private Shooting Preserve Licenses
One of the following licenses would qualify a resident to hunt small game on shooting preserves for the calendar year:
- Resident Small Game License ($33.00),
- Resident Combination License - small game and fishing ($55.00),
- Resident 1-Day Small Game License ($12.00),
- Resident Youth Small Game Licenses - ages of 12 through 15 years ($5.00), or
- Resident Junior Combination License for fishing, small game, and trapping - ages 16 through 18 years ($27.00).
A license purchased for the year 2015 will be valid through 1/31/2016 and a 2016 license can be purchased on 12/15/2015 and is valid through 1/31/2017.
- Preserve Application
- Preserve Hunting License Requirements
- Preserve Numbers and Harvest Information
- Does A Person Need A Shooting Preserve Permit?
- Bird Tagging, Marking and Transportation
- Lodging and Food Information
- Sales Tax Information
- Administrative Rules for Private Shooting Preserves
- State Laws for Private Shooting Preserves
Nonresident Shooting Preserve Licenses:
- One Day Preserve License - $46.00
- Five Day Preserve License (five consecutive days) - $76.00
- Annual Preserve License - $121.00
Any of the following licenses are valid on private shooting preserve acres for the birds listed on the operator's permit:
- Any of the three shooting preserve licenses.
- Resident and nonresident small game license.
- Youth small game license.
- Valid dates listed above are the same for any of these mentioned licenses.
NONRESIDENT YOUTH (12-15)
Nonresidents who are at least 12 years of age, or will turn 12 by December 31, may apply for or buy licenses and may hunt in any open season beginning September 1. Non-residents younger than 12 cannot hunt in South Dakota. To buy a license, nonresidents under 16 need a copy of their hunter safety certificate or a copy of a previous hunting license issued to them from any other state.