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.