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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:
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.


 
LakeTrout_Image from dfo-mpo.gc_.ca_.jpg

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.


Chinook salmon

Local fish report for Friday, July 13

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, It’s been hot outside and walleye fishing has slowed quite a bit.


 
Walleye

Local fish report for Friday, July 6

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, It’s time to start working a little harder if you’re looking for walleyes.


Northern pike

Friday Fish Report for June 1

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, we needed the rain, and in spite of it, the fishing has been pretty good.


 
Vintage lures

Friday Fish Report for May 25

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, trout, trout, trout was the word heard the most this past week.


Spin casting reel

Friday Fish Report for May 18

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, there were mixed reports on how the walleye opener went for some anglers.