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Hunters scare up a pheasant in South Dakota. (Photo by South Dakota Tourism)

State rolls out its first pheasant management plan

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Despite the ring-necked pheasant's status as the state bird and most lucrative game species in South Dakota, the state has never had a master plan to secure the future of pheasant hunting.


That will soon change with the development of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks' first-ever "Ring-Necked Pheasant Management Plan."

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