Lake Mendota

Dane - Wisconsin


  • 556 catches

  • 3K+ followers

  • 367 spots

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

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Lake Mendota Fishing Reports

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  1. Big one of day

    3 lb. 5 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a Z-Man Scented Curly TailZ

  2. Quick Smallie before softball hahaha

    17 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Mepps Aglia-e Spinner

    1. Brent Holman 0
      Nice! I Love Mepps Lures, And I'm Not Even A Cone-Head, If You Get That Joke! My Favorite Is The Mepps #3 Black Fury Yellow Spots On Black Spinner, Never Fails! ...more I've Caught 14-15 Different Species Of Fish In Madison Lakes, Spring, Summer, Fall, If You Count The Big Carp I Snagged Thru The Tail Of A Carp, Just Where Tail Meets Body...Wen I Was Ten! Wingra! Tought I Had A Turtle...Also A Snapper Got One And Took It Down By Limnology Some Years Back...Pulled Straight Back, Unwound The Knot I Failed At W/30 Lb. Mono...Man I Missed The Last 3 Years Fishing...But I Still Live 1 Block Up From Terminus Of North Lake Street, If You Are Ever There,,,,I'm The Hippy Looking Guy..Hippikat Means 'A Man Who Is Very Aware', After Not Fishing For 25 Years I Found I'm VERY Aware Of The Fish In Mendota, At Least Along That Shoreline....Watch The Minnows Chased By The Bigger, And The Fin Cutting The Water, Right? 'An Ancient Activity'... Fishing And Boy Scouts!
  3. 39 incher released to live another day.

    Northern Pike with a Extra large Golden Shiner

    1. caleb lowery 0
      grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
    2. Brent Holman 0
      woof....i mean bark....um.....!!!!
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  4. Like if I you like catching fish on hotdogs or find in funny

  5. It was at least 2 lbs and it put up a heck of a fight.

    2 lb. 3 oz. 15 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Hotdog, no cap

    1. George Horvath 0
      Nice
  6. 4 lb. 15 in. Largemouth Bass with a Walking Frog

    1. Amber Roe 0
      Beautiful
    2. Al Venus 0
      nice
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  7. 5 lb. 5 oz. 79 in. Largemouth Bass with a Walking Frog

  8. Details: 18 in. Smallmouth Bass

    Caught it on a popper at sunset

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