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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.

  • 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 ...
  • INFORUM
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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
  • Late Summer Walleyes Active on Devils Lake
  • Good luck to everyone heading out fishing this weekend and don't forget to share pictures of your Devils Lake adventures on our Visit Devils Lake, North Dakota Facebook page.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/14/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Planned downtime for ND Game and Fish Dept. online licensing system
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (Valley News Live) Hunters who may need a last minute license this weekend in North Dakota may want to plan ahead. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s online licensing system is scheduled for maintenance on Sunday, Aug. 13, ...
  • Valley News Live
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  • 8/11/2017 5:18:00 PM
  • Trump’s Interior Secretary Opens More Federal Lands To Hunting And Fishing
  • The refuges are located across eight states: Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, and Wisconsin. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will take comments on the proposal for 30 days, ending Sept. 8. “As the steward of .
  • climatechangedispatch.com
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  • 8/10/2017 8:24:00 PM
  • Devils Lake fish numbers in line with averages, survey shows
  • This year's adult fish survey on Devils Lake yielded an average of 20.4 walleyes per net, which is on par with the long-term average of 20.6, said Todd Caspers, district fisheries biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Devils Lake.
  • INFORUM
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  • 8/7/2017 6:17:00 AM
  • Devils Lake fish numbers in line with averages, survey shows
  • This year's adult fish survey on Devils Lake yielded an average of 20.4 walleyes per net, which is on par with the long-term average of 20.6, said Todd Caspers, district fisheries biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Devils Lake.
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  • 8/6/2017 6:50:00 PM
  • Devils Lake fish numbers in line with averages, survey shows
  • This year's adult fish survey on Devils Lake yielded an average of 20.4 walleyes per net, which is on par with the long-term average of 20.6, said Todd Caspers, district fisheries biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Devils Lake.
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 8/6/2017 3:55:00 PM
  • Game and Fish has a long history in North Dakota
  • My years of experience and work as a biologist and former game warden usually give me a head start when I get questions on a variety of topics, but when I don’t know the answer, my first stop is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website.
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 8/3/2017 3:15:00 PM
  • Doug Leier: A little Game and Fish Department history
  • My years of experience and work as a biologist and former game warden usually give me a head start when I get questions on a variety of topics, but when I don't know the answer, my first stop is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website at gf.nd.go
  • INFORUM
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  • 8/1/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • Doug Leier--North Dakota Game & Fish
  • Doug Leier, biologist for North Dakota Game & Fish, joined Afternoons Live. Some North Dakota deer hunters are frustrated with not getting a tag for this fall's deer season. Doug talks about the current deer numbers in the state.
  • KFGO
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  • 8/1/2017 12:28:00 AM
  • Kids' Fishing Camp set for Aug. 6-11 on Devils Lake
  • DEVILS LAKE—The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is a co-sponsor for the 14th annual Kids Fishing Camp set for Aug. 6-11 on Devils Lake. Hosted by the Devils Lake Park Board at Lakewood Bible Camp, the camp is open to all youths 8 to 13 years old.
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 7/30/2017 3:58:00 PM

North Dakota Guides/Outfitters

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North Dakota Fishing Clubs

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