North Dakota Fishing Reports

Devils Lake Ice Fishing Report-January 16th, 2022

Devils Lake Ice Fishing Report-January 16th, 2022

A few words come to mind this past week up here on Devils Lake. Snow, wind, cold, warm and Covid. Yes, I said the bad word Covid. Not me, but we have had a few groups cancel on us here as of late due to Covid. So if you are looking to get a day or two in here in...

Devils Lake Fishing Report-January 8th, 2022

Devils Lake Fishing Report-January 8th, 2022

It certainly amazes me how fast word travels these days when it comes to catching fish. Modern technology without question, is a huge factor in this. Texts messages, snapchat, instant messaging, pin drops etc all factor into word of a bite and spots being discovered...

Devils Lake Ice Fishing Report and More-January 1st, 2022

Devils Lake Ice Fishing Report and More-January 1st, 2022

Well between fixing starters, putting tracks on, having to get a skid shack, thawing frozen pipes, fixing zippers on shacks etc. etc. We have actually been fishing during this massive deep freeze, and surprisingly some days have been pretty good. First thing we are...

Ice Fishing Report-December 26th, 2021

Ice Fishing Report-December 26th, 2021

Well, to a few people these reports suck. I do need to remind everyone, I DO NOT get paid to post a report. I merely do it to help folks gather a little information before venturing out. I will say this, the positive feedback I get, outweighs the negative. So for...

Ice Fishing Report North Dakota- December 19th, 2021

Ice Fishing Report North Dakota- December 19th, 2021

The cold snap has finally hit the north portion of North Dakota and it is allowed us to finally start venturing around. It's still not safe for truck traffic thickness yet, but atvs are starting to get around many of the lakes in the upper half of ND. I still tell...

Devils Lake Area Fishing and Ice Fishing Report- December 12th, 2021

Devils Lake Area Fishing and Ice Fishing Report- December 12th, 2021

Ice ice baby was the famous vanilla ice song. As the lyrics go, we are making ice in the northern tier of the state. I would say we are a bit behind on the ice development, but in areas it's happening! I spent much of the later portion of this week roaming around the...

Missouri River Fishing Report-December 5th, 2021

Missouri River Fishing Report-December 5th, 2021

Broken record I know! Can't argue this at all. I said probably 3 fishing reports ago I was gonna make the switch over. Well, that hasn't happened quite yet, but looking out my window this morning it's definitely ice fishing season. I was supposed to start the ice...

Missouri River Fishing Report-November 28th, 2021

Missouri River Fishing Report-November 28th, 2021

A little bit of a repeat from last weeks fishing report. For you diehard ice fishermen things are starting to happen. For you diehard open water fishermen, things are still happening. This week I found myself checking a few smaller bodies of water up and around the...

ND Fishing Report-November 21st, 2021

ND Fishing Report-November 21st, 2021

We have had a decent week of weather. A few guys have been out probing both the open and frozen waters. For me I'm not quite ready to venture out on the ice. I do so much ice fishing starting mid December running into mid March, I'll wait until she's thick enough for...

Missouri River Fishing Report-November 14th, 2021

Missouri River Fishing Report-November 14th, 2021

I know our open water days are limited. The long range forecast does have a couple nice days in there, but it's definitely turning colder and my brain is slowly shifting to the hard water season. The fish are still biting on the river however. It seems the fish are...

Missouri River Fishing Report- November 8th, 2021

Missouri River Fishing Report- November 8th, 2021

I had to go back and change this first paragraph of my fishing report. I totally forgot to post it. I've been busy fishing obviously, but me fishing, bird hunting and bow hunting all on the same weekend totally sidetracked me from posting a fishing report. So here it...

Missouri River Fishing Report-October 30th, 2021

Missouri River Fishing Report-October 30th, 2021

I've talked about this before in my recent reports but I think fall is finally here! Air temps and water temps are falling and yes our open water days for 2021 are numbered. A few things to keep in mind as we approach the end. Some of the ramps now on the river have...

Missouri River Fishing Report-October 23rd, 2021

Missouri River Fishing Report-October 23rd, 2021

I put out a post earlier this week about the condition of the fish on the Missouri River. The fish are definitely on the skinny side. The good news is the water temps are falling and these fish should begin to feed heavily. We finally experienced our first hard frost...

Fish Condition on the Missouri River-October 21, 2021

Fish Condition on the Missouri River-October 21, 2021

This is kind of a fishing report (I'll still post one this weekend) but I wanted to write on the condition of the Missouri River near Bismarck as I see it from being on the water fishing everyday. disclaimer I am not a Game and Fish Biologist, this is merely what I'm...

Lake Sakakawea and Missouri River Fishing Report-October 16th, 2021

Lake Sakakawea and Missouri River Fishing Report-October 16th, 2021

It's been a rough week weather wise. I did fish one day on Sakakawea and one day on the Missouri River near Bismarck. I'll start with Lake Sakakawea out of Indian Hills Resort. We had a ton of wind and our first cold snap of the season. We marked a ton of fish in the...

Missouri River Fishing Report-October 10th, 2021

Missouri River Fishing Report-October 10th, 2021

So the calendar is saying fall. The temps lately are saying otherwise. Unfortunately, this is slowing the start of the river fall bite somewhat. The fish are biting at times and other times they are not. The one thing I've noticed is the fish are feeding in short...

Missouri River Fishing Report-October 2nd, 2021

Missouri River Fishing Report-October 2nd, 2021

I have finally begun my fall transition to the river here near Bismarck. Water is super low, and the structure has changed, but the fish are starting to show themselves and for me this is the most exciting time of the year! Before I go all in on this river report....

Devils Lake Fishing Report- September 25th, 2021

Devils Lake Fishing Report- September 25th, 2021

This will probably be my last Devils Lake fishing report until the upcoming ice fishing season. I will say this, if the open water season on Devils Lake is any indication on what this winter will be like, it's going to be epic! We have finally hit the fall transition....