Waukegan Harbor Fishing near Waukegan, Illinois

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Details for Waukegan Harbor

Species Caught Here:
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
Crappie

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Bay
Lat/Long: 42.363354 -87.823685

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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 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.