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Fitting Fishing into Hunting Season

— By Chris Nelson I am always up for a good combo. Pie and ice cream, milk and cookies,...

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. The area around Webster and Waubay gets a...

The Fishing Line: For better or worse, nonmeandered waters “compromise” is now permanent.

By Spencer Neuharth Well, this sucks. There’s no other way to put it. Sportsmen and women of South Dakota have been dealt blow after blow...

The Fishing Line: An ode to South Dakota’s best-named Glacial Lakes

By Spencer Neuharth Dry Lake #1, Dry Lake #2 and Dry Lake #3 make up a trio of lakes in eastern South Dakota with less...

The Fishing Line: Stop pouring soda on fish gills.

By Spencer Neuharth A recent video that went viral has inspired fishermen to start dumping Mountain Dew on fish gills, which is as dumb as...

Recapping Minnesota’s craziest month in fishing history

By Spencer Neuharth It’s to be expected that the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” is going to have more than a few fishing tales. July 2017...

The Fishing Line: Nonmeandered water issue has SD anglers asking, “What now?”

By Spencer Neuharth By now, even those living under a rock have heard about South Dakota’s nonmeandering water issues. In summary, 25 lakes, most of...

The Fishing Line: Muskie misinformation

By Spencer Neuharth This winter, an online post in a Facebook group went viral among anglers and garnered hundreds of shares and comments. It showed...

The Fishing Line: The quest for the perfect fishing report

By Spencer Neuharth Planning an ice fishing trip is a daunting task. What often makes it so tough is a lack of mobility in an...

The Fishing Line: The pulse of SD’s record book, Part 2

South Dakota has over 100 entries in its record fish database. It’s a diverse group, with species stretching from smelt to paddlefish and methods...