Lake Mendota Fishing near Mendota, Illinois
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Description for Lake Mendota, La Salle County, Illinois
Lake Mendota is a lake located just 1 miles from Mendota, in La Salle County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including bullhead, carp, sunfish, catfish, rock bass, northern pike, perch, pumpkinseed, bream/bluegill, crappie, panfish, largemouth bass and warmouth here. Whether you’re fly fishing, baitcasting or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Lake Mendota.
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Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.
Fishing Reports near Lake Mendota
"i caught a 8 pound catfish with catfish bait..." Rob Roy Creek
"Fished across from the powerhouse and caught carp, drum and catfish. Caught a nice 10.5lb channel..." Dayton Dam
"Bluegill are fair but small this week on wax worms around weeds. Catfish are fair-good during past..." Shabbona Lake
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