South Dakota Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, Fishing Reports, and Fishing Charters

South Dakota Fishing Reports

  "I've fished a few of the bridges this river flows beneath and I've never..." East Fork Vermillion River

  "A small but beautiful lake. From the boat launch my wife and I kayaked..." Sylvan Lake

  "Was out on dock sat ,sun 4/17 & 18,,,20+sat,12sun,catch and release like..." Cold Brook Lake

  "contrary to popular belief there are Walleyes in Sheridan Lake look it up...." Cottonwood Springs Lake

South Dakota Fishing

Alkali Dam 18.2 miles
Bad Creek 18 miles
Bad Horse Creek 9.7 miles
Billman Lake 13.9 miles
Bower Dam 16.9 miles
Brakke Dam 5.7 miles
Brakke Dam 5.7 miles
Bruck Herman Dam 17.8 miles
Byre Dam 4.4 miles
Byre Lake 4.4 miles
Cedar Creek 12.8 miles
Davis Creek 18.6 miles
Dorman Dam 1.7 miles
Fate Dam 5.5 miles
Fate Dam 10.1 miles
First Creek 16.5 miles
Grouse Creek 4.9 miles
Heap Lake 14.1 miles
Jackson Dam 13.1 miles
Jackson Lake 12.9 miles
Joe Creek 13.1 miles
Julius Creek 13.1 miles
Kennebec Lake 8.3 miles
Knudson Dam 13.6 miles
LaRoche Creek 17.9 miles
Mill Iron Creek 18.9 miles
Nail Creek 5 miles
Nail Creek Lake 10.1 miles
Oscar Diess Dam 13.6 miles
Plum Creek 12.4 miles
Reliance Dam 16.5 miles
Reliance Lake 16.5 miles
Second Creek 15.9 miles
Straight Creek 12.4 miles
Sweeney Dam 15 miles
Tribal Dam 18.1 miles
Will Dam 6.1 miles
South Dakota Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, and Fishing Spots
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South Dakota Fishing Licenses

Join us as we discuss the South Dakota Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

About South Dakota Fishing was built for the outdoors-men and -women using a crowd sourcing model whereby we leave the local knowledge to the locals. Make edits, update details, share reports, and record your catches with photos, locations, and much more. Share your passion with your fellow outdoorsmen.

Fishing in the state of South Dakota, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 3,294 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Gavins Point Dam, Canyon Lake and Fort Randall Dam. Fish for Perch, Green Sunfish or Walleye or one of the other 31 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.

Fish Species Found in South Dakota

Largemouth Bass,  Walleye,  Bream/Bluegill,  Northern Pike,  Crappie,  Smallmouth Bass,  Catfish,  Rainbow Trout,  Perch,   and 47 more

Bodies of Water in South Dakota

438 Lakes

1,507 Rivers and Streams

285 Reservoirs

1,064 other