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Best Lake Trout Fishing Charters in Illinois

Top Lake Trout Fishing Charters in Illinois

Illinois Lake Trout Fishing Seasons

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Lake Trout fishing in Illinois varies moderately throughout the year. High season is July to September. Low season is January to March and November to December. There is no closed season.

What People Are Saying About Lake Trout Fishing in Illinois

"Even trip with captain Joe"

Scott Ison fished with Musky Mob Guide Service Fox Chain on February 20, 2020

Had some time while visiting friends from college to get out fishing with Capt. Joe on the Fox Lake chain. He was very knowledgeable and we were able to get few nice fish in the boat.

"Fishing Like of Egypt "

Donald Rizzs fished with Full Moon Fishing Service on September 13, 2019

Another great fishing trip with captain Fred of Full Moon Fishing Service. I will only use Captain Fred on any of my fishing trips. We fished Lake of Egypt this time. We caught channel catfish and crappies. I caught a two pound crappie. I was very excited. Thank you Fred for a great day of fishing. Don

"Half day trip with Long Gone 3 Charters"

Ronald Foutch fished with Long Gone 3 Charters on August 7, 2019

Had the best time ever with my wife and daughter on Capt. James 36 foot vessel. We caught the limit on Lake Trout and hauled in some tasty Salmon. One very beautiful day. Highly recommend this charter!!

"O Dark Thirty run with Capt Jim"

Robert Patka fished with Long Gone 3 Charters on July 7, 2019

Simply put, Capt Jim is a true PRO and a great guy all around. He worked his keester off and found us fish all morning. In the pics I'm the Rodfather geezer in the yellow hat. We caught our limit, had a blast on a terrific true working fishing boat, the Lake was calm, the sun shining. What more could anyone ask. If you have the chance, book with Long Gone 3, you will not be disappointed.


Charles Ongena fished with Xtasea IV Charters on June 22, 2019

What a great boat, captain and crew! My boys and wife really enjoyed their first experience fishing on Lake Michigan on the 3 hour evening trip. I can't say enough on how comfortable the boat was for the family and how nice the crew was, they're great with kids! Will definitely use them again.

"Morning trip with captain Kaleb and Billy"

Patricia Spanier fished with Bama Breeze Sportfishing on July 19, 2018

Good time with people who were knowledgeable and equipped to help us have a great day on Lake Michigan!

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Based on 16,038 reviews by FishingBooker anglers