South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed to expand the area in which three-day temporary non-resident waterfowl hunters will be able to hunt.
Young archers from across South Dakota gathered in Rapid City on April 2, and Yankton on April 7, to claim top honors in the 2017 NASP state tournaments.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is seeking comments on the draft Prairie Grouse Management Plan for South Dakota.
The public still has time to review the draft South Dakota White-Tailed Deer and Mule Deer Management Plan for 2017 – 2023.
Outdoor and wildlife-associated recreation contributes $1.3 billion annually to the South Dakota economy according to a recent report from the GFP.
The South Dakota GFP Commission allocated 443 any elk and 1,150 antlerless elk licenses for the 2017 Black Hills elk hunting season at their April meeting.
In compliance with the recent Supreme Court ruling in Duerre v. Hepler, the South Dakota GFP is closing Department-managed boats on non-meandered water.
Past and present military personnel will now receive free entrance into South Dakota state parks when participating in special events that they host.
South Dakota is a state that is controlled heavily by Republicans in both chambers and they have a Republican Governor as well. Sound familiar?
The snowmobile season saw good trail conditions to start the season, but warmer temperatures halted trail grooming mid-February.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will host an Antler Auction at the Goeman Auction Pavilion north of Lennox on Saturday, April 22. 2017.
Feb. 18 is the first day to make camping reservations for May 19, arrival – the State Parks’ Open House Weekend, traditional kick-off to the summer season.
Snowmobile trails open Thursday, Dec. 15. Officials in the Black Hills say the majority of trails are in fair to good condition with a few thin spots.
This free event is open to hunters ages 12-15. There will be an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at the Ramkota in Pierre.
The statewide mountain lion hunting season runs year-round and has no harvest limits. The season is open to residents only.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) would like to remind resident hunters of unique opportunities that could exist later this winter.
When individuals shoot a furbearer in a trap thinking they are assisting the trapper; they oftentimes destroy valuable pelts which can lead to conflicts.
The event allows participants to tour the Stavenger Church, Shay/Adams House and Lamont Country School which will be decorated for the Christmas season.
South Dakota State Park campgrounds will host trick-or-treaters for special events this Halloween season, such as trick-or-treat trails or Halloween hikes
Cities and towns rolled out the orange carpet to pheasant hunters for the traditional pheasant season opener.
For the third consecutive year, Pheasants Forever and Pepsi-Cola of Mitchell are teaming for conservation by renewing the “Take It Outside” program.
Pheasants Forever, joined by Governor Dennis Daugaard, will make a major announcement regarding the organization’s presence in South Dakota occurring in 2018.
The South Dakota Public Hunting Atlas and Hunting Handbook are “must haves” for anyone spending time in this state’s outdoors.
There are still openings for women who want to take part in the annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman weekend. This year’s event will be Sept. 9-11 at Outlaw Ranch near Custer, South Dakota.
Recognizing the importance of wildlife habitat conservation which supports South Dakota’s economy and status as “The Pheasant Capital of the World,” South Dakota Tourism has renewed sponsorship.