All of the information below is available directly from our web site, however, if you want to receive paper copies by mail, select your desired information below, and "Submit Request" to request the specified information.
Applications are sent shortly before the first deadline for each season.
Regulations: The next annual edition of the Hunting Handbook is available approximately Sept. 1; the Fishing Handbook in early December.
Applications/Information requests for next year will be taken after Jan. 1. Please make your requests after that date. Application requests will be mailed after seasons have been established and applications printed during the summer.
Instead of applying by mail, save time and eliminate paperwork by applying for that big game or nonresident waterfowl license online with a credit card.
Request South Dakota Hunting and /Fishing Information & Applications Here
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2014 SD Fishing Handbook
2014 SD Hunting Handbook (Available Sept.)
2014 SD Hunting Atlas (Available Sept.)
Pheasant Packet (Available Sept. - includes Hunting Handbook, Hunting Atlas & Ringneck Outlook)
Public Hunting Area Booklet
Lower Oahe Waterfowl Access Guide
Spring Light Goose Information
Nonresident Furbearer Application
Deer Application (all seasons)
Antelope Application (all seasons)
Resident Special Canada Goose/Swan
Resident Mountain Lion Application
Resident Elk, Mt. Goat, Bighorn Sheep
Resident Mentored Youth Hunt, Big Game Application
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