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Rend Lake Fishing Summary

IL (Franklin, Jefferson)

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Summer Styles

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  • A-Rigging
  • Bobber
  • Buzz Baiting
  • Carolina Rigging
  • Cast/Retrieve Deep
  • Cast/Retrieve Mid Depth
  • Cast/Retrieve Shallow
  • Chatterbaiting
  • Crankbaiting
  • Dropshot
  • Finesse Fishing
  • Froggin
  • Livebait Rigging
  • Ned Rigging
  • Neko Rigging
  • Power Fishing
  • Power Jigging
  • Shaky Head Fishing
  • Spinnerbaits
  • Spybaiting
  • Texas Rigging
  • Top Water
  • Vertical Jigging Deep
  • Vertical Jigging Mid Depth
  • Wacky Rigging

Lake Details

Summary

What you need to know about fishing Rend Lake

Rend Lake in Southern Illinois is top fishing and recreation lake of the Lincoln State where boaters come from around the Country to catch large fish and relax. At 12,690 surface acres of water and nearly 5 times the size of Illinois lakes like Lake Kinkaid, Rend offers a less diverse number of species. Fish species in Rend Lake include largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, striped bass, white bass, channel catfish, and blue catfish.

Waterbody Type

Reservoir

Coordinates

-88.9675W
38.1115N

Surface Area

69.05 sq. km

Avg. Depth

0 ft.

Species Present

Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Panfish / Bluegill, Catfish, White Bass

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