Welcome to our Lake Winnebago Home Page

Lake Winnebago is the nation’s second largest inland freshwater lake.  It is 28 miles long, 11 miles wide and covers 137,700 acres.  It is so big that it takes up space in 3 different counties including Winnebago, Fond du Lac and Calumet.  The lake covers 85 miles of shoreline and you can find plenty of lighthouses, launch ramps, harbors, parks and restaurants around the water.  The lake is very popular for a variety of outdoor activities.  There is plenty of room on the lake for everyone.

The fishing on Lake Winnebago is excellent.  It is a large lake, but it is not as overwhelming as some would think.  It is known as a great numbers lake for walleye and there are many other species of fish that you can catch here too.


Learn About the Fish


Primary Species of Fish
Walleye & White Bass


Lake Winnebago is known as a tremendous walleye fishery and that’s why most anglers come to fish Lake Winnebago.  The white bass fishery is also very good.  For anglers that target these fish, you can put a lot of them in the boat in a hurry.


Secondary Species of Fish
Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Muskie, Catfish, Perch, Crappie & Bluegill


This lake has such a diverse fishery.  Some of the other species of fish that anglers target here are crappie, perch, bluegill, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, northern pike, muskie and catfish.  Some trophy fish are here for sure and if you are looking to put a bunch of different species of fish in the boat, it’s tough to beat Lake Winnebago.