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Lake DeSmet

Status:  Log in or Register... 06.07.18
Water Tmp:  01.04.18
Level:  12.06.17
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Fish Species in Lake DeSmet:
Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Rock Bass, (Log in for full fish species list)
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Lakes & Rivers Nearby:
Healy Lake
Lake DeSmet
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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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 the space vacated by the burned coal forming a natural basin.

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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 Stocking 2016 to 2018
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