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