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Devils Lake (Overview) - Friday, March 20, 2015
By: on 03/20/2015 08:23 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Same as last couple reports, I'm wondering how access and ice conditions are. The wife isn't too keen on me heading up there for one last day tomorrow so I need some positive juice to ease her mind...

likely be on Pelican or somewhere in that area. Any access reports or general ice reports today would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. 
Devils Lake (Overview) - Thursday, March 19, 2015
By: on 03/19/2015 09:54 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Heading up tomorrow for a quick day trip. Can anyone tell me shoreline conditions?
Devils Lake (Overview) - Sunday, March 15, 2015
By: on 03/17/2015 12:38 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Went out on Sunday. Fished for perch during the day and caught a few nice ones. We were fishing the old shoreline in about 25 feet of water. Graphed fish pretty steady, but they were not much for biters. Switched to walleyes at about 4:00 and moved to an old road bed. We started off the road, graphed a few but slow until about 6:00 then we moved up on top of the road. The bite was steady, fishing was good until 8:00.
Access was four wheelers, avoid shoreline areas where the snow had drifted in, very slushy under the snow that remains. Ice was about 2 to 3 feet, still pretty solid. Heard that there were pickups driving on at Grahams Island on saturday.
Devils Lake (Overview) - Monday, March 16, 2015
By: on 03/16/2015 2:52 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
The ice and shore were fine on Sunday March 15th.  There is water in spots and others are starting to Honeycomb.  We drove ATV's without issue.  The fishing was hot, you had to move to find them.  If you talk to any of the bait shops they offer no help, some are simply down right rude.  Buy bait from the ones that will be truthful.  Be courteous when on the lake, drive with caution around fisherman. We saw a lot of people come out and simply jump right in your holes that you drilled.  Even had the world famous guides drive by us doing about 40-50 MPH. 
Devils Lake (Overview) - Saturday, March 14, 2015
By: on 03/14/2015 05:50 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Wondering what access is like. Can a person walk on or are shorelines thawed by now?  Thanks
Devils Lake (Overview) - Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By: on 03/11/2015 11:48 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
If you have an ice house on the lake and plan to get it off this weekend, I'd change my plans and do it right now.  The ice is going fast and access on even faster. 
Devils Lake (Overview) - Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By: on 03/11/2015 01:41 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Not a report, but how thick is the ice? Will I need the extension? Going out this weekend, so want to be prepared.
Six Mile Bay - Tuesday, March 10, 2015
By: on 03/10/2015 1:12 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Heading up to Devils Lake this weekend chasing some pike. Just wondering where we should try? I've always had success in 6 mile but wanna try some new water or if anywhere is holding a little bigger fish? Also wondering what the word on the accesses are and how the ice along the shore is holding up with this warm weather. Thanks 
Devils Lake (Overview) - Tuesday, March 10, 2015
By: on 03/10/2015 11:34 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Heading up to Devils Lake for a long weekend. How has fishing been for walleye and Perch? How deep? 
Devils Lake (Overview) - Friday, March 6, 2015
By: on 03/06/2015 08:31 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |

Coming up for the weekend and just wondering if I can get some info on is there any place to stay away from cause of no fish showing up. Also need to stalk up on the northern for pickling any ideas on were to slam some bigger the better and is smelt working the best or herring. Anything helps 

Main Bay/Creel Bay - Sunday, February 15, 2015
By: on 02/19/2015 2:20 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Feb. 15: Was on east side of Creel Bay by golf course from 4pm - 6pm. Fishing about 25-30 feet of water. Had one pole with a bobber and another pole to jig with. No bites jigging, but all bites with the bobber. Used small red hook and hooking the minnow through the tail. The walleyes were really nibbling. Landed 2 walleyes and missed 3. Not bad for a couple hours on the ice. 
Devils Lake (Overview) - Friday, February 6, 2015
By: on 02/06/2015 1:26 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 February 5th

Devils Lake has been producing some fish! The weather has turned a little bit cooler since last week but the fishing has stayed steady. Last weekend was the 31st Annual Volunteer Fire Department Ice Fishing Tournament and it was a huge success. There were plenty of fish caught during the 2.5 hours the tournament was held, and the biggest fish was a whopping 7.5 pound walleye!

Perch fishing has remained steady. The same stays true as the report last week goes, the perch have been more active on the sunny days than the cloudy days. If you are willing to drill lots of holes and move around a bit you can get into some good schools of perch. It seems like you can sit at one hole and pull 4 or 5 fish out of that spot and then have to move on to another spot to catch 4 or 5 more. The depths have been pretty variable. Anywhere between 17-45 feet of water has been where we are finding perch.

The walleye and pike bite is still steady too. Fishing transition points anywhere from 10-25 feet of water has been the ticket with the early morning and early evening walleye bites. Go shallow along shorelines for pike and you will have a fun time! There have also been some recent reports of some nice pike being caught and speared.

Check out our local bait shops for some more information on what tackle and bait has been working the best. They are great at providing fisherman with good information to help them get on fish. Good luck to all the anglers this coming weekend!

Devils Lake (Overview) - Thursday, January 29, 2015
By: on 01/29/2015 1:57 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 The fishing the past week has been good in Devils Lake. There has been some very nice weather that has allowed many people to focus on running around the ice trying to find the perch, and it looks like many people have been successful at doing so.


It seems that the days when the sun is shinning the perch are on the prowl for food and are more apt to take your bait and lure. Cloudy days you have to really work your lure to get some commotion going and cause a little frenzy to trigger the perch. It also seems that if you mark just one perch on your sonar/flasher they are pretty lazy and won’t come up off the bottom but once you mark a couple it creates a little competition between the fish and they really start to get fired up.


The walleye and pike fishing has been excellent too. Some stable weather really picked the walleye bite up, if you are looking for walleye the best times are usually the first couple of hours at first light and the last hour or two before sun down; Target areas with structure and transitional points. Pike fishing has been awesome and there have been a lot of reports of people getting into some good pike with running tip-ups.


Some general areas to key in on have been Six Mile Bay, Doc Hagen’s, Ziebach’s Pass, and Swanson’s Point. Some hot lures have been the Buckshots and Tungsten lures. Color has been pretty variable but minnow heads and wax worms have been producing a lot of fish.


As far as ice conditions go, we are sitting we just around 30 inches of ice on the lake. It won’t be long before people will need to start using extensions on their augers. There are still a few pressure ridges around but are easily avoidable by going the extra mile and taking the long way around them and not trying to cross them. Snow has been minimal up here so access on and around the lake as been excellent. Good luck to everyone fishing this weekend and especially to everyone fishing the Volunteer Fire Department Ice Fishing Tournament on Saturday!

Devils Lake (Overview) - Tuesday, January 27, 2015
By: on 01/27/2015 1:59 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 My self and a buddy are heading to DL for wed, thur, and fri. we are looking for some perch was hoping to get a starting point from someone if you would be so kind thank you.
Devils Lake (Overview) - Tuesday, January 27, 2015
By: on 01/27/2015 09:58 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 I've not seen a walleye like this one before. Has anybody else caught something like this?
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