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New volunteer program aims to clean up waterways

The Game, Fish and Parks Department is hoping a new program will help keep lakes and rivers free of litter in an ongoing effort...

5 last-minute gift ideas for the outdoors enthusiast

With only a couple days before Christmas, the window to find a gift for the outdoorsmen or women in your life is quickly closing. If...

Stakeholders convene to draft deer management plan

A group of 27 citizen stakeholders has been asked by the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department to help advise in the development...

Hunting Right-of-Way Areas in South Dakota

Public-road rights of way, excluding the Interstate highway system, are open to hunting small game and waterfowl. However, no person may hunt within 660...

Shed hunting is for the dogs

Although deer hunting seasons wrapped up a few weeks ago with the close of archery season, the search for shed antlers is just picking...

South Dakota’s Early Fall Canada Goose Season Opens Saturday

As school starts and the calendar turns to September, many outdoorsmen and women eagerly turn their eyes toward the skies and fields as hunting...

Crappies, cigars and fishing with Dad

Fishing is a rite of passage for most kids growing up in these parts, and I smile each time I see kids riding bikes...

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...

Former Aberdeen resident returns as project leader for Sand Lake NWR

Throngs of light geese have once again darkened the skies across northeastern South Dakota, pushing the snow line as they head north to their...

High school trap league exploding onto the scene

Hundreds of high schoolers shouldered their shotguns this week as the South Dakota State High School Clay Target League kicked off its second season. Last...