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