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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.

  • Getting ready for fishing season in N.D.
  • BISMARCK, N.D. - Although it's been crummy weather, anglers are already out in their boats fishing. In North Dakota, it's the law to get your fishing license before you drop your line in the later. If you don’t, you could potentially get a fine.
  • KFYR-TV
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  • 4/25/2017 10:29:00 PM
  • Fishing Access Sites on Google Maps
  • North Dakota angler should note that the vast majority of the more than 600 public fishing access sites in the state are now available through Google Maps. Game and Fish Department fisheries production and development section leader Jerry Weigel said the .
  • KFGO
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  • 4/25/2017 5:20:00 PM
  • North Dakota Becoming an Outdoors Woman Event June 23-25
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is accepting registrations for the annual summer workshop June 23-25 at the North Dakota 4-H Camp, Washburn. Enrollment is limited to participants age 18 or older. Workshop fees
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2017 8:06:00 AM
  • North Dakota Lists Fishing Access Sites on Google Maps
  • North Dakota angler should note that the vast majority of the more than 600 public fishing access sites in the state are now available through Google Maps. Game and Fish Department fisheries production and development section leader Jerry Weigel said the .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2017 8:06:00 AM
  • Defibaugh, Mochan Win Cabela's National Walleye Tour Event on Lake Erie
  • The next stop for the Cabela's National Walleye Tour is set for May 11-12 on Lake Sakakawea at Garrison, North Dakota. Anglers that have fished all three regular-season events, in addition to the top points leaders, will qualify for the three-day ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/20/2017 7:33:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish Department: Many Successful Deer Hunters Last Season
  • NORTH DAKOTA — Two-thirds of North Dakota deer hunters had success in bagging an animal last season. The state Game and Fish Department made 49,000 deer gun licenses available last year. Officials say 44,140 deer hunters took to the field, taking about ...
  • KVRR Fox News
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  • 4/19/2017 11:42:00 PM
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department : Bighorn Sheep Population Stable
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's spring bighorn sheep survey revealed a minimum of 296 bighorn sheep in western North Dakota, up slightly from last year and 3 percent above the five-year average. Altogether, biologists counted 104 rams, 170 ewes
  • 4 Traders
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  • 4/17/2017 3:16:00 PM
  • Anglers asked to report any lakes with fish winterkill
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is asking anglers to report any lakes that might have experienced fish winterkill. Winterkill happens when heavy snowfall blocks sunlight from going into lakes. Plants die and stop giving off ..
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 4/15/2017 12:43:00 PM
  • Devils Lake
  • Basically, any ditch or coulee with open water has the potential of holding fish right now if it connects to Devils Lake or other bodies of water in the basin. Don't forget new North Dakota fishing licenses were required as of April 1.
  • fishingforbass.blogspot.com
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  • 4/7/2017 11:45:00 AM
  • North Dakota: Anglers Asked to Report Winterkill
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries biologists are asking anglers to report any lakes that may have experienced winter fish mortality. Fisheries management section leader Scott Gangl said some winterkill is expected every year, with the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/5/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Sportsmen, Game and Fish gather in Rugby
  • RUGBY – A new trapping season for river otters was among the topics of discussion at a North Dakota Game and Fish Department advisory board meeting held here Monday evening. Game and Fish says it intend to open a river otter trapping season Nov. 27 of ...
  • Minot Daily News
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  • 3/29/2017 5:17:00 AM
  • Game and Fish seeks eagle nest reports
  • If you're out and about and see a bald eagle nest in North Dakota, the state Game and Fish Department would like to hear about it. Sandra Johnson, conservation biologist for Game and Fish in Bismarck, said the department is looking for locations of nests .
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 3/27/2017 5:16:00 PM
  • N.D. Warden: Poachers Dumped Animals on State Land
  • Poachers alert: North Dakota Game and Fish Department district game warden Corey Erck is searching for suspected poachers in the illegal taking, possession and dumping of four whitetail deer, a turkey and coyote on the Apple Creek Wildlife Management ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 3/24/2017 6:20:00 PM
  • Game and Fish schedules spring advisory board meetings
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is holding its annual spring advisory board meetings around the state in coming weeks. The meetings are held each spring and fall to give the public a chance to discuss fish and wildlife ...
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 3/21/2017 7:29:00 PM
  • Game and Fish schedules spring advisory board meetings
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is holding its annual spring advisory board meetings around the state in coming weeks. The meetings are held each spring and fall to give the public a chance to discuss fish and wildlife issues
  • KFGO
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  • 3/20/2017 10:45:00 PM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That's one week ...
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 3/16/2017 4:50:00 PM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That's one week ...
  • KFGO
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  • 3/16/2017 9:42:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That's one week ...
  • The Pierce County Tribune
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  • 3/16/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That’s one week ...
  • The Republic
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  • 3/16/2017 12:42:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That's one week earlier ..
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 3/15/2017 11:16:00 PM

North Dakota Guides/Outfitters

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North Dakota Fishing Clubs

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