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  • Fishing Line: Fishing South Dakota’s ‘other’ glacial lakes
  • When most people plan a fishing trip to eastern South Dakota, they target the glacial lakes, and, for. The area around Webster and Waubay gets a ton of attention — and for good reason. With massive bodies of water such as Bitter Lake, Enemy Swim and ...
  • theoutdoorforum.net
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  • 6/8/2018 9:44:00 PM
  • Kids Fishing Day set for this weekend
  • The Rapid City Chapter of South Dakota Walleyes Unlimited and Cabela's are teaming to host Kids fishing Day at Roosevelt Park Pond Saturday and Sunday. Kids ages 5-15 and accompanied by a parent or guardian need to register at the Roosevelt Park Pond to be
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 6/7/2018 4:35:00 AM
  • Kids fishing day
  • The Rapid City Chapter of South Dakota Walleyes Unlimited and Cabela's will host a Kids Fishing Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 9, at Roosevelt Park Pond. Kids ages 5 to 15 and accompanied by a parent/guardian need to register at the pond to be .
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 6/2/2018 4:04:00 PM
  • Free fishing events to be held at Family Park in Sioux Falls
  • SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks and Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation are teaming up once again to offer free fishing at Family Park this summer. The event will take place on Saturdays between June 2 to July 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p
  • KSFYabc
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  • 6/1/2018 8:52:00 PM
  • Ponds, lakes scratch fishing itch during spring runoff
  • One public spring creek that I know of that might be worth a gander is Sand Creek at Beulah, near the South Dakota line. Other than that your fishing choices will be limited to ponds, lakes and reservoirs. Sheridan and Johnson counties have some ponds and
  • Independent Record
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  • 5/31/2018 6:38:00 PM
  • Ponds, lakes scratch fishing itch during spring runoff
  • One public spring creek that I know of that might be worth a gander is Sand Creek at Beulah, near the South Dakota line. Other than that your fishing choices will be limited to ponds, lakes and reservoirs. Sheridan and Johnson counties have some ponds and
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 5/31/2018 6:09:00 PM
  • Summer Bass Fishing – Gear and Tactics
  • We’re getting into bass season in western South Dakota, and it will continue to be another great option for fly fishing through the fall. Largemouth Bass may be some of the most prevalent fish in the western half of South Dakota, so it makes sense to ...
  • Tying Hans' Cricket Fly
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  • 5/30/2018 10:19:00 PM
  • South Dakota Encourages Youth to Get Outdoors
  • PIERRE, S.D. – Fifteen thousand fourth graders in South Dakota will get a special taste of summer freedom through the South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks’ (GFP) “Go Fourth” program. The “Go Fourth” program, presented in partnership with the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/9/2018 5:11:00 AM
  • South Dakota: Muskellenge Now Catch and Release Only
  • PIERRE, S.D. – As of April 30, the harvest restrictions for muskellunge and tiger muskies has changed from a statewide 40 inch minimum length limit and a daily limit of one fish to catch and release only statewide. Currently, South Dakota has five lakes ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/9/2018 5:11:00 AM
  • Casting for Kids Youth Fishing Tournament
  • Casting for Kids, with the assistance of the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department and the Madison Izaak Walton League, will host a youth fishing tournament on May 19 at Lake Herman State Park. The fishing tournament will be held at the entrance area
  • Daily Leader Extra
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  • 5/4/2018 8:03:00 PM
  • Spring fishing season finally begins in S.D.
  • It is that time of year again to break out the long rods and get the boats out of storage. Northeast South Dakota has some of the best spring fishing opportunities available. The shorelines are starting to open and nice walleyes are being caught.
  • Watertown Public Opinion
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  • 5/3/2018 2:16:00 PM
  • GFP urges anglers to be aware of fish consumption advisories
  • The South Dakota departments of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP), Health (DOH) and Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are reminding anglers to check the current list of fish consumption advisories as the 2018 fishing season begins. Based on testing results
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 5/3/2018 3:36:00 AM
  • Plant to Produce Fish Food in SD
  • Prairie AquaTech, which makes a protein-rich ingredient used in fish food, is building a production facility in Volga, S.D. Prairie AquaTech’s new plant will be built along U.S. Highway 14 just south of the South Dakota Soybean Processors plant.
