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Now in Full Swing with Fish House Packages- Latest Ice Report

Another week has gone by and we are now fully operational with our fish house lodging packages! This is one of the earliest years we’ve been fortunate enough to get out on the ice with our fish houses– that being said if you’re looking for early ice action there is still availability before Christmas. (Just a note the front desk/baitshop/fish houses are closed on Christmas Day)

Our ice crew guys were able to get around a dozen+ of our houses out in Creel Bay last week– and we’ll be shuffling more of the fleet out this week. We’ve been finding anywhere from 9″-12″ of ice, with a little less in the main bay out past Rocky and Military Point’s. ATV’s and Snobears are now safe throughout most parts of the lake. Now that more mobility is available, anglers have been venturing out to deeper water in that 35 to 40 foot range catching Perch on humps and drop-offs,  stirring up a lot of noise with jigs like Buckshots.

The Walleye bite remains consistent anywhere from 10-25 feet of water. Per usual, flooded trees in the mornings and evenings using smaller sized Jigging Raps with minnow heads or waxies has worked out best.

A Midwest Outdoors Segment with Tommy and Bendy

Kyle on Dakota Country Radio with Report (week ago)

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Pike still strong according to North Dakota Game and Fish Survey

Devils Lake is really known as a Perch and Walleye fishery. But, Pike fishing is something you can expect to find a lot of success with here.

Thanks to all of you that came by and saw us at the Fargo Ice Show this past weekend! Looking forward to seeing some of you this winter.

For reservations call 701-662-5996 extension 1.

See you on the ice!

By |2018-12-11T23:55:10+00:00December 11th, 2018|Fishing Reports|

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The Crew from Woodland Resort welcomes you to Devils Lake, a true natural wonder. If you are a fisherman, hunter, explorer, or casual tourist, our area and resort can accommodate your interests.

Located on the shores of Creel Bay, Woodland Resort has all the amenities needed for your all-season activities. Whether it’s our modern lodging, excellent food at our restaurant, handy convenience store and fully stocked bait shop, indoor heated four season fish cleaning station, wintertime fish house rentals, legendary guided fishing packages, or just some good advice on where the fish are biting, you will find all the services you need from our friendly, helpful staff.

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1012 Woodland Drive Devils Lake,
ND 58301