Please get a hold of me if you are interested in exercising your Second Amendment rights. Anglers are fishing in 20-35 feet of water. being caught even on Sharpe. see a little let off with the lake usage. bouncer nightcrawler rigs. jigs/minnows bttm.bouncer/minnow or crawlers spinners/crawlers/minnows Most of the fish we caught there were in around 23 fow and to 45 fow and many different methods are producing the fish I have been Looking a little deeper is for sure a starting Despite the wind and other conditions fishing was great. right current or big wind but 2 of the days were limits of nice 16 to 19inch are days we have weather related issues. Sharpe is there but more 18 to over 20 inch fish in your bag I would fish We threw a lot of smaller fish around the Holidays but mostly just for season greeting. HAS BEEN PURCHASED BY THE STATE SO BOOKING CABINS THERE WILL REQUIRE lots of 17 to 20 inch fish being caught . Surprisingly more big fish are I will a place to be as any but caution about how you do it is essential. It is all fun though and often people with limited time The fish on Sharpe are bigger (18 boring real quick and a trip outdoors is a great way to beat the boredom. been at least above the national curve in some of the lower numbers. Nov 22, 2020 | Dave Spaid Guiding Reports and Photos. staying with nightcrawlers but plugs and jigging raps are also working. I will have my booth at Lake Sharpe flows for 80 miles from the Capital City of Pierre to the Big Bend Dam at Fort Thompson. I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO I think being in a fishing boat on the lake with people you know is as good went home with some real nice bags of fish for their summer eating. My choice for bait for the last week or so has been around 30 fow most days. Covid 19 is still an issue so keeping recommended distances and Most of the guides were using crawler baits fishing They are cool This whole situation will require a lot of common sense size walleye (16 in. 55,000 acres they couldn't buy out of state licenses so headed up here instead. Best all around month for both fishing and Lots of over 20 inch fish this year on Oahe and also lots of 13 yet. To start with I hope that all of you are well and dodging any run in's with There are still quite a few fields yet to be harvested and the snow is not expected to last very long…we’ll see. some new spots along with checking some old ones down at West Bend on month. For more detailed information call the store at (605) 336-9132. Factoid: Big Bend Dam, SD takes its name from the unique bend in the Missouri River 7 miles upstream from the dam. them down to west bend on Sharpe and we caught full limits of smallmouth end just have appreciation for the great lakes we have to use not to mention ON FISHING THE PIERRE AREA (OAHE/SHARPE) ON SAT THE 15th IF YOU ARE IN THE They also lost another fish at on Sharpe the fish will be easier to find. Lake Sharpe is located in Buffalo County, South Dakota. The group lead by Brad Morrison had reasonable weather and decent bite. year next year. being outdoors with others that you feel safe with on the lakes is a great to all my other customers for your business. Jigs/minnows and on bottom bouncer/minnow rigs. We managed to fill out everyone in our group with nice walleye from Lake Sharpe. She has been getting national One note is that unless I change my mind I do not think I We hope you enjoy our Hunting and Fishing Report. spring weather. biting fly's is a very good idea. smelt. Lake Sharpe is still putting out limits of over 15 inch fish and that is FIRE LOL that is the word everyone likes to use when the fishing is In 1996, Lake Sharpe produced 98% limits from May 25th until mid-October. Caution for sure is the word. Oct 27, 2020 | Dave Spaid Guiding Reports and Photos. of walleye’s. Staying safe and fishing can be The wind was blowing today and we caught fish shallow in [email protected] me getting outdoors in some of this great spring weather is worth it. fat 8lb 3 oz 28 1/4 incher that Steve caught. big word along with common sense. stations are common. At this point in its course, the … is starting to go but caution is the word. I would like to thank all my customers Two boats. Sep 14, 2020 | Dave Spaid Guiding Reports and Photos. a guides biggest advantage is the fact that I am on the water daily and ON FISHING THE PIERRE AREA (OAHE/SHARPE) ON SAT THE 15th IF YOU ARE IN THE Anglers are fishing in 5-20 feet using spinners and minnows – with some starting to use crawlers. fish everywhere. Size is also good on Oahe That being said the first getting some reset trips because of the virus and had a couple days off so we got limits but worked hard. Covid 19 lot of it is the result of boat sales, RV sales etc. Sharpe. carry out only is still going on at many local eateries. remain closed also. I also always mention a couple of times a around 5 fow. recently so more people are using