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2018 Appreciation Days

Welcome, Friends! Fischer Rounds and Associates, Inc. is an agency that appreciates its companies and their  employees. Each May, for over 30 years, we have been gathering together to play. It’s our chance to say “Thank You!” for all you do. Our industry is built on relationships and trust. We would like to say thank you for all you do to help us help our customers! Please join us for a little fun and relaxation.


Monday, May 7th 

7:00-9:00pm Early Bird Registration and Social in the Gallery at the Ramkota 920 W Sioux Ave, Pierre, SD.
If you get into town Monday, come down to the Ramkota to socialize! Cash bar, appetizers will be provided.

Tuesday, May 8th

10:00 – 11:00am Registration for golfing at the Dunes Golf Course 111 Fort Chouteau Rd Fort Pierre ( Green Fee’s and Cart Fees are on your own. Come warm up on the Driving Range free of charge!
11:00am Catered Lunch

12:00pm Shot Gun Start, “Best Ball” Golf Scramble. Many pin prizes including $10,000 Hole in One!

5:30pm Meet at the Best Western Ramkota (920 W Sioux Ave, Pierre, SD) for Happy Hour in the Lobby followed by dinner in the Gallery and lots of South Dakota Hospitality!  For those of you fishing the next day, you’ll meet your boat captain and discuss your meeting place for the next morning. 

Wednesday, May 9th

7:00-8:00am Meet your guides as arranged at the Bad River Boat Ramp (behind the Silver Spur), in Fort Pierre for a day of fishing on the Missouri River! There will be coffee, rolls, bait, ice, beverages and a snack sack for your day on the water.

8:00am-1:30pm Fishing on Lake Sharpe

1:30-2:00pm Meet back at the Bad River Boat Ramp/Silver Spur for the Group Picture.

2:00-3:00pm Catered lunch at the Silver Spur. Sit back and relax and recount your big fish tales! There will be cleaned and bagged Walleye available for those who would like to take a bag home. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I pack?

Think casual! Jeans, shorts, and other casual attire are best for this event. This time of year the temperatures vary, so layers are always a good idea. If fishing, recommended gear includes a rain coat, a warm heavy coat, gloves and a hat.

How do I get around?

If you are staying at the Ramkota or the Clubhouse Inn and Suites they provide transportation for their guests. Many of the other hotels offer this service as well. Please let your ambassador know if you need help getting around. We will do our best to get you to your destination.

Do I need to bring my own equipment?

If you plan on fishing, your guide will have everything you need. If you have a lucky fishing pole though, feel free to bring it along! Golfers, please bring your own clubs.

Do I need to purchase a fishing license?

Please purchase your fishing license ahead of time by visiting the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks website at One day resident licenses for May 9th are available online for purchase for $10.00. One day non-reisident licenses are $16.00.

Where should I stay while I’m there?

Pierre and Fort Pierre boast a variety of hotels to choose from. Click here for a list of local hotels.

Who do I contact if I have questions?
Each guest will be assigned a member of the Fischer Rounds and Associates staff to assist them before and during the event. You will be contacted by your ambassador via email prior to the event to go over any questions you may have and exchange cell phone numbers. Your ambassador will also be able to help you during the event, whether it is finding the golf course, helping you meet your fishing guide the evening of the dinner, or anything else you may have questions about. If you have questions prior to hearing from your ambassador, feel free to contact Samara Campbell at 605-224-9223 or