Description - There are 694 lakes, ponds, reservoirs and other bodies of water in North Dakota in which to fish or engage in other outdoor activities. A few are managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers and others by the state.
- Federally managed lakes and reservoirs are described in this section. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department manages many other assets and can be found at:http://gf.nd.gov/fishing/. Enjoy North Dakota.
Recreation - Recreation at North Dakota lakes and reservoirs includes fishing, boating, camping, water sports, and a variety of other activities described on the individual pages.
Climate - North Dakota lies in the northwestern continental interior of the US. Characteristically, summers are hot, winters very cold, and rainfall sparse to moderate, with periods of drought. The average annual temperature is 40°F, ranging from 7°F in January to 69°F in July. Summers can start early with June days being perfect for a fishing trip.
Driving instructions and maps of each lake or reservoir are available on the individual pages of wildernet.com describing the lake or reservoir.