Cook County, IL Fishing Report, Tackle, and License Info

Bream, Bluegill,  Northern Pike,  Walleye,  Perch,  Largemouth Bass,  Smallmouth Bass,  Crappie,  Sucker,  Catfish,   and 17 more
Bodies of Water:
Lakes: 816   Rivers/Streams: 179   Reservoirs: 51   Others: 112   All: 1,158

Fishing Hot Spots near Cook County

  "Fished Bode Lake North. Caught 2 smallmouth bass - 14" & 16" - within an..." Bode Lakes

  "Horsetail Lake is a great small lake for fishermen. Over the past 30 years..." Horsetail Lake

  "Fishing hind the hospital of Arlington heights road,fishing with just..." Busse Lake

  "I fished at Schiller pond, back in the day fishing for catfish at night..." Schiller Pond

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Whether you’re fishing for Flathead Catfish, Carp or Perch, or one of the other fish found near Cook County, we can tell you where to find them, how to bring them in, and who's having success. So find your new favorite fishing spot near Cook County, and grab your favorite fishing gear. All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, record catches for a location, photos, GPS coordinates for where the fish can be found, and so much more. So what are you waiting for? Pick a nearby city and get started.