(Devils Lake Tourism)Summer fish population surveys by North Dakota fisheries crews peg Devils Lake walleyes, perch and white bass all doing exceptionally well. “The test netting results showed numbers for all species up over last season and most considerably higher than traditional averages,” said biologist Todd Caspers.” Walleyes caught in test nets were 32.4 fish per net this summer. The long-term…
Scott Phipps, of Hatton, N.D., and the 31-inch tagged walleye he caught on Creel Bay of Devils Lake. (Photo courtesy of Scott Hall)Catching a trophy walleye is one thing, but when that amazing fish also carries a tag, and from 11 years ago … well, that’s indeed a fish of a lifetime. For the complete story, click here. Categories: News,…
In the ice-fishing “fish-off” meant to help showcase the two fisheries, 71 of the 85 fish caught between Lake of the Woods and Devils Lake reps were caught by LOTW types.
Joe Henry of Lake of the Woods Tourism will represent the premier walleye fishery in Walleye War. (Lake of the Woods Tourism)When tourism spokesmen for two top ice fishing destinations in the Upper Midwest go head to head in January, there could be a lot on the line – their fishing lines, anyway. Tanner Cherney at North Dakota’s Devils Lake…
Fisheries biologists have completed fall reproduction surveys, which evaluate natural reproduction, stocking success and forage abundance in many waters across the state. And, mostly, the news is good.
But there have been no reports of harm to fish or wildlife at Devils Lake.
Although still waiting for IGFA confirmation, the fish bested the old record by more than a half-pound.
And from the winter streams trout opener in southeastern Minnesota to a kids’ ice fishing clinic in Iowa, winter fishing starts to kick into high gear this holiday weekend
Despite snowy weather, all access ramps expected to be open for New Year’s weekend, with hopes walleye bite also might ramp up