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Game and Fish bans open fires on Oahe WMA

April 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is prohibiting open burning on the Oahe Wildlife Management Area along both sides of the Missouri River. Continue Reading

Walleye increase proposed for Lake Oahe

October 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Professional fishing guides have mixed feelings about South Dakota biologists’ proposal to increase the walleye limit on Lake Oahe next year. Continue Reading

Higher walleye limit possible on Lake Oahe

October 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

DEADWOOD Some of South Dakota’s fishing rules might change for 2013, including a big shift on policy regarding Lake Oahe walleyes, under proposals made Friday by the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission.
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Ceremony marks 50 years since JFK dedicated Oahe Dam

August 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Exactly 50 years after President John F. Kennedy dedicated the Oahe Dam, several hundred people gathered at the same spot Friday to marvel at how much the massive dam has changed life along the Missouri River. Continue Reading

Events celebrating anniversary of Oahe Dam planned

August 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota State Historical Society is offering three programs this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the Oahe Dam. Continue Reading

Former Sen. McGovern expected at Oahe Dam celebration

August 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Former Sen. George McGovern is expected to attend the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the Oahe Dam. Continue Reading

Events to commemorate 50th anniversary of Oahe Dam Aug. 17

July 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Events are being planned in the Pierre area to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s dedication of the powerhouse at the Oahe Dam in central South Dakota. Continue Reading

Biologists study flood’s effect on smelt in Lake Oahe

November 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic

As record amounts of water were flushed through Oahe Dam during the Missouri River flooding last summer, biologists and anglers worried about a repeat of 1997, when hundreds of millions of baitfish were sucked through the dam and left Oahe’s walleyes starving and skinny. Continue Reading

Caught between a flood and a liquidation, GFP agrees to a new lease for Oahe Marina

November 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission extended the operating lease for the Oahe Marina concession Friday but appeared reluctant to do so. Continue Reading

GF&P Commission considers 30-year deal at Oahe Marina

November 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE A tough business decision landed in the laps of state Game, Fish and Parks Commission members Thursday regarding the future of Oahe Marina. Continue Reading