Cook County, IL Fishing Report, Tackle, and License Info

Bream, Bluegill,  Northern Pike,  Walleye,  Perch,  Largemouth Bass,  Smallmouth Bass,  Crappie,  Catfish,  Bullhead,   and 17 more
Bodies of Water:
Lakes: 816   Rivers/Streams: 179   Reservoirs: 51   Others: 112   All: 1,158

Fishing Hot Spots near Cook County

  "Arrow head lake after a big rain the night before. Plastic wacky worm, 5..." Lake Arrowhead

  "used live and plastics and ended up getting 28 fish, mostly rock bass and..." Poplar Creek

  "There are many crayfiah under the rocks in the water wich gave me the idea..." McDonald Creek

  "Fished Bode Lake North. Caught 2 smallmouth bass - 14" & 16" - within an..." Bode Lakes

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Whether you’re fishing for Brown Trout, Catfish or Walleye, or one of the other fish found near Cook County, we can tell you where to find them, how to bring them in, and who's having success. So find your new favorite fishing spot near Cook County, and grab your favorite fishing gear. All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, record catches for a location, photos, GPS coordinates for where the fish can be found, and so much more. So what are you waiting for? Pick a nearby city and get started.