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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.

  • ND Game and Fish Dept. Closes Otter Trapping Season
  • NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department has closed the state’s inaugural otter trapping season. The limit of 15 otters has been reached. Enough otters had moved into eastern North Dakota from Minnesota to warrant a trapping season.
  • KVRR
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  • 12/7/2017 5:06:00 AM
  • Doug Leier: Some information on last year's spearfishing season
  • 7.3 percent of the respondents indicated the largest pike they harvested was 20 pounds or larger. North Dakota's 2017-18 darkhouse spearfishing season opened on most state waters Dec. 1. Legal fish are northern pike and nongame species. All individuals who
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  • 12/5/2017 5:59:00 PM
  • North Dakota Posts Winter Fishing Regs
  • North Dakota anglers are encouraged to refer to the 2016-18 North Dakota Fishing Guide or the state Game and Fish Department's website for winter fishing regulations. In addition, anglers can visit the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov, for an extensive ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/5/2017 8:55:00 AM
  • Winter Fishing Regulations
  • North Dakota anglers are encouraged to refer to the 2016-18 North Dakota Fishing Guide or the state Game and Fish Department’s website for winter fishing regulations. In addition, anglers can visit the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov, for an extensive ...
  • KFGO
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  • 12/4/2017 10:01:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Regulation Update
  • North Dakota anglers are encouraged to refer to the 2016-18 North Dakota Fishing Guide or the state Game and Fish Department’s website for winter fishing regulations. In addition, anglers can visit the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov, for an extensive ...
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 12/4/2017 3:09:00 PM
  • North Dakota: 2018 Outdoors Calendar Now Available
  • The 2018 North Dakota OUTDOORS calendar is available for ordering online at the state Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov. The calendar features outstanding color photographs of North Dakota wildlife and scenery, and includes season opening and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/28/2017 8:20:00 AM
  • Nice on the ice: Growth in ice-fishing fueled by good fishing, good gear
  • Winter anglers fish their home waters wherever they live, but they'll also travel for dependable bites — Upper Red Lake, Lake of the Woods, even Devils Lake in North Dakota. "Lake of the Woods is the savior for the market with Mille Lacs being down ...
  • West Central Tribune
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  • 11/27/2017 10:37:00 AM
  • Nice on the ice: Growth in ice-fishing fueled by good fishing, good gear
  • Winter anglers fish their home waters wherever they live, but they'll also travel for dependable bites — Upper Red Lake, Lake of the Woods, even Devils Lake in North Dakota. "Lake of the Woods is the savior for the market with Mille Lacs being down ...
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 11/26/2017 7:23:00 PM
  • Nice on the ice: Growth in ice-fishing fueled by good fishing, good gear
  • Winter anglers fish their home waters wherever they live, but they'll also travel for dependable bites — Upper Red Lake, Lake of the Woods, even Devils Lake in North Dakota. "Lake of the Woods is the savior for the market with Mille Lacs being down ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 11/26/2017 4:24:00 AM
  • N.D. Game and Fish Department confirms pheasant numbers are down
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says its roadside survey shows total birds and numbers of broods are down statewide from last year. Total pheasants observed were down 61 percent and brood observations were down 63 percent. The results are taken .
  • KFYR-TV
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  • 9/11/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • Stocking of fingerlings ensures future fishing success
  • If sheer numbers were the only benchmark, North Dakota anglers could look forward to a record number of fish fries in about 2020, as state Game and Fish Department biologists stocked a record number of walleyes earlier this summer. But it’s not because ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 8/31/2017 5:28:00 AM
  • Game and Fish Allocates Five Bighorn Sheep Licenses
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is allocating five bighorn sheep licenses for the 2017 hunting season, three fewer than 2016. Two licenses are available in Unit B3 and two in B4. Also, one license, as authorized under North Dakota Century Code ..
  • KFGO
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  • 8/30/2017 10:38:00 AM
  • Doug Leier: Hatchery production, stocking help meet the fishing demands
  • As a prairie kid in the 1980s, the image of a North Dakota Game and Fish Department distribution truck backing up to a favorite small lake or reservoir and stocking fingerlings spawned day dreams of fishing memories to come. And I remember the local ...
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  • 8/29/2017 5:14:00 PM
  • Game and Fish doles out all pronghorn hunting licenses
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department has doled out hunting licenses for this year's pronghorn season. All 410 licenses made available this year were issued. Results of the license lottery are available on the agency's website
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 8/28/2017 8:46:00 PM
  • Game and Fish taking applications for fall turkey licenses
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is making 3,505 hunting licenses available for the fall turkey season, just five fewer than last year. Hunters must apply online or over the phone. A service fee is added for phone applications.
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 8/24/2017 2:45:00 PM
  • Lead Core Walleyes Simplified
  • As seasoned tournament pro and Devils Lake, North Dakota guide Jason Feldner explains, "catching fish with lead core isn't rocket science." In fact, he says once you learn how to use it, you'll find it's no more difficult than fishing with snap-on weights
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  • 8/23/2017 11:27:00 PM
  • Youth Outdoor Festival Aug. 31 in Minot, N.D.
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department, local wildlife clubs and other sponsors will usher youngsters into fall during the annual Youth Outdoor Festival in Minot. The event is Thursday, Aug. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Game and Fish Conservation ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/22/2017 6:44:00 AM

North Dakota Guides/Outfitters

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North Dakota Fishing Clubs

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