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Season

Price

General/Habitat

Total  

TM

annual

$10

$6

$16

ATM

annual

$25

$13

$38

NM

3 Day

$25

$13

$38

NM

annual

$50

$13

$63

Special

annual

free

TM Elder (55+)  Youth 17 & under

free

Senior (age 55+) Rosebud Sioux Tribal members receive a FREE fishing card.
Youth 17 years old and under do not require a fishing stamp.
Prices above reflect the addition of the prerequisite tribal general license and habitat stamp. There may be an additional vendors fee. Licenses/permits will expire December 31 in the year of issuance.

 

CREEL LIMITS
Possession limit is twice the daily limit.

SPECIES

LIMIT

LENGTH

Bass

10

12 inch min.

Pike

6

 

Walleye

6

12 inch min.

Saugeye

6

12 inch min.

Muskellunge

1

35 inch min.

Paddlefish

0

CLOSED

Trout

6

Any

Crappie

25

 

Sunfish

100

Any

Perch

50

 

Catfish

10

 

Bullhead

100

 

Rough Fish

No Limit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MASTER ANGLER AWARD
The following are the accepted standards to enter a fish. If you have a fish that qualifies, contact the RST Game, Fish and Parks office or a Ranger to officially register your catch.

Species

Qualifying Weight

Largemouth Bass

5 lbs

Smallmouth Bass

2 1/2 lbs

Sunfish

1 1/4 lbs

Bullhead

2 lbs

Catfish

15 lbs

Crappie

2 lbs

Pike

15 lbs

Muskellunge

20 lbs

Perch

1 1/2 lbs

Brook Trout

1 1/2 lbs

Brown Trout

5 lbs

Rainbow Trout

4 lbs

Walleye

8 lbs

Saugeye

2 1/2 lbs

Carp

20 lbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOURNAMENTS / CONTESTS / DERBIES
The Department of Game, Fish and Parks shall be notified and an application submitted no less than one month in advance for permission to hold a fishing tournament.

The department will host tournaments throughout the year. For more information check with your local vendor, area newspaper, or contact the Department of Game, Fish and Parks at 605-747-2289.

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS
It is unlawful to:
-Refuse to show permit to tribal official.
-Attempt to or take fish, frogs or turtles without a valid permit/license.
-Misrepresent a permit/license.
-Alter/transfer a permit/license.
-Waste fish, frogs or turtles.
-Possess more than the allowed creel limit.
-Fish with more than two lines during open water seasons.
-Fish with more than five lines through the ice.
-Have no more than two hooks per line, except lures count as one hook.
-Have an ice hole larger than 12 inches in diameter.
-Leave refuse on the ice.-Seine game fish (carp are non-game).
-Use explosive devices.
-Use a minnow seine greater than 4 feet wide, 15 feet long with a mesh no larger than 1/4 inch square.
-Sell minnows on the reservation without a business license.
-Use whole game fish for bait.
-Empty contents of bait buckets into waters of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
-Use minnows in either Ironwood or Chases the Woman Lakes.
-Sell game, fish, frogs or turtles.
-Use spears, spear guns, firearms or bow and arrow on game fish (rough fish may be taken with the above, except firearms).
-Use fish arrow that does not have a barbed head.
-Use less than a 25-pound draw.
-Use a fish arrow not attached to weapon by a line.

 

PUNISHMENT
Tribal members will be referred to the tribal court system. Non-member violations will be sent through the federal court system under the authority of USC 1165.

A fine of up to $500 may be assessed on fish regulation violations.

All fish have a civil value of $20/inch