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 catfish, crappie, brown trout, bullhead, largemouth bass, carp, bigmouth buffalo, lake trout, chinook salmon, sauger, bluefish, green sunfish, blue catfish, white bass, rainbow trout, northern pike, coho salmon, bream, bluegill, pumpkinseed, sturgeon, warmouth, smallmouth bass, gar, walleye, sunfish, drum, sucker, bowfin, brook trout, rock bass, flathead catfish, perch and pumpkinseed sunfish here. Whether you’re spinning, trolling, fly fishing, casting or baitcasting 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.