Fishing seminar set for Grahams Island State Park

Grahams Island State Park is hosting a fishing seminar on Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. at the Sivert Thompson Center. The event is led by professional fisherman, Johnnie Candle.

Posted on 8/17/13

Candle competed in tournaments throughout the United States and Canada for nearly 20 years, making him well versed in fishing walleye, trout and salmon on some of the greatest fisheries in North America. He owns and operates a professional guide service in beautiful Devils Lake his hometown.

At the seminar, Candle discusses fishing techniques to use on one of the Midwest’s finest fisheries, Devils Lake. It is a great opportunity to learn the best areas to target when searching for walleye habitat.

The seminar is free, but there is a $5 vehicle entrance fee for the park.

For more information about Johnnie Candle and his guide service, go to or call him direct at 701-371-9431. Camping or park information about Grahams Island can be found at or by calling the park at 701-766-4015.