North Dakota Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in North Dakota

Largemouth Bass,  Northern Pike,  Perch,  Bream/Bluegill,  Walleye,  Crappie,  Catfish,  Bullhead,  Rainbow Trout,   and 40 more

North Dakota Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 722   Rivers/Streams: 623   Reservoirs: 109   Others: 382   All: 1,836

North Dakota Fishing Reports

  "Starting this journey I was skeptical of the Heart River holding anything..." Heart River

  "Fished within 100yds of the boat ramp. Caught 7 total. Nothing compared to..." Tobacco Garden Creek

  "We caught about 60 walleye, none over 16.5" using jig head, flipping tail,..." Mount Carmel Dam

  "Largemouth bass fishing is fantastic and the bluegills are decent and..." Clausen Springs Dam

North Dakota Fishing Spots

Alkali Lake 18.4 miles
Audubon Lake 12.8 miles
Billows Lake 6.8 miles
Blue Lake 11.3 miles
Brush Lake 12.9 miles
Buffalo Creek 18.4 miles
Camp Lake 16.7 miles
Cherry Lake 3.1 miles
Cherry Lake 16.1 miles
Coal Lake 8.2 miles
Coal Lake Coulee 18.6 miles
Cottonwood Lake 9.2 miles
Crooked Lake 5.4 miles
Crooked Lake 11.2 miles
D Sport Shop 20.5 miles
De Trobriand Bay 19.2 miles
Garrison Bay 20.8 miles
Garrison Creek 20.8 miles
Garrison Dam 19 miles
Howells Lake 15.2 miles
Lake Brekken 5 miles
Lake Holmes 6.2 miles
Lake Margaret 6.9 miles
Lake Nettie 4.4 miles
Lake Ordway 4.4 miles
Long Lake 13.5 miles
Mud Lake 3.7 miles
Nelson Lake 7 miles
Otis Lake 18.6 miles
Pelican Lake 10.9 miles
Pelican Lake 15.5 miles
Peterson Lake 9.4 miles
Postel Lake 15.7 miles
Snake Creek 10.1 miles
Southside MVP 15.1 miles
Strawberry Lake 15.3 miles
Turtle Creek 20 miles
Turtle Lake 2.1 miles
Wolf Creek 12 miles
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North Dakota Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit North Dakota Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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Fishing in the state of North Dakota, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 1,836 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Sheyenne River, Lake Sakakawea and Little Muddy River. Fish for Largemouth Bass, Green Sunfish or Whitefish or one of the other 30 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.