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The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission adopted the dates for all 2015 hunting seasons at their January meeting.
As there were no changes from 2014, the season dates will follow the same structure as last year and adjusted accordingly to the 2015 calendar. One exception to...Read More
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission is proposing to remove the Cottonwood Lake State Waterfowl Refuge in Sully County.
Currently, waterfowl use on Cottonwood Lake Waterfowl Refuge is limited. Neighboring landowners who have been contacted in regards to this proposal have...Read More
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission adopted the number of 2015 special buck licenses.
The number of resident licenses available for the West River deer season is 500. There are also 500 nonresident licenses available for West River. The number of resident-only licenses for...Read More
The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission adopted a proposal originating from a petition received from the South Dakota Houndsman Association to allow the use of hounds for hunting mountain lions outside of the Black Hills Fire Protection District. This new rule allows resident...Read More
Following a legal decision in federal court, the gray wolf is again an endangered species throughout South Dakota.
Gray wolves in eastern South Dakota had been delisted by a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service final rule effective in 2012. That rule has now been overturned in court. Prior to...Read More
The 25th Annual Central South Dakota Youth Goose Hunt will be in Pierre on Jan. 16-18, 2015.
An informational meeting will be held on Jan. 16, 2015, at the Pierre Best Western Ramkota at 7 p.m. CST.
The event features two days of hunting, instructional seminars, prizes and Saturday meals....Read More