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SD Dove Season Opens Thursday

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

Low pressure, active fish make fall a great time to hit the water

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

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. ...

SDGFP email about proper shed-hunting practices drives questions.

As an avid shed hunter, I was caught a bit off guard by the news release that showed up in my email in March...

SDGFP Receives $50,000 Grant for Pactola Basin Improvements

A nonprofit group recently donated $50,000 to improving water quality and fish habitat in the Black Hills. ...

SDGFP Commission Finalizes 2016 Deer Seasons

At its recent meeting in Watertown, S.D., on June 2-3, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission finalized the state’s deer seasons. Below...

SDGFP Commission OKs Use of Trail Cameras Year-Round

BROOKINGS — People could keep trail cameras operating year-round in South Dakota on land owned, leased or controlled by the state Game, Fish and...

SDGFP AND SDSU Partner in Small-Fisheries Study

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department and South Dakota State University have partnered to conduct a one-year study on...

SDGFP Commission Proposes Refuge Status Removal

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed to remove the Dry Creek Waterfowl Refuge in Sully County during its...

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. ...