Lake Sakakawea

Hometown volunteer the face of North Dakota Governor’s Cup Walleye Derby

The Governor’s Cup is the largest and longest running of any fishing tournament in the state. (Visit Garrison, North Dakota photo)GARRISON, N.D. β€” She has become the face of the North Dakota Governor’s Cup Walleye Derby. Years of volunteerism can result in such things, but that’s more than fine for Joyce Pfliger. “I love it. Great people. Great people,” said…

North Dakota fishing opportunities: Sakakawea walleye numbers strong; workshop set for spearfishers

(North Dakota Game and Fish)It’s not quite like shooting fish in a barrel. But fish numbers – walleyes, in this case – reportedly are swelling in North Dakota’s premier fishery. And, not far from Lake Sakakawea and the Missouri River, spearfishing is the thing. Or, at the very least, a thing. Combine the two, and winter fishing opportunities would appear…