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:
Walleye

Local Fishing Report for Friday, Aug. 26

According to our fishing expert, Jon Muich of Buck’s Hardware…for the most part, fish are deep.


Chinook salmon -- photo: NOAA

Friday Fish Report for Aug. 19

Fishing has slowed down some on the inland waters, so let’s take a look at what’s happening on the big lake.


 
Wobbler crank baits

Friday Fish Report for July 29

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


 
 
Rainbow trout

Local Fish Report for June 17

GRAND MARAIS AREA
According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, word is the walleyes are going a little deeper.


Brook trout

Local Fish Report for June 10

GRAND MARAIS AREA
According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, word is the walleyes were shallow last week and the bite has slowed -- so try a little deeper.


 
Lake trout

Fishing Report for May 27

GRAND MARAIS AREA


Northern pike

Friday Fish Report for May 20

According to our fishing expert John Muich of Buck’s Hardware, the fishing opener was slow and most people were fishing walleyes, shallow. Other anglers had better luck with Lake Trout.