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December 31, 2015
Game biologist says pheasants available for season's finale
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's top pheasant biologist says hunters should still find plenty of roosters in fields this weekend as the state wraps up its 2015 pheasant hunting season. Travis Runia, upland game biologist with the Game, Fish and Parks Department, said officials...
December 31, 2015 - 11:40am
December 15, 2015
Crop-price plunge helps hunters as pheasants fly in South Dakota
The longest U.S. corn slump since the 1980s has turned into a bumper year for South Dakota's $220 million pheasant-hunting industry, the nation's...
December 15, 2015 - 5:24pm
October 23, 2015
State biologists want a repellent as tool for pheasant management
PIERRE — The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks wants a pesticide that federal regulators haven't approved yet to become part of the state Wildlife Division's pheasant management plan. Anthraquinone sickens birds by disrupting their digestion systems.
October 23, 2015 - 2:06pm
October 16, 2015
Increased bird numbers for second straight year means additional dollars coming to South Dakota
LETCHER — As eight rows of corn slid through his combine, B.J. Zoss was thinking about pheasants. Zoss farms near Letcher but also assists...
October 16, 2015 - 2:16pm
October 15, 2015
More than 700 expected at Fridays’s Pheasants Forever banquet
The annual Pheasants Forever banquet last year in Mitchell stretched into homes across the country. A television crew that was filming a show about South Dakota’s pheasant hunting tradition was in attendance at last year’s local banquet, capturing highlights of the annual...
October 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
October 14, 2015
Tebow thanks foundation supporters in Platte
PLATTE — Tim Tebow in South Dakota? It happened. Tebow, a former NFL quarterback, was at Platte Creek Lodge earlier this week, according...
October 14, 2015 - 6:57pm
October 5, 2015
Young hunters take their first shot thanks to Pheasants Forever
There was a sea of orange Saturday at the Rooster Roost Ranch. Pheasants Forever Chapter 872 held its annual youth hunt on Saturday in which...
October 5, 2015 - 11:53am
September 16, 2015
North Dakota pheasant population rises 30 percent from 2014
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's pheasant population has increased by nearly one-third over the past year, thanks to a pleasant winter and favorable weather during the spring nesting season. The estimated 30 percent increase in birds over 2014 mirrors increases in nearby...
September 16, 2015 - 11:41am
September 1, 2015
OUR VIEW: Better bird numbers beneficial for everyone
It's a great time to be a bird hunter in South Dakota. Last week, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department issued its annual report...
September 1, 2015 - 9:30pm
August 27, 2015
Pheasant count jumps 42 percent from last year
Good news, pheasant hunters. Officials with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department said Thursday the pheasant count numbers are...
August 27, 2015 - 5:32pm
June 22, 2015
OUR VIEW: Good news and concern with increase in pheasants
Maybe we're being overly hopeful, but it sure seems there are more pheasants running around this year. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says early reports are starting to come in, and it appears there will be an increase in the state's pheasant population this year....
June 22, 2015 - 6:26pm
June 19, 2015
SD wildlife conservation fund growing, seeking board members
The South Dakota Wildlife Conservation Fund is attempting to bolster habitat for pheasant and other wildlife in South Dakota. "Consistently...
June 19, 2015 - 4:16pm
SD pheasants should see 'a modest increase'
Favorable weather for a second consecutive year is helping to increase South Dakota's pheasant numbers after a period of a declining population,...
June 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
April 6, 2015
Annual seed giveaway hits 30th year
All it takes is one morning each year, and about 200 people and a few thousand 60-pound bags of seed to make a big difference in pheasant habitat...
April 6, 2015 - 8:49am
March 25, 2015
Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosting 30th annual seed giveaway
The Mitchell area Pheasants Forever chapter, Pheasant Country, is hosting its 30th annual Food Plot Wildlife Seed Giveaway Day at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Aurora Plains Fertilizer/Big Green Fertilizer Plant in Mitchell. Corn and milo seed will be distributed to landowners within...
March 25, 2015 - 12:53pm