Aberdeen Area
Fishing Report

Richmond: Anglers have been catching walleye, white bass, and bullhead. Anglers are catching lots of walleye in the 11-15-inch range.
Elm: Anglers have been catching walleye and northern pike. The walleye the anglers are catching are in that 13-16-inch range.
Elm River: Anglers have been catching walleye and northern pike. Anglers have been fishing below the Elm Lake spillway, Kruse’s Dam, and in the Columbia area.
James River: Anglers are catching northern pike. The walleye bite has been slow. Bow fishermen are having good luck shooting carp. Anglers shooting carp need to pick up shot fish and dispose of them properly.
Mina: Anglers have been catching walleye and catfish.

Clark County
Fishing Report

Dry 1: Still producing some decent walleyes off the road grade for the shore anglers. Limited shore fishing access available.
Indian Springs: There have been quite few boats fishing Indian Springs, but most are struggling to find fish.
Swan: There has been an increase in activity with a few boats catching a walleye.

Codington County
Fishing Report

Goose: Fishermen are catching walleye from shore and by boat. Boat access is difficult, boaters are reminded to park outside the no parking zone.
Blythe: Fishermen are catching a few walleyes from shore. Most of which are over 20 inches.
Kampeska: Fishermen are catching a mixed bag of fish from shore and by boat, including (northern pike, white bass, perch, crappie and walleye.)
Pelican: Fishermen are catching walleye from shore and by boat, evenings and mornings seem to be the best times.

Hunting Report

Turkey: Toms are breaking away from the hens and have become more receptive to calling.

Day County
Fishing Report

There have been a few changes in Day County for shore fishing. Due to the high water and safety hazard of a vehicle and pedestrian accident, the county is no longer allowing pedestrians on the Grenville grade, Day Co 1 north of Hwy 12 to 140th St., and Yellowstone trail from Main St. to Day Co 1. Also, if you are shore fishing make sure you are parked in a legal parking spot and it is not posted as no parking.

North Rush: Anglers are pulling plugs and using spinners with worms. Anglers are catching decent numbers of northern pike and walleyes.
Blue Dog: Success was up this past weekend with angler catching a few nice walleyes.
Waubay: Anglers are having success catching some walleye and white bass. Anglers are using spinners and pulling plugs.
Bitter: Slow.

Hunting Report
Turkey: Still seeing plenty of turkeys in the area allowing for some good opportunity to still fill your tag.

Hamlin County
Fishing Report

Poinsett: Fishing was slow this past weekend. Fishermen picked up a few walleyes but overall slow throughout the lake. There is a 300ft NO-WAKE zone restriction around the entire lake.
Albert: Traffic picked up with this holiday weekend. Few nice fish picked up. Fish quantity still remain low.

Hunting Report
Turkey: There have been a few hunters out this past weekend and success remains limited to the Sioux Poinsett GPA.

Marshall County
Fishing Report

Clear: A few walleye and bass being caught from the Hwy 10 grade in flowing water next to the bridge.
White: A few walleyes being caught near the boat ramp area.
Opitz: Some walleye being caught near the boat ramp and grade south of ramp.
Cattail: Some really nice walleye and bass being caught near timbered main lake points and shallow bays.

Hunting Report
Turkey: The birds are moving around a lot. Over the weekend hunters had good luck calling and utilizing decoys. The hens should start going to the nest here real soon and hunting could get even better. Most birds have been observed in the eastern portion of the county. Be sure to obtain permission before entering private land. Good luck and be safe!!

Park Report:

Pelican Lake Recreation Area:
Check out our Facebook page @PelicanLakeSandyShore for E-Programs. On each post, you will find educational and interactive videos, daily challenges, and activity packets for a wide variety of ages for each lesson.

Fort Sisseton State Park:
FUN WITH THE INTERN: May 30th at 2pm Our Intern is back and ready to have some fun this summer! Join us at this family friendly event by joining us live during this time to listen to our intern talk about different survival skills. We will have a link available for this event on our Facebook Page @FortSissetonHistoricalStatePark. We will also have a link available for a special packet created by our intern with more information on outdoor survival skills.
#FunFactFriday is still going on! Go on a video exploration of the Fort with our park manager Ali as she answers some of the most frequently asked questions and gives us insight on some of the fun and lesser known history of the area. Check out our Facebook page for #FunFactFriday.