Key Dates

DescriptionDates
Antelope Season - Archery Season Dates
Start:  Aug 18, 2018
End: Sep 28, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jul 19, 2018
End: Sep 28, 2018
Antelope Season - Archery 2nd Season Season Dates
Start:  Oct 15, 2018
End: Oct 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jul 19, 2018
End: Oct 31, 2018
Quail Season Season Dates
Start:  Oct 20, 2018
End: Jan 6, 2018
Grouse Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 15, 2018
End: Jan 6, 2019
Partridge Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 15, 2018
End: Jan 6, 2019
Pheasant Season - Traditional Season Dates
Start:  Oct 20, 2018
End: Jan 6, 2019
Pheasant Season -Youth Only Season Dates
Start:  Oct 6, 2018
End: Oct 10, 2018
Pheasant Season - Resident Only Season Dates
Start:  Oct 13, 2018
End: Oct 15, 2018
Cottontail Rabbit Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Feb 28, 2019
Tree Squirrel Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Feb 28, 2019
Crow Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Oct 31, 2018
Crow Season - second season Season Dates
Start:  Mar 1, 2019
End: Apr 30, 2019
Common Snipe Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Oct 31, 2018
Mourning Dove Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Nov 9, 2018
Duck Season - Youth Only Season Dates
Start:  Sep 22, 2018
End: Sep 23, 2018
Duck Season - Low Plains North Season Dates
Start:  Sep 29, 2018
End: Dec 11, 2018
Duck Season - Low Plains Middle Season Dates
Start:  Sep 29, 2018
End: Dec 11, 2018
Duck Season - Low Plains South Season Dates
Start:  Oct 27, 2018
End: Jan 8, 2019
Duck Hunting - High Plains Season Dates
Start:  Oct 13, 2018
End: Jan 17, 2019
Canada Goose - Unit 1 Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Dec 16, 2018
Canada Goose - Unit 2 Season Dates
Start:  Nov 5, 2017
End: Feb 17, 2018
Canada Goose - Bennett County Season Dates
Start:  Oct 20, 2018
End: Dec 23, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 13, 2018
End: Jul 13, 2018
Light Goose Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 29, 2018
End: Jan 11, 2019
White-fronted Goose Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 29, 2018
End: Dec 23, 2018
Sandhill Crane Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 22, 2018
End: Nov 18, 2018
Tundra Swan Season Season Dates
Start:  Sep 29, 2018
End: Jan 11, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 14, 2018
End: Aug 10, 2018
Turkey Season - Fall Season Dates
Start:  Nov 1, 2018
End: Jan 31, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Aug 16, 2018
End: Sep 14, 2018
Mountain Lion Season - Black Hills Season Dates
Start:  Dec 26, 2017
End: Mar 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Nov 6, 2017
End: Mar 31, 2018
Mountain Lion Season - Custer State Park Access Permit See application for all season dates.
Start:  Dec 26, 2017
End: Mar 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Nov 6, 2017
End: Dec 6, 2017
Mountain Lion Season - Statewide Season Dates
Start:  Dec 26, 2017
End: Dec 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 1, 2018
End: 
Deer Season - Archery Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Deer Season - Muzzleloader Season Dates
Start:  Dec 1, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Aug 31, 2018
Deer Season - Apprentice and Youth Season Dates
Start:  Sep 8, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Deer Season - Black Hills Season Dates
Start:  Nov 1, 2018
End: Nov 30, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Jul 20, 2018
Deer Season - West River Season Dates
Start:  Nov 10, 2018
End: Nov 25, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Jul 20, 2018
Deer Season - East River Season Dates
Start:  Nov 17, 2018
End: Dec 2, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Aug 31, 2018
Deer Season - East & West River Antlerless Season Dates
Start:  Dec 8, 2018
End: Dec 16, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Aug 31, 2018
Deer Season - Archery Antlerless Only Whitetail Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Deer Season - Muzzleloader Antlerless Only Whitetail Season Dates
Start:  Dec 1, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Deer Season - Custer State Park See application for season dates specifics.
Start:  Nov 1, 2018
End: Dec 15, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Jul 20, 2018
Deer Season - National Wildlife Refuge Deer See application for season dates.
Start:  Oct 17, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Aug 31, 2018
Elk Season - Black Hills Firearms See application for season dates.
Start:  Oct 1, 2018
End: Dec 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 16, 2018
End: May 23, 2018
Elk Season - Archery Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Sep 30, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 16, 2018
End: May 23, 2018
Elk Season - Prairie See application for season dates.
Start: 
End: 
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 16, 2018
End: May 23, 2018
Elk Season - Custer State Park Firearms Season Dates
Start:  Oct 1, 2018
End: Oct 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 16, 2018
End: May 23, 2018
Elk Season - Custer State Park Archery Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Sep 30, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 16, 2018
End: May 23, 2018
Elk Season - Custer State Park Antlerless Seasons See Application for Specific Units.
Start:  Oct 6, 2018
End: Jan 20, 2019
See Application for Application Opening/Closings
Start:  Apr 16, 2018
End: 
Bighorn Sheep Season - Black Hills Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Dec 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 16, 2018
End: May 18, 2018
Mountain Goat Season - Black Hills Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Dec 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 16, 2018
End: May 18, 2018
