Waukegan Harbor Fishing near Waukegan, Illinois

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Details for Waukegan Harbor

Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Bay
Lat/Long: 42.363354 -87.823685

Bodies of Water near Waukegan Harbor

Waukegan River

Waukegan, IL

Sunderland Creek

North Chicago, IL

Dead Lake

Beach Park, IL

Pettibone Creek

North Chicago, IL

Bull Creek

Zion, IL

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Description for Waukegan Harbor, Lake County, Illinois

Waukegan Harbor is a bay located just 1.1 miles from Waukegan, in Lake County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including carp, warmouth, white bass, northern pike, brown trout, green sunfish, perch, bream, bluegill, walleye, rainbow trout, pumpkinseed sunfish, sunfish, bowfin, smallmouth bass, brook trout, bullhead, lake trout, drum, gar, largemouth bass, coho salmon, pumpkinseed, bigmouth buffalo, crappie, sauger, sturgeon, sucker, bluefish, rock bass, flathead catfish, blue catfish, chinook salmon and catfish here. Whether you’re trolling, fly fishing, baitcasting, spinning or casting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Waukegan Harbor. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Illinois Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.