  • KFGO
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  • 4/27/2018 5:39:00 PM
  • DEPT OF GAME FISH & PARKS
  • Sealed bids will be received by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks Engineering Section located at the Foss Building, 523 East Capitol Ave, Pierre, South Dakota 57501-3182 until Thursday, May 3, 2018, 3:00 PM CDT for labor and materials for Full Depth .
  • Watertown Public Opinion
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  • 4/20/2018 7:08:00 PM
  • South Dakota: GFP to Stock Rainbow Trout Below Oahe Dam
  • PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will stock rainbow trout at Oahe Marina on March 27, weather permitting. Crews from Cleghorn Springs State Fish Hatchery in Rapid City will stock rainbow trout ranging in size from 10 to 12 inches in .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/16/2018 6:23:00 AM
  • New Game, Fish and Parks Wildlife damage specialist serving Sully County
  • Jason is a Wildlife Damage Specialist for the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) and is based at the Fort Pierre Game, Fish and Parks District Office. His focus will primarily be assisting landowners and producers with predator control and resolving .
  • Onida Watchman
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  • 3/14/2018 9:39:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Catch and Release Only Regulation for Musky
  • PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission changed the harvest restrictions for muskellunge and tiger muskies from a statewide 40 inch minimum length limit and a daily limit of one fish, to catch and release only statewide.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/5/2018 6:54:00 AM
  • Ice Fishing Season Lasting Longer Than Last Year’s
  • “They just love to be out on the ice and fishing and the longer they can do it the better and this year’s been a great year for them,” said Jeremy Rakowicz of South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks. This year has been longer and colder than last yea
  • KDLT News
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  • 3/3/2018 4:43:00 AM
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks offers free seed for food plots
  • RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - A program developed nearly 40 years ago is still benefiting land-owners in KOTA Territory. "It was started to boost game-bird populations in South Dakota," said Habitat Biologist Cody Grewing, "Specifically Eastern South Dakota
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 3/2/2018 6:14:00 AM
  • South Dakota: Fish Houses Must Be Removed by March 1
  • PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) reminds ice anglers that all fish houses, shelters and other structures must be removed from the ice by midnight on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Fish houses, shelters and other structures may be used
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/27/2018 1:23:00 PM
  • If You Want Better Fishing, Tell Your Senator Today
  • South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and West Virginia. Boaters and anglers can take action today to contact their Senator by going to https://goo.gl/2HXryk For more information on the benefits of the act, go to https://keepamericafishing.org .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/27/2018 1:23:00 PM
  • Pike Fly Fishing Guided Trips
  • If you’re looking for numbers of fish and a lot of fun, many of the South Dakota prairie lakes offer great action and lots of fun! There’s great opportunities for pike in the Black Hills as well, but you’re going to work harder for fewer fish ...
  • Tying Hans' Cricket Fly
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  • 2/23/2018 11:20:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing in the Black Hills of South Dakota
  • Dakota Angler & Outfitter is the Fly Shop of the Black Hills. Located in downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, Dakota Angler & Outfitter is located within 40 minutes of most Black Hills trout fishing locations. There is no need to travel far to find great ...
  • Tying Hans' Cricket Fly
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  • 2/23/2018 7:03:00 PM
  • South Dakota Releases New GFP Mobile App
  • The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is inviting hunters, anglers, campers and all other outdoor enthusiasts to update, download and explore its new mobile app. “The new mobile app features a digital backpack so users can customize it with ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/16/2018 8:42:00 AM
  • South Dakota Offers Summer Employment with Game, Fish and Parks
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The deadline is fast approaching to apply for summer employment with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP). The department offers a variety of summer employment opportunities across the state. State park positions include general ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/13/2018 6:12:00 AM
  • DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
  • Persons unable to attend the hearing may mail data, opinions, arguments, and their views to the office of the Secretary of the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks, Foss Building, 523 East Capitol, Pierre, South Dakota 57501, or transmit by email to ...
  • Watertown Public Opinion
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  • 2/8/2018 7:16:00 PM
  • Dennert runs into wall, again, on right to hunt, fish and trap
  • Rep. Drew Dennert wanted to ask voters this November whether the right to hunt, fish and trap should be added to the South Dakota Constitution. But the Republican from Aberdeen won’t get the chance. The House State Affairs Committee voted 11-1 Monday to ..
