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