Lake Mendota

Dane - Wisconsin

  • 322 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 257 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. 9 lb. 10 oz. 27 in. Channel Catfish

  2. 11 lb. 28 in. Channel Catfish

  3. advertisement
  4. Details: 7 in. Bluegill with a wax worm

    dozen keepers in two hours

  5. Details: perch

  6. Details: perch

    1. wayne lensert
      thanks jake, love those fried melt in your mouth.
  7. Details: perch

    1. wayne lensert
      I live in fl now used to live in Minocqua ,wi walleye time. coming up for a month in june, best fishing month of the year.
  8. Details: perch crappie smallmouth

  9. great last day to be fishing

    Black Crappie with a Tungsten jig

    1. wayne lensert
  10. 17 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Drew Gierach
      Nice fish
    2. Brent Holman
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  11. Details: perch

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