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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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Devils Lake Tourism presents “Life As We Know It” in Roosevelt Park - Posted 7/07/14
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The second movie of the summer outdoor movie series, Life As We Know It, starring Josh Duhamel (2014, PG-13), will play on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 9:00 pm. The Devils Lake Tourism department will be partnering with Bremer Bank. Roosevelt Park is located on the corner of US Highway 2 and Highway 19, and [...] [...] READ MORE

Final Results of the Chamber Fishing Tournament - Posted 6/28/14
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Here are the final results for the Devils Lake Chamber Walleye Tournament. (click the link to view) Thank you to all the anglers for participating is this year’s tournament. We look forward to the 39th annual next year! Thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers, tournament committee and Graham’s Island State Park Staff for [...] [...] READ MORE

Day 1 Results of the Chamber Fishing Tournament - Posted 6/27/14

Here are the results for day 1 of the Devils Lake Chamber Walleye Tournament. [...] READ MORE

Devils Lake Walleye Tournament Adds More Fun & More Ways to Win - Posted 6/25/14
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The longest running walleye tournament in North Dakota has been made even better after the Devils Lake tournament committee spent several late winter nights huddled around the fireplace. Several contests within the main tournament have been added, and the community has created a walleye festival around the tournament dates, June 27 – 28. Todd Caspers, [...] [...] READ MORE

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