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January 30, 2014
SD committee backs dog use in mountain lion hunts
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota House committee has endorsed a measure that would allow hunters to use dogs to hunt mountain lions outside the Black Hills. Current law leaves it up to the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission to decide whether hounds can be used to hunt mountain...
January 30, 2014 - 8:15pm
December 27, 2013
Snow helps Black Hills mountain lion hunters, GF&P
RAPID CITY (AP) — A snow cover in the Black Hills should help mountain lion hunters and the biologists who manage the big cat population. The...
December 27, 2013 - 2:05pm
December 25, 2013
Black Hills mountain lion season is open
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Black Hills mountain lion season opens Thursday. The season for the Black Hills Fire Protection District is open through March 31 unless a harvest limit of 75 mountain lions or 50 female mountain lions is reached at an earlier date. All mountain lions...
December 25, 2013 - 10:37pm
Feral cats pose threat to Black Hills birds, lions
By The Rapid City Journal RAPID CITY (AP) — Feral cats roaming Black Hills communities present more than just a question of how to reduce their numbers humanely. The wild cats have long-reaching consequences for native species large and small. The list of animals that are...
November 25, 2013 - 3:57pm
November 7, 2013
Outside study prompts changes at GF&P
State wildlife officials respond to big-game management review.
November 7, 2013 - 7:18am
October 3, 2013
GF&P faces big-game review report and holds public hearing on lions
By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau SPEARFISH — The first two hours of the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission’s meeting Thursday...
October 3, 2013 - 6:08am
September 25, 2013
Mountain lion photographed at night near Oahe Dam
PIERRE (AP) — A trail camera has confirmed a report of a mountain lion near Oahe Dam north of Pierre. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers camera photographed the big cat passing through an undeveloped natural area below the Missouri...
September 25, 2013 - 7:52pm
August 27, 2013
Rural Rapid City residents worried about mountain lion
RAPID CITY (AP) — Residents of a canyon area just outside the Rapid City limits are pressing for state wildlife officials to remove a mountain lion they say has killed a deer and dozens of cats, but the Game, Fish and Parks Department says its hands are tied. Linda Eddy said...
August 27, 2013 - 3:53pm
August 4, 2013
SD agency sets mountain lion hunting season
ABERDEEN (AP) -- South Dakota wildlife officials have set the hunting season for mountain lions. The Aberdeen American News reported the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission voted unanimously open the mountain lion season from Dec. 26 to March 31, 2014. The 2014 season would allow...
August 4, 2013 - 11:41pm
June 13, 2013
Wade Musick pleads guilty
Mitchell resident Wade Musick entered a guilty plea and paid a $120 fine in a Pennington County court Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge that he illegally used dogs to hunt mountain lions. Musick was not present at the hearing, but was represented by Spearfish attorney Matthew Kinney,...
June 13, 2013 - 6:34am
April 23, 2013
3 headed to trial in SD mountain lion hunting case
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Two men accused of killing a mountain lion after it had been treed by hounds near Hill City in western South Dakota have pleaded not guilty. Seventy-one-year-old James Jucht, of Sioux Falls, and 63-year-old David Terveen, of Emery, are scheduled for trial July...
April 23, 2013 - 4:28pm
April 17, 2013
Trial set in Musick mountain lion case
RAPID CITY -- A Mitchell man accused of illegally using dogs to hunt a mountain lion in February in Pennington County is scheduled to stand trial before a judge in June. Wade Musick, 41, was ticketed for illegally using dogs to hunt lions, a misdemeanor with a maximum punishment...
April 17, 2013 - 6:30pm
April 6, 2013
Custer State Park could see more elk as result of lion hunt
WINNER -- John Kanta, the regional wildlife supervisor for western South Dakota, delivered some good news Friday to the state Game, Fish and...
April 6, 2013 - 7:27am
April 4, 2013
Use of dogs in lion hunt nets charges for 3 area men
Two area men are among three hunters charged with illegally using dogs to tree and kill a mountain lion Feb. 1 in Pennington County. The female lion had two kittens, one of which later died.
April 4, 2013 - 8:10am
April 3, 2013
Mitchell, Emery, Sioux Falls men charged with illegally killing mountain lion
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The Black Hills mountain lion hunting season has ended but at least one lion and her kitten are not being counted in the final...
April 3, 2013 - 3:52pm