Lake Mendota Wisconsin

Big water with deep structure. Famous for perch, Crappie and white bass. Heavily stocked with Walleye and northern.


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Located in south-central Wisconsin, bordered by the city of Madison and several other smaller communities, Lake Mendota is situated in a very urban setting. Several parks and beaches are scattered around the lake in the midst of residential and commercia...


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  1. 10 lb. 5 oz. Channel Catfish with a leech

  2. 3 lb. 12 in. Black Crappie with a minoe

  3. Largemouth Bass

    1. john lang
      Nice one!
    2. Cory Dobson
      No Brandon, I got over to that area around 830...was trying to find a bar out a little ways from your spot at 8 and wind prevented it. I did see someone in the ...more other good shore spot near you (wearing a red hoodie) as I was coming over there
    3. Awesome Bass Brandon!
    4. Brandon Khang
      Were you on a boat around 7 am
    5. Cory Dobson
      I was just east of that point in 8 FOW for a while this morning, wasn't marking much and wind was tough...
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  4. Surface temp was down 4-5 degrees this morning with overnight temps and winds the last few days....down to 69.

  5. No bass today, but not a bad consolation

    23 in. Northern Pike with a Jig and Craw

  6. Details: 14 in. Smallmouth Bass with a soft crawdad

  7. Details: Bluegill

  8. Channel Catfish with a Matrix Shad

  9. Great Fight

    Catfish with a Strike King Crankbait

    1. Ethan Danciak
      Ok well great catch
    2. Ron Scalissi
      sorry didn't weight it, just wanted to get it back in the water
    3. Ethan Danciak
      What's the weight of that fish
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  10. Fishing for bass

    Catfish with a strike king crankbait

    1. Brent Holman
      Nice! I sure wish I had a boat...
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