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Zebra Mussels Confirmed in Lake Sharpe

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Sharpe, a mainstem Missouri...

NDGF Summarizes 2018 Upland Game Seasons

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota's 2018 pheasant and sharp-tailed grouse harvests were similar to 2017, while the number of Hungarian partridge taken last year was...

North Dakota reports spring pheasant population index is higher than last year

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s spring pheasant population index is up slightly from the same time last year, according to the North Dakota Game...

2019 SD Deer Applications Due June 14

If you hunt deer in South Dakota, you have a short window of time to get your applications in for six popular hunting seasons. Application...

Why I Hunt Closing Day

—By Andrew Johnson I have a hard time ringing in the new year when the ball drops at midnight on New Year's Eve. As a...

Fishing rules less restrictive in 2019

— By Mark Ermer, Northeast Area Fisheries Supervisor for South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks. On Jan. 1, several substantial changes to fishing regulations will...

Pickerel Lake area woman writes of her adventures hunting wild turkeys

By Shannon Marvel | [email protected] A northeastern South Dakota woman has captured the excitement and hilarity of turkey hunting throughout the country in a book...

SDGFP Commission Finalizes Spring Turkey Season

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission finalized the 2019 spring turkey hunting season which included the removal of...

Pheasanomics: Closing in on a milestone

— By John Pollmann When South Dakota’s pheasant season kicks off Oct. 20, it will mark the 100th opening day in the state’s history. Much...

Aberdeen Man Drops into the Duck Call Business

— By Andrew Johnson, Editor If you walk into a sporting goods store, the sheer number of duck and goose calls can be overwhelming. It’s...