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Fishing North Dakota

EZFishing brings you North Dakota's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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North Dakota Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in North Dakota.

North Dakota Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in North Dakota?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


North Dakota Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to North Dakota Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of North Dakota's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

North Dakota Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in North Dakota.

  • North Dakota: GFD at State Fair July 21-29
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will host thousands of visitors to its free Conservation and Outdoors Skills Park July 21-29 at the State Fair in Minot. Visitors will be treated to an array of activities, exhibits and useful information as the ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/20/2017 6:58:00 AM
  • Game and Fish payments to counties total more than $644,000
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it has paid more than $644,000 to counties in which it owns or leases land, $62,000 more than for the previous year. The payments are in lieu of property taxes. The payments for 2016 ...
  • Gillette News Record
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  • 7/19/2017 12:21:00 PM
  • Game and Fish payments to counties total more than $644,000
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it has paid more than $644,000 to counties in which it owns or leases land, $62,000 more than for the previous year. The payments are in lieu of property taxes. The payments for 2016 ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 7/19/2017 6:50:00 AM
  • North Dakota Paddesports Events for Women
  • Women ages 18 and older who are interested in attending an upcoming paddlesports workshop sponsored by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department should sign up quickly as class sizes are limited. Participants must know how to swim, and will learn safety ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/18/2017 10:21:00 AM
  • South Dakota lands major national bass-fishing tournament
  • Lake Oahe, which is situated in both South Dakota and North Dakota, was recently ranked as the ninth-best bass-fishing lake in the central United States by Bassmaster Magazine. BASS spokesman Dave Precht said that the series will be the first time that a .
  • Outdoor News
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  • 7/17/2017 3:33:00 PM
  • Game and Fish at State Fair
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will host thousands of visitors to its free Conservation and Outdoors Skills Park July 21-29 at the State Fair in Minot. Visitors will be treated to an array of activities, exhibits and useful information as the ..
  • KFGO
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  • 7/13/2017 4:03:00 AM
  • North Dakota: Record Number of Walleyes Stocked
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel are wrapping up a record year for stocking of walleye fingerlings in more than 130 waters across the state. Jerry Weigel, fisheries production and development supervisor, said more than 12 million .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/11/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • North Dakota: Game & Fish at State Fair
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will host thousands of visitors to its free Conservation and Outdoors Skills Park July 21-29 at the State Fair in Minot. Visitors will be treated to an array of activities, exhibits and useful information as the ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/11/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • ND Game & Fish: Conditions right for Blue-Green Algae
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (Valley News Live) The North Dakota Game and Fish Department advises outdoor enthusiasts to be cautious with their dogs around water this time of year, due to potential health hazards associated with blue-green algae. Wildlife veterinarian .
  • Valley News Live
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  • 7/10/2017 2:37:00 PM
  • Good time to get out and do some fishing
  • Moving further west, I talked to several people up and down the river system. Lake Oahe fishermen have seen the most luck from Akaska up to the North Dakota line. Lisa at Oahe Sunset Lodge in Pollock, says that the fish are healthy with large numbers of ..
  • Public Opinion
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  • 7/6/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • Fargo's Haug nominated into North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame
  • FARGO—Fargo resident Paul Haug is one of four people who have been nominated to the North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame. Haug has been a key member of the Fargo-Moorhead Muskies Inc., National Muskies Inc., North Dakota Sportfishing Congress, the F-M ...
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  • 7/6/2017 12:36:00 AM
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  • Channel Buzz
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  • 7/4/2017 8:54:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish increases water patrols for Independence Day weekend
  • While police are out in numbers watching for drunk drivers, the North Dakota Game and Fish department is doing the same on the water. Waves, wind, and sun, it could make a bad situation even worse for those who decide to drink and boat. "There is no brakes
  • KFYR-TV
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  • 7/2/2017 8:17:00 PM
  • North Dakota Game and Fish's Jeb Williams on drought emergency
  • Jeb Williams, wildlife division chief with the North Dakota Game and Fish, speaks to the state's drought emergency, and balancing conservation with relief for ag producers. (Joel Heitkamp is a talk show host on the Mighty 790 KFGO in Fargo-Moorhead.
  • KFGO
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  • 6/29/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • Game and Fish continues to sample for larval zebra mussels on Red River
  • Water samples from initial testing this spring haven't been processed, but zebra mussels in the Red River remain at relatively low abundance, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department says. According to Jessica Howell, aquatic nuisance species coordinator
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 6/29/2017 4:52:00 PM
  • Release fish properly for the next angler to catch
  • Many modern-day anglers enjoy a fillet or two, but are more in tune with catching than cleaning. Having grown up in North Dakota, this transition has surprised me. Most anglers will keep a few fish for eating, and maybe save a fish-of-a-lifetime to send to
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 6/29/2017 5:18:00 AM
  • North Dakota: Channeling Angler Efforts towards Catfish
  • Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel work with channel catfish netted from the Missouri River System. These fish, and others, were stocked in waters around the state. Catfish caught on the Red River. Fishing scene on the Red River in eastern North
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/28/2017 5:40:00 AM
  • Establishing New Fishing Lakes in North Dakota
  • Bruce Kreft, Bismarck, releases a small walleye on Sibley Lake, one of the many newer prairie walleye fisheries in North Dakota. Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel launch a boat from shore on McPhail WMA in Kidder County. fathead minnows ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/28/2017 5:40:00 AM
  • Doug Leier: A few tips on releasing the fish you catch
  • Many modern-day anglers enjoy a fillet or two, but are more in tune with catching than cleaning. Having grown up in North Dakota, this transition has surprised me. Most anglers will keep a few fish for eating, and maybe save a fish-of-a-lifetime to send to
  • INFORUM
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  • 6/27/2017 3:52:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Pays $644,000 in Property Taxes
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently paid more than $644,000 in taxes to counties in which the department owns or leases land. The 2016 in-lieu-of-tax payments are the same as property taxes paid by private landowners. The Game and Fish ...
  • KFGO
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  • 6/26/2017 5:58:00 PM

North Dakota Guides/Outfitters

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North Dakota Fishing Clubs

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