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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:
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.


Henshall reels, 1904

Local fish report for Friday, September 28

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, there’s renewed walleye and rainbow action.


 
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.