August 7th-13th Fishing Report

Fish are still being caught in deeper water, 20- 30 feet. Spinners and bottom bouncers are continuing to work well, and crank baits are starting to show success. Vertical jigging with a leech set up will also work in deep water or directly over structure or weeds.

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July 31st- August 6th Fishing Report

Jigging in weedy, structure filled areas, as well as trolling over structure or contour lines from 20-30 feet. Spinners and nightcrawlers have proven effective on East Bay, with fish moving deep. Jigging leeches works as well earlier in the day.

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July 24th-30th Fishing Report

Fishing is still very good in the southern parts of the lake, as well as Pelican Lake. The main presentation is still spinners, bottom bouncers, and night crawlers. The crank bait bite should increase in the coming weeks. Trolling with spinners in deeper water, anywhere from 10-30 feet is ideal.

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July 17-23 Fishing Report

The fish are still biting on spinners and bottom bouncers, in deeper water (20-30 feet). The fish are being caught mainly on the south side of the lake near Sully's Hill and in the Minnewaken Flats. Hover you can be successful in most parts of lake with a bit of patience.

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July 10-16 Fishing Report

At this moment the fish are not biting leeches, the leech bite is well over and the time has come to use night crawlers. Most people have been having success trolling spinners on ridge-lines from 15-25 feet. Gold and other reflective, warm colors have been showing great successes. Some fishermen and guides have been jigging over deep rock piles, anywhere from 25-30 feet, and have pulled out a few nice trophy fish. 

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June 26th-July 2nd Fishing Report

Yesterday good reports came in from groups trolling crankbaits, pulling bottom bouncers and spinners, and even one group doing a little jigging. Fish are being found throughout the Devils Lake Basin, with no one area dominating the fishing.

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June 19th-25th Fishing Report

The fishing this last week has been good, and as the weather continues to stabilize it should to get better. The fish are moving into deeper water and are more eager to bite moving lures making fishing a bit more immersive.

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June 5th-11th Fishing Report

The fishing on Devils Lake has been incredibly good, the fish are becoming more active as the water warms up and we are looking forward to the best three months of fishing of the year.

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May 29th-June 5th Fishing Report

The Devils Lake Fishing Report for the week of May 29th to June 5th 2017. Brought to you by Mitchell’s Guide Service. The largest, most experienced and professional guide service serving the Devils Lake system. Warmer temperatures are here! This last week’s surface temperatures in the Devils Lake Basin has...

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