Key Dates

DescriptionDates
Duck Season - Low Plains North | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 21, 2024
End: Dec 3, 2024
Duck Season - Low Plains Middle | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 21, 2024
End: Dec 3, 2024
Duck Season - Low Plains South | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 26, 2024
End: Jan 7, 2025
Duck Hunting - High Plains | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 12, 2024
End: Jan 16, 2025
Canada Goose - Early | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Sep 30, 2024
Canada Goose - Unit 2 | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 4, 2024
End: Feb 16, 2025
Mountain Lion Season - Custer State Park Access Permit | 2024 See application for all season dates.
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Online Application Dates
Start:  Nov 14, 2024
End: Dec 5, 2024
Elk Season - Custer State Park Firearms | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 1, 2024
End: Oct 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 25, 2024
End: May 20, 2024
Deer Season - East River Landowner | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 23, 2024
End: Dec 8, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Sep 12, 2024
End: Dec 8, 2024
Paddlefish - Gavins Point Dam Snagging | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 1, 2024
End: Oct 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 24, 2024
End: May 15, 2024
Deer Season - West River Special Buck | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 16, 2024
End: Dec 1, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Mar 19, 2024
End: Apr 15, 2024
Deer Season - East River Special Buck | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 23, 2024
End: Dec 8, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Mar 19, 2024
End: Apr 15, 2024
Youth Waterfowl - Nonresident See respective unit and species for specific dates.
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Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 6, 2024
End: Sep 8, 2024
Nonresident Waterfowl See respective unit and species for specific dates.
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Application Dates
Start:  Jun 6, 2024
End: Jul 8, 2024
Deer Season - National Wildlife Refuge Deer | 2024 See application for season dates.
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Online Application Dates
Start:  May 30, 2024
End: Jun 17, 2024
Elk Season - Black Hills Firearms | 2024 See application for season dates.
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Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 25, 2024
End: May 20, 2024
Elk Season - Prairie | 2024 See application for season dates.
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Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 25, 2024
End: May 20, 2024
Elk Season - Custer State Park Early Archery | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Sep 30, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 25, 2024
End: May 20, 2024
Turkey Season - Spring Prairie | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 13, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 24, 2024
End: Feb 12, 2024
Turkey Season - Spring Mentored | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 13, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 24, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Turkey Season - Fall Mentored | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 1, 2024
End: Jan 31, 2025
Online Application Dates
Start:  Aug 19, 2024
End: Jan 31, 2025
Canada Goose - Unit 3 | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Jan 11, 2024
End: Jan 19, 2024
Mountain Lion Season - Black Hills | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Dec 26, 2023
End: Apr 30, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Dec 7, 2023
End: Apr 30, 2024
Deer Season - Nonresident Archery Private Land | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Jan 1, 2025
Application Dates
Start:  Jun 10, 2024
End: Jan 1, 2024
Deer Season - Nonresident Archery Public Land | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 1, 2024
End: Jan 1, 2025
Application Dates
Start:  Mar 25, 2024
End: Apr 18, 2024
Turkey Season - Spring Prairie Archery | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 13, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 24, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Turkey Season - Spring Black Hills | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 27, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 24, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Turkey Season - Spring Black Hills Archery | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 27, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 24, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Turkey Season - Spring Custer State Park | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 27, 2024
End: May 19, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 24, 2024
End: Feb 12, 2024
Grouse Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 21, 2024
End: Jan 31, 2025
Partridge Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 21, 2024
End: Jan 31, 2025
Pheasant Season - Traditional | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 19, 2024
End: Jan 31, 2025
Pheasant Season - Youth Only | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 28, 2024
End: Oct 6, 2024
Pheasant Season - Resident Only | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 12, 2024
End: Oct 14, 2024
Quail Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 19, 2024
End: Jan 31, 2025
Cottontail Rabbit Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Mar 31, 2025
Tree Squirrel Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Mar 31, 2025
Crow Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Oct 31, 2024
Crow - Second Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Mar 1, 2025
End: Apr 30, 2025
Common Snipe Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Oct 31, 2024
Mourning Dove Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Nov 9, 2024
Youth Waterfowl | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 7, 2024
End: Sep 8, 2024
Application Dates
Start:  Jun 13, 2024
End: Sep 8, 2024
August Management Take | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Aug 17, 2024
End: Aug 31, 2024
Canada Goose - Unit 1 | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Dec 16, 2024
Canada Goose - Unit 3 (Bennett County, Second Season) Season Dates
Start:  Jan 11, 2025
End: Jan 19, 2025
