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Oahe Dam

(ōwä`hē), major unit of the Missouri River basin project, 242 ft (74 m) high and 9,360 ft (2,853 m) long, on the Missouri River, central S.Dak., near Pierre; built 1948–63 by the U.S. Corps of Engineers. The reservoir impounded by the dam extends c.250 mi (400 km) upstream and has one of the largest reservoir capacities in the United States. The dam provides hydroelectric power, flood control, improvement of navigation, and irrigation.
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In 1950, Congress passed Public Law 870 which authorized the Army and the Department of Interior to negotiate a contract with the Cheyenne River Tribe and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for land needed for the Oahe Dam and Reservoir.
T his undoubtely reflects the large level of construction employment associated with the construction of the Oahe Dam in the early 1960's.
Lake Sakakawea: "Lake Sakakawea is almost identical to Oahe in South Dakota except that right now, it's the hottest fishery on the Missouri River system, which means it's also one of the hottest in the world.
July 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures reaching 100 degrees at the National Guard FLW Walleye Tour on Lake Oahe presented by Mercury, John Campbell of Marco Island, Fla.
Akaska, South Dakota, hosts the second AIM event August 13-15 on Lake Oahe.
This tip is from Tom Ness of Oahe Kennels, 6400 158th Street SE, Menoken, ND 58558; (701) 673-3322; website: www.
The fourth and final National Guard FLW Walleye Tour event of the 2011 season will be held on Lake Oahe Aug.
Even then, however, he didn't commit to fish the whole PWT circuit until he was on the road heading to the Lake Oahe tourney in May.
as he claimed his first tour title and $150,000 Saturday in the $675,000 Wal-Mart FLW Walleye Tour Championship on Lake Oahe.
at Oahe Marina located at 20439 Marina Loop Road in Ft.
Lake Oahe, in particular, can hold thousands of Canada honkers, white fronts, and even snows and blues, usually beginning in the middle of November and extending into December," says Michael Bollweg.
Let's begin Out West, where Carroll uses the Missouri River's Lake Francis Case and Oahe Reservoir for illustration purposes.