Lake Mendota Special Regulations
Dane County, Wisconsin

Below are special fishing regulations for Lake Mendota as regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. For complete fishing regulations for Wisconsin click here.
  • The minimum length limit on largemouth or smallmouth bass is 18" and the daily bag limit is 1.
  • The minimum length limit on northern pike is 40" with a daily bag limit of 1.
  • The minimum length limit on walleye and sauger is 18" with a daily bag limit of 3
  • Motor trolling is permitted county-wide
Please note that the special regulations above my be revised at any time by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources without notice. For complete fishing regulations check with your local DNR