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HUMIDITY 30%
VISIBILITY 10MI
DEW POINT 48°

Lake Mendota

Dane County, WI
Dane County, WI
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Lake Mendota is located in Dane County, Wisconsin. This lake is 9,781 acres in size. It is approximately 83 feet deep at its deepest point. When fishing, anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Bluegill, Lake Sturgeon, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Tiger Muskie and Walleye.
SIZE
9,781 acres
MAX DEPTH
83 ft
MEAN DEPTH
42 ft
LAKE TYPE
Drainage Lake
ACCESS
Boat Ramp
TROPHIC STATUS
Eutrophic
ELEVATION
849 ft
BLUEGILL
BLUEGILL
LAKE STURGEON
LAKE STURGEON
LARGEMOUTH BASS
LARGEMOUTH BASS
MUSKIE
MUSKIE
NORTHERN PIKE
NORTHERN PIKE
SMALLMOUTH BASS
SMALLMOUTH BASS
TIGER MUSKIE
TIGER MUSKIE
WALLEYE
WALLEYE
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LAST FISHING REPORT6/2/2020

Mendota has been a tricky one for me lately. 

April and Early May had me getting some 16-19" bass and some 24-30" pike, and some decent size walleye thrown in. 

Late May has been a challenge with the filamentous algae and clear water (and all the recreational boat ...

posted by mking
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BOTTOM COMPOSITION
RESTRICTIONS **
  • Bag limits are for fish caught in all lakes in the LAKE MENDOTA including CHEROKEE LAKE, UNNAMED LAKE OR POND T8N-R9E-S36
  • Catch and release fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass is open year round unless otherwise noted.
  • Motor Trolling is allowed with up to 3 hooks, baits, or lures, per angler.
** Please note that the restrictions listed above my be revised at any time by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources without notice. Be sure to check with your local DNR.
INVASIVE SPECIES
  • Curly-Leaf Pondweed
  • Eurasian Water-Milfoil
  • Freshwater Jellyfish
  • Spiny Waterflea
  • Water Lettuce
  • Zebra Mussel
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