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October 1

September has been quite a month for anglers trying their luck at Devils Lake, ND.. Walleyes are being found deep, shallow, ultra shallow and every where in between. Jigging, bouncer / spinners combinations and crankbaits have produced well. When you find the better walleyes they are biting that is for...

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July 28

We have had anglers all the way from Florida, Texas, and New York this past week and boy did they choose a good time to come to Devils Lake and fish with Woodland Resort and Mitchell’s Guide Service. Walleyes topping 8 lbs, white bass hitting the 3.5 lb mark, and...

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July 2

The weather has been heating up and fishing continues to be hot. Big fish, small fish, all kinds of fish; now is the time to be fishing on Devils Lake. People are finding a lot of success trolling both spinners with live bait, as well as pulling #5 crank baits...

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May 28

After unseasonably cold temperatures earlier in the month, fishing this May has lived up to expectations and continues to get better. From great eater walleye to giant 40 inch pike and all the catch and releases in between, it is certainly a great time to be on Devils Lake. We...

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April 17

Creel Bay is officially ice free and the loading dock is in! Other parts of the lake that are ice free include Six Mile Bay, the majority of the Minnewaukan Flats, and Pelican Lake. There is still a couple ice sheets in the Main Bay and East Bay blowing around,...

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March 6

We will be seeing temperatures climbing into the 30’s and 40’s over the next 10 days so be aware of changing ice conditions especially around pressure ridges, bridges, and other high current areas. Ice thickness is around 36 inches, so continue to bring your auger extensions when coming to Devils...

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February 9

The fishing on Devils Lake has been all over the board lately. Some days are really good and others are a struggle, I guess that’s why they call it fishing. The early morning and late evening shallow walleye bite has been very good, but seems to only last for about...

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January 29

The bite on Devils Lake has finally started to pick up the past couple of weeks. The early morning and late evening bite has certainly been the best chance for catching walleye. Northern pike fishing has been very good all season long thus far, with the time of day not...

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January 15 Ice Update

We have been getting a few calls regarding the recent news articles about the ice conditions on the lake. We want everyone to know that Devils Lake has at least 24 inches of very good ice. There is minimal snow on the lake, so there is no plowed roads or trails....

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January 13

Fishing on Devils Lake has continued to be slow, but has been showing signs of picking up the past couple of days. The bite has been the best right away in the morning and the last hour before sunset. The best walleye bite has been is depths around 15 feet,...

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