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Rend Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area

10885 E. Jefferson Rd

Total Acres: 12,690   Acres of Water: 4,000

Huntable Acres: 7,690   Acres of Timber: 1,700

Open, Cultivated or Fallow Acres: 3,900

This area consists of bottomland hardwoods, upland ag fields, and surrounding land including 3,000 acres of impounded water in the sub-impoundments managed primarily for waterfowl. Food is produced both by tenant farming, site staff farming, and moist-soil production. Five thousand posted acres are managed as a waterfowl refuge. All areas are open to fishing most of the year with the refuge area being closed during waterfowl use periods.


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