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 go boating in South Dakota.

South Dakota Fishing

Get started fishing in South Dakota today. The state offers an annual, 1-day, 3-day, or a family fishing license.

Get a South Dakota Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

South Dakota Boating

Our resources for South Dakota boating will make it easier for you to spend quality time on the water with your family.

Register A Boat In South Dakota

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in South Dakota

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