  • Capital Journal
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  • 2/6/2018 5:05:00 AM
  • South Dakota: GFP Proposes Catch and Release Rule for Muskellunge
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission rejected a petition to increase the minimum length limit for muskie and tiger muskie fisheries in South Dakota. Instead, the GFP Commission proposed changing the harvest restrictions ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/26/2018 8:50:00 AM
  • Northern pike spear fishing in South Dakota with a twist
  • Not long ago, I was invited by my frequent fishing partner, South Dakotan,Ty Smith to try my hand at pike spearing, Dakota style. I quickly learned that there’s no other frozen water pastime that can create more excitement and action than spear fishing ...
  • Mankato Free Press
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  • 1/22/2018 5:15:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Commission Proposes no Wake Zones on Shadehill and West Bend
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed to establish “no wake zones” on Shadehill Reservoir in Perkins County and on West Bend Recreation Area in Hughes County. The proposed Shadehill Reservoir no wake zone ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/16/2018 9:44:00 AM
  • South Dakota: Meetings Set on Lake Oahe Fishery
  • The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will be holding a series of public meetings on the state of the Lake Oahe fishery. Lake Oahe is the largest and one of the most popular fishing destinations in South Dakota and is home to many of the state's most
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/9/2018 8:50:00 AM
  • Frigid Temps Beneficial For Ice Fishing
  • From December to nearly March South Dakota lakes are packed with those hoping to score a perch, northern pike or walleye. With a few straight days of negative temperatures, you might guess the ice is in prime fishing condition but the Sioux Empire also saw
  • KDLT News
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  • 1/2/2018 2:31:00 AM
  • Walleye in good shape in North Dakota's Lake Sakakawea
  • There also are more forage fish for walleye to eat. Reproduction of gizzard shad in the river from Bismarck to the South Dakota border rebounded last year, though "numbers aren't terribly high" compared to pre-flood levels, according to Gangl. "Hopefully .
  • Los Angeles Times
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  • 1/1/2018 6:12:00 PM
  • SD Game, Fish & Parks Sponsoring “First Day” Hikes
  • Despite the arctic chill, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is sponsoring “First Day” hikes at state parks and recreation areas on New Years Day. G,F & P Spokesperson Lynn Spomer says the event has grown over the past few years ...
  • Radio 570 WNAX
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  • 12/29/2017 8:11:00 PM
  • Pierce County: An ideal location for a sports reporter
  • Seven state place winners set a new school record. Lantz, who graduated in 2017, is currently a freshman wrestler at South Dakota State University where he studies fish and wildlife biology. The new Jackrabbit is enjoying his new team, and said his season
  • Pierce County Herald
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  • 12/28/2017 5:32:00 PM
  • Game, Fish & Parks Officials Survey Custer State Park Fire Damage
  • Officials from the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department were assessing the damage following the Legion Lake fire that burned about eighty-four square miles in and near Custer State Park. Game, Fish and Parks spokesperson Lynn Spomer says most of ...
  • Radio 570 WNAX
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  • 12/22/2017 7:38:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Fishing Access Improved at Mickelson Pond
  • PIERRE, S.D. - The City of Pierre and South Dakota Game Fish and Parks (GFP) recently partnered to add four new fishing pods at Mickelson Pond in Pierre. The City contracted with R&W Construction to do the work, and GFP will reimburse the City for half of
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/19/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • About Us – Dakota Angler & Outfitter
  • We are a full service fly fishing shop and guide service located in the Black Hills of South Dakota (downtown Rapid City to be exact). The shop has been open since 1996. In recent years, our inventory has expanded greatly. Stop in the shop and browse our .
  • flyfishsd.com
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  • 12/18/2017 3:13:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Ice Fishers and Waterfowlers Cautioned Re Ice Safety
  • PIERRE, S.D. - A strange beginning to the winter season has officials urging both waterfowl hunters and ice anglers to use caution when venturing out to hunt and fish. "Even with this last blast of cold weather, there is still plenty of open water for duck
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/8/2017 10:41:00 AM
  • South Dakota: Salmon Station Open for Egg Collection
  • PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has opened the Whitlock Bay Salmon Spawning Station near Gettysburg for the 2017 season. "Crews are expecting below normal returns of adult salmon likely due to increased predation on juvenile ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/27/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • Anglers have a chance to fish Sturgis City Dams
  • Once the analysis is done, the city will allow the dams to fill again. Next spring, the South Dakota Game Fish & Parks will again stock the dams with rainbow trout. To access the dams from Sturgis, drive south on Vanocker Canyon Road. About 3 miles south .
