Lake Sakakawea – Lake Oahe- Missouri River Fishing Guide in ND

Lake Sakakawea Fishing Guide

Lake Sakakawea & Lake Oahe Fishing Reports

Devils Lake/Sakakawea Fishing Report August 28th 2017

Devils Lake/Sakakawea Fishing Report August 28th 2017

Nice weather continues and everyone is having fun! The fishing in ND has been very good, the weather has cooperated, and some big fish have graced the Lund!  From Devils Lake, Lake Sakakawea, and the Glacial Lakes of NE South Dakota, they’ve all been producing.  I’ve...

Devils Lake Fishing Report Aug. 17, 2017

Devils Lake Fishing Report Aug. 17, 2017

Nice Weather + Good Fishing = Great Fun!  The fishing in ND and SD have been very good as usual, and the weather has cooperated for some outstanding fishing! From Devils Lake, Lake Sakakawea, and the Glacial Lakes of NE South Dakota, they've all been producing.  I've...

Lake Sakakawea & Lake Oahe Fishing Photos

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Lake Sakakawea Fishing Guide – Lake Oahe Fishing Guide

Likely the hottest walleye fishery in the Midwest is Lake Sakakawea.  Lake Sakakawea has become a top destination when it comes to quality fisheries.  Its named for the famed American Indian girl who guided Lewis and Clark Expedition through the region, and has drawn national attention in the past few years for its walleye resurgence. Lake Sakakawea, with more than 1,600 miles of shoreline and endless secluded bays, still retains much of the raw and untamed beauty that Lewis and Clark chronicled in their journals as they explored the area in the early 1800s. In addition to its diversity when it comes to game species sought after by anglers, the area surrounding the lake also captivates sightseers with a combination of wide-open and uncluttered horizons mixed in with rugged and rocky shorelines. As part of the Missouri River System that winds through America’s heartland, the headwaters begin in the northwest part of the state near the North Dakota/Montana border. It is there that Lake Sakakawea begins at the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers.  From there the largest Missouri River Reservoir heads east then south towards Garrison, ND and the famous Garrison Dam.  While walleye fishing commands the most attention from anglers on Sakakawea, it’s only the tip of the proverbial iceberg when it comes to species found in her waters. Trophy class Northern Pike, Sauger, Salmon, Smallmouth Bass, Paddlefish, and Sturgeon just to name a few. Good water flow and large baitfish (Smelt) populations make Lake Sakakawea the great fishery it is. Fat and sassy walleyes fight hard and grow to impressive proportions.  July through October is prime time for Lake Sakakawea.  Its slow to warm in spring, so it takes some time for the fish to become consistently active.  Fin-Hunters Guide Service takes many clients out of the Garrison ND area with accommodations at the Garrison Motel or the North Shore Inn and Suites of Garrison.  Let us help you plan a trip this season as your premiere Lake Sakakawea fishing guide!

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Cast quartering the shoreline - strike zone longer - tip from Fin-Hunters Guide Service

Thanks for taking the time to learn more about Fin Hunters as your Lake Sakakawea fishing guide.  We spent a lot of time on the water ensuring a quality trip.  And don’t let the lake fool ya…we also do are a Lake Oahe fishing guide and even do some guided fishing on the Missouri river around the Bismarck area.  Wherever the fish are biting in the Missouri River system, we will be there!  Give us a call and let us put you on the water AND on fish.