 10 to 15 feet on Poplar Lake, 6 to 12 feet on Pike Lake, and 15 feet on Crescent Lake.


Lake trout

Friday Fish Report for September 24

Walleyes are hitting minnows in 10 to 14 feet on Cascade Lake, 10 feet at Pike Lake, or in 8 to 12 feet on Devil Track Lake and Poplar Lake.


 
Walleye

Friday Fish Report for September 18

A jig and minnow is turning walleyes during the evening hours in 6 feet at Two Island Lake, East Twin Lake, and Crescent Lake.


Crankbaits

Friday Fish Report for September 11

A jig and minnow is turning walleyes during the evening hours in 6 feet at Two Island Lake, East Twin Lake, and Crescent Lake.


 
Walleye

Friday Fish Report for September 4

Minnows and crawlers are producing walleyes at Seagull Lake in 14 to 16 feet, Two Island Lake in 10 to 14 feet, and Cascade in 9 to 12 feet.


Northern pike

Friday Fish Report for July 31

Here’s a Lake Superior fishing update from the Minnesota DNR.


 
Crankbaits

Friday Fish Report for July 24

Leeches or minnows are turning walleyes in 8 to 14 feet on Cascade Lake and Crescent Lake, 12 to 16 feet at Hungry Jack Lake, or the 12- to 16-foot rock piles on Two Island Lake.


Walleye

Friday Fish Report for July 17

Leeches are turning walleyes at Cascade Lake in 14 to 20 feet, Homer Lake in 15 to 20 feet, Seagull Lake in 22 to 28 feet, and Hungry Jack Lake in 13 to 18 feet.