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Lake DeSmet

Status:  Log in or Register... 02.21.21
Water Tmp:  02.21.21
Level:  02.21.21
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Lake DeSmet: 02.21.21
Lake DeSmet on FishExplorer has 12 historic conditions reports, 8 historic water temperature updates, 27 historic status updates, 6 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Lake DeSmet:
Brown Trout, Kokanee, Lake Trout, plus 5 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Lake DeSmet
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General Details:

Lake DeSmet occupies a natural undrained basin on the divide between the Piney Creek, and one of its tributaries, the Boxelder Creek. It is one of several basins in the Buffalo area that were formed by coal seam fires. After the coal deposits burned, the clinker and other sediments collapsed into th... Log in for additional details...

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Getting there:

From Buffalo, take Interstate 90 north for 5 miles. From Sheridan, take Interstate 90 south for 25 miles. Lake is on the east side of the Interstate and can be accessed off of Exit 51.

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Lake DeSmet Master Angler Awards
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Lake DeSmet Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 1