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Jarrid Houston's fishing report

Live Bait Performing Well this Week

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

Jarrid Houston | January 26, 2021

Ice Conditions Improve, Though Still Behind

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

Jarrid Houston | January 20, 2021

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.

Jarrid Houston | January 13, 2021

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.

Jarrid Houston | December 17, 2020

Feels Like Late Spring Fishing

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

Jarrid Houston | December 9, 2020

Ice Conditions Far from Great

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

Jarrid Houston | December 3, 2020

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.

Jarrid Houston | November 25, 2020

Slow Fishing Not Unusual this Time of Year

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

Jarrid Houston | November 19, 2020

Recent Weather has Helped Aquatic Life

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

Jarrid Houston | July 22, 2020

Happy Holiday weekend anglers

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

Jarrid Houston | July 1, 2020

Still finding some diverse bites on many area waters

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

Jarrid Houston | June 23, 2020

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.

Jarrid Houston | June 17, 2020

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.

Jarrid Houston | June 3, 2020

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.

Jarrid Houston | May 27, 2020

Angler Traffic Heavy Throughout Region

What a great start to the fishing season. Fishing is alive and well in the Northland.

Jarrid Houston | May 20, 2020

Busy Opening Weekend

Our success mostly came from jigging live minnows, but we turned fish on casting and trolling methods as well.

Jarrid Houston | May 13, 2020

More Anglers on the Water

Jarrid Houston | May 6, 2020

Fishing Openers are Upon Us

In a world of chaos, it's a darn good thing we can still go fishing.

Jarrid Houston | April 30, 2020

Prep Continues as Weather Holds in Cold Front

Most of our open water temps are still high 30s and low 40's and fish activity has been more the same. Many waters are still trying to shed there winter ice.

Jarrid Houston | April 22, 2020

Fishing Prep in Full Swing

If you do plan to get out, best to research and make sure the area you plan to visit is open to visitors.

Jarrid Houston | April 15, 2020

Thankful for Outdoor Opportunities

Even though we can get outside and enjoy some fresh air, the fishing opportunities are not plentiful.

Jarrid Houston | April 8, 2020

Signs of Spring, Ice Fishing Done

This last week, we saw several signs of spring including the return of robins and, of course, the annual WI inland trout opener on the Bois Brule River.

Jarrid Houston | April 1, 2020

Social Distancing and Fishing Go Together

Be safe out there, together we can all get through this. In the meantime, the best social distancing you're going to find is fishing.

Jarrid Houston | March 19, 2020

Lake Superior Fishing Pressure on the Rise

Most anglers report mostly slow to some moderate success, but everyone seems to be happy to get out on soft waters.

Jarrid Houston | March 11, 2020