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Welcome to Devils Lake North Dakota Tourism!

Devils Lake is the largest natural body of water in North Dakota. Covering more than 200,000 acres it has hundreds of miles of shoreline.

This very fertile prairie lake grows large numbers of Walleye, Northern Pike, White Bass, it has earned the reputation of being the “Perch Capital of the World” and has been ranked as one of the top five fishing lakes in the US. Perch weighing more than two pounds are caught quite frequently. In the fall hundreds of thousands of waterfowl migrate through the area and give both local and visiting hunters outstanding hunting opportunities. Devils Lake derives its name from the Native American name Miniwaukan (”Spirit Water”). Early explorers incorrectly translated the word to mean “Bad Spirit” and bolstered by the many legends of drowned warriors and lake monsters. The name evolved into Devils Lake.


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#SummerDVL Photo Contest Date: 5/18/15 Time: 12:00AM
Devils Run Date: 5/29/15 Time: 11:00AM
Record Payout for 39th Running of the Devils Lake Chamber Tournament - Posted 5/07/15

The June 26-28 Devils Lake, ND Chamber Walleye Tournament offers anglers a little bit of everything and lots of walleyes. “These people know how to throw a party, and it’s all about fishing,” said tournament director Johnnie Candle, a respected Devils Lake guide and World Walleye Champion. Based on the early interest and entries, this […] [...] READ MORE

Devils Lake Chamber Walleye Tournament - Posted 4/28/15

The Devils Lake Chamber Walleye Tournament will be here before you know it. As everyone is getting ready to pull their boats out of storage for the summer, don’t forget to sign up for the 39th Annual Devils Lake Chamber Walleye Fishing Tournament! Download the applications here. For all the tournament details, click here. [...] READ MORE

2015 Summer Outdoor Movie Series Set - Posted 4/17/15

Devils Lake, ND – The Devils Lake Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (Devils Lake CVB) has announced their summer outdoor movie schedule. The movies will take place as night falls in Roosevelt Park. Attendees are asked to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets, and whatever else they need to be comfortable watching the movie. A […] [...] READ MORE

Devils Lake Trophy Pike: Pursuit a Family Affair - Posted 4/16/15

The quest for giant northern pike has drawn anglers to the far reaches of the globe. One of those secret spots has been discovered and those in the know expect to see a legit 50-inch pike there this season. The family that discovered the mother lode of monster pike, Boyd LaFleur and sons Blake and […] [...] READ MORE


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