Fishing for Musky, Tiger Musky, Northern Pike, Sauger, Longnose Gar, Paddlefish, Sturgeon in South Dakota.
South Dakota offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find
information about species of fish found in South Dakota which may not
be featured in the main section of AA-Fishing.com.
Musky - Muskellunge
World Record: 69.9 lbs
Tiger Musky - Muskellunge
Esox lucius ~ Esox masquinongy
USA Record: 51.2 lbs.
IFGA Record: 55.1 lbs
World Record: 17.7 lbs.
World Record: 25 lbs
World Record: Over 600 lbs.
If you didn't know what they were, you might think you caught a shark
if you were to land a paddlefish. They have a powerful, sleek body and
a tall, rear dorsal fin.
Prefers water temperatures from 50 to 70 degrees. Also known as spoonbill,
spoonies, spadefish and shovelnose. They are filter-feeders so catching
them with conventional tackle is out of the question. Most are taken
with bow and arrow, spears or by snag-fishing with large treble hooks.
SD Other Fishing - All About Fishing for Musky, Tiger
Musky, Northern Pike, Sauger, Longnose Gar, Paddlefish, Sturgeon and
other fish in South Dakota.