I recently moved from Michigan (in and our of the Detroit area), where I could bike ten minutes in numerous directions from a couple of my apartments and run into three or four lakes with little to no effort and great shore fishing opportunities.
Since I came to Chicago I have done nothing but work and grind, and I really miss the great opportunities to get out, relax, enjoy nature, and fish. Also, I have no car and no boat, so I have a serious handicap in some respects.
I have seen some great information on fishing opportunities IN the city via the lake and river, and would welcome and appreciate any good info or tips. What I am trying to find out however, are if there are any quiet spots where one can commune with nature more and relax that are accessable by public transportation and a bike.
I have heard some talk about skokie lagoons and busse lake, but I do not know if these spots are accessable in this manner, or if they present any good shore fishing opportunities.
SO, sorry for being so long winded. This is a great forum and I am very glad to have found it. If anyone has ANY suggestions they would be much appreciated. Thanks to all who read or reply to this post. Happy Fishing!