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Belle Fourche Reservoir - Thursday, August 21, 2014
 Had the big CAST fishing event yesterday. A huge thank you to all the boat captains that volunteered their time and boat to take some special needs people fishing. Another big thank you to the Buckstop in Belle Fourche for donating bait and drinks.
Most fish were caught dragging crawlers with bottom bouncers on the north end.
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Monday, June 30, 2014
By: on 06/30/2014 7:13 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Planning on bringing boat out Thursday-Sunday. Any recommendations on depth, location, and style of fishing (plugs, bouncers, jigs). Not asking for hot spots, just looking for any advice people are willing to share to hopefully catch a few and have a fish fry. Also, anybody else going to be out fishing? Thanks again for the info.  
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Monday, June 16, 2014
By: on 06/16/2014 10:07 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Bringing the boat up for the 4th of July weekend. I have only had a boat on Orman once and didn't do very well. Anybody have any advice on finding the walleyes that they would be willing to share? I know it is weeks away so things can change, but just looking for what other people are usually using around that weekend. I do have a bunch of plugs and trolling gear, but always prefer pulling bouncers or jigging if the fish are willing to cooperate. Thanks for the help!! Anybody else going to be out that weekend? 
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Tuesday, June 3, 2014
By: on 06/03/2014 4:08 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Bit windy, but landed 32 fish on bottom bounce with crawlers.
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Monday, April 14, 2014
By: on 04/14/2014 6:32 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Took the boat out for the first time on Friday for a bit and caught a 13in crappie and a 11in small mouth bass.. using minnows on a jig head, drifting in the breeze and lightly jigging off the bottom
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Thursday, April 10, 2014
By: on 04/13/2014 6:00 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Lake and inlet are ice free.  Have been scouting out the inlet for the last few weeks looking for walleyes. White bass have been busting the surface in the inlet and Friday caught 5 in a row all around 13-15" on a fly rod and a slow retrieve. No water being released from the river.  Doesn't seem to be much walleye activity in the inlet yet but the water is warming. Would bet they'll start moving in by the end of next week. 
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Saturday, April 5, 2014
By: on 04/05/2014 12:49 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Is the ice out? anybody been out? getting an itch to fish with all the nice weather.
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Thursday, March 6, 2014
By: on 03/06/2014 10:47 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 👇👇👇👇👇👇 Be careful on the volatile roman ice.  Spicy slaughterhouse slug learned the hard way 👇👇👇👇👇👇
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Thursday, March 6, 2014
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Belle Fourche Reservoir - Saturday, February 15, 2014
 Same old report, fished 35-8 fow, 3 flags, 1 8" eye on the jig rod, fat heads. Only saw 3 others on the lake.
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Monday, February 3, 2014
By: on 02/03/2014 10:09 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Lots of small fish for me as well.  A few OK fish but they are very few and far between.  The small fish I'm guessing are just from a really good spawn.  The GFP says the lake has a great ability to produce fish naturally.  As far as the reasoning behind only catching them, I am guessing the larger fish are just on a completely different type of forage.  Probably shad.  I have not had the camera down to see if there is much for dead shad around, I know I didn't see any in the boat even late in the year.  What is most interesting to me is that I caught good fish this fall right up until ice up out of the boat.  Ice comes and they are gone.  Not sure what the change is, same spots, same presentation, and I can't catch them?  Typical Orman. 

Not much for perch at all this year either, though I stay away from the deep water.  No pointing in killing those fish. 

Hope someone has some success out there!
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Friday, January 31, 2014
By: on 01/31/2014 2:13 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
I've been out six times this ice season.  Fished different locations every outing from 10fow to 40fow.  I've caught fish every outing (6-15 fish), but they continue to be very small walleyes, as others indicate.  Does anyone have any insight on why there are suddenly so many small walleyes in the system?  By small I mean from the size of a large fathead to 7 inches.  I've check the stocking reports, but there is no indication of any recent (last 16 months) stocking of walleye's.  It's possible they could be from a strong natural spawn, but odd so many in the entire lake, not specific to just one area.   I also find it interesting I can't even pick up a slot fish anywhere...?  Curious what others are experiencing or thoughts on why this is...?? 
Also, if anyone happened to pick up a clam tow bar around Christmas please message me...I lost one out there (or I should say forgot it).  Willing to pay reward if honest person comes forward.     
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Wednesday, January 8, 2014
 Orman is hot right now for 6" walleye, lots of little fish, nothing worth keeping. Fished 50-20 FOW fathead on both tipups and rods. S of the dam
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Friday, December 20, 2013
By: on 12/20/2013 2:07 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Went out Tuesday night out by the face. all the ice had been broken and blown into the face and re froze. so most of it was around 18 inches. marked fish in the first three holes I drilled and ended up catching over a dozen small walleye. (biggest was maybe 8 inches. had several flags but were just those small ones messin around. fished 17 to 24 fow.
Belle Fourche Reservoir - Friday, December 20, 2013
By: on 12/20/2013 11:33 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Anybody hitting Orman over Christmas? What are the current ice conditions and how much snow did your area get yesterday?
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