Rock River Fishing near Rockford, Illinois

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Details for Rock River

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

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