Light Goose Conservation Order | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Feb 19, 2024
End: May 15, 2024
Light Goose Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 28, 2024
End: Jan 10, 2025
White-fronted Goose Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 28, 2024
End: Dec 10, 2024
Sandhill Crane Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 28, 2024
End: Nov 24, 2024
Tundra Swan Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 28, 2024
End: Jan 10, 2025
Online Application Dates
Start:  Aug 8, 2024
End: Aug 15, 2024
Turkey Season - Fall | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 1, 2024
End: Jan 31, 2025
Online Application Dates
Start:  Aug 19, 2024
End: Sep 3, 2024
Turkey Season - Spring Prairie | 2025 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 12, 2025
End: May 31, 2025
Turkey Season - Spring Prairie Archery | 2025 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 12, 2025
End: May 31, 2025
Turkey Season - Spring Black Hills | 2025 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 26, 2025
End: May 31, 2025
Turkey Season - Spring Black Hills Archery | 2025 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 26, 2025
End: May 31, 2025
Turkey Season - Spring Custer State Park | 2025 Season Dates
Start:  Apr 26, 2025
End: May 18, 2025
Mountain Lion Outside Black Hills Fire Protection District | 2024 Date Range
Start:  Jan 1, 2024
End: Jan 31, 2024
Application Dates
Start:  Dec 26, 2023
End: Dec 25, 2024
Antelope Season - Archery (Season closed during firearms season) | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Aug 17, 2024
End: Oct 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 10, 2024
End: Oct 31, 2024
Antelope Season - Firearms | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 28, 2024
End: Oct 13, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jul 24, 2024
End: Aug 13, 2024
Deer Season - Muzzleloader | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Dec 1, 2024
End: Jan 1, 2025
Online Application Dates
Start:  May 30, 2024
End: Jun 17, 2024
Deer Season - Apprentice and Mentored | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 14, 2024
End: Jan 1, 2025
Online Application Dates
Start:  May 30, 2024
End: Jan 1, 2025
Deer Season - Black Hills | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 1, 2024
End: Nov 30, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  May 30, 2024
End: Jun 17, 2024
Deer Season - West River | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 16, 2024
End: Dec 1, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  May 30, 2024
End: Jun 17, 2024
Deer Season - West River 30A | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 9, 2024
End: Nov 12, 2024
Deer - West River 30A, Second Season | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 25, 2024
End: Dec 1, 2024
Deer Season - East & West River Antlerless | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Dec 14, 2024
End: Dec 22, 2024
Deer Season - East River | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 23, 2024
End: Dec 8, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  May 30, 2024
End: Jun 17, 2024
Deer Season - Custer State Park | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 1, 2024
End: Nov 30, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  May 30, 2024
End: Jun 17, 2024
Custer State Park Trophy Buffalo | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 18, 2024
End: Jan 17, 2025
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jul 23, 2024
End: Aug 6, 2024
Custer State Park Non-Trophy Buffalo | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 7, 2024
End: Nov 15, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jul 23, 2024
End: Aug 6, 2024
Bighorn Sheep Season - Black Hills | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Dec 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 25, 2024
End: May 20, 2024
Paddlefish - Lake Francis Case Snagging | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  May 1, 2024
End: May 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 17, 2024
End: Feb 6, 2024
Bighorn Sheep Season - Custer State Park | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Dec 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 25, 2024
End: May 20, 2024
Elk Season - Landowner Black Hills Archery | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Sep 30, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Feb 8, 2024
End: Mar 4, 2024
Elk Season - Landowner Black Hills | 2024 See application for season dates.
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Online Application Dates
Start:  Feb 8, 2024
End: Mar 4, 2024
Elk Season - Landowner Prairie | 2024 See application for season dates.
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Online Application Dates
Start:  Feb 8, 2024
End: Mar 4, 2024
Paddlefish - Gavins Point Dam Archery | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Jun 1, 2024
End: Jun 30, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Mar 13, 2024
End: Apr 3, 2024
Antelope Season - Special | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 28, 2024
End: Oct 13, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Mar 19, 2024
End: Apr 15, 2024
Deer Season - East River Nonresident Landowner | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 23, 2024
End: Dec 8, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Feb 21, 2024
End: Mar 13, 2024
Antelope Season - Nonresident Archery Public/Private Land (Season closed during firearms season) | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Aug 17, 2024
End: Oct 31, 2024
Application Dates
Start:  Mar 25, 2024
End: Apr 23, 2024
Elk Season - Black Hills Archery | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2024
End: Sep 30, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 25, 2024
End: May 20, 2024
Deer Season - Access Archery Permit | 2024 See application for season dates.
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Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 10, 2024
End: Jul 1, 2024
Canada Goose - Resident Special (Bennett County) | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Oct 19, 2024
End: Dec 22, 2024
Application Dates
Start:  Jun 20, 2024
End: Jul 11, 2024
Antelope Season - Archery Access Permit | 2024 Season Dates
Start:  Aug 17, 2027
End: Oct 31, 2024
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jul 24, 2024
End: Oct 31, 2024
Mountain Lion Season - Black Hills | 2025 Season Dates
Start:  Dec 26, 2024
End: Apr 30, 2025
Online Application Dates
Start:  Dec 4, 2024
End: Apr 30, 2025


 

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