South Dakota Fishing Report, Tackle, and License Info

Fish Species found in South Dakota

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

Bodies of Water in South Dakota

Lakes: 438   Rivers/Streams: 1,507   Reservoirs: 285   Others: 1,064   All: 3,294

Fishing Hot Spots in South Dakota

  "I have fished it for a while this year and the fish are getting larger..." Lake Yankton

  "This Dave Jepsen from iowa. I have the big carp sticker on the side of my..." Platte Creek

  "South of bridge..." Elm Lake

  "Small brookies and a healtyh population of10-16in rainbows make up the..." Beaver Creek

Fishing Spots in South Dakota

Featured Tackle Shops in South Dakota

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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 Lake Yankton, Gavins Point Dam and Fort Randall Dam. Fish for Sturgeon, Perch or Flathead Catfish or one of the other 32 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.