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