Rend Lake Fishing near Benton, Illinois

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Details for Rend Lake

Species Caught Here:
Carp
Warmouth
Rock Bass
White Bass
Panfish
Striped Bass
Flathead Catfish
Bullhead
Crappie
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass
Catfish
Bream/Bluegill
Sunfish

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 38.036716 -88.966736

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Description for Rend Lake, Franklin County, Illinois

Rend Lake is a reservoir located just 3.8 miles from Benton, in Franklin County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including carp, warmouth, rock bass, white bass, panfish, striped bass, flathead catfish, bullhead, crappie, green sunfish, largemouth bass, catfish, bream/bluegill and sunfish here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting 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 Rend Lake. Alternate names for this reservoir include Rend Lake Reservoir. 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.

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