Welcome to our Lake Pepin Home Page

Lake Pepin is a 24,550 acre lake that is located on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin. This is a popular lake for fishing and boating.  There are numerous public boat launches, fishing guide services, marinas and plenty of lodging options to accommodate you on your trip here.

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Primary Species of Fish

Walleye & Northern Pike

Lake Pepin is a very good walleye and sauger fishery.  Anglers can catch good numbers of walleye to go along with some big fish too.  Pike are caught throughout the lake as well and there are some big pike here too.  Fish in the 30 inch range are reported frequently on Lake Pepin.

Secondary Species of Fish

Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Catfish, White Bass, Crappie, Perch & Sunfish

Bass are under fished here due to the walleye, sauger and northern pike fishing.  You can target largemouth bass and smallmouth bass and do fairly well here, but they are definitely a secondary species of fish here.  Catfish are common throughout the lake, but they don’t get a lot of interest from most anglers who fish here.

Lake Pepin Fishing Tips

We have plenty of fishing tips in the following sections:

Learn the Lake

The Fish

Fishing Calendar


Lake Pepin Fishing Regulations

Lake Pepin is a border water.  We are adding links to both the Minnesota and Wisconsin DNR websites.

Minnesota DNR (Lake Pepin)

Wisconsin DNR (Lake Pepin)