Local Fish Report

Fathead minnow/photo from 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. Our intrepid factual fish finder is Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware in Grand Marais.


 
What's On:
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Local fish report for Friday, June 28

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the walleyes are once again hanging out fairly shallow…


Rainbow trout

Local fish report for Friday, June 21

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the walleyes are still hanging out fairly shallow…


 
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Local fish report for Friday, June 14

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the walleyes are still hanging out fairly shallow…


Cabela's Grave diggers assortment

Local fish report for Friday, June 7

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the fish were just as cold as the fishers this past week.


 
Rapala lures

Local fish report for Friday, May 31

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, Word on the street is the walleyes are shallow, as you might expect this early in the season.


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Local fish report for Friday, March 22

The fish report will be intermittent as we transition from winter to summer fishing conditions.


 
Spoon baits

Local fish report for Friday, March 15

Lake trout continue to hit jigs and spoons tipped with chubs over 35 to 45 feet on Clearwater Lake, 25 to 30 feet at Duncan Lake, 18 to 25 feet at Kemo Lake, and over 25 to 45 feet at Greenwood Lake.<


Ice fishing spring bobber

Local fish report for Friday, March 1

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, there shouldn’t be any reason to not go fishing this week.


 
Ice fishing kit

Local fish report for Friday, February 15

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware fishing went on despite all the snow.


Splake

Local fish report for Friday, February 8

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware it looks as though we’re finally getting out of the really cold spell and into some decent fishing weather…but things were