Turkey Season - Spring Prairie Season Dates
Start:  Apr 14, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Online Applications Dates
Start:  Jan 16, 2018
End: Feb 16, 2018
Custer State Park Trophy Buffalo Season Dates
Start:  Nov 26, 2018
End: Jan 11, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Aug 16, 2018
End: Sep 5, 2018
Custer State Park Non-Trophy Buffalo Season Dates
Start:  Oct 29, 2018
End: Nov 14, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Aug 16, 2018
End: Sep 5, 2018
Deer Season - West River Landowner Season Dates
Start:  Nov 10, 2018
End: Nov 25, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Aug 27, 2018
End: Nov 25, 2018
Antelope Season - Firearms Season Dates
Start:  Sep 29, 2018
End: Oct 14, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jul 19, 2018
End: Aug 17, 2018
Antelope - Landowner Season Dates
Start:  Sep 29, 2018
End: Oct 14, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jul 19, 2018
End: Oct 12, 2018
Antelope Season - Mentored Season Dates
Start:  Aug 18, 2018
End: Oct 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jul 18, 2018
End: Oct 31, 2018
Deer Season - East River Landowner Season Dates
Start:  Nov 17, 2018
End: Dec 2, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Oct 9, 2018
End: Dec 2, 2018
Canada Goose - September Nonresident Season Dates
Start:  Sep 1, 2018
End: Sep 30, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 13, 2018
End: Jul 13, 2018
Canada Goose - Unit 3 Season Dates
Start:  Jan 12, 2019
End: Jan 20, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 14, 2018
End: Jul 6, 2018
Turkey Season - Spring Mentored Archery Season Dates
Start:  Apr 7, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Mar 8, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Turkey Season - Spring Mentored Firearms Season Dates
Start:  Apr 14, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Mar 8, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Turkey Season - Fall Mentored Season Dates
Start:  Nov 1, 2018
End: Jan 31, 2019
Online Application Dates
Start:  Oct 11, 2018
End: Jan 31, 2019
Turkey Season - Adams Nature Area and Good Earth State Park Access Archery Permit Season Dates
Start:  Apr 7, 2018
End: Apr 30, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Feb 15, 2018
End: Mar 7, 2018
Turkey Season - Spring Custer State Park Season Dates
Start:  Apr 14, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 16, 2018
End: Feb 16, 2018
Turkey Season - Spring Archery Season Dates
Start:  Apr 7, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 18, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Turkey Season - Spring Black Hills Season Dates
Start:  Apr 14, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 18, 2018
End: May 20, 2018
Mink and Weasel Season Season Dates
Start:  Nov 3, 2018
End: Jan 31, 2019
Muskrat Trapping Season - West River Season Dates
Start:  Jan 1, 2018
End: Dec 31, 2018
Muskrat Trapping Season - Black Hills Fire Protection District Season Dates
Start:  Nov 3, 2018
End: Apr 30, 2019
Muskrat Trapping Season - East River Season Dates
Start:  Nov 3, 2018
End: Apr 30, 2019
Muskrat Shooting Season - Statewide Season Dates
Start:  Apr 1, 2018
End: Aug 31, 2018
Beaver Season - West River Season Dates
Start:  Jan 1, 2018
End: Dec 31, 2018
Beaver Season - Black Hills - USFS land within BH Fire Protection District Season Dates
Start:  Jan 1, 2018
End: Mar 31, 2018
Beaver Season - East River Season Dates
Start:  Nov 4, 2017
End: Apr 30, 2018
Bobcat Season - West River Season Dates
Start:  Dec 26, 2017
End: Feb 15, 2018
Bobcat Season - East River Season Dates
Start:  Dec 26, 2018
End: Jan 20, 2019
Raccoon Season Season Dates
Start:  Jan 1, 2018
End: Dec 31, 2018
Coyote Season Season Dates
Start:  Jan 1, 2018
End: Dec 31, 2018
Badger, Ground Squirrel, Gopher, Marmot, Jackrabbit, Opossum, Porcupine, Fox, Skunk Season Dates
Start:  Jan 1, 2018
End: Dec 31, 2018
Raccoon Season - Nonresidents Season Dates
Start:  Dec 2, 2017
End: Mar 15, 2018
Beaver Season - Nonresidents Season Dates
Start:  Dec 2, 2017
End: Mar 15, 2018
Muskrat Season - Nonresidents Season Dates
Start:  Dec 2, 2017
End: Mar 15, 2018
Bobcat Season - Nonresidents Season Dates
Start:  Jan 13, 2018
End: Feb 15, 2018
Paddlefish - Lake Francis Case Season Dates
Start:  May 1, 2018
End: May 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jan 16, 2018
End: Feb 16, 2018
Paddlefish - Gavins Point Dam Archery Season Dates
Start:  Jun 1, 2018
End: Jun 30, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Mar 13, 2018
End: Apr 13, 2018
Paddlefish - Gavins Point Dam Snagging Season Dates
Start:  Oct 1, 2018
End: Oct 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 16, 2018
End: May 18, 2018
Coyote | Custer State Park Free Access Permit Season Dates
Start:  Dec 26, 2017
End: Mar 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Dec 26, 2017
End: Mar 31, 2018
Mink and Weasel Season - Nonresident Season Dates
Start:  Dec 2, 2017
End: Jan 31, 2018
Deer Season - West River Special Buck Season Dates
Start:  Nov 10, 2018
End: Nov 25, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Mar 15, 2018
End: Apr 13, 2018
Deer Season - East River Special Buck Season Dates
Start:  Nov 17, 2018
End: Dec 2, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Mar 15, 2018
End: Apr 13, 2018
Light Goose Conservation Order Season Dates
Start:  Feb 19, 2018
End: May 8, 2018
August Management Take Season Dates
Start:  Aug 18, 2018
End: Aug 31, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Apr 12, 2018
End: 
Youth Waterfowl - Nonresident Season Dates
Start:  Sep 22, 2018
End: Sep 23, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 14, 2018
End: Jul 13, 2018
Deer - Gregory County Season Dates
Start:  Dec 8, 2018
End: Dec 16, 2018
Online Application Dates
Start:  Jun 21, 2018
End: Jul 20, 2018


 

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