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SDGFP Hosting Habitat Pays Landowner Workshops in Sioux Falls

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department will host four workshops in Sioux Falls as part of its Habitat Pays program. ...

Fishing maps still have their place in today’s high-tech angling world

Although the advent of digital fishing technology has anglers more plugged in than ever, an old standby still guides plenty of them as they...

Joint effort at Sand Lake hopes to feed more ducks

With the exception of a few brave souls, many ducks and geese have long since waved goodbye to the state in favor of warmer...

Registration closes Saturday for annual SD Walleye Classic in Akaska

The annual South Dakota Walleye Classic and Festival is July 20-23 in Akaska. The two-day fishing tournament, which is now part of the Northern Oahe...

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...

My Favorite Gun: More than an old Winchester passed from father to son

Sitting at a handmade workbench where a pile of polished .30-06-caliber rifle casings sparkled under the fluorescent light, Scott Ganje, a lifelong resident of...

SDGFP app is a one-stop shop for those who love the outdoors

We left off the second part of this series in the August waterfowl issue when Gauge, a yellow Lab I brought home in early...

Blue Dog Lake State Fish Hatchery near Waubay ramping up its walleye, perch stocking...

It’s already been a busy spring for South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department fisheries workers as they’ve been collecting walleye and yellow perch...

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...

SDGFP Commission Approves Pheasant Management Plan

A pheasant management plan for the next five years in South Dakota received approval this spring from the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission. ...