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At Fish Addictions, we strive to be your one-stop-shop for all of your fishing addictions. Here you will find an abundance of information that will help you in your fishing adventures. The Fish Addiction's staff is striving to provide you a site with information that is not so easily accessed without shuffling through multiple web pages, brochures, or even hotlines. We will be here every step of the way through your fishing adventures and we hope that you will keep wanting to come back for more.

Most Recent Articles

Is a Bucket Full of Fish the True Meaning of Ice Fishing?

By Tanner Cherney 

Since the ice fishing season has started back in the beginning of December I have heard the same answer to a simple question on numerous occasions. I always ask fisherman that I run across the age old question of how was the fishing today?  Read More»


The Reward of Fishing with Children

By Angela Delage 

You know the ones… the smiles when they are reeling up their fish? The back stepping and reeling because it’s a really big fish, or maybe it’s the giggles Read More»


Is it sitting on a bucket, or a way of life?

By Josh Clawson 

As the days get shorter and nights get colder, many anglers across the ice belt are getting giddy with excitement for the fast approaching ice season, myself included. As I dig deeper into the depth of my garage searching for gear that hasn't seen the light of day in months, I begin to ponder the possibilities for the long winter ahead.  This last winter was one of the coldest and hardest seasons on record, and experts predict that we are in for another extended dose of arctic weather in just a few short months. Read More»


Getting Aggressive for Old Marble Eyes 

by Josh Clawson

So many times I have seen anglers show up on a spot drill 4 holes and sit there and wait out the bite.  Don’t get me wrong, this will work as long as you’re in the right spot for that particular day, but there is another method.  Read More»

Red River Trophy Walleye 

 by Jordan Joshua

 Fall fishing is upon us.  As most pack away their fishing gear for the year, winterize the boat and get out the ground blinds and tree stands, they are missing out on some of the hottest fishing of the year.  Read more»

Tulibee: Tips and Tactics

by Casey Kowalski

Well folks, March is here, and walleye season has come to an end here in Minnesota. After a long, cold hard-water season, I think I speak for all of us when I say it is definitely time for a little change! Read more »

Winter Fishing In North Dakota

by Doug Leier

Like a lot of people, I'm often guilty of following a routine. That's particularly true when it comes to choosing fishing spots. Read more »

North Dakota Pike and Perch Fishing

by Doug Leier

I've always enjoyed my own little internal debates, like would I rather have a 12-ounce hamburger steak for a little less price than an 8-ounce ribeye? And the same concept applies to the outdoors. Would you rather catch 15 decent perch, or three big pike during a few hours of ice fishing? Read more »

Factors Involving Stocking Strategies

by Doug Leier

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has the capability to stock millions of fish in the state, and there's a pretty well-defined plan for accomplishing this. Read more »

An Increase In Fishing Waters

by Doug Leier

Since my approach to fishing probably fits more in 1983 than 2013, and for sure what fishing may be like in 2033, I really struggled to envision the way fishing would look years from now. Read more »

Boating-Related Accidents

by Doug Leier

When it comes to a successful or memorable trip outdoors, many will look for pleasant weather, good friends and maybe catching some fish or an evening of story-telling around a campfire. Read more »

Most Big Fish Come From Big Waters

by Doug Leier

I spend the bulk of my fishing hours each year at the same mom-and-pop pond. The family and I enjoy fishing, in our own way. Just like you do. Read more »

Boat Buying 101

by Michael Olson

My definition of a boat is a hole in the water you pour money into. The two happiest days of a boater's life are the day he buys it and the day he sells it. These thoughts can be discouraging when dreaming of all the fun to be had skimming across the lakes in search of the whopper fish you see on fishing shows. Read more »

North Dakota Outdoors

by Doug Leier

Few in the Midwest will question the role of hunting, fishing and trapping when it comes to quality of life. If you’ve ever watched the sun come up from a duck blind or witnessed the expression of a determined youngster tussling with a formidable fish at the end of a line, you’ll understand that it’s difficult to put price on our outdoor activities and traditions. Read more »

Mobility: Sometimes the Difference Between Success and Failure

by Shawn Weissenfluh

Fishing is a sport enjoyed by millions around the world. Some fish recreationally, while others fish professionally. Of those anglers, many are anxiously waiting to set the hook on that fish of a lifetime as you read this article. Putting yourself in a situation to hook that fish can sometimes be a frustrating and daunting task but perserverance and, most of all, mobility, can often times increase those odds immensely. Read more »