Fishing around williston?

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Skager's picture
Joined: 4/5/11
Fishing around williston?

Ill be working in williston the next 3 weeks and i plan on going paddlefishing again in May.But,  Im wondering if there are any good spots to fish besides the Missouri or if i should just find a spot on shore to catch walleye or other fish too. ..any advice would b great! Thanks!

doublebarrelsaloon's picture
Joined: 4/22/09

trenton lake-crappie and pike(others also but morst likely cath those), Blacktail dam north of williston, the little muddy river runs right through williston- pike are thick in there, Missouri is almost always good for catfish, walleye sauger really depends on water conditions/clarity when you get here.

I dont go around guessing cup sizes either I just know a nice rack when I see one.

lwittmayer's picture
Joined: 10/10/08

Agreed with Double, Trenton Lake is a good time.  Caught some good sized pike along with a slab crappie there this winter.

Epping-Springbrook Dam can be good at times too.

Kettle Lake is about 30 miles north.  I've never had luck there but guys catch perch and trout there.

 I don’t want to kill the animal, but I do want to warn it, and say “hey, I think you’re pretty neat, but I respect your distance.” There’s bears out here, there’s mountain cougars, and biting goats.

ggenthusiast's picture
Joined: 9/11/02

Or Lake Sakakawea......

I say to hell with that pot o' gold.