Rock River Fishing near Rockford, Illinois

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Details for Rock River

Species Caught Here:
Panfish
Walleye
Bullhead
Black Bullhead
Crappie
Bowfin
Sauger
White Bass
Bigmouth Buffalo
Saugeye
Northern Pike
Nassau Grouper
Warmouth
Carp
Sucker
Smallmouth Bass
Bream
Bluegill
Green Sunfish
Blue Catfish
Redear Sunfish
Drum
Largemouth Bass
Rock Bass
Catfish
Flathead Catfish
Muskie

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 42.265018 -89.095108

Bodies of Water near Rock River

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Description for Rock River, Winnebago County, Illinois

Rock River is a reservoir located just .4 miles from Rockford, in Winnebago County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including panfish, walleye, bullhead, black bullhead, crappie, bowfin, sauger, white bass, bigmouth buffalo, saugeye, northern pike, nassau grouper, warmouth, carp, sucker, smallmouth bass, bream, bluegill, green sunfish, blue catfish, redear sunfish, drum, largemouth bass, rock bass, catfish, flathead catfish and muskie here. Whether you’re baitcasting, spinning, fly fishing, casting or trolling your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Rock River. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Illinois Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.