Rock River Fishing near Rockford, Illinois

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Details for Rock River

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

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