It has been over 65 years since Lake Oahe reached its initial full pool state. The big Reservoir has seen its share of ups and downs and plenty of changes – some good and some bad – some natural and some man-made, during this period of maturation. Read full article.

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  Lake Oahe has been long accepted as one of the premier walleye destinations in North America. Rightly so, as even when some folks feel its fishery may be down a bit due to circumstances beyond control, it is still pretty darned impressive. If given any semblance of common sense management, Oahe always seems to…

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Holding the distinction of the most well-known of the six mainstem reservoirs on the upper Missouri River, Lake Oahe is the gem of them all when it comes to opportunities for anglers.

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Holding the distinction of the most well known of the six Main Stem Reservoirs on the Upper Missouri River, Lake Oahe is the gem of them all when it comes to opportunities for anglers.

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Staying in place is an overlooked strategy that can pay big dividends as one of the best options for icing the biggest fish of the year. Now, before the run-and-gun crowd starts sneering and guffawing at this suggestion, hit the kill button on your auger long enough so you can listen for a moment and open your mind to the possibilities staying in one spot can provide.

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With pent-up anticipation building as we head into another hard-water fishing season, our thoughts quickly turn to the where and with what to make the most of the opportunities available to us.

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Here in South Dakota, our bird numbers are bouncing back, but that does not necessarily mean easy pickins for hunters. Unless you frequent preserves or commercial operations that release tame, pen-raised pheasants — birds I jokingly refer to as colorful chickens — you had best be fully prepared. Wild pheasants do not lead an easy…

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Lake Oahe has is making a strong comeback this year, and with it the opportunities anglers have come to expect from this world-class fishery are returning, as well. This huge Missouri River reservoir originates from the Oahe Dam near South Dakota’s state capital of Pierre and continues well into North Dakota, running approximately 231 miles,…

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