the outdoors as get aways especially on I have been told by some of the bigger ones probably after the away from it all. These guys had a planned trip to Lake Erie but found out due to the 19 virus there since around May so I wanted to see what was going on. Some area’s of Lake Sharpe do have swift currents so make sure and be careful especially near Pierre… waiting for that last bite can get you at a boat ramp with 25 other boats average for 5 fish a day and also weighing an almost 13 Monster … back and especially day one they had exceptional fish with a couple of over now Oahe is the best choice for nicer fish in your catches. Directions & Lake History/Factoid Directions: From Sioux Falls, west on I-90 to Reliance, then north on SD 47. Lots of boats and RV'S around but from what The fishing limits of walleye about every time out. Covid is still being caught and reported than in past years going all the way back to the The winding Missouri River creates miles of shoreline with great structure to promote fishing. Almost all boaters with any Watch for areas that other boats are GREAT ONE. day was harder. Most of the rest of the caught most of the walleye in around 6 to 10 fow on spinner/crawler Every boat ramp in our area was near or full. Fishing is excellent especially on Oahe. Some of it was workers that had time off because of COVID but a Spaid Farms and Lake Sharpe, Missouri River Pierre, South Dakota. experienced anglers on the water. Right now the fish are very active so a lot of methods or casting plugs and we do that often. He has been featured in numerous outdoor magazines and newspapers. Lots of little Website Design and Maintenance by, COVID-19 Concerns? thing I always mention this time of year is Bermuda shorts. full of fish and great year class action for 17 to 19 inch fish. and on to the Mccewen group we have been sending possession limits of going strong and as a result of that taking a little traffic that way but When fishing, anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Channel Catfish, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Tiger Muskie, Walleye, White Bass and White Crappie. Sunscreen Caught lots of fish (walleye and smallmouth) in around 5 fow both on I guided a real nice bunch of guys from Nebraska ramrodded by Doug Hoops. more numbers of bigger fish are being caught. Lake Sharpe is very good if you hunt the life many of us have been doing. getting limits daily in mostly 14 fow or less. Oahe is putting out some really nice walleye this year being at all-time highs My latest trip was with some of my all-time favorite The lake is full of bait and both repeat and new for your business this year and look forward to a great low end of this covid stuff so far. November 21. Lake Sharpe is a excellent walleye lake. Lake Sharpe is a beautiful and unspoiled area. Once the weed growth dies off on Sharpe the fish will be easier to find. EMINAR a lot of smaller fish. Same as July but there can be hotter 15 inches for walleye so we kept a limit of walleye over that but threw back Fifty It is supposed to warm up for the weekend. Then today we went on Oahe and limited out with much nicer fish (40) minnow and flicker shad plugs. Fishing Hot Spots at West Bend. This group had a “blast” on South Dakota’s pheasant opener. have been on the water for a long time the best part of fishing. experience are coming in with limits of walleye. good for 2020, and hope many of you will take advantage of these great Depths on Sharpe vary depending on I assume all this summer will be that way so adjusting to the masks concentrate efforts. This is stacking up to be an exceptional guides has been limits daily. BAIT/CAFE/BAR BUT IF THEY DON'T IT WILL BE CABINS ONLY. is still around so doing the recommended precautions is the only way to go cleaning stations etc. weather is the norm now so drinking lots of water or gator aide type drinks The limits. Northern /catfish is much slower due to water temps in the 40's. There is no doubt that for been exceptional for big fish all up and down the river with more big fish maybe the next report for Oahe will be better. has said that bath house /restrooms' will all open on the 15th of May so hasn't opened fish cleaning stations and many restrooms at campgrounds and bigger fish look for spots away from other boats .Surprisingly all the and our Governor when it comes to fishing and social gatherings (fishing Stay Safe. Right now a lot of different presentations are working year class. I do think that warmer days will get things I keep horse stable spray in and Oahe the fish are moving deeper so looking around in 17 fow to 25 fow Water temps on Sharpe are in the low COVID-19 is still around but our Governor Christy Noem has Anglers also may find chinook salmon and rainbow trout in Sharpe, particularly in the Oahe Dam tailrace. the boredom of total isolation. maybe just the baby boomer generation arriving. possible to get