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: https://apps.sd.gov/applications/gf82/login.asp

South Dakota Waterfowl Hunting License Info

License valid on private land only in Potter, Sully, Hughes, Stanley and Lyman 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: http://gfp.sd.gov/hunting/licenses/limited/app-nonresident-waterfowl.aspx

South Dakota Fall Wild Turkey Hunting License Info

Nonresidents are eligible for all units west of the Missouri River. (Our section is WR1). Individual License Quota: Applicants may have one license from the first or second drawing, and a total of five licenses maximum in the third drawing and thereafter. First Deadline - Applications must be postmarked no later than July 23, or apply online by clicking here: https://apps.sd.gov/applications/gf79biggame/login.asp through 8 a.m. CDT on July 27. Applicant may submit only one application per person.

Results available online: http://gfp.sd.gov/hunting/licenses/limited/app-fall-turkey.aspx .

Leftover Licenses – After the third deadline drawings, licenses remaining will be issued first-come, first-served. Licenses are available to individuals whether or not they already have a license. An individual may have a maximum of five fall turkey licenses for any unit or combination of units. Fall turkeys can be harvested by Bow & Arrow, Shotgun or Rifle.

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: http://gfp.sd.gov/hunting/big-game/deer/archery.aspx

All Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Licenses

More info; http://www.crstgfp.com/?id=1

We look forward to seeing you this year.