Lake Mendota

Dane - Wisconsin

  • 270 catches

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  • 207 spots

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

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Recent Activity

Shared activity and fishing reports on and near Lake Mendota

  1. Details: rocks

  2. Details: rocks

  3. Love Lake Mendota Smallmouth!!!

    4 lb. 19 in. Smallmouth Bass with a dropShot

    1. Seann Moran
      Love that lake! Nice work!
    2. Thanks Jon!!
    3. Jon Giacalone
      Nice catch!
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  4. Surface hit just below bridge. Second cast.

    17 in. Largemouth Bass with a rubber worm with float jig

    1. Seann Moran
      Never fished there, always looked fishy though.
    2. Ben Delzer
    3. Seann Moran
      Hwy m?
    4. Seann Moran
      Large mouth๐Ÿ˜
    5. Ben Delzer
      I tried changing the description to smallmouth but wouldn't let me. Can anyone tell me from the pic for sure?
    6. Drew Gierach
      Nice fish and looks like a fun spot!
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  5. Details: big

  6. Morning suprise

    4 lb. 28 in. Northern Pike with a spinner bait

  7. 20 ft. From shore. Used my new scale. Ity said 2.74 lbs. Not sure I did that right.๐Ÿ˜‹

    18 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Soft plastic minnow

    1. Thanks Shawn!
    2. Capt. Kenneth & Kenny - I left it in the boat. I think I'am going out tomorrow, so I'll check it in the morning. Thanks guys!
    3. Way to go Linda! That's a good one. I agree I think it would be bigger than 2.7 looks double that. Nice one!
    4. Boga not big.
    5. Yes, check it like Capt. Kenneth Walker said. Before I started using big as I used a digital and did the same thing.
    6. Linda, Make sure it's not weighing in Kg. I made that mistake when I got mine. Easy enough to change, using the directions. That fish looks larger than that ...more scale says. If it did weigh it in Kg, multiply it by 2.2 and u have lbs. and reset the scale for lbs for the next fish. After you set it to lbs, it stays that way until the battery dies or is removed. Tight lines
    7. Thanks guys!
    8. Nice fish regardless of the weight!!!
    9. better off just measuring the fish real quick anyway. that's a nice one
    10. Hi Kenny! I got the Rapala 50lb. Digital. But I just realized that the weight I put down might be the tare. I think I better read the instructions. LOL
    11. Nice bass. What scale you get?
    12. Drew Gierach
      Good looking smallie and nice catch!
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  8. Caught this little guy on a fallen tree right off the shore. I believe it's a largemouth but I'm pretty new to bass fishing does anyone have some insight?

    9 in. Largemouth Bass with a 6in Senko on 4/0 hook

    1. Drew Gierach
      You're welcome. Tight lines!
    2. Liam Duffy
      Thank you for the help!
    3. Drew Gierach
      Nice work and yep, that's a Largemouth. Check out this resource for more info to help identify a Largemouth
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  9. 20 lb. 2 oz. 30 in. Channel Catfish with a night crawler

    1. Rich Pardy
      Nice catch!!
    2. That's a fat cat!!!
    3. awesome
    4. Monster channel!! Congrats!!!
    5. kenny thompson
      Nice cat!!
    6. Lincoln Craigge
      That's a really nice channel
    7. Drew Gierach
      Wow! Biggest cat I've seen on Fishidy all day.
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  10. Luke's first fish today. Also caught 4 more bass 2 walleyes. 2 perch 2 bluegills and 3 Rock bass. A fun day

    16 in. Smallmouth Bass with a minnow

    1. Jim Pawlowski
      awesome Luke...keep it up!
    2. Brent Holman
      #awesome, I've never hooked a #Bass that big
    3. Drew Gierach
      I bet that was just crazy fun.
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