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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...

She’s All That: Modern-day women warriors

By Amber Johnson — We are living at a point in time with so much technology and so many amenities that it leaves little room...

Pheasanomics: Community-based habitat access program goes live in Brule and Lyman counties

By Jessica Downey, PF Farm Bill Biologist — Exciting things are happening in south-central South Dakota, where the first Brule/Lyman County community-based habitat access program...

Get Your Ducks in a Row

By John Pollmann — Every waterfowl hunter likely has a season similar to the one I experienced last fall. In a nutshell, it wasn’t good,...

Akaska making a name for itself in the fishing world

The green sign marking the city limits of Akaska boldly claims a population of 52. That number of permanent residents sounds about right to...