December 11th Ice Conditions

Current Ice Conditions Ice conditions remain at 0-10″. Rain last night and wind over the past week has really slowed ice progress. The north end of Six Mile has been producing fish but Timmy and Brad noted a large area opened back up today. The main lake still has open...

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November 28th Ice Conditions

Warmer weather and some rain has slowed ice progress tremendously. Anglers should use extreme caution when going out on the lake (ATV’s, etc. are not recommended anywhere in the Devils Lake Basin). Alice | Irvine | Dry | Mikes: 3-8 inches (soft ice with water on top) Main Lake: Open...

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Creel Bay Officially Frozen

Creel Bay has officially frozen over! Anglers are still popping some holes up on Alice, Irvine, and Mike’s with fairly slow results. The water clarity is fairly minimal but one trick we heard about was in the murky water on the northern lakes a nice shiny daredevil has been the...

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November 16th Ice Report, Deals, and Upcoming Events

Warmer temps earlier this week have slowed ice progress. The northern lakes (Alice, Irvine, Mike’s) have anywhere from 4-8″ reported although a UTV did go through last week, so we advise not to push your luck! For the most part, the main parts of the lake are still open yet...

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Adiós 2017 Open Water Fishing

Well folks it looks like 2017 open water fishing is nearing its end. We’ve received 4-6″ of snow this past week and it looks like the snow and colder temperatures are here to stay. Several of the northern lakes, and smaller bay areas including Pelican are now frozen over but...

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Fishing Report Septmeber 11th-19th

Now that the weather is finally settling down and the lake is cooling, fish should move back out to deeper water. This should allow for more fish to be caught while jigging. Crank baits should continue to be effective for a few more weeks, but we are starting to see spinners and bottom bouncers slowly fade away. Minnows are being used much more as the days get cloudier, and they are now our guides' go to bait.

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Fishing Report September 4th-10th

The fishing has been becoming more difficult as we transition from summer to fall but fish are still being caught. Crank baits are now effective, along with the standard slip bobber set up. We are seeing fish biting on both night crawlers and minnows.

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Fishing Report August 28th – September 3rd

The Devil’s Lake fishing report for the week August 28th to September 3rd, 2017. Brought to you by Mitchell’s Guide Service. The largest, most experienced, professional, full time Guide Service serving the Devils Lake basin. This is been a very interesting and sometimes challenging week of fishing for us here...

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