and the joys of youth. Relive some of it on the water
at the Sturgis Bike Rally. This youngster fishes along
Bike Rally Catch-and-Release
prime spot for many anglers at all times of year is
the stretch of Rapid Creek below Pactola Dam. This
blue-ribbon trout stream is catch-and-release only,
and it has the biggest stream trout in the Black Hills.
Fishing below Pactola can be challenging. The trout
prized stretch of water run big, and they are smart.
They see a lot of fishermen and a lot of flies presented
to them over the course of a season. At the Sturgis
Bike Rally you'll have about quarter mile of gravel
road to get to it.
Elevations at the Sturgis Bike Rally
Creek below Deerfield Dam in the higher elevations
of the Hills is an improving fishery. Better water
flows out of the dam during winter has enabled the
stream to support a higher number of fish. Large-sized
trout also inhabit the water than formerly.
In spring and fall there is an excellent likelihood
get some winter-like fishing up around Deerfield.
At this time of year the night-time temperatures drop,
and you can even get some snow. But sun-shiny days
are warm and bring out insects, and trout.
the cool hours at the Sturgis Bike Rally
summer, Sturgis Bike Rally anglers usually fish the
morning and evening hours. Smaller stream are also
available for Sturgis Bike Rally fishermen.
Ditch Creek and Castle Creek above Deerfield are also
good, as long as the runoff isn't dirtying the water
Creek fising at the Sturgis Bike Rally
other out-of-the-way places, check out the Best Big
Thing in the Black Hills, Devils Tower at Sturgis
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