South Dakota is renowned world-wide for its pheasant hunting, and rightfully so. Did you know that only three times in the past 20 years has the annual pheasant harvest been under 1 million roosters, and those "down" years had well over 900,000 harvested birds.
Pheasants are just part of the hunting package you can enjoy. We offer a variety of game animals in a variety of settings: forests, river bottom, grasslands, mountains, and the vast Missouri River reservoir system.
Your adventure begins here.
Public Hunting Maps
Interactive Map System (W.I.L.M.A.)
GPS Map Application
Android Smartphone App
iPhone Smartphone App
Purchase a License
View all Big Game Applications / Deadlines
Tentative Future Season Dates
Yearly Harvest Reports
Complete Your SD Harvest Survey Online
Volunteer Hunter Program
Winter Depredation Hunts