Lake Mendota

Dane - Wisconsin


  • 439 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 290 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

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. If you are looking to get out this weekend on Mendota and wondering how to get around the heave that runs from Gov Island to the West to Gov Nelson, I would access ...more at Gov Island. On the West side of the Island there were will a path that goes to a great crossing point for the heave just off the west point of the island (near the duck blind). It is the only spot I've found to cross the heave safely. Good luck and be safe!

    1. thanks
  2. Yellow Perch with a a variety

    1. Kent Mathews
      Good job.... what depth? I'm fishing along shorewoods deep drops
    2. Hans Klopp
      I found a few nice ones this day. They were alot of work to catch though.
    3. Brian Jensen
      looks like the size of perch on Mendota are coming back!
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  3. Big one of the day

    3 lb. 5 oz. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a spinner bait

    1. Josh Sommerville
      awesome fish Jim. ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
  4. Caught this beast of a channel cat in shallower water, about 7', using cut sunfish.

    23 lb. 10 oz. Channel Catfish with a Bluegill

  5. Details: smallies with a deep cram

  6. Big one of the day

    3 lb. 5 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a spinner bait

  7. Caught yesterday. Released in good health!

    Northern Pike with a jig+grub

    1. wayne lensert
      great job
  8. Largemouth Bass with a white jig/grub

  9. Fishing off the dock, caught a bunch!

    Walleye with a white jig/grub

    1. Robert Coleman
      Perfect eater size! Heat up the oil!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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