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. Rock Bass with a leech

  2. fishing crappie and got this 11lb

    Channel Catfish with a willie worm

    1. Clay Russell
      I was back in Madison last Saturday and tried trolling for northern pike. Instead, I caught a 12 1/2 pound catfish trolling at 27 feet near Mendota County Park. ...more Now, I am back in Florida where it is hot and too humid.
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  3. Rock Bass with a leach

  4. Largemouth Bass with a leach

    1. Jim Haldeman
      That's a smallmouth bass
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  5. This is why you wake up at 5 am 21"

    Smallmouth Bass

      SWEET !!!
    2. Jon Giacalone
      Real nice smallie!
    3. Cory Dobson
      Great fish!
    4. Hell yeah great bass Brandon!!!!
    5. nicholas wagner
      well said!! and nice fish
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  6. 16 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Drop Shot - Finesse Worm

    1. Tim Steinmetz
      Nice smallmouth!
    2. Rich Pardy
      Nice Mendota Smallie!
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  7. 17inch largemouth on a castaic swim bait

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Jon Giacalone
      Nice bass! Like that lure too!
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  8. 12 lb. 29 in. Channel Catfish with a Senko Texas Rigged

  9. Good bite last night kept some of the smaller ones. Caught 10 over 30" and 7 under 30".

    Channel Catfish with a cutbait

    1. William Copus
      Some of the best eating fish anywhere
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  10. Channel Catfish with a Shrimp

    1. Adam Meece
      Good job bud. Love catching them ugly thing. I usually have good luck off governors island.
    2. Tim Steinmetz
      Monster catfish!
    3. jim johnson
      Nice catch for that time of day from tenny.
    4. Jeremiah Allen
      nice catch
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