You can catch everything from Bluegills to Salmon in Lake County. Drop a line in from  virtually thousands of locations. Ask a local where the fish are biting. Better yet, charter a boat and try your luck on the big water. Everything from bait and lures to ice and licenses is waiting for you. Plan your next fishing trip to Lake County, you're sure to go home with a great story.

Download a guide to fishing in the Lake County Forest Preserves or call 847-367-6640 to request a free copy.

Fishing Links

 

Fishing

Name/Description City
Featured Partner

Chain O’Lakes State Park

Located in the heart of Illinois' largest concentration of natural lakes, Chain O'Lakes State Park is a water oriented recreation area with outstanding opportunities… Read More

Spring Grove

Featured Partner

Illinois Beach State Park

Illinois Beach State Park is located along the shores of Lake Michigan from Waukegan to the Wisconsin state line. The park offers a campground, full… Read More

Zion

Featured Partner

Independence Grove Forest Preserve

This scenic 1,135-acre preserve offers a wide range of outdoor recreation and education opportunities centered around a 115-acre lake reclaimed from a gravel quarry. Visitors… Read More

Libertyville

Featured Partner

Lake County Forest Preserves

We currently manage more than 29,200 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all ages. Visitors enjoy more than 154 miles of… Read More

Libertyville

Featured Partner

Lindy’s Landing

Lindy’s Landing has been known as family place to swim, picnic, boat and fish since the 1960's and remains a version of the… Read More

Wauconda

Barnacle Bob’s

We provide you with fishing and pontoon rental. We are located on Lake Marie on the Fox Chain of Lakes, in Antioch! Stop on by… Read More

Antioch

Battalion 1 Sport - Fishing Charters

Battalion 1 Sport-Fishing Charters is located in Waukegan Harbor, IL., which is midway between Chicago, IL. and Milwaukee, WI. Our port is minutes away from Great… Read More

Waukegan

Bill’s Boats Bait & Marina

Whether you want to rent a boat for leisure or fishing, rent a slip for your own boat, or just enjoy the scenic beauty of… Read More

Lake Zurich

Captain Don’s Charter Fishing

Captain Don's guide service is a Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout fishing operation located in Waukegan Harbor Illinois. Captain Don is a full time… Read More

Waukegan

Dell V Fishing Charters

Sport Fishing charters for King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Chinook, Steelhead, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and Perch fishing on Lake Michigan, just minutes from… Read More

Waukegan

Diamond Lake Beach & Recreation Center

Diamond Lake Recreation Center is 100 acres. It includes a pristine lake, sand beach, grassy areas, and shaded picnic grove. In summertime, the facility is the… Read More

Mundelein

Dolphin Harbor

Dolphin Harbor in Old Mill Creek offers boaters and campers an ideal location, right on the edge of Grass Lake. With seasonal rates for boat… Read More

Antioch

Fish Lake Beach

This campground has been family owned and operated since 1939. This is a great place to spend some quality family time or just to get away… Read More

Volo

Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve

Rolling terrain, bluffs, ravines and mature trees set on the Lake Michigan shoreline make Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve a scenic destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Trails… Read More

Ft. Sheridan

Gill’s at Chain O’Lakes State Park

Gill's at the Chain O'Lakes State Park is a convenient bait and tackle store where campers can also pick up a few necessities… Read More

Spring Grove

Jet Funn

With over 25 years experience we have the expertise to help you have fun on the Fox with boat rentals or wave runner rentals. Our team… Read More

Fox Lake

Lake Michigan Charter Fishing - North Point Marina

Enjoy the beautiful blue of Lake Michigan aboard one of over one hundred charter fishing boats on the Lake County harbors of Waukegan and North… Read More

Winthrop Harbor

Lake Michigan Charter Fishing - Waukegan Harbor

Waukegan Harbor and Marina offers the finest in boating with 1,000-slip marina. A wide range of amenities and activities make the harbor more than just… Read More

Waukegan

Lake Minear Beach

Lake Minear Beach is Lake County's premier member-supported 72-acre beach with swimming in the summer, year-round fishing, and a schedule of fun events for… Read More

Libertyville

Migrator Chaters

Here you will experience the best Lake Michigan Charter! We fish out of North Point Marina located on the Illinois-Wisconsin border. Whether you are a… Read More

Winthrop Harbor

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