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The main focus of Friday’s gathering of pheasant hunters, landowners and policymakers was on the loss of pheasant habitat and its impact on the birds’ numbers.
But that’s not the only factor influencing the pheasant population. Some attendees at the Governor’s Pheasant Habitat Summit in...Read More
Following is a timeline relating the history of pheasants in South Dakota, taken from a presentation Friday at the Governor’s Pheasant Habitat Summit in Huron by Tony Leif, director of the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks’ Wildlife Division, and from an article provided by the...Read More
In South Dakota, pheasant hunting isn’t about the number of birds — it’s about the experience.
That’s according to South Dakota Tourism Secretary Jim Hagen, who spoke at the Governor’s Pheasant Habitat Summit on Friday at the Crossroads Hotel and Convention Center in Huron.
“We want...Read More
South Dakota’s trophy deer record book is being rewritten.
In 2012 the Boone and Crockett record club released data that showed that record book entries had increased by more than 400 percent nationwide in the last 30 years.
Some of the surge can be attributed to an increase in...Read More
More than ever, James and Delana Nelson savor every moment outdoors.
The Rapid City couple seldom turns down a chance to nurture a lifelong love of hunting, fishing and wildlife stewardship that has taken them across much of North America and such far-flung places as Africa.
I was fortunate to harvest this buck, Splitter, with my rifle on the opening day of South Dakota's East River rifle season this past weekend (11/23/13). I had been watching this buck since August when he first showed up on my trail camera. Since then, I've had him on 5 different trail...Read More
Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at Randy Brown's Capri Motel with sportsmen eager to bag their limits.
But times have changed. The native grasslands and milo crops that used to dot surrounding Jefferson County have been...Read More
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