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Local Fish Report

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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:
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


Jig Twister lures

Local fish report for Friday, February 1

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware he’s been hearing a lot of big fish stories from the past, probably because fishing is a bit slow right now.


 
Ice fishing spring bobber

Local fish report for Friday, January 25

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware he’s just blown in from the Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake.


Jig twisters

Local fish report for Friday, January 11

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware many fishermen are getting ready for the trout opener for outside the B.W.C.A. this week.


 
Rattl'n Flyer Spoon kit

Local fish report for Friday, January 4

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware it’s time to see what’s going on under the ice.


Ice fishing

Local fish report for Friday, October 19

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, there’s still angling action out there.


 
Splake

Local fish report for Friday, October 12

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, if one wants to go angling, there are plenty of alternatives.


Ruffed grouse hunting

Local fish report for Friday, October 5

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, it’s all happening in the woods and not on the water.