South Dakota GFP Commission Proposes West River Deer Hunting Season

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South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks

Pierre, SD -(Ammoland.com)- The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission has proposed the 2016 West River deer hunting season.

A total of 14,345 one-tag, 5,420 two-tag licenses would be available for residents and 1,151 one-tag, 434 two-tag licenses would be available for nonresidents.

The Commission proposed that the season would run from Nov. 5-8 and Nov. 21-27, 2016, for Gregory and Mellette counties. For all other hunting units, the season would run from Nov. 12-27, 2016.

The Commission will finalize this proposal at their June 2-3, 2015, meeting at the Watertown Convention Center. Written comments can be sent to [email protected]. To be part of the official public record, comments must be received by 12 p.m. on June2. Please include your full name along with the city and state of residence.

If you would like to comment in person, the public hearing will be held June 2, at 2 p.m. CDT at the Watertown Convention Center.

About The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (SDGFP):

The purpose of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks is to perpetuate, conserve, manage, protect, and enhance South Dakota’s wildlife resources, parks, and outdoor recreational opportunities for the use, benefit, and enjoyment of the people of this state and its visitors, and to give the highest priority to the welfare of this state’s wildlife and parks, and their environment, in planning and decisions.

For more information, visit: gfp.sd.gov.