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October 16, 2016
A 12-person group with hunters from Fulton, Mitchell and Sioux Falls walk through fields on Saturday north of Fulton during the state's pheasant opening weekend. (Sara Bertsch/Republic)
Slow start to pheasant season
October 16, 2016 - 7:20pm
October 15, 2016
Roosters and hens wander around the pens at Kuyper Pheasant Hatchery Thursday southwest of Stickney. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
October 15, 2016 - 8:00am
October 7, 2016
Brad Baumgartner, GF&P wildlife damage specialist, sits in his truck trying to spot a coyote out in a field east of Howard on Thursday morning. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Major Missouri River reservoir overwhelmed by zebra mussels
October 7, 2016 - 5:17pm
September 29, 2016
(Republic file photo)
EHD causing high whitetails casualties
September 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
September 22, 2016
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
September 22, 2016 - 4:50pm
September 15, 2016
Prairie chickens are pictured in this handout from South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks. (Photo courtesy of Keith Anderson)
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
September 15, 2016 - 5:14pm
August 2, 2016
South Dakota Upland Game Biologist Travis Runia checks the conditions prior to one route of the annual roadside pheasant survey Tuesday morning southeast of Huron. (Luke Hagen/Republic)play button
Annual SD pheasant brood survey routes underway
August 2, 2016 - 2:36pm
July 9, 2016
GF&P releases details about women injured by bison in June
July 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
July 8, 2016
Brandon Gust, a boating law administrator for the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department, demonstrated the body camera system Friday that is planned for field-wear by wildlife and parks officers. The camera can be mounted to glasses, hats, headbands or shirts. The unit operates on a separately contained battery pack.
GF&P is prepared to proceed on body cameras on officers
July 8, 2016 - 9:59am
July 1, 2016
Hannah Leeper, left, Ben Sorenson, center, and John Broecher each try to apply a band to a goose to band before being released back into the water last week at a lake Northeast of Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)play button
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
July 1, 2016 - 5:20pm
April 29, 2016
Boating citations could rise in fight against invasive species
April 29, 2016 - 5:02pm
April 14, 2016
Katie Ceroll
Q&A: SD to hold state's first Capitol Campout, new parks director says
April 14, 2016 - 6:18pm
April 8, 2016
GF&P will broaden scope of land acquisition policy
April 8, 2016 - 5:26pm
March 25, 2016
Jason Bumsted, habitat resource biologist for the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, gives a presentation about the Habitat Pays conservation program to Armour residents Thursday night at the Armour Fire Hall. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
Group discusses Habitat Pays campaign
March 25, 2016 - 10:01am
March 18, 2016
Brad Baumgartner, GF&P wildlife damage specialist, sits in his truck trying to spot a coyote out in a field east of Howard on Thursday morning. (Matt Gade/Republic)play button
Looking to control SD's coyotes
March 18, 2016 - 5:42pm