Lake Wilhelm

Mercer - Pennsylvania


  • 115 catches

  • 934 followers

  • 17 spots

An outstanding warmwater fishery supports quality Largemouth Bass, black Crappie and Bluegill. The bass maintain one of the most dense and stable populations in the state. Good numbers of purebred muskie available.

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Lake Wilhelm Fishing Reports

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  1. 1 lb. 12 oz. 12.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a green pumpkin red flake worm.

  2. 1 lb. 9.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a green pumpkin/white weighted sinko

  3. 3 lb. 2 oz. 14.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Green Pumpkin/white weighted sinko

  4. 13.0 in. Black Crappie with a Lindy Ice Worm Jigs

  5. Caught 5 at Wilhelm today, 3 on Senkos, 1 on a Yum Dinger, one on a Crankbait. Smallest was 1lb, largest was right at 3lbs.

    3 lb. 17.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Drew H 0
      Chunky boys!
    2. Mark Merlin 0
      Ty Rick
    3. Rick S 0
      Very nice Mark!
    4. Mark Merlin 0
      It was, but the grass is starting to take over. I didn't have to many clean casts. Most every one I had to clean grass off of what I threw.
    5. Frank Yamada 0
      Good day at Wilhelm!
    6. Mark Merlin 0
      Ty Gents, Chad, with the wind it was very comfortable out there.
    7. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice job Mark!! Cant believe how hot it was today.🎣
    8. Jeff Beers 0
      Look at those bellies! Good day out there. Congrats man!
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  6. 6.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Rapala Jointed Deep Husky Jerk

    1. Brad Erlwein 0
      Yep...it was the only bite I got in nearly 5 hrs. Why was this little fish so aggressive when the others could not be enticed to bite or strike. The water is still ...more pretty warm (72F).
    2. Rick S 0
      When they hit lures as big as them, you gotta wonder " what are they thinking"?
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  7. 26 in. Channel Catfish

    1. Rick Wolanin 0
      we target walleye. not too much luck lately
    2. Martin Pavlik 0
      Nice cat, any walleye on the bottom bouncers? That's my main go to for eye's, with Colorado blades , brass or gold.
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  8. Good morning bite, but the action died down once the sun came out. On the water for four hours. Still figuring this place out. This one was the highlight of the ...more day at almost 3 1/2 lbs.

    3 lb. 6 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Drew H 0
      Nice fish, gotta get back to that lake this fall!
    2. Jim Holland 0
      Very nice, Frank!
    3. Ted Gerle 0
      Thanks Frank, have to write that one of my list ! Maybe we will meet up some day at Moraine and talk !
    4. Frank Yamada 0
      Ted, the channel is there. The weeds are choking up the water up to about 1-2 ft. of the surface even in the channel.
    5. Rick S 0
      Very nice Frank!
    6. Ted Gerle 0
      Frank, thanks for the info. I've been thinking about that place for awhile. There used to be a decent channel going through there which I fished.
    7. Frank Yamada 0
      Jim, bite has been slow, at least the couple of times I’ve been there. Ted, the upper part of the lake is almost completely choked off with weeds (and very, very ...more shallow).
    8. Ted Gerle 0
      Nice fish ! I haven't fished there in many years, but the upper no motor section was always good for me.
    9. Jim Leise 0
      I haven't made it up there yet this year. I haven't had much luck up there the last couple years I went, and heard the bite was still slow. Used to be ...more one of my favorite places to go, glad you got some going!
    10. Rob C 0
      Nice! Big lake; lots to figure out. We’re hoping to get up there soon.
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  9. corrected bait. auto type entered it wrong

    20.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Lunker City Salad Spoon

    1. Rick S 0
      Real nice Scott wtg!
  10. 15 in. Northern Pike

    1. Kevin Rafferty 0
      way to go Sheila 😊
    2. Kevin Rafferty 0
      way to go Sheila 😊
    3. James Pahel 0
      Very nice!
    4. Leo Sayles 0
      Nice!
    5. Scott S 0
      You got a grip on that one
    6. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice catch!!🎣
    7. alfred kinney 0
      πŸ‘
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