The Salmon Stop

    The Salmon Stop

    Fishing at
    its Finest

    The one-stop-shop for all your
    fishing needs in Lake County, IL.

    Servicing Lake County and Lake Michigan since 1972. We have a fantastic assortment of products for all your fishing needs. We invite you to come visit us at one of our two locations. Our expert staff members would be more than happy to assist you personally to ensure you find exactly what you have in mind. And if you need assistance, ideas, or special service we’re at your beck and call. Feel free to pick up the phone with any questions you have and we’ll be glad to help.


    Family owned and operated Since 1972, The Salmon Stop has become a facet in the Illinois Fishing community operating from two easy to access locations (with enough parking for your boat.) From advice to small talk about the one that got away, fishing is our passion and we're delighted to share it with you. Our love for our Fishing drives our business!

    Our Products

    Rods & Reels

    Here at The Salmon Stop, we offer a wide selection of rods and reels from basic to professional high end. For more information feel free to call us or simply come by the store to see our full inventory.

    Lures & Tackle

    With over 40 years under our belts we know what works and proudly stock items that help you set the hook! From Spoons to Dispy divers, American made tackle to catfish bait that’s available in-store today. Whatever specific item or needs you have, we’re confident you’ll find what you need at The Salmon Stop.

    Bait Galore!

    We carry and offer a wide variety of live and frozen baits, including worms, crab, shrimp, live minnows in a multitude of shapes sizes and colors!

    Looking for a

    Want to get out on the water? Want to get into some fish click here to set up a charter on Fish Food! With Captain Augie at the helm and years of experience landing great catches you will not be disappointed!


    Hours of Operation

    Mon-Fri: 6:00 AM-6:00 PM

    Weekends: 5:00 AM-6:00 PM

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