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Jarrid Houston's fishing report

Gearing Up for the Minnesota Opener

Fish should be on the chew with warming water temperatures compared to last week, although it would be nice if vegetation growth was a little further along.

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The Best is Yet to Come

With the weather conditions staying on the cooler side of things for the immediate future, I don't think the bite will be hot and heavy.

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Anticipating a Busy WI Opener

If you plan on fishing legal gamefish in WI waters, plan on not being the only one on the lake.

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Good News for Lake Superior Smelt Anglers

In select areas, some smelt are finally making their arrival.

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Busy Spring Boat Traffic on Superior

It's no secret that the fishing industry is alive and well, especially in a time where we live in a world of "social distancing."

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Well on Our Way to "Ice Out"

We recommend staying in the confines of smaller waters and chasing panfish.

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Time to Get Your New Fishing License

We have been busy chasing late ice panfish and finishing off our ice guide season.

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Deteriorating Ice Conditions, Time to Ready the Boats

The rate of ice dissolving depends on temperatures and other weather factors, but I forecast we still have "a few" weeks left of good ice fishing.

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Hit-or-Miss Fishing Success

The anglers that are catching fish are the ones that are doing such things as ice trolling and being patient.

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Avoid Lake Superior Ice in Twin Ports

Lake Superior ice is amongst the most dangerous ice anywhere.

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Live Bait Performing Well this Week

Most area waters are finally starting to see ice thickness strong enough to hold vehicle traffic.

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Ice Conditions Improve, Though Still Behind

Most anglers, including us, have struggled to stay on consistent bites.

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Mild Weather Good for Anglers, Not Good for Building Ice

Most area waters are mostly still truck traffic free on account of ice conditions not pushing much past 12" inches yet.

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Ice is Variable, Chase Fish on Smaller Lakes

Any avid ice angler knows, Mother Nature can be quite witty and ice conditions can change in minutes.

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Feels Like Late Spring Fishing

Temperatures continue to be on the warmer side as we climb into mid-December.

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Ice Conditions Far from Great

Depending on how bad you want it, you can find some fishable ice.

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An Ice Angling Safety Refresher

If you ever have any questions, concerns or otherwise, it never hurts to check in with bait shops, resorts, guides or other anglers.

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Slow Fishing Not Unusual this Time of Year

We are starting to see first stages of ice cover on most bodies of water

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Recent Weather has Helped Aquatic Life

Recent rains provide re-oxygenation and bring in food from feeder creeks and rivers

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Happy Holiday weekend anglers

If you have recently been heading out to local area waters, then you already know about the summer busyness

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Still finding some diverse bites on many area waters

From trolling, jigging, casting and set-lines, many bites continue to be "pick your poison".

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Wonderful outdoor opportunities in and around our region

Water temperatures are about to shoot up with the warmer weather and the longest days of the year.

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Boat Launches Busy with Anglers

It is hard to argue that June is one of the best months of the year to get out and find some success.

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Fishing Opportunities in Area are Endless

We have been busy guiding everyday and couldn't possibly be happier for our clients to experience all that our area has to offer.

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