Waukegan Harbor Fishing near Waukegan, Illinois

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Details for Waukegan Harbor

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

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