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Illinois’s fifth-largest city boasts sandy shorelines, dunes, plenty of natural wildlife...and some truly excellent angling opportunities. Pay a visit, and you’ll discover Waukegan fishing charters dotted all along Lake Michigan’s western shoreline. All you need to do is show up, hop aboard, and get ready to fish the Prairie State, Waukegan-style!
 
Fishing in Waukegan is all about discovering what Lake Michigan has to offer. You’ll have access to the western basin, which welcomes tough-fighting Coho in early spring. This is considered to be the beginning of the fishing season! You’ll also come across great Brown Trout and Lake Trout action in nearshore waters, while jumbo Perch can be found all throughout the lake. 
 
As summer arrives, local guides prepare their charters for runs to the lake’s deeper waters. Chinook “King” Salmon and Lake Trout are the top targets, with acrobatic Steelhead also joining in on the fun. Later in summer, Brown Trout can also be hooked in good numbers. Fall is generally thought of as the best time of year to be out on the water, as Lake Trout, non-spawning Chinook, Brown Trout, and Steelhead make up the bulk of the catches!
 
Waukegan Harbor is an especially popular departure point for Waukegan fishing charters. Guides run trips that last anywhere from half a day out on the water to a full day adventure. Shorter trips are perfect for beginners, whereas longer trips give you a better chance of hooking that trophy. 
 

Reglas & Regulaciones

Before you cast a line in Waukegan, you’ll need to purchase an Illinois fishing license. If you’re targeting specific species, such as Trout and Salmon, you’ll need to get a Great Lakes Stamp too. 
 
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Enero

Welcome the beginning of a new year by checking out Waukegan's Brown Trout bite. An ice fishing trip is a great idea if the ice is thick enough to fish through. Just make sure you have a professional guide with you!

Febrero

The last month of winter in Waukegan can still be good for ice fishing if the weather and the lake’s conditions allow. If it’s unsafe going out, just wait for next month, when the season begins!

Marzo

This is when Waukegan's fishing season tends to kick off. Starting late March, Perch are usually biting pretty well. You can also cast your line for Whitefish!

Abril

Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass can be found in the Waukegan's harbor, along with Lake and Brown Trout. Brownies and Lakers are lurking in Lake Michigan's nearshore waters, as well as the first Coho Salmon. 

Mayo

Time tom fully explore the beautiful waters of Lake Michigan! You can get your hands on Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and, of course, Coho Salmon and Chinook Salmon. 

Junio

The first month of summer sees anglers from all over the country out on the water. Join 'em and fish for acrobatic Steelhead, as well as Salmon varieties. 

Julio

July is the season that keeps everyone busy, from novice anglers catching the first Salmon in their lives to seasoned professionals! Coho and Chinook are on offer, as well as Steelhead and Lake Trout. 

Agosto

The last month of summer switches your attention to Brown Trout, which can be found in good numbers. Lake Trout, Steelhead, and Chinook Salmon are all still available. 

Septiembre

Head out onto Lake Michigan for some Lake Trout action offshore, especially around the reefs and rocky structure. You can also cast your line for Salmon, Brown Trout, and Steelhead, as well as Lakers.

Octubre

October in Waukegan sees anglers, captains, and fishing enthusiasts wrapping up the season. You can still get your hands on Coho Salmon, Lake Trout, Steelhead, and Brown Trout.

Noviembre

The fishing season is fully winding down now, and you might even start to see Lake Michigan icing over. You can check Waukegan's many creeks for the occasional bite.

Diciembre

You can find Perch if you know where to look and if you are fishing alongside a knowledgeable charter captain. Ice fishing can be productive but is not safe unless if you go alone, so get in touch with a local guide!

Waukegan Calendario de Pesca

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6 hour charter
Karen S. ha pescado con Captain Don's Charter Service el Septiembre 4, 2021
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Dramamine. We had a couple who had issues with motion sickness
Perfect Morning of Fishing- Aug 10, 2021
Kurt W. ha pescado con Captain Don's Charter Service el Agosto 9, 2021
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Make sure you know your weather! We checked with Capt Don the Sunday before tornado quality T-Storms were blowing through the area on our scheduled trip. We postponed a day for a much smoother ride!
Great Afternoon with Capt. Terry
Jay M. ha pescado con Kristy Lynn Charters el Junio 16, 2021
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It is still chilly, so dress appropriately.
Half Day Trip - Captain Jim
Bryan C. ha pescado con Long Gone 3 Charters el Mayo 14, 2021
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Hook up with Long Gone and Captain Jim for a great day on Lake Michigan!
6hr trip with Capt Ray
Craig M. ha pescado con Xtasea IV Charters el Julio 15, 2019
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Get ready to have some tired forearms the fishing is amazing!
6 hour a.m. trip
Bryan B. ha pescado con Long Gone 3 Charters el Julio 10, 2019
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Bring light weight pants to fend off the biting flys that are present during July & summer months.
5am to 10am Salmon trip!
Jennifer J. ha pescado con Kristy Lynn Charters el Julio 10, 2019
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This was definitely worth the trip for a first time charter fishing experience and loved that everyone caught something and the captain cleans the fish on the boat and sends home with you!
Half Day With Captain Ron
Brad V. ha pescado con Xtasea IV Charters el Julio 5, 2019
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Try to book a little earlier when the water is cooler

FAQs about Fishing Charters in Waukegan

To give you an idea of how much a fishing trip in Waukegan costs, the average price for a 4 hour private trip is $510, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $659. These prices are based on trips booked on our site recently.

Prices will vary depending on trip length, fishing technique, as well as the type and size of the boat you booked. However, to give you an indication, the average boat size in Waukegan is 36 ft and the most common vessel type is a Cruiser.

According to customer reviews, Merganzer Fishing Charters, Kristy Lynn Charters, and Captain Don's Charter Service are some of the most popular fishing charters in Waukegan, Illinois. Full list of top fishing charters in Waukegan.

Merganzer Fishing Charters, Kristy Lynn Charters, and Captain Don's Charter Service all received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Waukegan.

The best way to experience fishing in Waukegan is to book a private charter with a licensed fishing guide. See the full list of charters available for online booking here: List of fishing charters in Waukegan, Illinois.

The most popular fish species you can target are Lake Trout, Salmon (Chinook), and Salmon (Coho). Top fishing techniques include troleo, equipo ligero, and jigging. Lake fishing, nearshore fishing, and offshore fishing are commonly offered by local guides.

October in Waukegan sees anglers, captains, and fishing enthusiasts wrapping up the season. You can still get your hands on Coho Salmon, Lake Trout, Steelhead, and Brown Trout. Check availability for local fishing charters in Waukegan.

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