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Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday

PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota's prairie and ruffed grouse seasons open Saturday. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says prairie and ruffed grouse have a daily limit of three and a possession limit of 15. The season runs through Jan. 1. Shoo...

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PIERRE (AP) - South Dakota's prairie and ruffed grouse seasons open Saturday.

The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says prairie and ruffed grouse have a daily limit of three and a possession limit of 15. The season runs through Jan. 1. Shooting hours are from sunrise to sunset.

The sage grouse season also opens Saturday. This will be the state's first sage grouse season since 2012. The two-day season has 40 limited draw licenses with a limit of one sage grouse per hunter.

The sage grouse season is only open on public lands in Harding County and lands west of U.S. Highway 85 in Butte County.

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