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AKA: Kampeska Reservoir

Fishing for smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, white bass and yellow perch at Lake Kampeska in South Dakota.
Lake Kampeska, SD

Vacationers enjoy water skiing, camping, boating and fishing at Lake Kampeska, a 4,800-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, at Watertown. But year, year out it's the fishing that draws the most participants. Favorite targets here are smallmouth bass and walleye , but the lake holds healthy populations of perch, white bass, crappie and catfish. There are five boat launch ramps located on all sides of the lake which has over thirteen miles of shoreline. Bank fishing enthusiasts can find plenty of spots around the boat access areas, parks and campgrounds.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Kampeska

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Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White Crappie Walleye White Bass Yellow Perch

Lake Kampeska Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Sandy Shore State Recreation Area Campground - 605 882-5200

Memorial Park Camping Area - 605 882-6290

Codington Memorial Park & Campground - 605 882-6290

Sandy Shore State Recreation Area Campground - 605 882-5200

Lake Kampeska SD Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Kampeska
Sandy Shore State Recreation Area
1148 S Lake Dr
Watertown, SD 57201
605 882-5200

 

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