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tentative future season dates

* TENTATIVE DATES: These future start dates are presented as established in current rule by the GFP Commission. These dates are reviewed annually by the Commission and are subject to change by formal action of the Commission.
Season *Opening Day as Described in Rule
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
ANTELOPE
Archery Antelope Third Saturday of August
Aug. 16
Aug. 15
Aug. 20
Aug. 19
Aug. 18
Antelope Saturday closest to October 1
Oct. 4
Oct. 3
Oct. 1
Sept. 30
Sept. 29
DEER
Archery Deer Fourth Saturday of September
Sept. 27
Sept. 26
Sept. 24
Sept. 23
Sept. 22
Muzzleloader Deer December 1
Dec. 1
Dec. 1
Dec. 1
Dec. 1
Dec. 1
Youth Deer Second Saturday of September
Sept. 13
Sept. 12
Sept. 10
Sept. 9
Sept. 8
Black Hills Deer November 1
Nov. 1
Nov. 1
Nov. 1
Nov. 1
Nov. 1
West River Deer Saturday 12 days prior Thanksgiving
Nov. 15
Nov. 14
Nov. 12
Nov. 11
Nov. 10
East River Deer Saturday prior Thanksgiving
Nov. 22
Nov. 21
Nov. 19
Nov. 18
Nov. 17
TURKEY
Fall Turkey October 1
Oct. 1
Oct. 1
Oct. 1
Oct. 1
Oct. 1
Spring Archery Turkey First Saturday of April
Apr. 5
Apr. 4
Apr. 2
Apr. 1
Apr. 7
Spring Turkey Second Saturday of April
Apr. 12
Apr. 11
Apr. 9
Apr. 8
Apr. 14
SMALL GAME
Mourning Dove September 1
Sept. 1
Sept. 1
Sept. 1
Sept. 1
Sept. 1
Grouse Third Saturday of September
Sept. 20
Sept. 19
Sept. 17
Sept. 16
Sept. 15
Pheasant Third Saturday of October
Oct. 18
Oct. 17
Oct. 15
Oct. 21
Oct. 20

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