MENU
Lake-Link Home
LOGIN
LOG IN
CURRENTLY 53°
FAIR
WINDS SOUTH @ 6MPH
HUMIDITY 64%
VISIBILITY 10MI
DEW POINT 41°

Mendota Catfish, Dane County

Mendota Catfish, Dane County
SHARE THIS PAGE
GET MORE LAKE INFO
Kwik Trip Fish Report Store Specials
Kwik Trip @ the lake
$1.99 6-PK GLAZERS
CLICK FOR MORE DAILY SPECIALS
DISPLAYING 1 TO 10 OF 289 POSTS
FILTER OPTIONS
4/19/20 @ 11:45 PM
Fillet Show
User since 7/14/08

Nice kitties Steve and Herb.  I have been chasing bass, and thinking I’d try for kitties.  Today would have been nice out of the wind.  Good work.


fs

4/19/20 @ 9:58 PM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (10%)
Waning Crescent
CONDITIONS
Sunny
WATER TEMP
51° - 55° F
AIR TEMP
56° - 60° F
Fishlovme
Fishlovme
MEMBER since 6/22/01

Caught one catfish and one bullhead this afternoon.  The catfish was one inch smaller than my PB caught last June (see below).  Cutbait piece of a bluegill caught both fish.  Water temp was 52 when I started and 56 when I left.  Still a little early.

7/21/19 @ 4:40 PM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (80%)
Waning Gibbous
muskyike
User since 8/12/10

Whoa!  Todd you really need to cut down on the cut bait yourself!  You are getting a little hefty there fella!

7/18/19 @ 10:28 PM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (97%)
Waning Gibbous
CONDITIONS
Sunny
AIR TEMP
81° - 88° F
herbsuperb
User since 6/27/06

The fishing gods were good to me tonight. She weighed in just shy of 35 pounds. Caught on a cut sucker on 12 LB mono. I was targeting Carp so I really didn't bring my A-Game for Cats tonight. Just an afterthought, really. I was VERY lucky to have landed her. Just shows you never know what's going to happen when you put a bait in the water around here.

Released in good order. MANY thanks to the fellow that helped me out with the net and photos. She blew away my previous PB (22.7 LB) by over 12 pounds. In all the excitement I forgot to take a length measurement :-(. Now I need to find that elusive 30 pound Carp!

6/9/19 @ 7:03 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (44%)
Waxing Crescent
Fishlovme
Fishlovme
MEMBER since 6/22/01

Fished with my buddy Dave, 9 am until 4 pm. Caught my personal best 35 inches. We fished several spots all day with very little luck. Caught two all day and one broke my line when it went under the boat. We also caught two northern and a largemouth bass on cut bait! 

6/8/19 @ 9:01 PM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (33%)
Waxing Crescent
CONDITIONS
Sunny
WATER TEMP
66° - 70° F
AIR TEMP
76° - 80° F
Lunkerhunt85
User since 5/10/14

Caught bass fishing. One in upper Mendota by skipper buds other at fox bluff. Chatterbait and 3.3 keitech on jig head. 

6/4/19 @ 6:56 AM
Fishlovme
Fishlovme
MEMBER since 6/22/01
Anything happening this year? Going to give it a try this weekend, wondering if I should stay in the lake or head up to the marsh?

8/29/18 @ 2:12 PM
herbsuperb
User since 6/27/06

The 'closures' website for Dane County says the Tenney Locks are still closed to boat traffic, but is the park open? The breakwater? The parking lots in that area?


8/29/18 @ 11:48 AM
eyelooking
eyelooking
MEMBER since 2/28/05

The Sept 1 event has been cancelled due to high water and "NO WAKE" restrictions. It has been re-scheduled to Saturday Sept. 29, 2018 starting at 7am. Please contact me with details. Participants get 1 free yr updates on your Navionics chart and a free Navionics hat and there will be a drawing for a free chart. Please contact me if you need more information. I have a info sheet I can email you with more details. Thanks! Greg Ollila [email protected], 262-960-8220, or PM me. #Navionics


8/27/18 @ 9:52 AM
eyelooking
eyelooking
MEMBER since 2/28/05

Nice fish JigOrNot!

DISPLAYING 1 TO 10 OF 289 POSTS
Advertise here
Advertise here
Please take a moment to visit our sponsors. Without them we would not be here.