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Fish the most productive Lake Michigan waters (April-November) North of Chicago, IL at Waukegan, IL, “The Freshwater Salmon Capitol of the Great Lakes”. 
Over 30 Years Of Fishing Excellence
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Waukegan Harbor Waukegan, IL
Capt Nick Ganzer invites you to experience "World Class Salmon/Trout Fishing" aboard the "Merganzer", Chicago Illinois Lake Michigan Salmon, Trout, Perch Charter Fishing Guide Service. We are located out of Waukegan, Illinois (North of Chicago, South of Kenosha, Wisconsin & North Point Marina in Winthrop Harbor,IL ). Within a 10 mile radius of Waukegan is found the most consistant ( April-Nov.) Salmon &Trout fishing on the West Lake Michigan Shoreline. Come fish the "Freshwater Salmon Capital of the Great Lakes" We'll make your trip Memorable!!
Labor Day Giants August King Salmon Huge Chinook Salmon Spring Coho Salmon Waukegan Steelhead Huge King Salmon Steelhead Action “Jumping in the boat” German Brown Trout Fish of a Lifetime