Here is a list of things to bring to ensure an enjoyable day on the water:

                                               

-Comfortable, breathable clothing.  Layers are recommended during the spring and fall.  Shorts and tee shirts are commonly worn during the summer months, however, bringing along a pair of long pants is recommended.

 

-Non-slip shoes or deck shoes are recommended.  Slip on shoes or flip flops can be dangerous and are not recommended on our trips.

 

-Hat and sunglasses.

 

-Rain jacket or rain gear if inclement weather is forecasted.

 

-Lunch, snacks and items to drinks.  Alcohol is permitted, however, please refrain from bringing glass bottles.

 

-Insulated cooler with ice to take home your catch. 

                  

-Valid State of Illinois fishing license and along with a Lake Michigan salmon stamp.  ***Required***

You can use the link below to connect to the IDNR website to purchase a license.

 

https://www.exploremoreil.com/