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game fish and parks
GF&P receives $50K to help Pactola Reservoir water quality
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has received a $50,000 grant from a nonprofit group to improve water quality and fish habitat in the Black Hills. The donation from Black Hills Fly Fishers for Pactola Basin Improvements will help GF&P complete a...
May 23, 2016 - 12:53pm
May 18, 2016
Entrance fees to be waived at state parks this weekend
PIERRE (AP) — Outdoor enthusiasts rejoice: Entrance fees will be waived at all state park and recreation areas in South Dakota this weekend. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department has scheduled its annual Open House and Free Fishing weekend for this Friday through Sunday. Residents...
May 18, 2016 - 12:34pm
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
Survey outlines anglers' top concerns in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — A survey has found that South Dakota anglers are most concerned with access to glacial lakes in the northeast, the cost of fishing licenses and competition with non-resident anglers. The Pierre Capital Journal reports that the survey was conducted by Larry Gigliotti...
May 16, 2016 - 12:36pm
April 8, 2016
Year's first bison calf born at Custer State Park
CUSTER (AP) — Calving season has kicked off at Custer State Park in western South Dakota. The first bison calf of the year was born Monday. The state's Game, Fish and Parks Department says most bison calves are born between late April and early May. The calves weigh 40 to 50 pounds...
April 8, 2016 - 11:10am
March 15, 2016
Rainbow trout release scheduled below Fort Randall Dam
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials plan to release thousands of catchable-sized rainbow trout below Fort Randall Dam this week. The state's Game, Fish and Parks Department says 5,000 hatchery-raised rainbow trout that are between 9 and 12 inches long will be released...
March 15, 2016 - 11:57am
January 21, 2016
House OKs regulations on manipulated manure
PIERRE—Manipulated manure should be subject to inspection fees and other state regulations in South Dakota, similar to commercial fertilizer...
January 21, 2016 - 11:09am
January 3, 2016
Howard's Meyer goes 'above and beyond' as conservation officer
Officially, Evan Meyer is a conservation officer. But people in Howard and nearby towns know him by a number of other titles. Evan Meyer, a 31-year-old...
January 3, 2016 - 2:51pm
December 28, 2015
GF&P plans to hire a contractor to collect deeper financial data
PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Department plans to pay a Florida company to study people's spending on outdoor recreation in South Dakota. The contract will be with Southwick Associates and will cost about $40,000, according to Scott Simpson, GF&P's information and...
December 28, 2015 - 3:31pm
November 17, 2015
OUR VIEW: State needs more game checkpoints
There are far too many poachers, and more needs to be done to prevent these people from intentionally committing these heinous acts. That's why we're proud of South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department's law enforcement agency for its recent work in our area. For 24 hours from...
November 17, 2015 - 4:16pm
November 6, 2015
State commission raises variety of outdoors fees
South Dakota boat owners, visitors to Custer State Park, users of the Mickelson Trail and campers making telephone reservations will pay more in 2016. The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission approved the four sets of fee increases Friday. There wasn't a dissenting vote from any...
November 6, 2015 - 4:21pm
More non-resident hunters seeking pheasants this fall
From a revenue standpoint, the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission received good news Friday. More non-resident hunters have purchased small-game licenses for pursuing pheasants in South Dakota so far this fall. Through October, approximately 4,200 more non-residents hunters...
November 6, 2015 - 3:15pm
A story on Page A8 of Friday's edition incorrectly reported the sale price of Roy Lake Resort. The asking price for the Roy Lake Resort operations is $975,000.
November 6, 2015 - 3:07pm
September 11, 2015
GF&P's conservation officers: 'Enforcement off the pavement'
The day before East River Deer hunting season opened in 1999, Andy Alban started as a full-time conservation officer stationed in Plankinton. Alban's...
September 11, 2015 - 3:48pm
May 7, 2015
GFP offers free park entrance and fishing May 15-17
PIERRE — The school year is winding down, the weather is heating up and SD Game, Fish and Parks' annual Open House and Free Fishing Weekend...
May 7, 2015 - 5:13pm