Beaver Hunting Season

Season Dates: See Below

Daily Limit:

Unrestricted


Possession Limit: Unrestricted
Shooting Hours: Unrestricted

Hunting Season:

  • West River: (West River except Black Hills area described below), open year-round
  • Black Hills: (US Forest Service land within the Black Hills Fire Protection District south of I-90 and west of SD 79), open Jan. 1 - Mar. 31
  • East River: Nov. 1 to Apr. 30

 Trapping Season: 

  • West River: Year Round (Except Black Hills Area)
  • Black Hills Area: Jan. 1 - Mar. 31 (U.S. Forest Service land within the Black Hills Fire Protection District south of I-90 and west of SD Hwy 79)
  • East River: Nov. 1 - Apr. 30