Fishing

From beginner to advanced, North Dakota’s state parks offer a variety of great fishing opportunities at some of the most scenic places in our state. You can try your hand at fly-fishing for trout or jig for walleyes. For more information on fishing in North Dakota (including rules and regulations) please, see the North Dakota Game and Fish webpage at http://gf.nd.gov/fishing/.

Where to fish

Destination

Body of Water

Fish Species

Facilities

Beaver Lake State Park

Beaver Lake

- Bullhead

- Northern Pike

- Perch

- Boat Ramp

- Dock

- Fish cleaning table

- Fishing dock

Cross Ranch State Park

Missouri River

- Catfish

- Northern Pike

- Trout

- Walleye

- Boat Ramp

- Canoe/Kayak rentals

Fort Abraham Lincoln
State Park

Missouri & Heart River

 

- Catfish

- Northern Pike

- Walleye

- Fish cleaning table

Fort Ransom State Park

Sheyenne River

- Bass

- Catfish

- Smallmouth Bass

- Walleye

- Canoe/Kayak rentals

Fort Stevenson State Park

Lake Sakakawea

- Northern Pike

- Salmon

- Sauger

- Smallmouth Bass

- Walleye

- Boat ramps

- Boat rentals

- C-store

- Fish cleaning station

- Gas dock

- Marinas

- Slip rentals

Grahams Island State Park

Devils Lake

- Northern Pike

- Perch

- Walleye

- White bass

- Bait shop

- Boat ramp

- Fish cleaning station

- Fishing dock

- Gas

Icelandic State Park

Lake Renwick

- Bullhead

- Crappie

- Northern Pike

- Perch

- Walleye

- Boat ramp

- Canoe/Kayak rentals

- Fishing dock

Lake Metigoshe State Park

Lake Metigoshe

- Bluegill

- Crappie

- Northern Pike

- Perch

- Walleye

- Boat ramp

- Canoe/kayak rentals

- Fishing dock

Lake Sakakawea State Park

Lake Sakakawea

- Northern Pike

- Salmon

- Sauger

- Smallmouth

- Bass

- Walleye

- Boat Ramp

- Canoe/kayak rentals

- C-store,

- Fish cleaning station

- Gas dock

- Slip rental

Lewis and Clark State Park

Lake Sakakawea

- Catfish

- Northern Pike

- Sauger

- Walleye

- Boat ramp

- C-store

- Gas dock

- Marina

- Slip rentals

Pembina Gorge State Recreation Area

Pembina River

- Catfish

- Northern Pike

- Rock Bass

- Walleye 

- None

Sully Creek State Park

Little Missouri River

- Catfish

- Sauger

- None

Turtle River State Park

Turtle River

- Northern Pike

- Trout

- None