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Springtime is the Right Time for Devils Lake Walleyes

Until the ice gently recedes, shore fishermen are setting their hooks on walleyes and northern pike. Devils Lake has more shore fishing opportunities than perhaps any other inland lake. As ice pulls back and bridge and culvert current areas attract walleyes like a magnet. Fishermen take advantage of…

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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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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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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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Sunshine and Spinners

The 4 th of July is officially behind us and water temps along with air temps are on the rise. Most people consider this the “Dog Days of Summer” and the official slowdown of the walleye bite until fall temps make an appearance in a few months. This occurrence of a staggering walleye bite doesn’t…

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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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Springtime is Devils Lake Walleye Time

When the Devils Lake fishing calendar flips to Spring, good things happen. Walleye fishing peaks in April, May and June on this North Dakota lake nestled adjacent to the city with the same name. With abundant snow this past winter, the lake is projected to rise another couple of feet. The lake…

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Now’s the Time

If Forrest Gump was sitting on a park bench in Devils Lake, North Dakota, he might say, “My Mama always said in winter, people talk about spring fishing. In spring, it’s all about summer. In summer, they plan for fall. And, in fall, their heads are full of perch ice fishing talk.” Forrest is not…

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Chasing Flags

When it comes to mid to late season ice fishing, there is one thing that holds true….one can never get tired of chasing flags! For those that aren’t currently running tip-ups, you are missing out on one of the most useful tools in the ice fishing industry. Tip-ups can be used as a scouting tool…

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