Rock River - Winnebago County

Winnebago - Illinois


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  • 649 followers

  • 18 spots

Best known for catfish, Walleye and Crappie. Smallmouth Bass and Northern Pike sneak in too! 50 total river miles mapped.

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Rock River - Winnebago County Fishing Reports

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  1. Was fishing for Crappie with a small jig & minnow, but this guy came along. Quite a surprise. Great fight. Released unharmed to fight another day. 🙂

    30.0 in. Northern Pike with a Strike King Mr. Crappie Jig Heads

  2. 2 lb. 16 in. Northern Pike with a Mepps Aglia Ultra Lite Spinner

    1. George Horvath 0
      Nice 👍
  3. Shoreline rip rap and seawalls for Smallmouth Bass. Jumbo 30-50 lb Flat Heads Catfish on the edges of the channel. Channel catfish everywhere. Occasional walleye, ...more sauger, crappie and blue gill.
    Catch a small channel cat or drum and use it for bait for the flatheads.
    Small crankbaits and jig presentations for bass.
    Bluegills can be caught in slack waters with small ice jigs and a pinch of worm.

  4. Smallmouth Bass Bluegill with a Small baits

    1. Scott S 0
      Nice size bluegill
    2. George Horvath 0
      Nice
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  5. 6 lb. 28.0 in. Channel Catfish with a minnow on river rig

    1. Grumpy Yoda 0
      FYI, I decided to release them. Swim fishies, swim!
  6. Channel Catfish with a nightcrawler

    1. Billy Givens 0
      Nice cat, hadn't seen any blue channel cat lately but that's a nice one
  7. 3 lb. 5 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Googans Bandito Bug

  8. 3 lb. 5 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Googins Bandito Bug

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