Facility Activities

At the Lake Andes Wetland Management District the following activities can be enjoyed: 

Lake Andes WMD provides important feeding, nesting and resting habitat for waterfowl in the southern portion of the prairie pothole region. The waterfowl production areas (WPAs) in this district, all open to public hunting, include more than 19,000 acres of protected wetlands and grasslands....

Available species include yellow perch and northern pike. The fishery is cyclical-when water quality is poor, fishing opportunities may be limited to carp and bullhead, but when water quality is excellent, the fishery can support largemouth bass. Water levels vary considerably. Small boats may...

Many refuges champion wildlife viewing as a key recreational activity.
From bald eagles to spoonbills, from condors to puffins, birds abound on national wildlife refuges. Refuges provide places for birds to nest, rest, feed and breed making them world-renown for their birding opportunities.
Whether you wield a smartphone or a zoom lens, you’ll find photo-worthy subjects at national wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries. Wildlife photography is a priority public use on national wildlife refuges, so you’ll find wildlife drives and blinds and overlooks to help you get the images you’re after.