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Jarrid Houston's fishing report

Ice Fishing Crosses Into the Spring Solstice

We still have a long way to go until ice out, but we are now well on the way.

Jarrid Houston | March 20, 2019

Exhausting Stretch Leaves Longing for Spring

Roller-coaster weather has a lot of anglers finding other outdoor activities to do this last week.

Jarrid Houston | March 13, 2019

Good Fishing Continues During Slow Seasonal Transition

Many Anglers Are Ready for Spring

Jarrid Houston | March 6, 2019

Winter Fishing Winds Down, Spring Planning Begins

Challenging conditions from this winter won't soon be forgotten.

Jarrid Houston | February 28, 2019

The 2019 Winter Season Begins to Wind Down

Mother Nature is still playing hardball with anglers.

Jarrid Houston | February 20, 2019

Trading Extreme Cold For Snow

Challenges persist, but efforts are being rewarded.

Jarrid Houston | February 13, 2019

Ice Reports Reflect Recent Extreme Cold

The landscapes of places like Lake Superior have changed overnight.

Jarrid Houston | February 6, 2019

Extreme Cold Weather Presents New Challenges

Changes are on the way, but not just yet.

Jarrid Houston | January 30, 2019

Cold Temps Call for Hunkering Down

The best bite has been at dusk and at dawn.

Jarrid Houston | January 23, 2019

Fishing Has Been Good, Cold Weather is Coming

We have a lot of winter left, so get out and enjoy some angling.

Jarrid Houston | January 16, 2019

Changing Weather Brings Wide Variance in Bite

Ice conditions in the area have not changed too much in the last two weeks.

Jarrid Houston | January 10, 2019

New Year Brings Cold, Snowy Conditions

We are happy to report that some portions of Lake Superior are starting to hold ice sheets. Still a long ways to go for the Gitch, but lets all cross our fingers.

Jarrid Houston | January 2, 2019

Unstable Atmosphere Slows Fishing

Fish tend to bite good right before a change in weather happens.

Jarrid Houston | December 26, 2018

Warm Weather Slows Ice Progress

This last week, we have experienced less than ideal temperatures for ice making. Let's all cross our fingers for some cold weather.

Jarrid Houston | December 19, 2018

More and More Anglers Taking to the Ice

Around the Twin Ports we have many fishable opportunities. Most lakes in the area now have plentiful ice for walking.

Jarrid Houston | December 12, 2018

Gearing Up, Staying Safe

The Arrowhead Ice Fishing & Winter Show begins Friday, meanwhile, ice thickness continues to vary on different bodies of water.

Jarrid Houston | December 5, 2018

Ice, Ice, Baby

Ice is on its way with several inland lakes providing safe conditions for walking - but as always, caution should be taken.

Jarrid Houston | November 29, 2018

Area Lakes Busy Making Ice

This year we are way ahead of schedule for safe ice. With that being said, remember to take great caution when venturing out. Safety should be number one priority.

Jarrid Houston | November 22, 2018

Time to Winterize

This is the time of year to properly clean, organize and prepare for boat hibernation until spring.

Jarrid Houston | November 14, 2018

Fishing Success in Early November

The St. Louis River and numerous other tributaries are high, dirty and fast. At least we have been able to get out and tackle some fish.

Jarrid Houston | November 5, 2018

Aggressive Walleyes on the Chew

Wool socks, gloves and a couple of hand warmers have been very necessary while fishing this week, but the fish have been cooperating.

Jarrid Houston | October 25, 2018

Fall Bite in Full Swing

This last week of angling has been positive as far as waters cleaning up and returning to normal following our early October storm.

Jarrid Houston | October 17, 2018

Rollercoaster Weather Makes Fishing Touch and Go

Inland waters have been good - if anglers are looking for easy success, this is the best bet!

Jarrid Houston | October 10, 2018


With all the opportunities this time of year, it can be difficult to make decisions on what to do. I like to refer to this month as "ROCKTOBER."

Jarrid Houston | October 4, 2018