July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized
PIERRE (AP) â A survey by South Dakota wildlife officials has found that few anglers object to the addition of Atlantic salmon to Lake Oahe.
South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department is considering adding the fish to the Missouri River re…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized
By Bob Mercer
PIERRE â State fishery biologists estimate the population of rainbow smelt remains very small in Lake Oahe, after massive releases of flood waters in the 2011 flood wiped out millions.
Their low numbers we…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
March 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
PIERRE, S.D. Anglers who catch walleyes on Lake Oahe in the Dakotas in coming years might earn something more than just the joy of landing a big one. Continue Reading
July 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) Some of the world’s best walleye anglers are battling it out on Lake Oahe in South Dakota. Continue Reading
May 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) State fisheries biologists in North Dakota and South Dakota are working together to stock Lake Oahe with hundreds of adult gizzard shad lunch for game fish sought by anglers.
March 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The bad news: Last summer’s high water releases because of Missouri River flooding flushed a lot of smelt out of Lake Oahe in South Dakota and Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota. Continue Reading
August 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A state fisheries says the drought years of the early 2000s hurt the fish populations in the Missouri River reservoirs because low water reduced spawning habitat and the forage base. Continue Reading
June 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Lake Oahe, with its total storage capacity of 23.5 million acre-feet and 2,200 miles of shoreline, has left the Fort Yates, N.D., area in better shape than many other areas along the river and has helped to contain rising water, said Joel Ames, a Standing Rock Sioux Tribe liaison with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Continue Reading
June 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Largely overshadowed by other flood efforts, this community is also bracing for rising floodwaters and wondering what the full impact is going to be. Continue Reading