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Find A Lake > Dane County > Lake Mendota

Lake Mendota
Dane County, 9781 Acres

Lake Mendota is a 9781 acre lake located in Dane County. It has a maximum depth of 83 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from public boat landings, public beaches. Fish include Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Sturgeon and Catfish. The lake's water is moderately clear.


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Fish

  • Panfish (Abundant)
  • Largemouth Bass (Common)
  • Smallmouth Bass (Common)
  • Northern Pike (Common)
  • Walleye (Common)
  • Catfish (Common)
  • Musky (Present)
  • Sturgeon (Present)

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** About Boating Ordinances: Before boating on an unfamiliar Wisconsin waterways check for a sign at the public boat landing to determine if there are local regulations (more restrictive than state law) which may apply on that waterbody. Also be sure to review the document Wisconsin Boating Regulations at http://dnr.wi.gov/files/pdf/pubs/le/le0301.pdf to learn about statewide regulations. There may be a delay between the time an ordinance is passed and the time it gets into our database. Therefore, the only way to know for sure if a water body has an ordinance in effect is to look for a sign posted at a public boat landing.