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All about fishing for muskie, northern pike and tiger muskie in ND.

Larger lakes across the state, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Arrowwood Lake, Bowman-Haley Lake, Buffalo Lodge Lake, Devils Lake, Dry Lake, Heart Butte Reservoir, Jamestown Reservoir, Lake Ashtabula, Lake Audubon, Lake Darling, Lake Metigoshe, Lake Oahe, Lake Sakakawea, Pipestem Lake, Powers Lake, Stump Lake, The Missouri River and others. In winter, ice fishing for muskie and pike can provide some pretty exciting moments.

Other Available Species

Muskie

Muskie (Muskellunge)

World record: 69 lbs 9 oz

State Record: 46 lbs 8 oz

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

State Record: 37 lbs 8 oz

Paddlefish

Paddlefish

World record: 144 lbs

State Record: 131 lbs 0 oz

Tiger Muskie

Tiger muskie

World record: 51 lbs 2 oz

State Record: 40 lbs 0 oz

Click the images and links above for species details.

Check out the Northern Pike Fishing page to get tips, tactics and methods for catching more pike. Also visit the top producing northern pike lures page to assist in selecting the best baits. The Muskie Fishing page offers methods, tips and tactics. Also view the page revealing the top producing lures for catching musky and tiger musky.

North Dakota Miscellaneous State Record Fish

The state record muskie was caught in New Johns Lake.

The state record northern pike was taken out of Lake Sakakawea.

The state record paddlefish was caught from the Upper Missouri River.

The state record tiger muskie was taken out of Gravel Lake.

For info about local sauger and saugeye fishing, visit the ND walleye page.

Muskie and pike fishing lure

Use diving, baitfish-imitating lures to catch muskie, northern pike and tiger muskie.

 

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