Rock River Fishing near Rockford, Illinois

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Details for Rock River

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

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