Lake Wilhelm

Mercer - Pennsylvania

  • 103 catches


  • 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. Slow retrieve dragged on bottom.

    13 in. Small Large Mouth Bass with a 1/4 oz Jig, White with red eye, black twister tail

    1. Greg ODay 0
      My bad.
    2. Frank Yamada 0
      That would be a small largemouth bass.
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  2. biggest of the day caught a bunch 1-3lbers between 3 of us

    4 lb. 1 oz. 20 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Greg ODay 0
      What part of the lake where you on and what where you throwing?
  3. camera shy bass

    2 lb. 3 oz. 16 in. Largemouth Bass

  4. 2 lb. 10 oz. 17 in. Largemouth Bass

  5. 1 lb. 11 oz. 15 in. Largemouth Bass

  6. Managed to get 5 yesterday, not bad for blue skies. Here's the vid!

    Largemouth Bass with a Texas Rig

  7. Best of 3 during a 6 hour tournament challenge, yesterday. Caught several more, but, unfortunately, were under the 12 inch limit. Live and learn. 🤷‍♂️

    18.0 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Jim Holland 0
      Thanks guys!
    2. Rick S 0
      Nice work Jim! looks like a good day to me!
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      Nice one Jim.
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  8. Decided to get out and practice a few techniques that are not part of my comfort zone. Last time was weightless worms. This time, I decided to focus on Drop Shotting, ...more as well as scope out a potential body of water for an upcoming challenge. Six, in all. First one thrashed and snapped my line with my bait still in it's mouth. Second one, my phone must not have got the shot like I thought. The true memory of the day, was at around 1 O'clock, when I decided to check out a shallow bay. Paddled through a giant bait ball. Spun around, put down the drop shot and picked up a black paddletail. On the 2nd or 3rd cast, I had my bite. Didn't think much of it, until a tank all of 6 or 7 pounds jumped next to my kayak, and spit the bait! God, I wish I had landed her! Totally dwarfed my PB of 5 pounds! At least I have the memory.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Jim Holland 0
      My pleasure, Mark. Go get em!
    2. Mark Merlin 0
      Ty Jim
    3. Jim Holland 0
      I've only launched at Long Boom boat launch, but I wouldn't advise venturing into the stump field to the left of it, first time. Many of the stumps are just ...more below the surface, and if you're not careful, you can end up stuck on one, or flipped into the water. I would probably launch at Lake Wilhelm Boat Launch #3
    4. Mark Merlin 0
      I'm thinking of heading here Monday. Where is a good place to launch my Kayak?
    5. Jim Holland 0
      Thanks, Mark!
    6. Mark Merlin 0
      Thats a great day though, wtg.
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  9. Details: 3 lb. 22 in. Walleye

    Caught 4 walleye but only kept two. All were between 19 and 22 inches. Also small musky in the morning about 20 inches. Used DT’s

    1. Chad Shirey 0
  10. This poor pregnant fatty pooped out a hook 💩

    2 lb. 3 oz. 14 in. Brown Bullhead Catfish

    1. Kevin Rafferty 0
      very nice Sheila 👍👍
    2. Thats a fat one!!! ouch on the hook😂😂😂
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      2 pounder!!!!! Woohoo! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
    4. Chad Shirey 0
      getting bigger Sheila
    5. LOL!!! Nice healthy one 👍🏻
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