Des Plaines Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, Fishing Reports, and Fishing Charters (Illinois)

Des Plaines Fishing

Des Plaines (IL) Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, and Fishing Spots
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Des Plaines Fishing Charters, and Guides

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Illinois Fishing Licenses

Join us as we discuss the Illinois Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

About Des Plaines (IL) Fishing was built for the outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen using a crowd sourcing model whereby we leave the local knowledge to the locals. Make edits, update details, share reports, and record your catches with photos, locations, and much more. We invite you to share your passion and your expertise.

For those interested in fishing Des Plaines's lakes, reservoirs and streams, there are some excellent choices including Belleau Lake, Weller Creek and Big Bend Lake. Whether you're fishing for Rock Bass, Drum or Sturgeon, or one of the other fish found near Des Plaines, we can tell you where to find them, how to bring them in, and who's having success. So get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spin casting gear out and find your new favorite fishing spot near Des Plaines in state. All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, records for a location, photos, videos, GPS coordinates for where the fish can be found, and much more.

Des Plaines can be found in the great state of Illinois. More specifically, it can be found at 42.0333633422852 and -87.8833999633789. Explore our pages and find your next fishing spot.

Fish Species Found in the Des Plaines (IL) Area

Carp,  Crappie,  Largemouth Bass,  Northern Pike,  Bream/Bluegill,  Bullhead,  Sunfish,  Walleye,  Warmouth,   and 8 more

Bodies of Water near Des Plaines (IL)

309 Lakes

356 Rivers and Streams

156 Reservoirs

208 other