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



Name/Description City

Musky Fix Guide Service

Captain Ben Modica has been fishing for muskies since 1987; from the early 90's to present he has fished the Illinois Fox Chain of Lakes along… Read More

Pedersen Marine Inc.

Pedersen Marina is a family owned marina that offers 80 Boat Slips free of wave action even in a storm, for boats 16-34'. Their “no… Read More


Popeye Fishing Charters

Whether an experienced fisherman or never having held a fishing rod, Popeye Fishing Charters will ensure an enjoyable fishing trip. Captain Bill and his crew… Read More


Renegade Charters

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Old Mill Creek

Round Lake Area Park District

Round Lake Area Park District offers visitors a wide range of activities and facilities to enjoy. They include Renwood Golf Course, the new Sports Center,… Read More

Round Lake

Salmon Shop East, Inc.

Whether you fish from shore or boat, are a first time fisherman or an advanced angler, The Salmon Stop, Inc. provides anything or everything needed… Read More


Spring Lake Marina & Campground

Situated on over 8 acres of land, they are conveniently located off of Grass Lake, only 1/4 mile west of Route 59 in Antioch.  Family owned and… Read More


T-Bone Guide Service

T-Bone Guide Service specializes in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin for the Multi-Species Angler.  Captain Chris provides information and advice on the best rods,… Read More

Turtle Beach Marina

Turtle Beach Marina has the largest beach on the Chain, perfect for sunbathing, volleyball and Jet Ski parking. A children's playground, 4 cute cottages, 55 boat… Read More


Waukegan Harbor and Marina

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 Municipal Beach

Waukegan Municipal Beach is easily accessible by car, train, plane, bicycle or boat. Our 400-acre lakefront, with a mile-long beach and 1,000-slip marina offer opportunities… Read More


Waukegan Park District

The Waukegan Park District is committed to providing parks, facilities and leisure opportunities to our culturally diverse population through the resources of community involvement, dedicated… Read More


Waukegan Port District

Located just a short hour drive north of Chicago, Waukegan Harbor has been known as the home of unsurpassed customer service provided by an experienced,… Read More


Waukegan-North Point Sport Fishing , Inc

Nick Ganzer is a full time USCG charter captain and has been offering a first class fishing experience since 1974.  We cater to everyone from… Read More

Lake Forest

Windy City Salmon

Our fishing charters are geared 100% towards your enjoyment.  As we are a full-time, professional charter fishing guide service, we don't hold any other… Read More


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