West River Deer Hunting Season

Season Dates: Nov. 11 - 26, 2017
Application Deadline: July 14, 2017
Download the West River Deer application

The West River Deer season includes most of South Dakota west of the Missouri River and outside of the Black Hills. The short grass prairie is home to mule deer, with whitetails scattered along drainages and the rare wooded areas.

Both residents and nonresidents may apply for limited licenses available in specific units.

  • Season Dates:
    West River Deer - Nov. 11 - 26, 2017
  • Some units have different season dates, refer to the application for details.