South Dakota Fishing
South Dakota is a great place if you suffer from “fishing fever”. Walleye fishing takes center stage of course. But this golden beauty isn’t the only fish that resides in South Dakota – although there are a lot of folks who only have “eyes” for the walleye.
South Dakota Hunting
When people think of hunting in South Dakota, usually the first thing that comes to mind is the wily ring-necked Pheasant. It is South Dakota’s state bird – and if I say so myself – quite a good looking bird. Visit the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks website to read more about the Pheasant.
Below you will find all sorts of different post’s related to the South Dakota Great Outdoors – I hope you enjoy!
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With the temps in the 60's here in Spearfish I headed into Spearfish Canyon after work for my first fly fishing trip of the year. I was excited to try my new fly rod that I got this winter. My first stop was at the Maurice Intake, which is fast water but figured I...read more
GFP is in a Blizzard Watch, but it is much different than the ones we had this winter! We need all Snow Goose Chasers, Jr. Snow Gooseologists and Snow Goose Blizzard Meterologists across the state to help us follow the geese! Share your reports and pictures here all...read more
We know it doesn't look like it now, but spring is coming. Time to think about fishing. New inventory is on it's way, existing inventory needs to go. Anyone interested in a fantastic walleye boat 2017 Nitro ZV21, 350 Verado, loaded. Priced to sell. Please contact Dale...read more
Yesterday, March 11, 2019 a new State Record Burbot was caught out of Lake Oahe! Joshua Bible of Pierre caught this 12 pound 7 ounce Burbot while ice fishing. The fish was 33 3/4 inches long and had a girth of 16 1/4 inches. Congratulations Josh! Post and photo from...read more
Use this method to take care of any fish slime, odors or after taste left on fresh fish fillets. Cut up your fillets then soak them in a bowl with Sprite or Seven-Up before cooking. Anywhere from five minutes minimum to two hours in the...read more
Hosted by Pierre Volunteer Fire Department Early bird registration fee $100 per 2 or 3 person team with 90% payout. Registration after April 26th increases to $125. Catch 8 walleye, weigh 6 walleye. State GF&P rules enforced. Calcutta with 80% payback Door prizes...read more
I thought it would be a good time to write up a "review" of my fly fishing exploits from 2018. We moved to Spearfish last January, so this will be our first full year living "West River". So without further ado, here are some of my findings, experiences and my plans...read more
Not much has changed on the fishing around Pierre with almost no boat traffic to speak of. The bite continues to be slow for open water fishing but where the ice is safe some nice fish are being caught. The Council Bluffs, IA show I just did had great traffic and I...read more
Just a brief update along with sports show information. The bite around Pierre for those brave enough to get out died off a bit with much colder water temps. Some activity on the ice and the big Mobridge tournament is going on. Not a lot of geese being shot. I WILL BE...read more
I am sitting here watching giant snowflakes slowly coming down. I haven't gone fly fishing in a month or more. I thought this would be a good time to do some writing. Everyone has a fishing story, your very own journey. I have memories "bobbing" around in my mind. The...read more
My guide season is over for 2018 however I will give everyone a brief update on the last two or three weeks. The bite on Oahe even in the Cheyenne has been slow for numbers but with some real big fish (8 and 9) being caught. Talked to several really good fishermen...read more