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March 18, 2013
Mountain lion hunting in South Dakota hits a lull
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Game wardens in South Dakota say it is unlikely that the state-set quota of 100 mountain lions will be killed during this year's hunting season. The media reports that with only two weeks left in the season, only 49 lions have been killed, including 29 females....
March 18, 2013 - 10:40am
March 14, 2013
GF&P officials clarify dogs-and-lions bill
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A new South Dakota law that appears to authorize the use of dogs to hunt mountain lions does not actually change restrictions and is confusing hunters, state wildlife officials say. The bill signed by Gov.
March 14, 2013 - 9:12am
March 13, 2013
SD law allows use of dogs to hunt mountain lions
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure allowing the use of dogs for mountain lion hunting. The bill also allows a leashed dog to be used to track and retrieve any big game animal that is wounded or presumed dead. Hounds had not been used for...
March 13, 2013 - 8:27am
January 18, 2013
Lion hunting behind last year's pace in SD
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The number of mountain lions being killed during this year's hunting season in South Dakota is behind last year's pace, and hunters might not reach the state-set quota of 100 lions. Game, Fish and Parks Regional Wildlife Manager John Kanta tells the media that...
January 18, 2013 - 10:15am
November 3, 2012
GF&P sticking with bigger lion harvest, state season for '13
MADISON -- The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission didn't budge Friday from the decisions made last month when commissioners set regulations...
November 3, 2012 - 3:31am
October 6, 2012
GF&P OKs plan to kill more mountain lions
DEADWOOD -- After months of deliberations and several rounds of public meetings, the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission made its final decision...
October 6, 2012 - 10:14am
October 5, 2012
GF&P commission sets mountain lion quota at 100
DEADWOOD (AP) -- South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Commission announced Friday that it will allow up to 100 mountain lions to be killed during...
October 5, 2012 - 2:59pm
GF&P ponders bigger harvest of mountain lions this season
DEADWOOD -- The foremost advocate for sustaining the Black Hills population of mountain lions and the executive director for South Dakota's leading...
October 5, 2012 - 6:42am
August 3, 2012
GF&P eyes raising mountain lion hunt limits
MILBANK -- Mountain lion hunters in South Dakota could be getting quite the Christmas present for the coming season. State Wildlife Division...
August 3, 2012 - 7:02am
May 4, 2012
Fewer licenses likely for Black Hills deer season
CUSTER (AP) -- South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing another reduction in Black Hills deer-hunting licenses this fall. The goal is to rebuild a deer herd that is one-third the size it used to be. According to media reports, commissioners are proposing 3,618...
May 4, 2012 - 3:57pm
April 23, 2012
LETTER: Fire GF&P employees, kill all mountain lions
To the Editor: As an older resident of South Dakota reading the reports offered by our South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks commissioners, biologists, enforcement officers and other employees regarding statistics on "our" wildlife in "our" state, there's only one conclusion....
April 23, 2012 - 8:11am
March 14, 2012
WOSTER: Mom knew mountain lions were on the loose
Not many times does a kid -- an old, gray-haired kid, to be sure, but a kid, nonetheless -- not want his mother to still be around, but the other...
March 14, 2012 - 10:15am
November 23, 2011
Applications being taken for 2012 SD lion season
RAPID CITY (AP) -- South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department has begun accepting applications for the 2012 mountain lion hunting season. The season starts with the new year. It will be open statewide through March 31, or until 70 total lions or 50 females are killed. This year's...
November 23, 2011 - 10:36am
November 7, 2011
Hunters worry about lions' impact in the Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) -- When the firing is finished for 2011 in the Black Hills, sport hunters will have killed about 3,000 deer. Mountain lions...
November 7, 2011 - 7:06am
October 8, 2011
Hunters can kill more mountain lions next year
RAPID CITY -- The call from many Black Hills hunters to kill more mountain lions because of declining populations of deer and elk succeeded Friday....
October 8, 2011 - 8:27am