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