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Wilmette, Illinois

Wilmette is located on the Lake Michigan shoreline north of Chicago. There is a small harbor and two piers or breakwaters for fishing.

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Directions to Wilmette:
  • From I-41, take Lake Ave east.
  • South (Right) on Sheridan Rd.
  • East (Left) on Harbor Drive.
  • Continue East on Harbor Dr. into Gilison Park
  • Turn right at Overlook Dr and continue, there is a parking lot next to the Lake.
Fishing options in Wilmette:
  • Casting spoons, jigs or lures.
  • Fishing with bait under bobbers.
  • Tight line fishing with bait.
Best times to fish Wilmette:
  • Coho Salmon - October.
  • Chinook Salmon - September through October.
  • Brown Trout - October through April.
  • Steelhead - November through April.