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 9/19/2017 12:57:00 AM
  • State Fishing License Numbers Are Down
  • But the flip flop is hurting the state’s fishing industry. When it comes to bringing in folks from outside South Dakota to fish on state waters, the numbers are looking worse than last year. “We sold 26,702 fishing licenses in 2016, this year just slig ...
  • KDLT
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  • 9/15/2017 3:52:00 AM
  • 4th Largest Ice Fishing Show Coming To Sioux Falls Arena
  • The institute has grown to be the fourth largest ice fishing show in the nation. James Hagen, the South Dakota Secretary of Tourism, says it will help promote South Dakota as a year-round destination “Whether you’re ice fishing on the Eastern half of ...
  • KDLT
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  • 9/13/2017 8:32:00 PM
  • South Dakota hatchery to release 90K paddlefish
  • YANKTON (AP) — A fish hatchery in South Dakota will release more than 90,000 American paddlefish into two reservoirs over the next two weeks. The Press and Dakotan reports that Gavins Point Fish Hatchery plans to release the paddlefish in Lake Francis ...
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 9/8/2017 4:55:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Trout Stocking Near Pierre
  • PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will be stocking rainbow trout in Oahe Marina near Fort Pierre in September. Robert Hanten of Fort Pierre, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks fisheries biologist, said the department ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/8/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • U.S. Senior Women's Amateur
  • She helps coach the Martin County Girls Golf Team and has won state titles in South Dakota, Hawaii, Georgia and Florida. Marcia Fisher, 64, of Molalla, Ore., was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Association Hall of Fame in 2007. A seven-time Oregon
  • usga.org
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  • 9/6/2017 8:11:00 PM
  • Sustainable Housing for the Rest of Us
  • All of us face challenges to our faith, and my set of challenges are not what I ever imagined. I really did imagine myself a rural priest in South Dakota or someplace, writing and fly fishing and living the George Herbert lifestyle. That would have come ..
  • livingchurch.org
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  • 9/4/2017 8:58:00 PM
  • South Dakota updates Breeding Bird Atlas
  • ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department has created a new interactive atlas that helps bird enthusiasts learn about the state's breeding bird population. The department unveiled its updated, online version of the Breeding ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 9/3/2017 4:14:00 PM
  • Drought worsens South Dakota pheasant population
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department survey has determined that this summer's drought influenced the state's declining pheasant population. The department's annual survey released Friday shows a 45 percent decline statewide ..
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 8/28/2017 11:27:00 PM
  • Activities available Labor Day weekend at state parks
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is inviting people to participate in Labor Day weekend activities. State parks are set to host a variety of programs over the weekend. Activities on Saturday include monarch butterfly tagging at Good ..
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 8/28/2017 11:12:00 PM
  • SD ag, fishing officials update non-meandered water issue
  • PIERRE, S.D. — Kelly Hepler, secretary of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, and Mike Jaspers, secretary of agriculture, think a temporary fix to the "non-meandered water" access in the state has been beneficial. But they say more work ..
  • AG Week
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  • 8/22/2017 12:31:00 AM
  • Zebra Mussel Invasion, Turning in Poachers: State Outdoors News
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is asking citizens to make the call to the Turn In Poachers (TIPs) hotline if they observe illegal hunting, fishing or trapping activity. “During the annual reporting period from July 1, 2016, through June 30 ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 8/17/2017 2:47:00 PM
  • South Dakota Turn in Poachers Program Paying Off
  • PIERRE, S.D. - As summer comes to an end and hunting seasons ramp-up, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is asking citizens to make the call to the Turn In Poachers (TIPs) hotline if they observe illegal hunting, fishing or trapping activity.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/16/2017 9:22:00 AM
  • South Dakota researchers study fish density
  • SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) – Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that researchers with the South Dakota State University and the ..
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 8/15/2017 12:36:00 AM
  • South Dakota researcher study fish density
  • SPEARFISH, S.D. — Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. Researchers with the South Dakota State University and the state Game, Fish and Parks department ...
  • Gillette News Record
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  • 8/14/2017 2:39:00 PM
  • South Dakota researcher study fish density
  • SPEARFISH, S.D. — Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. Researchers with the South Dakota State University and the state Game, Fish and Parks department are ..
