South Dakota Outdoors

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!


Spearfish Creek Brown Trout

Fly fishing in Spearfish Creek is a remarkable experience, it’s so beautiful I can hardly take it. This handsome fish is a brown trout I caught using a beaded nymph.

Walleye Bite on Oahe on Fire

Bob and Ruth Steever from Gillette, Wyoming and Bob and Joann Hofer from Sioux Falls and I caught these 20 walleye today. Winds were gusting 20 to 35 miles an hour and we fished near the mouth of the Cheyenne River along the steep banks and the walleye were on fire....

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Happy Young Angler!

The walleye on Lake Oahe are looking very healthy this year. This young angler caught his biggest walleye so far. A 25 incher today weighing over 5 pounds. His Grampa followed up with a nice northern pike. Dave Spaid...

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First Limit on Lake Oahe

Dave guided his group to the years first limit of walleye on Lake Oahe pitching jigs in 2-6 feet of water back in the Cheyenne River. Water is very dirty and bites were very light. There largest walleye was 19 inches. Dave Spaid Guiding, Spaid...

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Bighorn Sheep in Deadwood

What are friends for…

Mountain goats in Spearfish Canyon

Fly Fishing Spearfish Creek

Fly Fishing Spearfish Canyon

Peaceful Spearfish Creek

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