Fishing/Hunting

Hunting the Sakakawea

South Shore Region offers hundreds of miles of habitat and some of the best hunting range anywhere. You can find pheasants and grouse in the upland, big bucks in the draws, plus high numbers of ducks and a variety of geese.

Fishing

The Lake Sakakawea/Missouri River system has become one of the top fisheries in the nation and a destination point for anglers in pursuit of nearly every species of freshwater game fish. Access is available at the following sites near Hazen:

Hazen Bay Recreation Area

Hazen Bay Recreation Area

701-487-3474

Low water boat ramps, docks, breakwater protection, fi sh cleaning station, comfort station, camping  with full hook-ups, cabins, plus C-store, gas, picnic area and new playground on Lake Sakakawea.

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Lake Sakakawea State Park

Lake Sakakawea State Park

701-487-3315

Boat ramp, docks, marina, fi sh cleaning station, primitive cabins, camping, visitors center.

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Missouri River

Missouri River

Public access at Garrison Dam. Boat ramp and fish cleaning station. Camping nearby in downstream campground.

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Harmony Lake

Harmony Lake

701-328-6300

Located six miles north of Hazen. Special regulations include no all-terrain or other off road vehicles allowed; and use of high-powered rifles is not allowed until nearby mining operations are completed. Additional public use regulations are the same as other state wildlife management areas.

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Harmony Lake Wildlife Management Area

Harmony Lake Wildlife Management Area

701-328-6300

Harmony Lake is located six miles north of Hazen. The land was donated to the ND Game and Fish Department for long-term management by Coteau Properties Company. The lake is stocked with bluegill, largemouth bass and fathead minnows. A concrete boat ramp is located near the main vehicle entrance. Boats and other watercraft may use electric motors only.

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