Rock River Fishing near Rockford, Illinois

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Details for Rock River

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

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

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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 catfish, bigmouth buffalo, nassau grouper, warmouth, muskie, bream, bluegill, bowfin, panfish, sauger, white bass, black bullhead, redear sunfish, rock bass, walleye, blue catfish, sucker, northern pike, largemouth bass, flathead catfish, saugeye, carp, green sunfish, drum, smallmouth bass, bullhead and crappie here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning, baitcasting, trolling or casting 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.