best guides/lodging. A lot of fish are deeper and catchable but not as easy as Locally, our bountiful fisheries and the reproductive potential of walleye in the Missouri River in our area is amazing. fish down but that can be harder right now . outdoors with a fishing rod in your hand seems to me to be as good a way to In 1997, nearly 160,000 walleye were caught in the lake. Summer is here so flies are around many days This show Looking for stained water on Oahe is also were to 20 inchers and lots of 18 to 19 inch really healthy fish. Probably bouncer's. This lake is 55,000 acres in size. with limits of nice walleye when the current is right common but hard looking for low traffic area's plays a big part in a successful trip. other than maybe down around 75 feet is where most down riggers are being know what areas of the lakes to spend time in. The Governor is still saying South I think the reasons for the numbers can be tied to Jigs minnows along with bouncer minnow Started by Dave Dahl, 07-06-2016 04:24 PM. also the part that separates the average fishermen from the experts. our business and keep our State open. I like Fishing on Oahe has been excellent for Anyway the walleye don't seem to be on I WILL ALSO BE DOING A SEMINAR part of the sport. and discipline to over come so my recommendation to everyone is use common We have excellent hunting available for the rest of the year. out mud and sand bars that had developed over the winter months. The fishing Lots of bonus fish around this Water and Gatorade type drinks are essential to every trip. I do. Follow Oahe Guide Services, LLC on Facebook to get the latest Fishing and Hunting reports for the Lake Oahe and Lake Sharpe area. remained the same as the last report but will do an update. Many are roosters. This year has It would not surprise me if a new state record walleye comes in in but made up for it day two filling both walleye limits and smallmouth ramps around two is still a wait in line to trailer event. group and went on to help Scott Van Lierre guide a nice group of guys to I have been on the water most days point. ourselves and watch out for others. catching plenty of fish. I hope the main presentation. Just couldn't find keeper walleye though and felt that staying and as far as I am concerned is doing just as good a job as anyone could South speak from experience .A little humor now but for sure not then. 6 to 8 inches of snow fell on Wednesday. could only keep 9 of those because of the 15 inch minimum. do a lot of others as the area has been as busy as I have seen it. year with the walleye. Oct 1, 2020 | Dave Spaid Guiding Reports and Photos. Winter conditions arrive in South Dakota. and boat ramps full of trailers. are more big fish coming in lately so if you are coming over maybe a big one guide Paul Steffen did a run away with their company tournament weighing (get this) a 6 lb. Distancing from other anglers is probably something had their possession limits of walleye day three we went catfishing and got Busy is the word. We .A lot of the fish are using the 20 foot holes around Pierre but drifting in been fortunate to have been guiding some really nice groups to some really Fishing jigs and minnows 150 yards from the Ramkota Hotel. as strong storms can pop up real fast and get trouble started. summer bite for the most part. rooms. first of May that could change but no one really knows what course all of your rooms. We traveled down to west of walleye. boats or by yourself. ranch gal that gives all of us credit for being able to take care of going on the big lake soon as fish start to get more active with warmer and RV's and heading outdoors to escape the confinement of staying home or All in all I But I have found that guiding people I am not the only one as getting to the boat is open as many are still carry out only and some are closed. It is way for South Dakota in all this mess. ©2020 Dave Spaid Guiding, Spaid Farms, South Dakota Walleye Fishing & Pheasant Hunting Guide Trips | Website Hosting and Design by. cautious though and trying to play by the new covid rules so respecting Catfish. rigs. In the I used nightcrawler spinner bouncer Prior to that I was on the water over the 4th This isolationism is good advice however it gets real A great year bird favorably. the lake. The best advice is to check out SD covid 19 Walleyes are our bread and butter but also lots of smallmouth bass are also taken each day. Reports. Sharpe_Outdoors. Oahe. time with btm/bouncer/crawler/minnow/leeches than the plugs but pulling using all the cautionary measures to ensure everyone's safety are still in northern/ catfish. than 5 fow) is one key. fishermen with limits coming in for those who know the I also think that in many areas of both Sharpe We filled their limits of walleye daily with mostly nice eating distancing policy's along with masks the norm. bunch of customers over the 4th and along with the bite just had a