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Belle Fourche Reservoir

Belle Fourche Reservoir


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    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    By: on 2015-05-26 07:25:27 | Add Comment | Post New Report
     fishing was much slower yesterday and only caught one over on a slow death hook, bottom bouncer half a crawler up north.. We caught six unders about 10 to 13 inches. one on plug and rest on bottom bouncer and spinners full crawler. we did not catch any slot fish yesterday. we did catch one bass up North as well. we fished close to 5 hours but it was pouring rain and definitely much much slower than two days prior fishing the same exact spots. Graphed a lot of fish but could not get them to bite. 
    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Sunday, May 24, 2015
    By: on 2015-05-24 08:16:08 | Add Comment | Post New Report
     Great plug bite going at orman. Our boat of four krot our 4 overs around 22 inches each and caught all of our unders around 10 to 13 inches each but threw them back. Caught a lot of fish over 18 and a lot under 15 and only a few slots. The over 18 wanted it slow and unders would bite when we trolled faster. Great great day on the water but water was very rough with some whitecap but the ranger boat did it's job. 
    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Saturday, May 16, 2015
    By: on 2015-05-17 07:48:39 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    Went out on Orman Saturday morning 8 AM to 1 PM started off slow because we were not sure where to start, but eventually found about a 100 yard stretch that was holding quite a few fish... Ended up taking our 3 overs (18"/19"/22") and throwing back 6 or 7 slot fish.  We were the only boat in the spot until boats saw us hauling in a few fish then it was like flies on horse****.  Give people some common courtesy and don't cut people off their spot.  Had three different boats try and push us off our spot in a matter of 2 hours.  We were letting a 9 year old and 2 year old reel in our fish so they could have some fun, but three boats full of older men couldn't see that and were trying to be selfish!
    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Saturday, April 25, 2015
    By: on 2015-04-25 16:37:05 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    Tried out the Channel again near the spillway.  Only caught was two snagged suckers, which are plentiful as they were jumping out of the water continuously for the 2 hours we were there.  Nothing else caught.  One guy on the south bank caught a walleye on a spoon of some sort, but threw it back.  We moved to the dam afterwards and only caught one milky slot male.  Plenty of boat activity by the dam, but it was tough to see if anyone was catching anything.  Bite is still pretty slow.  Not sure if the spawn has happened yet.
    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    By: on 2015-04-19 20:20:18 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    fished the lake Friday afternoon till 11:30pm, a few bites, landed 2 10" eyes disappointing, is it done untile may?
    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Monday, April 13, 2015
    By: on 2015-04-14 15:28:27 | Add Comment | Post New Report
     Went to the Channel for the first time in three years to try for some 'eyes.  Started off down by the bridge, but no luck.  A nice fisherman came back from the spillway and let us know he caught a few there on darker plastics.  So my friend and I walked up to the spillway on the north side.  Though the way down to the water is extremely dicey at best, there are a few places to fish if you can get down to the shore.  My friend caught one male within the first 15 minutes, but nothing afterwards.  I had two on, but both spit out the jig.  4 guys fishing on the southside didn't catch anything while we were there.  The bite is still pretty slow so it appears the spawn hasn't started yet.  Hopefully once the water warms up, the bite will get better.
    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Monday, April 13, 2015
    By: on 2015-04-13 21:19:54 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    fished the lake today from 9am till 2pm, 2 milky males (over), still not seeing an aggressive bite, a little better but not what I would expect during the spawn,
    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Saturday, April 11, 2015
    By: on 2015-04-12 14:49:21 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    fished the lake last night from 11pm till 3am landed 2 over, males milky, shinners, nice night
    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Saturday, April 11, 2015
    By: on 2015-04-11 17:46:48 | Add Comment | Post New Report
     Heard slaughterhouse slug caught four walleye in channel on Saturday using crappie rig with shiners and crawlers. Got lots of bites too 
    Belle Fourche Reservoir - Monday, March 30, 2015
    By: on 2015-03-30 15:37:50 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    FISHED ISLANDS UP FROM BOAT LAUNCH FLOATING JIG GOOD SIZE SHINERS FOUR OVER 20 IN NO UNDERS NO SLOT ALL WERE MILKING MALES

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