Chicago Area Fishing Information and Reports
Looking for Chicago area fishing information and reports? You’ve come to the right place! The chicagoland area is filled with fantastic fishing opportunities where the freshwater angler can target dozens of species of gamefish.
At windycityfishing.com you will find information and resources for fishing in the entire Chicago area. This site is for anglers of all skill levels, from the novice/weekend fisherman, to the avid angler, there is something here for everyone!
Chicago fishing reports and information from the finest online community in the Chicago area. Read tons of up to date fishing reports and conditions throughout the Chicago area.
The Des Plaines River is often overlooked as a fishing destination, yet it has excellent fishing for northern pike and more!
Extensive fishing information from one of the Cook County Forest Preserve’s finest lakes.
This lake located in Lake Villa, Illinois is a true gem and offers fantastic opportunities for largemouth bass, northern pike, crappie and more. Awesome boat rentals too. You won’t want to miss Deep Lake.
This series of 7 lagoons provides some great walleye and largemouth bass fishing and is a very popular place for kayaking, canoeing and sailing.
Part of the Illinois Catchable Trout program twice each year, Axehead Lake is a great place to bring kids. Good numbers of bass and crappie too.
Lasalle Lake Blues
Some great blue catfish action at Lasalle Lake on April 20-21, 2013 by Chris and Tom. In 2 days of fishing they landed an incredible 42 blue catfish with a few being 21 lbs! And here’s the kicker… it was Chris’ first time fishing. Great job guys! (see full report on our message boards)