Fishing Licenses

Fishing Regulations

Where to Fish

  • Where to Fish
    • Maps, boating access, fishing piers and facilities, fish stocking and other fishing related information.
  • Fish Stocking Lists
    • Maps showing when and where different species of fish have been stocked in state waters.

Fish Identification

Aquatic Nuisance Species

  • ANS Information
    • Descriptions of ANS species known or thought to be in North Dakota Waters
    • Permitting system based on the need to control movement into or within North Dakota while allowing for traditional, educational, and/or beneficial uses of select aquatic species.
    • Maps showing locations of current known infestations of ANS in North Dakota.
    • ANS FAQs
  • Online ANS Observation Report Form

Tagged Fish Reporting

  • Tagged Fish Reporting Form
    • Information derived from reports of tagged fish captures is critical for understanding and managing fish populations in the state. Please report tags online at the link above.

Records, Clubs and Certificates

Miscellaneous Fishing Information

  • Northern Pike - Deboning and Recipes
    • Video showing the process used for deboning northern pike.
  • Fishing the Red River
    • Red River fishing guide produced by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife with technical assistance provided by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
  • Services for People with Disabilities
    • Information on outdoor related services available to people with disabilities in North Dakota including a list of handicap accessible fishing facilities.