Waukegan Harbor Fishing near Waukegan, Illinois

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Details for Waukegan Harbor

Species Caught Here:
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
Coho Salmon

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

Bodies of Water near Waukegan Harbor

Waukegan River

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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 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.