Rock River Fishing near Rockford, Illinois

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Details for Rock River

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

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