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American Crow Hunting

American crows are located in a variety of habitats and are the "Backyard Birds of South Dakota". They are located throughout the state and gather in large roosts. They usually

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Big Game Hunting

South Dakota has an abundance of big game that can be hunted throughout the state. Licenses are issued on a lottery basis for all of the big game. You can

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Antelope Hunting

South Dakota offers some of the best antelope hunting you will find in the nation. The speedy antelopes offer a great challenge for a hunter of any skill level. The

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Hunters Traveling to South Dakota

Located in the center of the Midwest, South Dakota is easily accessible by both car and air. Traveling by car affords the opportunity to enjoy the expansive landscapes of the

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Elk Hunting

Elk are found in the Black Hills area of South Dakota and throughout a few additional areas in western South Dakota. Currently the herd is at a level of about

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Types of Game and Seasons

With so many types of game, South Dakota has diverse hunting opportunities ranging from small game like rabbits and fox, to larger game like deer.   And South Dakota doesn’t

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Turkey Hunting

South Dakota has seen a resurgence of turkey in the area in the last few decades. There is spring and fall turkey hunting seasons to both resident and nonresidents. Turkey

Eastern SD Fishing Outdoor Activities

Eastern Region Fishing

In the eastern region of South Dakota, there are 120 glacial lakes ranging widely in size, and three major rivers, the Big Sioux, the James, and the Missouri. Most of

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Bighorn Sheep Hunting

Due to the limited number of bighorn sheep, only South Dakota residents are offered the opportunity to take part in the unique hunts. Bighorn Sheep Season & Location The Bighorn

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Licenses and Publications

Fishing can be a relaxing, restful pasttime, and making sure you’re doing it legally ensures it will stay that way.  The State of South Dakota makes it simple to obtain