Spring Creek - Resort & Deep Water Marina

Spring Creek Fishing & Hunting Resort and Marina

Spring Creek Resort is situated in the heart of South Dakota’s finest fishing and hunting territory. Overlooking beautiful Lake Oahe just 17 miles north of Pierre, SD. Spring Creek Resort specializes in fully guided fishing and pheasant hunting, goose hunting adventure. We are also the destination of choice for family reunions, corporate retreats, special occasion gatherings, and nationally known fishing tournaments.

(605) 224-8336

(605) 224-8336

 

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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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Frequently Asked Questions

Travel

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

Runways

Direction

Length Feet

Length Meters

Surface

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.

Fishing

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.

License can be purchased on line at https://gfp.sd.gov/hunt-fish-license/

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

South Dakota Fishing Handbook 2019 (Interactive)

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Fishing Handbook 2019

South Dakota Fishing Handbook 2019 (PDF)

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Fishing Handbook 2019

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.

Hunting

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 https://gfp.sd.gov/hunt-fish-license/

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.

Spring Creek, the Premiere Outdoors Destination in the Midwest.

28229 Spring Creek Place
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 224-8336
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