Well I've been to Devils Lake twice this year and spent six days on the water and change. I've watched about 150 boats at the cleaning stations and have decided that the great fishing they promote and what occurs are not the same. Nearly all boats are catching small fish and keeping 12 - 16...
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Went out on the reservoir tonight, it was crap. Caught probably 15 bullheads pulling spinners and leeches in 16 feet of water. Managed 2 small crappies somehow, and nothing else.
I DID shoot a carp with the bow off of the boat, so that was fun. Otherwise it was pretty much a bust.
Missouri River fishing near Bismarck has been good but variable the last week or two, been seeing a lot of walleyes in the 12" to 16" size. Have manged to bring home 6-8 eaters several times with 2 hours of fishing mixed in with a 4 hour pleasure cruies on the pontoon. Other boats seem to be...
tried some topwater lure action at McDowell last week one evening...bluegills couldn't keep themselves away from my bass lure, but none got hooked. My buddy and i each caught 3 small largemouth, from 6-10 inches long. weed beds along shore make it very high maintenance fishing at best. Poppers...
Fished Mikes Lake, Chain Lake, etc. Northwest of Devils Lake this weekend, walleye fishing was relatively slow. We found some luck pulling cranks in 6-9 feet of water, lots of small pike.