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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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Shore Fishing Capitol of the World

Spring has finally sprung here on the prairie and that means one thing for avid outdoorsmen, it’s time to pull the long rods out of storage and start chasing walleyes. North Dakota has a very generous walleye season where it is open 365 days a year, so that means upon first ice out it is go-time to…

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Friluftsliv: A way of life in North Dakota

While the brutal cold is not everyone’s cup of tea, those who live and play in North Dakota say life here is addicting. By Anietra Hamper Just the thought of North Dakota, especially in the winter, brings a chill to one’s core. In a state defined by its vast outdoor landscape, residents remain in…

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Spring Fever Cure

Hard to believe it is already April and we still have the lingering effects of winter here in the Lake Region. With the power of the springtime sun it won’t be long before we start to notice that white stuff on the ground we call snow start to disappear. For those patiently waiting for the 160,000…

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December is here and is starting out HOT!

December is here and most of the ice fishing trade shows have come and gone. This can only mean one thing, it’s time to start fishing! As with any new year, comes new lures, new tactics, new lakes and so on and so forth. Here are a few tips to get you headed in the right direction for when you hit…

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Ice is Nice; Devils Lake is Ready

Early ice fishing is happening on Devils Lake and the surrounding lakes. But, caution is strongly advised. Experts warn about ice all winter long. It’s the reason so many people prefer going with area guides. On this ice fishing mecca in north-central North Dakota, ice happens. With it come…

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