Hunting Licenses

South Dakota Small Game License Info (includes gamebirds)

Nonresident Small Game, or Nonresident Youth Small Game License (each valid for two 5-day hunting periods; start dates must be identified before license issued). Able to hunt Pheasant, Hungarian Partridge, Sharp-tail Grouse, Prairie Chicken, Sage Grouse, Dove, etc. Purchase and print off your license from the comfort of your home. More info: online information

South Dakota Waterfowl Hunting License Info

License valid on private land only in Potter and Sully counties. License not valid on private property leased by GF&P for public hunting or on public highways or other rights of way otherwise open to hunting. License valid for 3 consecutive days. You may buy multiple licenses after November 1st.

More info: non-resident waterfowl license application

 

South Dakota Bow Hunting Licensing

The archery deer season is set in May and is open to residents and nonresidents. The application process opens in July. There is no deadline for submitting an application and licenses are sold throughout the season. Bow hunters may possess more than 5 bow hunting licenses. No more than one statewide any deer license, no more than one any deer license east river, and no more than one any deer west river license. And no more than one any antlerless state wide license. Although, All first time archery deer hunters, resident or nonresident, are required to pass the National Bow Hunter Education course.

More info: online application

All Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Licenses

More info:  online information

We look forward to seeing you this year.