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Angostura Reservoir, SD

Camping, boating and fishing are all popular at Angostura Reservoir, a 4,800-acre lake in the southwest part of the state, 5 miles south of Hot Springs. At least eight boating access areas with boat launch ramps are distributed around the lake.

There is 36 miles of shoreline for easy launching from most any direction. Campgrounds, parks and recreation areas provide ample areas for swimming, picnicking and fishing from the bank. Quality largemouth bass and plentiful chunky smallmouth bass attract anglers from all around. Walleye, crappie, sunfish and pike also reside here and are caught with regularity as well. Ice fishing is an option in winter when safe ice permits.

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What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, rock bass, white bass, yellow perch and northern pike at Angostura Reservoir in South Dakota.

Primary fish species residing in Angostura Reservoir

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Most Popular Bass Lures
Most Popular Bass Lures

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Rock Bass White Bass Yellow Perch Northern Pike

Angostura Reservoir Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Angostura Reservoir Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Sheps Canyon Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Angostura Reservoir Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Recreation Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Baileys State Lakeside Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off FR-6D, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Angostura State Recreation Area Boat Ramp 1
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Summersun Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Angostura State Recreation Area Boat Ramp 2
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Recreation Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Sheps Canyon Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off S Boat Ramp Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Angostura State Recreation Area Campground - 605 745-6996

Sheps Canyon State Recreation Area Campground - 605 745-6996

Hat Creek Campground - 605 745-6996

Cascade Campground - 605 745-6996

Cheyenne Campground - 605 745-6996

Angostura Reservoir SD Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Angostura Reservoir
Angostura State Recreation Area
13157 N Angostura Rd
Hot Springs, SD 57747
605 745-6996

 

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