after hatchery rainbows in Rapid City. There are even
docks on a few of the lakes you can fish at the Sturgis
Sturgis Bike Rally stop at Spring Creek
Creek below Sheridan Lake Dam has also been a good
spot for fishermen in recent years. This stretch of
stream is somewhat variable, and in the past it has
been a poor fishery at times, probably due to warm
water emperatures and low water flow.
The best advice for Sturgis Bike Rally fishermen is
it a try and find out for yourself. Further downstream
on Spring Creek, anglers also have varying success.
What looks like a great stream during early spring
will turn into a barely flowing creek during some
summers. And it is those low water flow periods that
limit the success of trout in Spring Creek during
the rest of the year.
the fly rod at the Sturgis Bike Rally
fishing is the most popular and most successful way
fish Black Hills streams. Spin fishermen are more
in their element in lakes, which will be discussed
later. Bring your fly rod to the Sturgis Bike Rally.
Lighter fly lines are best for fishing Black Hills
streams. There are very few times when the wind blows
hard enough to prevent a 3-weight line from being
The smaller line lands more gently on the water. The
is fewer spooked fish. In fact, using a 3-weight line
often get away with a sloppy cast that would scare
fish if you were using a 5-weight or larger line.
Sturgis Bike Rally trout outing features high catch
of the great pleasures of fishing Black Hills streams
compared to many other great trout waters across the
West is the number of fish that can be caught. On
Rapid or Spearfish creeks, for instance, you can frequently
catch a dozen or more fish per hour under good fishing
eight-inch fish at 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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