  • WRAL
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  • 8/14/2017 10:10:00 AM
  • South Dakota: GFP to Review Boat Closure Petition for Swan lake
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission will take action on a petition proposal to designate Swan lake in Clark County as a "no boating zone" from Oct. 20 to Dec. 31 at their upcoming meeting in September. M&E Land Company ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/14/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • SD researchers study fish density
  • SPEARFISH — Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. Researchers with the South Dakota State University and the state Game, Fish and Parks department are ...
  • Capital Journal
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  • 8/14/2017 5:41:00 AM
  • South Dakota Researcher Study Fish Density
  • Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. Researchers with the South Dakota State University and the state Game, Fish and Parks department are studying the densely
  • Keloland
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  • 8/13/2017 6:55:00 PM
  • Report: Hunting, fishing vital to South Dakota economy
  • RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A new report indicates that South Dakota's hunting and fishing industry majorly influences the state's economic health. The Colorado-based Outdoor Industry Association released the report last month. It says the outdoors industry ..
  • Public Opinion
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  • 8/9/2017 1:09:00 PM
  • Report: Hunting, fishing vital to South Dakota economy
  • RAPID CITY (AP) — A new report indicates that South Dakota's hunting and fishing industry majorly influences the state's economic health. The Colorado-based Outdoor Industry Association released the report last month. It says the outdoors industry brings .
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 8/9/2017 12:24:00 AM
  • Report: Hunting, Fishing Vital To South Dakota Economy
  • A new report indicates that South Dakota's hunting and fishing industry majorly influences the state's economic health. The Colorado-based Outdoor Industry Association released the report last month. It says the outdoors industry brings about 48,000 jobs .
  • Keloland
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  • 8/8/2017 7:01:00 PM
  • Game, Fish & Parks Offering Free Outdoor Cooking Classes
  • For more information on this class, click here. Below are a couple recipes that South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks recommends for safe outdoor cooking: Cut each slice of bacon in half. Open lunch bag and line bottom with 2 half-slices of bacon. Wash hands .
  • KDLT
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  • 7/27/2017 9:17:00 PM
  • SD DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
  • Sealed bids will be received by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks Engineering Section located at the Foss Building, 523 East Capitol Ave, Pierre, South Dakota 57501-3182 until August 10, 2017 @ 3:45 PM CT for labor and materials for New Comfort ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 7/27/2017 5:33:00 PM
  • Fishing maps still have their place in today’s high-tech world
  • Although the advent of digital fishing technology has anglers more plugged in than ever, an old standby still guides plenty of them as they wander around the waters of northeastern South Dakota. While digital, electronic fish-finders and microchip-fed ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 7/27/2017 3:03:00 PM
  • Please, No Bobbers! Introducing Adults to Fishing
  • Now, under two years later, I’m planning a late-summer trout fishing expedition to Nebraska’s Pine Ridge and the Black Hills of South Dakota confident I’ll catch fish.
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 7/25/2017 8:37:00 PM
  • Fish for the biters
  • I recall a trip to Lake Oahe in South Dakota a while back. We found a prime example of why you should fish where the biters are. We were working the water in the 25- to 28-foot range. We could see lots of fish that we suspected were walleyes on our sonar .
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 7/24/2017 3:04:00 AM
  • South Dakota Fish Hatchery Sees Changes Amid Zebra Mussels
  • A fish hatchery in South Dakota has seen big changes after the discovery of invasive zebra mussels in the Missouri River in recent years. The Gavins Point Fish Hatchery focuses on sturgeon recovery, Missouri River paddlefish restoration and providing ...
  • Keloland
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  • 7/22/2017 6:10:00 PM
  • Quick read: Paper fishing maps still a go-to for some
  • Although the advent of digital fishing technology has anglers more plugged in than ever, an old standby still guides plenty of them as they wander around the waters of northeastern South Dakota. While digital, electronic fish-finders and microchip-fed ...
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 7/21/2017 7:56:00 PM
  • Fishing maps still have their place in today’s high-tech angling world
  • Although the advent of digital fishing technology has anglers more plugged in than ever, an old standby still guides plenty of them as they wander around the waters of northeastern South Dakota. While digital, electronic fish-finders and microchip-fed ...
  • theoutdoorforum.net
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  • 7/21/2017 1:06:00 PM
  • Win In The Wind With Shad Dancers For Walleye
  • Indeed. Holst loaded the boat with big walleyes this spring fishing Shad Dancers in shows filmed on lakes in North and South Dakota. “We just beat ‘em up,” he says. “Fantastic, fun fishing. The Shad Dancer caught more fish than anything.”
