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If you were not aware, there are quite a few new bills currently making their way through the SD legislature that will affect hunting in SD. Many of these are welcomed changes, while others will dramatically affect the way we hunt. If you have any concerns, pleace contact your...Read More
The following are videos from South Dakota Public Broadcasting during the Governor's Pheasant Habitat Summit on December 6th in Huron.
Jeff Vonk - Secretary, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Governor Dennis Daugaard
History of Pheasants... 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
Lon Reidburn considered himself a cautious, safe hunter, and he still does.
“But I just lost all my senses that day about shooting deer,” the Clark resident said of a hunting incident that changed his life. “It just took one minute, one split second.”
Reidburn, while hunting deer from...Read More
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has opened the 2014 mountain lion hunting online application process.
Mountain lion hunting within the Black Hills Fire Protection District runs from Dec. 26, 2013 through March 31, 2014 unless a harvest limit of 75 total mountain lions...Read More
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has proposed several rule changes for the 2014 spring prairie turkey season.
Proposed rule changes for the prairie turkey season include:
Convert license types in 10 units from 2-tag "any turkey" licenses to 2-tag "male turkey"...Read More
Camping at South Dakota’s state campgrounds will cost more and most hunters, anglers and trappers will pay more for their licenses in 2014.
The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission gave its unanimous approval Thursday in a series of votes.
Most of the written comments received by the...Read More
The outside review of big-game management in South Dakota that was ordered by Gov. Dennis Daugaard is bringing some rapid changes.
Leaders for the state Wildlife Division will present their responses at the meeting today and Friday of the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission.
Registration is still open, but spaces are filling fast for the Governor's Pheasant Habitat Summit, scheduled for Dec. 6 at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron. The first session begins promptly at 9 a.m. and the final discussion will close by 4 p.m.
"The initial response has been...Read More
Four part series of helpful field tips on packing out Big Game that ensure hunters not only get the game out, but follow the rules in the process.Read More
Federal wildlife officials on Friday proposed to list as threatened populations of greater sage grouse in Nevada and California in an effort to save the struggling species, a decision that promises to pose new challenges for ranching and energy development in the West.
The U.S. Fish and...Read More
Question: With the upcoming hunting seasons, there are questions regarding preference, especially big-game preferences. Some hunters have as many as 30 preferences for elk-in-the-park. How does the Game Fish & Parks determine the allocations?
Answer: Chris Hull, of the South Dakota...Read More
More than two dozen business leaders and several journalists have been invited to take part in South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard's Invitational Pheasant Hunt this weekend.
The annual event is held to promote the state and boost economic development. This year's hunt is Friday and...Read More
The Wildlife Management Institute presented their summary of the Big Game Management review to the Commission in the October meeting held in Spearfish.Read More
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that he will host a Pheasant Habitat Summit to discuss the future of pheasant habitat and hunting in South Dakota. The summit is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6, at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron.
"Pheasant hunting is extremely important to...Read More
The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has proposed increases to a number of hunting and fishing license fees to help the agency keep pace with increased costs.
Aside from a $1 increase mandated a year ago by legislation that authorized an increase in certain license fees for animal damage...Read More
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is pleased to announce a free Conservation and Firearms Education training opportunity for teachers this fall.
HuntSAFE Instructor training is currently scheduled for Frederick, S.D., on Saturday, Oct. 5. The class will be held at the...Read More
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department, working in cooperation with the Utah Division of Wildlife, recently relocated 22 mountain goats from Utah to South Dakota's Black Hills.
The goats were captured from a herd in Utah's Tushar Mountains, and are part of a study to increase...Read More
Blake Bappe is living his dream job.
As a wildlife damage specialist for the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Bappe, 28, hunts coyotes as a part of his duties.
"I went to college specifically for this job," said Bappe, a South Dakota State University graduate. "I grew...Read More
PIERRE, S.D. - A new online bowhunter education course is now available to help South Dakotans improve their archery skills.
"This new, totally online option teaches safety in-the-field, bowhunting basics, shot placement and recovery techniques through easy-to-understand information,...Read More
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