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:
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.


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.