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Eastern SD Fishing Outdoor Activities

Eastern Region Fishing

In the eastern region of South Dakota, there are 120 glacial lakes ranging widely in size, and three major rivers, the Big Sioux, the James, and the Missouri. Most of

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Licenses and Publications

Fishing can be a relaxing, restful pasttime, and making sure you’re doing it legally ensures it will stay that way.  The State of South Dakota makes it simple to obtain

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Ice Fishing

Don’t let the plunging winter temperatures stop you from fishing some of the most pristine lakes around.  Ice fishing in South Dakota can be a great way to enjoy fishing

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Western Region Fishing

Encompassing nearly one-third of the state, the western region of South Dakota includes the pine-covered mountains of the Black Hills and the spires and gorges of the Badlands. The Black

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Central Region Fishing

When Lewis and Clark traveled the Missouri River some 200 years ago, it was a muddy, dark waterway. Not so today!  With four substantial dams built along the Missouri River

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Southeast South Dakota Fishing

Three major rivers, the Big Sioux, the James, and the Missouri, meander through southeastern South Dakota, flanked by rolling farmland and cornfields. The region is also home to more than

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Types of Fishing

South Dakota anglers indulge in a wide variety of fishing types, each with its own unique set of strategies and challenges. Below are some of the common types of fishing

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With more than 1,100 square miles of water reservoirs and a year-round fishing season, South Dakota is a fishmeran’s dream. From glistening mountain streams to glacial lakes to Prairie Rivers,

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Deerfield Lake: Beautiful mountain views and even more beautiful silence

On any given summer afternoon, it’s tough to beat the call of a lake. In the northern Black Hills, Pactola Reservoir and Sheridan Lake have a lot to offer boaters

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South Dakota Walleye Classic announces tournament changes

AKASKA, S.D. – The South Dakota Walleye Classic (SDWC) tournament is making a few changes to its 4th annual event. Major changes include a TEAM/ Co-Angler set-up and a new