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I am just wondering what lakes around the fargo area, that have ice, have been producing any fish. I go to school at NDSU and want to get out sometime next week? Any hints would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks For you time,

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Well head South to Richland or Sargent County if you wish to find some ice on a few lakes.

Grass Lake near Ledgerwood is a option for pike. Buffalo Lake North of Rutland has some ice and you will find pike and perch there.

Lake Teawauken South of Cayuga ND has some ice on the bays and pike & walleye would be the plan, walleye at dusk and after close to rocky points or close to shore.

Trout may be a option at Morton Pond West of Wahpeton just off the interstate near Morton. Bring minnows and fish anywhere from on the bottom to just under the ice for them crazy trout.

Or head North to Devils Lake, the fishing is starting to go there for pike, perch, and walleye on the bays.


The ice anywhere you go is marginal so be VERY CAUTIOUS! Walk only no vehicles at this time should be on the ice.

Good fishing!

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Horace, ND. 58047

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