Map of Rend Lake (near Benton)

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Fishing Hot Spots near Rend Lake

  "Fished 1st point Northeast of the boat launch and followed into that cove that splits in two. 20 minutes of fishing and first catch was a 5.5 lb Largemouth up against..." Lake Jaycee

  "Channel catfish biting good on stink baits. Have been out there twice in the last week and a half. Was not waiting long for the next bite. Not all are big but good for..." Washington County Lake Dam

  "Well the crappie are biting really good caught a 5 gallon bucket full at raccoon in the brush I was using jigs and minnows going to hit again good luck fishing all!..." Raccoon Lake

  "Crappie are fair using minnows around 12 to 18 feet deep. Catfish are good using nightcrawlers, liver & leeches...." Kinkaid Lake

  "The fishing here is reported spotty. Bluegill can still be caught on red worms. Bass on jigs and crankbaits...." Ferne Clyffe Lake

  "Bluegill are fair using crickets, wax worms and red worms. Catfish are fair using leeches, cheese bait & cut bait...." Crab Orchard Lake

  "Catfish are fair on cut bait. Crappie are being caught on live minnows and jigs near brush...." Wolf Lake

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About Fishing Hot Spots for Rend Lake near Benton

So you're interested in fishing Rend Lake. As fishermen, we know there are times when our favorite spots are just not active so we built our Hot Spots feature to show you where the fish are biting in the area of Rend Lake. Now you'll know where catches are being recorded in the general area, and you can plan your day on the water. Check out our Fishing Times tab to determine when the fish will be most active. To find Rend Lake enter the 38.036716 latitude, and -88.966736 longitude coordinates into your GPS device or smart phone. If you need fishing tackle, or are looking for a fishing guide or fishing charter please visit Tackle, Guides, Charters