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Nestled right along the great Missouri River, Yankton has a wide variety of fishing options. Popular species include: walleye, bass (largemouth, smallmouth, white), catfish, pike, panfish. Bowfishing is also extremely popular for rough fish. Snagging paddlefish season is Oct. 1-31 and bowfishing paddlefish is July 1-31. We are a border water with Nebraska so make sure to understand the regulations.

South Dakota and Nebraska fishing regulations are linked below.

Where to get a license in the City of Yankton: Walmart, Dunham's, Dakota Archery & Outdoor Sports

Where to get a license out by Lewis and Clark Lake: Captain Norm's, Stringer's Bar and Grill, Shell Gas Station on Hwy 52


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