Listed below are the best fishing lakes near Evanston. Our fishing community has rated these lakes as having the best fishing via their submitted fishing reports. To find more detailed information click on the lakes name. The lake page contains a fishing map with catch photos, fishing spots and other nearby features as well as fishing reports and general information about the lake.
Evanston is a small city in Cook County Illinois, United States Of America. Having a decent population of 75,430 people, Evanston is a city full of anglers and hunters. Local anglers have a wide variety of fishing spots to chose from as Evanston is surrounded by 155 lakes. Some of the lakes within 50 km are Belleau Lake, Axehead Lake, Beck Lake, Big Bend Lake, Shagbark Lake, Lake Opeka, Lake Potawatomi, Busse Lake, Doughnut Lake and West Lake. River fishermen enjoy visiting Evanston as it is surrounded by 92 rivers, creeks and streams. Some of the rivers within 50 km are West Fork North Branch Chicago River, Skokie River, Willow Creek, Weller Creek, Crystal Creek, McDonald Creek, Buffalo Creek, Chicago River, North Branch Chicago River and Higgins Creek.