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 7/21/2017 12:32:00 PM
  • Outdoor Campus gives fishing tips
  • Learn more in the video attached to this story. In South Dakota, it is $28 for a fishing license if you are 16 years or older. If you are over the age of 65, the fee for an in-state fishing license is only $12.
  • KSFYabc
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  • 7/21/2017 12:36:00 AM
  • South Dakota: Online Licensing System Improved
  • The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has made it easier for outdoor enthusiasts to purchase hunting and fishing licenses online. Online usernames and passwords are in abundance these days and keeping track of them all is difficult. The GFP online ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/20/2017 6:58:00 AM
  • Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Smallmouth bass from a lake in central South Dakota will take center stage next summer when an organization's series of national bass fishing tournaments hosts a competition in the state. The Pierre Capital Journal reports that the ...
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 7/17/2017 4:07:00 PM
  • Lake Oahe to Host National Bass Fishing Tournaments in 2018
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Smallmouth bass from a lake in central South Dakota will take center stage next summer when an organization’s series of national bass fishing tournaments hosts a competition in the state. The tournament in Pierre will be held from ...
  • KDLT
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  • 7/16/2017 7:31:00 PM
  • Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
  • PIERRE (AP) — Smallmouth bass from a lake in central South Dakota will take center stage next summer when an organization's series of national bass fishing tournaments hosts a competition in the state. The tournament in Pierre will be held from June 29 ...
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 7/16/2017 6:21:00 PM
  • Fish for the biters
  • I recall a trip to Lake Oahe in South Dakota a while back. We found a prime example of why you should fish where the biters are. We were working the water in the twenty five to twenty eight foot range. We could see lots of fish that we suspected were ...
  • Dickinson County News
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  • 7/14/2017 7:26:00 PM
  • Abuse of Taxpayer Dollars: Funding Fish Art and Other Nonsense
  • For the love of cod, we’re spending another $10,000 for an L.A. dance troupe to build a 15-foot fish. At South Dakota State University, students begged for $11,987 to preserve “National Hobo Day,” complete with a “Bummobile” that drove through ...
  • barbwire.com
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  • 7/13/2017 11:08:00 AM
  • South Dakota: Help with Salmon Survey, Win $100
  • PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wants to know how stocking salmon in different locations improves their survival. Anglers can help GFP gather information and be entered to win $100. GFP is encouraging anglers to turn in heads of ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/12/2017 6:51:00 AM
  • Oahe home to big bronzebacks
  • The massive reservoir on the Missouri River in South Dakota is a renowned walleye fishery, but has never hosted a top-level bass event. Former Elite Series pro Jami Fralick, a South Dakota native, has fished it throughout his angling lifetime. He predicts
  • BassFan
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  • 7/10/2017 10:02:00 PM
  • Jensen: Fish for the biters
  • I recall a trip to Lake Oahe in South Dakota a while back. We found a prime example of why you should fish where the biters are. We were working the water in the 25- to 28-foot range. We could see lots of fish that we suspected were walleyes on our sonar .
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 7/9/2017 4:12:00 AM
  • Panfishing Tips from South Dakota GFP
  • In any given tackle shop around the Midwest, there are bound to be dozens of anglers that, when asked, will give similar stories of how they got started in a lifelong relationship with the water and the outdoors: One summer, on a local pond, a parent or ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/5/2017 8:17:00 AM
  • BOTTOM BOUNCERS 101
  • You most often do NOT drag bouncers on the bottom. South Dakota guys do from time to time to attract fish, but in general you drop the bouncer down till you see it hit bottom and crank it up two or three cranks to erect the bouncer into its intended ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 6/29/2017 11:21:00 AM
  • Game, Fish and Parks: Don't bring fireworks to state parks
  • PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is asking state parks visitors to leave their fireworks at home. Setting off fireworks isn't allowed on lands that the department owns or leases. That prohibition includes places such as state parks ...
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 6/28/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • Game, Fish and Parks joining national boating safety effort
  • PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks says it's joining a national effort to promote boating safety. The agency says Operation Dry Water will take place Friday until Sunday to promote boating safety and encourage responsible alcohol use while ...
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 6/28/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • Game, Fish and Parks: Don’t bring fireworks to state parks
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is asking state parks visitors to leave their fireworks at home. Setting off fireworks isn't allowed on lands that the department owns or leases. That prohibition includes places such as state parks, nature areas ...
