American Crow

Season Dates: Sept. 1, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014 and Mar. 1, 2014 - April 30, 2014
Open Area: Statewide
Daily Limit: Unlimited
Possession Limit: Unlimited
Shooting Hours: Unrestricted

American crows are found throughout South Dakota. They use a variety of habitats, according to "Backyard Birds of South Dakota," especially open country and small woodlands. Crows gather in large, traditional roosts, and can become a nuisance. Their diet is diverse. The birds usually feed on the ground.

License Requirements:
  • Residents need: Any resident hunting or furbearer license; no license required for youth under age 16.
  • Nonresidents need: Any nonresident hunting license
  • Purchase a license online: Purchase and print off your license from the comfort of your home.
  • You may purchase your license by visiting these storefront license agents

Hunting Regulations: A summary of the rules and regulations that guide your hunt.

Public Hunting Areas: We offer over 1 million acres of Walk-In Areas (private land leased for public hunting) to supplement our many other public hunting opportunities. Not only can you access these maps, but we offer options to personalize maps to meet your needs and even download map information to your GPS unit.