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Rend Lake Fishing Summary

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69.05 sq. km



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0 ft.

Species Present

largemouth bass, crappie, panfish / bluegill, Catfish, white bass

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.
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