Rock River near Rockford, Illinois
The ice is all off the river. The fish have not moved from their winter spots though. Basically fish where you would, with what you would if there was still ice. Good luck fishing!
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 smallmouth bass, muskie, sucker, northern pike, saugeye, redear sunfish, sauger, carp, green sunfish, white bass, panfish, nassau grouper, bigmouth buffalo, walleye, bream, bluegill, rock bass, catfish, crappie, warmouth, blue catfish, black bullhead, flathead catfish, largemouth bass, bullhead, bowfin and drum here. Whether you’re casting, trolling, spinning, fly fishing or baitcasting 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.