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

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