Rock River Fishing near Rockford, Illinois

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Details for Rock River

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish
Crappie
Drum
Gar
Grouper
Muskie
Northern Pike
Panfish
Sauger
Sunfish
Walleye

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

Join us as we discuss the Illinois Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. 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.

Fishing Hot Spots near Rock River

  "Really nice spot for of road fishing. Many diff types of fish in there including catfish, trout,..." Mokeler Creek

  "The bridge is out, can not get through to the normal way of travel the boat docks. Catfish is great..." Pierce Lake

  "A very nice small creek.I have been catching small mouth bass on a yellow jig head with a white..." Rock Run

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