Fishing Tournament

June 22-24, 2018 | Graham’s Island State Park

The Devils Lake Chamber Fishing Tournament is much more than a long-running community event.  It highlights the lake’s bounty with special cash awards for the largest walleye, northern pike, white bass and perch daily. This year marks the 42nd year of the tournament and we are excited for June to come.


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Early Bird Winners

The early bird deadline is March 31, 2018.


Ed’s Bait Shop……………………..Chad Haberstroh & Kelly Bakken
Leading Edge Equipment……..Girard Reinkin & Scott Uell
Leevers County Market…………Greg Cummings & Vicky Cummings
The Glass Shop…………………….Morris Magnus & David Magnus
Woodland Resort………………….Albert Berg & Dave Cashman

2018 Poster


42nd Annual Tournament Details

The tournament dates will be June 22 & 23rd.

Downlaod the Application Here

Make sure to turn in your application by March 31, 2018 for your chance to win your tournament application fee back. Five winners will be selected. The five winning teams will receive tournament shirts from our five early bird sponsors. The tournament will be on a first-come, first-served basis, taking the first 125 teams.

Boat numbers will be given to teams in the order the applications are received, with boat #1 given to the winners of the previous year’s tournament.

The rules meeting will be Thursday, June 21st at 5:00 pm. You can register between 3:45 pm and 5:00 pm. The rules meeting will start promptly at 5:00 pm and your team must be registered before 5:00 pm or you will be disqualified.  All tournament events will be held at Graham’s Island State Park.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call the Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce at 701.662.4903. We will be happy to visit with you.  We look forward to receiving your applications. Please make sure to book your accommodations as soon as possible. Click here to find the complete list of accommodations.

2018 Major Sponsors

The Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the 2018 Sponsors:

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2018 Prizes

Over $61,000 in prizes and payouts for the Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce 42nd Annual Walleye Tournament.

$6,500 1st place prize guaranteed
Early bird sponsors (5 winners picked April 1, 2018)
Largest Walleye
Largest Northern
Largest White Bass
Largest Perch
Largest Walleye & Northern Mount
Mixed Couple Award
Biggest Basket Award
Hot Seat Giveaway
Blake’s Marine Powered Up Award
7th Place
42nd Place
Sleeper Award
Plaques to Top Teams
Top 20 Special Prize Giveaway
Northern Pike Shootout on Day 2

Northern Pike Shootout

The Northern Pike Shootout will take place on day 2.

It is a side pot with a $50 entry fee. Three northern pike can be weighed in on day 2. 100% payback from all money collected for the shoot out. 50% will go to the 1st place team, 35% to second place and 15% to third place.

Weekend Activities

FREE Kids & Family Fishing Clinic sponsored by the National Professional Anglers Association and Deutz Fishing right after the weigh in on Saturday afternoon. 1st 50 kids will receive rod/reel combinations.

Fishing Family & Fun
  • 1

    Hike to the lookout tower at Sully’s Hill

  • 2

    Take in the history at Fort Totten historic site

  • 3

    Cross country ski/snowshoe at Grahams Island or Sullys Hill

  • 4

    Ride the bike trails

  • 5

    Window shop or shop downtown

  • 6

    Throw in a line along the great shores

  • 7

    Take a bird-watching excursion to Lake Alice natural wildlife refuge

  • 8

    Watch the sunset over Devils Lake