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