Pactola Lake, SD

South Shore

Outing Information

Date
Start/End Time
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Best Fishing Time
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm
Rating
Great
Classification
Public
Water Temp
52.0°F
Water Clarity
Slightly Stained - 3' to 5' visibility
Water Level
-
User
Paul Stabile

Fish Caught

Rainbow Trout

Caught Avg Size Pattern Optional Fields
1 14" #8 Rootbeer Bully Bugger size 8
1 14"

Bluegill

Caught Avg Size Pattern Optional Fields
50 5½" #10 Tan BH Hare's Ear
50 5½"
Total: 51 fish

Weather

SkiesMorningAfternoonEvening
Sunny X
Precipitation
None X
Wind
Very Light - <5 knots X
Air Temp High/Low
50.0°F / 55.0°F
Wind Direction
N
Weather Front
Today was a stationary front.
Barometer
-
Moon Phase
78% Full (Waning gibbous)

Other Patterns Tried

No other pattern information for this outing.

Hatches

  • 18 Blue Gray Blue-Winged Olive Ephemeroptera Baetis
  • ? Unidentified Caddisfly Trichoptera unknown
  • 28 Grey ? Unidentified Mayfly Ephemeroptera unknown

Insect Seining

No seining information for this outing.

Fishing Partners

Don Polavich

Waypoints

No waypoints were saved with this outing.

Notes

Don and I fished for two hours and caught more Bluegill then I could, as Don, said "Heather" form youtube Heather cleans fish, we would need a few "white Buckets". We had a ball, I fished a 5wt and Don, a 4 wt.