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