  • Capital Journal
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  • 6/28/2017 4:56:00 AM
  • Game, Fish and Parks joining national boating safety effort
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks says it's joining a national effort to promote boating safety. The agency says Operation Dry Water will take place Friday until Sunday to promote boating safety and encourage responsible alcohol use ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 6/27/2017 1:40:00 PM
  • Game, Fish And Parks Joining National Boating Safety Effort
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks says it's joining a national effort to promote boating safety. The agency says Operation Dry Water will take place Friday until Sunday to promote boating safety and encourage responsible alcohol use while boating.
  • Keloland
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  • 6/27/2017 12:31:00 PM
  • South Dakota: GFP Reminds Boaters to Stay Safe This Weekend
  • PIERRE, S.D. – As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is joining a national effort to highlight boating safety. Operation Dry Water will take place June 30 – July 2, 2017, promoting boating safety and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/27/2017 7:07:00 AM
  • How to Get Fishing Licenses for this Summer
  • You need a license once you turn 16. To be eligible for one, you must be a South Dakota resident for the last 90 days, not be a resident of another state, and you can't have a fishing license in another state. Once you get your license, you also get a ...
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 6/24/2017 10:04:00 PM
  • Let the fishing begin once again
  • As most of you know by now, the South Dakota Legislature held only the 26th special session in our 127 years of statehood. Back in March, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled in Duerre v Hepler that the Game Fish and Parks Department must no longer ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 6/22/2017 3:05:00 PM
  • Apartment demand off the charts
  • The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks wants to remind everyone hitting the lakes and rivers this summer to take advantage of the life jacket loaner program.
  • KSFYabc
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  • 6/22/2017 12:27:00 AM
  • SD Game, Fish and Parks loans out life jackets, free of charge
  • PIERRE, S.D. (KOTA TV) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wants to remind anglers and boaters that the life jacket loaner program makes life jackets available for infants to adults. All life jackets are in clean working order and approved by ...
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 6/20/2017 5:20:00 PM
  • Fishing good, but effects of recent water issues linger
  • Wednesday, however, they fished on Lynn Lake, which would not have been allowed before South Dakota legislators met in special session two days prior. That’s when the lawmakers passed a law declaring nonmeandered waters like Lynn Lake as open ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 6/20/2017 4:07:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Life Jacket Loaner Program
  • PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wants to remind anglers and boaters that the life jacket loaner program makes life jackets available for infants to adults. All life jackets are in clean working order and approved by the U.S ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • My angle: We're hooked on fishing
  • Three veteran fishermen provided us with advice and encouragement while we offered them comic relief. Steve, an Oregonian who came to South Dakota a few years ago with his wife, a Volga native, was especially helpful. He retrieved the hook from my catch ..
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 6/19/2017 9:15:00 PM
  • Free Fishing for the Entire Weekend Over Father’s Day
  • (I’ll take these, please.) It’s also National Go Fishing Day. South Dakota typically does at least one free fishing weekend per year. This is done in part to get more people out enjoying the state’s parks and waterways. Introducing more young people ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 6/17/2017 12:57:00 AM
  • GFP announces Father’s Day Free Fishing Weekend
  • PIERRE – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has declared Father’s Day weekend as a free fishing weekend across South Dakota for residents and nonresidents. As part of the department’s strategic goal of providing outdoor recreational ...
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 6/16/2017 9:23:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Fish Free on Father's Day Weekend
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has declared Father's Day weekend as a free fishing weekend across South Dakota for residents and nonresidents. As part of the department's strategic goal of providing outdoor recreational ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/16/2017 8:10:00 AM
  • It’s Father’s Day Free Fishing Weekend in South Dakota!
  • As we round out this work week, Father’s Day is coming into view! If you’re still stumped on what to get your old man, maybe sharing some quality time on the cool, clear waters of the Black Hills is the answer. If you’re thinking so, the South Dakota ...
  • blackhillstravelblog.com
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  • 6/15/2017 10:11:00 PM
  • South Dakota GFP Announces Father’s Day Free Fishing Weekend
  • PIERRE, S.D. -(Ammoland.com)-The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has declared Father’s Day weekend as a free fishing weekend across South Dakota for residents and nonresidents. As part of the department’s strategic goal of providing outdoor ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 6/15/2017 8:33:00 PM
  • This is not another column about bass fishing … not entirely, anyway
  • My family moved to Sioux Falls in the early 1990s. So, I spent my formative years fishing and hunting in the great state of South Dakota. Through it all, my dad was there offering his experienced advice as well as some moral and financial support as I ...
