DEVILS LAKE SHORELINE FISHING OPPORTUNITIES
by: Devils Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau
Devils Lake offers more miles of easily accessible shoreline fishing than any other North American lake. Parking lots, sidewalks and gradually sloping ramps are designed to accommodate wheelchairs.
Funding came from the North Dakota Industrial commission via the Outdoor Heritage Fund Grant program, the city of Devils Lake, the ND Game and Fish Department, the Lake Region Anglers Association, the Devils Lake Chamber – Tourism Division, the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resources Board, the Devils Lake Access Committee, VFW Post 756, the Ramsey County Water Board and Lake Region Sportsmen.
Channel A: Drive 8 miles west on Highway 2. Turn right (north) on 75th Ave NE for one mile. At 54th St. NE, turn right (east) for about two miles. An 8×36 foot fishing pier is available. The Channel A pier has been in use since the ice departed. Water flows into the main lake from the upper lakes via this channel.
Pike Playground and Fishing Pier: Located just east of Walmart. Turn south on Elks Drive for one-quarter mile. Take the first left towards the pump station and dike. Features an 8×40 foot fishing pier. Fully functional. Includes playground.
Henegar Landing: Drive one mile west on Highway 19. Turn left on Walleye Drive for one mile. Features an 8×40 foot pier.
Lakewood Beach of Creel Bay: 3 miles south of Devils Lake on Highway 20 to 45th Street. Then 2 miles west on Burke Blvd, and .5 miles north to Lakewood Park. Paved access road.
For more information about Devils Lake public fishing piers, go to (www.devilslakend.com). Or call the Tourism office, (701) 662-4903. •