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Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
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South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
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South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
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August 8, 2016
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
ABERDEEN (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials are doing away with a special August goose hunting season aimed at reducing the numbers of resident Canada geese. The August Management Take season was added several years ago to try to reduce crop damage from the birds. At the time,...
August 8, 2016 - 12:23pm
August 2, 2016
Annual SD pheasant brood survey routes underway
BEADLE COUNTY — Pheasants, both adult birds and chicks, were speckled on the edge of a harvested wheat field. Nearly 40 birds were counted...
August 2, 2016 - 2:36pm
June 28, 2016
OPINION: Predator hunters and their competitive events
I had just climbed out of the pickup when a second pickup pulled up alongside me. We were parked in front of the gun shop in Cross Plains, Wisconsin, just west of Madison. "Hello, Lucky!" called out the driver of the second vehicle. "I know I'm lucky, but why am I lucky?" I asked....
June 28, 2016 - 11:18pm
May 19, 2016
Free deer tags for landowners?
Area landowners could get an extra shot at deer hunting this season. Deer populations in many South Dakota counties have rebounded after previously...
May 19, 2016 - 6:29pm
May 16, 2016
South Dakota staffer plays role in hunter recruiting effort
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks staffer is playing a role in a national effort to replace aging hunters. The Capital Journal reports the national R3 plan aims to recruit, retain and reactivate hunters and shooters. The planning committee finalizing the R3 plan...
May 16, 2016 - 12:43pm
January 14, 2016
South Dakota lion season starts slow despite good conditions
RAPID CITY (AP) — Conditions are ripe for mountain lion hunting, but this year's cougar season in South Dakota is still off to a slow start. Only six lions have been killed since the season started the day after Christmas. Three lions were shot during the first two weeks, with two...
January 14, 2016 - 1:18pm
January 7, 2016
'Rare' hunt leads to mountain lion shot near Platte
PLATTE -- In December, Brooks Koopal fulfilled his dream of successfully hunting a mountain lion — twice. “Them two hunts were by far the...
January 7, 2016 - 8:41am
December 31, 2015
Game biologist says pheasants available for season's finale
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's top pheasant biologist says hunters should still find plenty of roosters in fields this weekend as the state wraps up its 2015 pheasant hunting season. Travis Runia, upland game biologist with the Game, Fish and Parks Department, said officials...
December 31, 2015 - 11:40am
December 15, 2015
Crop-price plunge helps hunters as pheasants fly in South Dakota
The longest U.S. corn slump since the 1980s has turned into a bumper year for South Dakota's $220 million pheasant-hunting industry, the nation's...
December 15, 2015 - 5:24pm
November 16, 2015
24-hour game stop nabs 147 violations
WHITE LAKE — Dead pheasants were flying from a vehicle cruising down the interstate. Tossed out the window by a couple of hunters, the...
November 16, 2015 - 9:02pm
November 9, 2015
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized several spring hunting seasons. This year's spring light goose conservation order runs Feb. 15 through May 4, beginning the day after the regular dark goose season closes. The spring light goose conservation...
November 9, 2015 - 1:14pm
November 3, 2015
GFP hopes to net $1 million from proposed fee increases
PIERRE – The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission holds a public hearing Thursday on charging more for boat licenses, reserving campground spaces by telephone, using the Mickelson Trail and taking a vehicle into Custer State Park. The state Bureau of Finance and Management estimates...
November 3, 2015 - 9:05am
October 22, 2015
Ducks shot in Minnesota test negative for deadly bird flu
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tests on over 750 ducks shot by Minnesota hunters this fall have turned up no signs of the kind of bird flu that devastated the Midwest poultry industry earlier this year. Researchers are testing wild waterfowl to see if ducks flying south for the winter...
October 22, 2015 - 1:26pm
Game, Fish and Parks taking comment on pheasant plan changes
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is seeking public comment on completed revisions to the state's current pheasant management plan. Division of Wildlife director Tony Leif says the revised plan refines the department's approach to managing the popular game bird...
October 22, 2015 - 1:18pm
October 19, 2015
PHOTOS: It's pheasant season in SD
October 19, 2015 - 11:25am