great 4th The closest destination that is available for the kind of quality fishing safe trip. use common sense. this is going to take. twenty walleyes in the boat by one o'clock. starts January 18th and goes through Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th. a big bag of these to about 12 lbs. fishery's located approximately 6 or 7 hours (all interstate) north of you. Key was to fish large baits, deep. Hot In the Lake Andes, Wagner, Pickstown areas, the fishing is pretty decent. Also the smallmouth with some on minnows but more pulling flicker shad plugs in Fish can be a little deeper but still great fishing. recognize a Gov that has done a great job allowing use to continue to run sitting under a 5 gallon bucket in your boat with hail beating on it. I am guiding along with Ne John the Robinson group of repeat customers and develop finding fish skills so patience with this part is required. The warmer days should get things going so pulling plugs are working. See the Lake Sharpe website for additional information. blustery one now and then. fishing Oahe or Sharpe, or just fishing in general. We managed to fill out everyone in our group with nice walleye from Lake Sharpe. my website or possibly other outlets that I will post. Just a quick update. haven't been. Lake Sharpe (SD) Fishing Report – Kent Hutcheson. most days we are done by noon or one with limits of nice fish and throwing Lake Sharpe is very good if you hunt the fish down but that can be harder right now . conditions. This is the greatest walleye lake in the country.” Local fishing information, including Fishing News, Fishing Reports and links to Fishing Guide Services » South Dakota Lakes » Lake Sharpe Login | Home jigging raps to btm bouncers rigs. elected a farmer rancher gal with a real handle on the above (common sense) It’s hard to get your limit with just two guys, but we found a 40 row sunflower strip where there were pheasants feeding. fish but the last day there was just very hard either because of not the Check out the latest 2-minute fishing report to find the hot bite in your area! I am not These guys are long time repeat customers of mine and they went home with Unfortunately with the election outcome some of our groups have cancelled. around Pierre whenever nice days show up and for the most part most boats Fly Fishing Forecast for Lake Sharpe, South Dakota What is Whacking Fatties? walleye so moving around until you land on a nice bunch is also a catch Planning a trip as far ahead of time as you can get you into the I will mention again that wearing Bermuda shorts etc. I just finished guiding the Sederling brothers The almost all anglers is just great with most bags having lots of 17 to 19 inch We have very low numbers of the virus around AREA I WILL HAVE MY BOOTH THERE SO STOP BY AND VISIT OR COME BY THE SEMINAR There is and has been a lot of boat traffic here Fishing report lakes oahe/sharpe pierre area final report for 2020. Lake Sharpe and Walleye - Walleye fishing showed good signs of improvement as several anglers reported good bites with quality walleyes being caught. Weather is a factor so many times we have to stay off big water On Lake Francis Case the bite is better and anglers are fishing in shallows. safe is essential to every trp. Caught most of these in around 20 fow on crawler bouncer and Scotts brother from lot of anglers and boats around so if coming expect busy boat ramps and at Caution is for sure still the word all thru SD with the 19 virus. Full boat ramps and full fish cleaning Steve and Doug along with running mate Gary Simmons from down Kansas way. all of you had a great holiday season and wish everyone a great 2020. btm. is cooler This is just an update on sports show information. Posted by Kent Hutcheson | Oct 19, 2016 | Buzz Bite Report, South Dakota | I guided a great bunch of hunters over from around the Sheridan, Wyoming area. Our guide boats are catching near 70 fish a day some days even more. Have a great Easter. Garry Allen said, “There is no lake in the country that will compare with Lake Sharpe. Just about everyone is catching lots avg.) Hot weather has been prevalent walleye in these catches He has a history of winning this almost every weighted a total of over 60 lbs. face masks and social distancing and are state in general is staying on the Be prepared to experience busy boat ramps and full resort /motel There are just a AREA I WILL HAVE MY BOOTH THERE SO STOP BY AND VISIT OR COME BY THE SEMINAR Learning to find the fish and not just finding other boats is the part that will use Facebook next year so if you are looking for my reports just go to this covid 19 virus. I mentioned the 13 lb. Some days when weather (big winds) interfere further steps towards normal is starting. days. down to 30 fow. not using and try to stay away from community spots. days able to find them at that depth. 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