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Where to Fish

Find your perfect fishing spot by selecting your search criteria below and clicking on "Find Lakes".

Results for each lake will include (where available) a list of the sport fish found in the lake, stocking information, driving directions, boat ramps, shore fishing access and more

Note: Many factors affect boat ramp usability. There may be cases, such as a flood or heavy rain event, where a ramp may not be operational despite it being noted as "usable" on this website.

North Dakota Fisheries Search Criteria

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Select County:   
Ramp Status
Select Fish Species
Select City and Radius
Select Handicap Access, Shore Access, Boat Ramps, Fishing Piers, Cleaning Stations

Other Fishing Map Options

Fishing Waters Viewer

Screenshot of one of the interactive fishing maps

Lake bathymetry, stocking data, lake facilities and driving directions

View Fishing Map Listing

Smartphone Apps

Screenshot of two interactive fishing maps

Mobile apps to display Department content and map information

View Smartphone Apps

Map Resources

Screenshot of two interactive fishing maps

Fishing facilities, statewide fishing waters poster, paddlefish snagging areas, etc.

View Map Resources