  • Capital Journal
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  • 6/15/2017 3:53:00 PM
  • GFP declares Father’s Day weekend as free fishing period
  • PIERRE — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has declared Father’s Day weekend as a free fishing weekend across South Dakota for residents and nonresidents. As part of the department’s strategic goal of providing outdoor recreational ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 6/15/2017 3:34:00 PM
  • Game, Fish and Parks restoring public access to 24 lakes
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is working to restore public access to two dozen lakes after lawmakers approved a measure governing the use of lakes on private land for recreation, the agency said on June 13. Staff will remove ...
  • Farm Forum
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  • 6/15/2017 5:37:00 AM
  • Game, Fish & Parks Re-Open Non-Meandered Lakes
  • While South Dakota's newest law may have opened up hundreds of acres of lakes to fisherman, not everyone is happy. "All water in South Dakota is public, whether it is over private land or not," bait shop owner Matt Staab said Though the legislature cleared
  • Keloland
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  • 6/15/2017 12:09:00 AM
  • Saturday morning agenda: fishing
  • Representatives from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks were at the arboretum Monday stocking the pond with fish, “and they’re going to be hungry,” Sorensen said. “They won’t tell us how many or what kind, but there are some big fish in there.”
  • Freeman Courier
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  • 6/14/2017 4:39:00 PM
  • South Dakota: GFP Reopens Access to Non-Meandered Lakes
  • PIERRE, S.D. - With passage of House Bill 1001 by the SD Legislature, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is now in the process of removing the cables that have blocked boat ramps on nonmeandered waters; primarily in the eastern half of the state.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/14/2017 6:06:00 AM
  • Win in the Wind with Shad Dancers for Walleye
  • Indeed. Holst loaded the boat with big walleyes this spring fishing Shad Dancers in shows filmed on lakes in North and South Dakota. "We just beat 'em up," he says. "Fantastic, fun fishing. The Shad Dancer caught more fish than anything." Swimming with a .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/14/2017 6:06:00 AM
  • SD Game, Fish & Parks Dedicates Water Trail Along Big Sioux River
  • The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks dedicated a canoe and kayak trail along a section of the Big Sioux River Tuesday. The water trail begins at the the Big Sioux Recreation Area near Brandon and ends near Sioux City. It was dedicated as the Jay Heath ...
  • KDLT
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  • 6/13/2017 11:06:00 PM
  • Game, Fish and Parks restoring public access to 24 lakes
  • PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is working to restore public access to two dozen lakes after lawmakers approved a measure governing the use of lakes on private land for recreation, the agency said Tuesday. Staff will remove cables ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 6/13/2017 10:18:00 PM
  • Fishing and Boating in South Dakota
  • Create a customized South Dakota fishing and boating experience for your family by learning about top spots like Lake Sharpe in West Bend Recreation Area or Lake Lakota at Newton Hills State Park. Find out what you need to do to get a fishing license and .
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Farming, fishing at odds
  • A sunny spring morning brought Louis Bailly out to fish for perch and walleye at Scott Lake, north of Hartford, in southeastern South Dakota. On most days that nice, the lake would have been busy with anglers fishing from the state-owned dock and from boat
  • Tri-State Neighbour
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  • 6/8/2017 2:14:00 PM
  • South Dakota Canoe/Kayak Trail Dedication June 13
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) in partnership with the South Dakota Canoe & Kayak Association (SDCKA) will host an event to publicly dedicate the new Jay Heath Canoe & Kayak Trail on Tuesday, June 13, at noon. "This new water ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/7/2017 9:56:00 AM
  • South Dakota Encourages Angling on Non-Meandered Lakes
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota departments of Tourism and Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) say South Dakota's lakes and rivers are open for business and anglers are encouraged to come out and fish. "Over 150 meandered lakes are open to provide fishing and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/26/2017 7:26:00 AM
  • Schoenfish breaks silence on audits
  • Rep. Kyle Schoenfish, R-Scotland, said the private firm’s 10 employees “have great confidence” in Auditor General Marty Guindon and his “incredible staff” at the South Dakota Department of Legislative Audit. Schoenfish previously declined to talk ...
  • Black Hills Pioneer
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  • 5/25/2017 5:34:00 PM

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