Explore The Best Fishing Lakes In South Dakota
Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in SD.
Big Stone Lake, Lake Oahe, Lake Poinsett, Lake Sharpe, Lake Thompson and Lewis And Clark Lake are the most popular places for fishing in South Dakota, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species. In winter, once the ice is safe, many of these lakes afford the opportunity to go ice fishing.
Angostura Reservoir, Big Stone Lake, Lake Kampeska, Lake Oahe, Lake Poinsett, Lake Sharpe, Lewis And Clark Lake, Shadehill Reservoir and Waubay Lake are considered the best options for largemouth and smallmouth bass. More...
Sunfish, Perch & Panfish
Angostura Reservoir, Big Stone Lake, Lake Francis Case, Lake Kampeska, Lake Oahe, Lake Poinsett, Lake Sharpe, Lake Thompson, Lewis And Clark Lake, Shadehill Reservoir and Waubay Lake are considered the top locations for walleye fishing. More...
Visit the South Dakota fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and destinations in the state. Visit the South Dakota map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in SD at many of the most popular destinations in the state.
Best Destinations By State.