Spring Creek Resort & Deep Water Marina
Spring Creek Resort


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Spring Creek, the Premiere Outdoors Destination in the Midwest.

28229 Spring Creek Place

Pierre, SD 57501

(605) 224-8336

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How do I get to Spring Creek Resort?

If flying by commercial airlines, you will be flying into Pierre Regional Airport. Delta, United and Frontier Airlines all service Pierre.

If flying by private plane, Pierre Regional Airport will take great care and service for your visit.

Airport type City of Pierre
Operator Pierre, South Dakota
Location Pierre, South Dakota
Elevation AMSL 1,742 ft. / 531 m
Coordinates 44°22′58″N 100°17′09″W44.38278°N 100.28583°W
Direction Length Surface
ft. m
7/25 6,887 2,099 Asphalt
13/31 6,900 2,103 Asphalt

After arriving at Pierre Airport, we will be happy to pick you for the short drive to Spring Creek Resort. 15 minute drive

Rental Car service is available at the Airport. Avis and Budget have counters at the airport.

If driving to Spring Creek, please see our map and driving directions on the web site.


There are over 30 different species of game fish in Lake Oahe. The main fish we fish for are Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Chinook Salmon, Channel Catfish.


For inland Missouri River waters Daily Limit Possession Limit
Walleye 4 8
Northern Pike 6 12
Largemouth/Smallmouth Bass 5 10
White Bass/Rock Bass 25 50
Perch/Crappie 15 30
Bluegill/Sunfish (Green, Pumpkinseed,
Orangespotted in any combination)
15 30
Trout, Salmon (any combination) 5 10
Muskellunge/Tiger Muskie 1 (minimum length 40”) 1 2
Smelt 5 gallons No limit
Lake Herring/Lake Whitefish No limit  
Bullhead No limit  
Catfish No limit  
Sturgeon Season Closed  
Paddlefish Available by special permit only
2017 Nonresident Fees
Annual Fishing $67
Annual Family Fishing $67
Youth Annual Fishing $25
Three-Day Fishing $37
One-Day Fishing $16
Game Fish Spearing and Archery Fishing Permit $5

License can be purchased on line at www.gfp.sd.gov

License can also be purchased at the Spring Creek Pro Shop.

What do the Fishing packages include?
  • Lodging

  • Meals

  • Tackle

  • Bait

  • Gear

  • Gas

  • Full Fishing Day

  • Experienced Guide

  • First Class Boat that is fully equipped

  • Fish cleaning, packaging and freezing.

What does the Fishing package not include?
  • Refreshments

  • South Dakota Fishing License fees

  • Gratuity for staff and guides are customary and appreciated

  • State sales tax of 5.5% will be added to the above rates

What do I need to bring for my Fishing trip?

You need to bring a hat, sunglasses, sun block, light jacket, rain suit during the summer months. Going into fall, the weather can change quickly. Bring a waterproof coat and stocking cap along with the items above.

Where do we meet the guide?

You will come in for breakfast around 7 am and the guide will meet you at the Lodge around 8am.

What is the appropriate amount to tip the guide?

Gratuities are based on service rendered. The better the service, the better the tip. Tips average from $50 per day to $100 per day.

Will the guide clean our catch each day?

Yes, the guide will clean and package your fish for travel home or you may choose to bring some of your catch into the chef to cook for dinner.

I’m not staying at Spring Creek; will Spring Creek help me find a guide?

Yes, Spring Creek will book a guide for you. The rate is $450 per day for two people and $50 per person over two. Booking guide only requires 100% payment at booking and is non-refundable.


When does pheasant hunting season open?

The pheasant season traditionally opens on the third Saturday in October. Visit the SD GFP website for more information.

What is the daily limit for hunting pheasants?

3 roosters per day.

How will my day start at Spring Creek?

We will start with breakfast around 8 am. Around 9 am we will have a safety meeting to go over Gun safety in the field. According to the guide and hunting area we will meet guides and start heading to the fields around 11 am.

Do I have any options to hunt more during my stay?

Spring Creek offers hunting and fishing combos during pheasant season. You can add a waterfowl hunt with your pheasant hunt or a day of fishing. We can set it up to hunt ducks and geese in the morning and pheasant after lunch. We also offer Predator and Varmint Hunting as a combo add-on. Any combo added is $300 per person

Where can I get hunting license for South Dakota?

You can purchase license on line at www.gfp.sd.gov

You also can purchase them over the counter at Spring Creek.

Do I need a different license to hunt waterfowl?

Yes, for non-residents you will need to purchase a waterfowl license. It will be a three day license for the five surrounding counties covering the Pierre area.

What will hunting license cost me?

Pheasant hunting license for non-residents will be $125

Will I be put on a bus with other hunters and taken out to a field to hunt?

No, Spring Creek will match up four hunters in a group and a guide will take you hunting for the day.

Will my group of hunters be split up during our hunt?

No, for groups larger than four, the guides and four hunters will travel and hunt the same area. But you will be in separate trucks.

Can I bring my dog to hunt with at Spring Creek?

Yes, hunting dogs are always welcomed at Spring Creek. We do ask that dog owners hunting with their own dogs be considerate of other hunters and to keep their dogs under control to insure the quality of the hunt.

What is the appropriate amount to tip the guide?

Gratuities are based on service rendered. The better the service, the better the tip. Tips average from $50 per day to $100 per day.

What is included in my hunting package?
  • Welcome to Spring Creek Dinner the evening of arrival

  • Lodging

  • Breakfast, sack Lunch and Dinner

  • 4 Hunters per guide ( professional guides and dogs)

  • Transportation to and from Pierre airport, and to and from lodge to hunting areas

  • Bird cleaning

What is not included in my hunting package?
  • Shells

  • Guns

  • South Dakota Hunting License

  • Refreshments

What type of meals will I have during my stay at Spring Creek?

Spring Creek has one of the top Steak Houses in the State of South Dakota. You will order right off of the menu for the Steak House. We are famous for great Prime Rib and Rib eye steaks as well as fresh Walleye and Seafood. Our Steak House is the Crown Jewel for Spring Creek.

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