Waukegan Harbor Fishing near Waukegan, Illinois

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Details for Waukegan Harbor

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

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

Bodies of Water near Waukegan Harbor

Waukegan River

Waukegan, IL

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Dead Lake

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Pettibone Creek

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