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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:
Jig Twister

Local fish report for Friday, March 16

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, warm weather is taking its toll on lake ice.


Splake

Local Fish Report for Friday, March 2

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, says now that the walleye season is over, anglers are turning to trout.


 
Rainbow trout

Local Fish Report for Friday, Feb. 24

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, reports keep coming in indicating that people are getting fish.


Ice fishing kit

Local Fish Report for Friday, Feb. 10

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich, the weather’s been good, but fishing is a little slow.


 
Walleye close-up and personal

Local Fishing Report for Friday, Feb. 3

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, this week has seen a return to some walleye action.


Lake trout

Local Fish Report for Jan. 27

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, fishing is picking up.


 
Splake

Local Fish Report for Friday, Jan. 20 -- Trout!

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, the Non-BWCAW trout opener brought out a lot of anglers.


Brook trout

Local Fish Report for Friday, Jan. 13

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, the trout opener is just around the corner.


 
Ice fishing spring bobber

Local Fish Report for January 6, 2012

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, ice fishing has started out at a crawl.


Brook trout

Local Fish Report for Oct. 28

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, the fishing has slowed to a crawl.