You are invited to experience Lake Sakakawea's famous Walleye, Northern Pike, Small Mouth Bass, and Salmon fishing. Maybe hunting Pheasants or Waterfowl is your game? You will find it all at Indian Hills Resort and Campground. We offer a variety of Camping and Lodging services from rustic Log Camping Cabins, Tent Camping and RV sites, to fully modern Lodging in the Condos or Arrowhead Lodge.
February 24th 2015
It was great to see you all at the Bismarck Sport Show Feb. 20-22nd. We will be in Minot March 13-15th for the KXMB Sport Show and hope many of you can stop in! The reports for 2015 fishing season are looking great. The water level is holding at approx. 1839 and the bait fish are doing well. Reservations are coming in daily so please don't wait to book your favorite site or cabins. Weekly reports will be posted as the season nears, and if you would like to receive them via email just subscribe below.
September 10th 2014
Here is what’s happening this week. Well, folks we’re winding down another great season at Indian Hills and we want to thank everyone for visiting us. The store is now closed but the campground is open until Oct. 15 but cabins will be available until Nov. 1. Be sure to make your plans early for the 2015 season and remember that Indian Hills is a great location for gatherings and just plain relaxing. Thanks again and we hope to see you next year. Have a great fall and winter. *Indian Hills Resort: Lake Sakakawea’s elevation on Sept. 10 is 1,845 feet above mean sea level. Anglers are finding fair walleye success working deep in 35 to 40 feet. Try the slides using crankbaits or jigs and minnows. *Van Hook Arm: There is scattered walleye success in 30 feet and deeper. Try minnows or nightcrawlers or deep-diving crankbaits around Shell Village. Anglers won’t find many fish but a few nice-sized ones are showing up. Fair to good catfish success continues from shore. *Garrison: The east end of Lake Sakakawea remains spotty for walleye. Try working a mix of shallow in 6 feet or as deep as 35 feet. Some success is starting with minnows. *Pick City: The east end of Lake Sakakawea continues producing some salmon in 85 feet and deeper using flashers and squids or flashers and flies. Try the face of the dam, Government Bay, or Pochant Bay. However, the walleye bite remains tough on the east end with better success at Douglas Bay or west using a variety of presentations. *South shore: Not many are anglers out and those going are finding slow walleye activity. Try the north shore with crankbaits in 35 to 45 feet. North Dakota Rivers Report, featuring Lake Sakakawea’s two major tributaries: *Missouri River: Garrison Dam average daily discharge is 26,000 cubic feet per second (CFS). *Little Missouri River, Trotters: The streamflow average is 573 CFS while river stage is 0.74 feet. *Yellowstone River, Sidney, Mont. gauge: The river stage is 5.84 feet with streamflow at 10,500 CFS.
September 3rd 2014
Here is what’s happening this week: Activity is winding down in the region, although a fishing tournament is slated for Beulah Bay on Sept. 6 and a two-day event on Sept. 13 and 14 is based out of Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison. Hunting season is gearing up and look for people afield with the upcoming Sept.13 grouse and partridge opener. In the meantime, take advantage of the training opportunity for your dog and try your hand at doves while they’re still in the area. *Indian Hills Resort: Lake Sakakawea’s elevation on Sept. 3 is 1,844.88 feet above mean sea level. Anglers are finding good walleye success working west of the resort with spinners and minnows. *Van Hook Arm: Walleye success in the Van Hook Arm slowed with the better activity around Fox Island, 8-Pound Flats, and Shell Village. Try 26 to 30 feet and deeper. *Garrison: The east end of Lake Sakakawea is improving a little for walleye. Try 6 to 26 feet. *Pick City: The east end of Lake Sakakawea is producing some walleye in 30 feet with anglers working off points. Try spinners and bottom bouncers with live bait or crankbaits. There is fair salmon success in 85 feet and deeper with flashers and squids or flies. Try the Riverdale Bluffs or the face of the dam. Look for improving success casting crankbaits from boats towards the rocks off the face of the dam as water temperatures cool. *South shore: Some improving walleye success around along the south shore. Try 30 to 35 feet using leeches or nightcrawlers with OK minnow success. Try Nishu Bay with bigger fish still coming from areas farther west. North Dakota Rivers Report, featuring Lake Sakakawea’s two major tributaries: *Missouri River: Garrison Dam average daily discharge remains at 28,000 cubic feet per second (CFS). *Little Missouri River, Long X Bridge: The streamflow average is 1,150 CFS while river stage is 1.49 feet. *Yellowstone River, Sidney, Mont. gauge: The river stage is 6 feet with streamflow at 11,100 CFS.