Rock River Fishing near Rockford, Illinois

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Details for Rock River

Species Caught Here: None
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 nassau grouper, flathead catfish, green sunfish, bowfin, drum, bullhead, walleye, crappie, carp, bigmouth buffalo, catfish, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, sauger, rock bass, warmouth, northern pike, muskie, panfish, bream, bluegill, black bullhead, white bass, sucker, saugeye, blue catfish and smallmouth bass here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing, spinning, 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.