Waukegan Harbor Fishing near Waukegan, Illinois

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Details for Waukegan Harbor

Species Caught Here:
Green Sunfish
Northern Pike
Coho Salmon
Crappie
Bluefish
Brown Trout
Walleye
Perch
Brook Trout
Bream
Bluegill
Rock Bass
Blue Catfish
Gar
Warmouth
Catfish
Sauger
Drum
Flathead Catfish
Lake Trout
Pumpkinseed
Carp
Bowfin
Sturgeon
Sunfish
White Bass
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Largemouth Bass
Bigmouth Buffalo
Rainbow Trout
Bullhead
Chinook Salmon
Sucker
Smallmouth Bass

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

Bodies of Water near Waukegan Harbor

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