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game fish and parks
November 14, 2016
Outdoor recreation projects funded
PIERRE — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded a total of $429,000 in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) money to several area communities. The federal assistance program provides up to 50 percent reimbursement for outdoor recreation projects. The following area...
November 14, 2016 - 5:15pm
November 11, 2016
South Dakota agency looks to improve lake access, research
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department draft management plans for Lakes Oahe and Sharpe hold potential for improvements to both access and research. Angler access to the lakes is a big issue for the popular fisheries, the Capital Journal reported. Both of the...
November 11, 2016 - 11:25am
October 7, 2016
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
MOBRIDGE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission rejected a petition from two South Dakota hunting organizations Thursday. The petition sought to overturn two state laws that designate hundreds of nonresident three-day waterfowl hunting permits for two blocs of northern...
October 7, 2016 - 10:34am
GFP backs away from plan for fishing tournament fees
MOBRIDGE — In a rare move, the state Game, Fish and Parks Department backed away Thursday from a proposal to start charging fees and require permits for fishing tournaments in South Dakota. The department also wanted to make it a violation if anglers participated in tournaments...
October 7, 2016 - 10:31am
August 31, 2016
Calls to state's poachers hotline result in 193 arrests
PIERRE (AP) — Calls to a South Dakota hotline that takes reports of illegal hunting or fishing incidents resulted in almost 200 arrests during the fiscal year that ended in June. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says 449 incidents were investigated thanks to tips from the...
August 31, 2016 - 11:43am
August 25, 2016
Spots still open for outdoors workshop designed for women
CUSTER (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says spots are still available for its annual outdoors workshop designed for women. The weekend-long event scheduled to begin this year on Sept. 9 is meant to help women become more comfortable and aware of the outdoors...
August 25, 2016 - 11:35am
August 20, 2016
GF&P, Pierre police ask for public's help fighting vandalism
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre police and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks are asking people who see someone damaging public property to alert authorities. The agencies are working together to deter unlawful acts after a recent uptick in littering and vandalism on the Pierre waterfront....
August 20, 2016 - 10:09am
August 11, 2016
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota wildlife officials are lowering the number of mountain lions that can be killed for the first time in about a decade of lion hunting in the state, in large part due to the prowess of hunters, particularly those with hounds. The exact size of the...
August 11, 2016 - 11:32am
August 10, 2016
Officials ask landowners, hunters to report dead deer
PIERRE (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota are asking landowners and hunters to report to the state any sightings of sick or a cluster of dead deer. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says it has documented the first deer mortality of the year caused by epizootic...
August 10, 2016 - 10:43am
August 9, 2016
Drought in South Dakota means more cow elk hunting licenses
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department will issue an additional 50 cow elk hunting licenses this year because of drought. The move is part of a drought contingency program in the state's elk management plan, and came after ranchers pushed for it, the Capital...
August 9, 2016 - 12:35pm
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
July 23, 2016
Game, Fish and Parks: Avoid Big Sioux close to Dell Rapids
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks wants people looking for fun on the water to steer clear of the Big Sioux River close to Dell Rapids. The agency says the state Department of Transportation is doing work on a bridge over the river south of the city. People who...
July 23, 2016 - 9:23am
July 18, 2016
South Dakota axes pronghorn licenses in dissolved units
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota will be issuing the same amount of pronghorn licenses as it did a year ago, but landowners will no longer get a special pass in areas where no hunting is allowed. The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission for years has been allowing landowners to get a...
July 18, 2016 - 12:05pm
State accepting applications for youth deer hunting camp
PRESHO (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota are accepting applications from adolescents interested in participating in a two-day deer hunting camp in September. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says seven hunters will be selected for the camp scheduled to begin...
July 18, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 1, 2016
State: Leave fireworks at home when visiting state parks
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is asking state parks visitors to leave their fireworks at home. Setting off fireworks isn't allowed on lands that the department owns or leases. That prohibition includes places such as state parks, nature areas and...
July 1, 2016 - 6:48pm