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Jarrid Houston's fishing report

Fishing the Warmer Temperatures

You’re not going to catch anything if you don't get out.

Jarrid Houstan | July 5, 2019

Summer Fishing is Here, Waters Getting Busy

Mid-day, especially on the weekend, will host many recreational boaters, so the waters will be noisy. During the calm and silent parts of the day, fishing will be great.

Jarrid Houston | June 26, 2019

Still Grinding and Finding Fish

Daylight hours are the longest of the year and temperatures will rise. For anglers, this means patterns are going to be changing.

Jarrid Houston | June 19, 2019

Another Outstanding Week of Catching Fish

I think it has a lot to do with the late spring we had. This has pushed back timetables on fish routines and tendencies.

Jarrid Houston | June 12, 2019

Plenty of Great Fishing Opportunities Continue

Anglers continue to find success utilizing many different tactics.

Jarrid Houston | June 5, 2019

Spring Fishing: Better Late Than Never

This last week we have had a boost of pure awesomeness and things will only continue to get better.

Jarrid Houston | May 29, 2019

Late and Weird Start to Spring Fishing

This last week, we have had lots of strong NE winds keeping temperatures down, but we still have plenty to look forward to as far as "spring" fishing goes..

Jarrid Houston | May 22, 2019

Open Water Season Casts Off

Shallower waters continue to be best areas to target and it is important to utilize electronics, especially side scan.

Jarrid Houston | May 15, 2019

Anglers Ready for MN Opener this Weekend

What is equally as exciting as the "Fishing Opener Holiday," is the fact that it is only the middle of May, which means we have a ton of open water season in front of us.

Jarrid Houston | May 8, 2019

Excitement Builds with Openers Around the Corner

For our team, this is certainly our favorite time of year and considered a "holiday" in our books.

Jarrid Houston | May 1, 2019

Slow Fishing, Waiting for Open Water

I am confident we will have soft water opportunities on ALL area waters by next weekend.

Jarrid Houston | April 24, 2019

Signs of Spring and Spawning

Now is a great time for anglers to get their boats ready and to organize.

Jarrid Houston | April 18, 2019

Fishing Sidelined as Weather Hits Hard

There are a lot of changes happening around the Northland, both fishing-wise and weather-wise.

Jarrid Houston | April 10, 2019

End of Season, "Summerizing" Ice Gear

For the diehard ice-heads out there, we still have lots of fishable waters, but can't stress this enough, safety should be practiced with every step.

Jarrid Houston | April 4, 2019

Boat Traffic and Spring Conditions Return to Duluth

Daylight hours are growing and transitions are taking place.

Jarrid Houston | March 27, 2019

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