Waukegan Harbor Fishing near Waukegan, Illinois

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Details for Waukegan Harbor

Species Caught Here:
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
Perch

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

Bodies of Water near Waukegan Harbor

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Mill Creek

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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 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.