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Cold weather could reinvigorate Devils Lake ice fishing

As they have on many water bodies across the Upper Midwest, ice conditions on Devils Lake in North Dakota have seen better winters. However, a coming cold snap is expected to improve those conditions, thus extending the ice-fishing season. Breanne Schellenberg caught this jumbo perch on Devils Lake on Jan. 3. (Photo courtesy of Devils Lake Tourism)

With only a month left of winter, the allure of an ice-angling trip to North Dakota’s Devils Lake intensifies. Located along Highway 2 in the northeastern corner of the state, this renowned fishing destination spans 160,000 acres of water and draws more than 15,000 anglers annually.
Yet regardless of how eager anglers are to hit the hardwater, recent weeks of unseasonably warm weather have made many alter their ice-fishing plans.

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