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Early Devils Lake Open Water Beckons; Seasons Never Close.

When the North Dakota sunshine finally forces the ice to retreat, it’s time to head to Devils Lake for walleyes and pike. The fishing seasons are open year-round. The fish have spawning on their pea-sized brains. Pike and walleyes move near shore and to current areas about mid-April every spring…

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Best Devils Lake Ice Fishing Happening Now!

Devils Lake fishing seasons never close. The calendar pages flip, and when the month of March appears, perch, pike and walleyes are triggered. “Hands-down, March is my favorite month to fish Devils Lake,” said long time ice and open water guide Ancil Reynolds. Before describing specific late ice…

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Devils Lake Officially Open for Ice Season

It’s early to be proclaiming safe ice all across Devils Lake, but the walkers are venturing out…and catching fish. Nick Fautsch from Nick’s Guide Service said, “Wear cleats, carry a rope and have a set of ice picks around your neck, just in case.” Nick concentrates on the west end where 7 to 9…

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Tips for the Devils Lake DIY Crowd

Perhaps the best known North American winter perch fishery is nestled in north-central North Dakota. The Devils Lake walleye population (quantity and quality) also ranks among the best! Many fishermen make plans early; others jump in the truck with a few buddies at the last minute with the next…

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Novemberrrrr – Preseason Ice Checklist

Fall is here, most waterfowl are catching the first flight south and the bucks are starting to rut. That means the long-awaited ice fishing season is nearing. As with the beginning of any new season, preparation is key to ensure your first outing on the ice is a good one! Now is the time to gather…

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25 Days of Christmas Bingo

Support Local Businesses... By supporting our local business community you are supporting our local economy. We all win when we buy local! Make sure to have extra fun while you are out supporting local and join in on our 25 Days of Christmas Bingo running from December 1st through December 25th…

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Fish Majestic Devils Lake this Winter!

Those who visit and fish return time and time again. For those who haven’t yet experienced Devils Lake magnum perch or plentiful walleyes, make winter vacation plans now. Go! This north-central North Dakota city and lake of the same name won’t disappoint. Most visitors hire guides to go to the…

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The Best is Yet to Come

Can the Devils Lake walleye action get any better than it has been all season so far? The answer according to guides and buoyed by biologist’s summer test netting is a resounding, “Yeah, Man!!” What that means is simple – Keep Devils Lake on the radar for walleye fishing within the next several…

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Duck Brood Numbers Jump Nearly 80%

State Game and Fish Department migratory game bird biologists expect a fall flight of ducks similar to 1998, 2004 and 2020. If those past seasons don’t ring a bell, the fall flight is anticipated to be about 23% above last year’s fall flight, based on observations from the annual mid-July duck…

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Top Walleye Pro Anglers to Duel on Devils Lake Sept. 6-8

All eyes will be on Devils Lake Sept. 6-8 when the National Walleye Tour Championship comes to north-central North Dakota. “These are the top walleye anglers in the world,” said Suzie Kenner, tourism director. “The best 41 were invited here following the 2023 NWT season.” One out of two anglers…

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