Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
Mountain-Prairie Region

Tribal Fisheries

The Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation office provides technical assistance to Tribes in South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas.  Most Tribal lands lack natural lakes and contain few streams that will support recreational fisheries.  Most angling opportunities are provided in impoundments developed for livestock and are the focal point of most fish management on Tribal lands.  We help identify priority areas for fisheries management, make recommendations, and provide technical assistance for fishery surveys; however, the final decisions are left to the respective Tribal fish and wildlife program.


Tribal Fisheries Management and Reports (tribal lands within the state in parentheses):

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (South Dakota)

Lower Brule Indian Reservation (South Dakota)

Rosebud Indian Reservation (South Dakota)

Yankton Sioux Tribe (South Dakota)

Kickapoo Tribe (Kansas)

Santee Sioux Indian Reservation (Nebraska)

Last updated: March 19, 2012