Game, Fish And Parks Officials Take Questions On Oahe Fishing

Fisheries biologist from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department presented information on the status of fishing on Lake Oahe during a State of the Lake presentation in Pierre Wednesday night. Mike Smith with G,F & P says the 2011 flood is still impacting fishing on the Missouri River reservoir…

Smith say while numbers of walleye are down, the ones in the lake are healthy…

Many anglers in attendance wanted to know what needs to be done to improve walleye fishing specifically on the lower end of Oahe. Officials say restocking is simply not practical…

Game, Fish and Parks officials are planning on some experimental stocking of walleye fingerlings in certain portions of the lake this year.