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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch, musky and northern pike at Lake Kegonsa in Wisconsin.

Lake Kegonsa, WI

Boating and fishing enthusiasts relish days spent on Lake Kegonsa, a 3,200-acre lake in the southeast part of the state, at Stoughton. For anglers who enjoy casting to the bank, there are over 10 miles of shoreline.

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Lake Kegonsa, located in Dane County, Wisconsin, is a popular fishing destination for both locals and visitors. Situated in the southern part of the state, the lake offers a variety of fish species and ample opportunities for anglers of all skill levels.

Largemouth bass and smallmouth bass are abundant in Lake Kegonsa, making it a haven for bass fishing enthusiasts. The lake's structure, including weed beds, submerged timber, and rocky areas, provides ideal habitat for these species. Anglers can employ various techniques such as topwater lures, soft plastics, and crankbaits to target bass throughout the year.

Walleye fishing is another popular pursuit in Lake Kegonsa. The lake's deep water and submerged structures offer prime habitat for walleye, especially during early morning and evening hours. Trolling with crankbaits or jigging with live bait can be effective methods to entice these elusive fish.

Anglers in Lake Kegonsa can also find white crappie, black crappie, channel catfish, northern pike, yellow perch, bluegill, and muskie. These species offer additional fishing opportunities and add to the diversity of the lake's fishery. Crappie and bluegill are often sought after by anglers looking for panfish action, while muskie enthusiasts can try their luck targeting the lake's elusive muskie population.

Lake Kegonsa in Dane County, Wisconsin, offers a diverse fishery with popular species such as largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, white crappie, black crappie, channel catfish, northern pike, yellow perch, bluegill, and muskie. With its scenic surroundings, boating options, and camping amenities, Lake Kegonsa provides an enjoyable and well-rounded outdoor experience for anglers and nature lovers alike.

For those preferring to troll or cast to deeper waters, there's plenty of opportunity. Popular here are white bass, bluegill, crappie and walleye, but bass, catfish, perch, pike and musky also get a fair bit of attention. Four boat launch ramps, a swimming beach and LaFollette County Park allow lake access for the public, some of which provides opportunity for fishing from the bank. Rental boats, lodging, camping and supplies are all available at the lake.

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Primary fish species residing in Lake Kegonsa

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White Crappie Walleye Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Rock Bass Yellow Perch Muskie Northern Pike

Lake Kegonsa Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Lake Kegonsa is not only a great fishing spot but also a popular destination for boating and camping. Boaters can enjoy cruising the calm waters of the lake or engaging in water sports activities. There are boat ramps available for easy access. Additionally, camping facilities around the lake provide opportunities for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts to extend their stay and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Fish Camp Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off County Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Lake Kegonsa Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Quam Drive, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Lake Kegonsa State Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, east side, off Park Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Town of Pleasant Springs Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Williams Point Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Kegonsa State Park Campground - 608 873-9695

Badgerland Campground - 608 873-5800

Lake Kegonsa WI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Kegonsa
Lake Kegonsa State Park
2405 Door Creek Rd
Stoughton, WI 53589
608 873-9695


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Lake Kegonsa in WI

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