Poinsett yesterday, and Poinsett today.
Poinsett yesterday… and Poinsett today.
Ø Glaciers formed Lake Poinsett over 10,000 years ago.
Ø It covers 8,500 acres and is South Dakota's 2nd largest natural lake.
Ø There are many different species of fish including walleye, northern pike, crappie, bass, perch, just to mention a few.
Ø The state record 6-pound 9-ounce small mouth bass was caught on the lake in April ‘08. Several other state record fish have come out of Lake Poinsett.
Ø The lake is very popular for skiing and other water sports and has the size to accommodate fisherman and skiers alike.
Ø There are 5 public boat ramps on the lake. Click here to download a map of Lake Poinsett that includes locations of all the boat ramps.
Ø For current boat ramp availability info visit the SD Game Fish & Parks web site. You’ll find the link to the web site under the Links page.
Ø It’s an hour and 15 minutes from Sioux Falls, 25 minutes from Brookings and 20 minutes from Watertown.
Ø For more details on things do on and around Lake Poinsett visit the area activities page.