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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:
Rainbow trout

Local fish report for Friday, September 21

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, where have all the fishermen gone? His answer, hunting.


Fishing reel

Local fish report for Friday, September 14

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, “It’s been slow up here this past week.”


 
Smallmouth

Local fish report for Friday, September 7

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, walleyes and smallies are where the action is.


Rapala lures

Local fish report for Friday, August 31

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, we’ve got some heat coming as this weekend lines up to be busy.


 
Bass.jpg

Local Fish Report: August 24

 The Old Fisherman left us a note this morning saying that in the midst of the early morning lightning flashes, he decided he’s had enough of the existential angst issue.


Walleye

Friday Fish Report, August 17

The Old Fisherman is still working on his existential angst and hasn’t set butt in boat for more than a week now.


 
Rainbow trout

Friday Fish Report, August 10

Well, the old fisherman is taking some time off. He says he’s got this whole existential angst thing going around what’s the meaning of life. And, what does fishing really mean?


Chinook salmon

Local fish report for Friday, August 3

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, It’s still the big lake where the action is.


 
Lake trout

Local fish report for Friday, July 27

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, It’s still slow fishing.


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Local Fish Report for Friday, July 20

The Ol’ Fisherman got snagged by an offer of free airline tickets to Las Vegas on his Smartphone so he took off yesterday for “Sin City” for the weekend.