2017 Black Hills Firearms Elk Opening Day

Season Dates: Varies by Unit (See Application)
Application Deadline: May 19, 2017

South Dakota residents who have not received a Black Hills firearms elk license in the preceding nine years are eligible to apply.

  • Season Dates:
    Black Hills- Oct. 1-31, 2017 for Any Elk; Oct. 16-31, 2017 and Dec. 1-15, 2017 for Antlerless Elk
  • Antlerless Elk tags for Units H1B, H7B, and H9B are valid Oct. 16 - 31 and Dec. 1 - 15
  • Antlerless Elk tags for Units H2B, H2E, H2H, H3B, and H3E are valid Oct. 16 - 31
  • Antlerless Elk tags for Units H2C, H2F, H2I, H3C, and H3F are valid Dec. 1 - 15
  • Antlerless Elk tags for Units H2D, H2G, H2J, H3D, and H3G are valid Dec. 16 - 31