Lake Oahe Continues to Rebound in 2016
Holding the distinction of the most well-known of the six mainstem reservoirs on the upper Missouri River, Lake Oahe is the gem of them all when it comes to opportunities for anglers. This huge reser- voir originates from the Oahe Dam near South Dakota’s state capital of Pierre and continues well into North Dakota, running approximate- ly 231 miles, covering 2,250 miles of shoreline and spanning 370,000 acres with a maximum depth of 205 feet. It is the fourth-largest reser- voir in the United States, with 51 recreation areas providing excellent facilities and access for roughly 1.5 million visitors each year. Most of the visitors come for the ne shing.