2018 and 2019 Archery Elk Hunting Seasons Proposed

March 2, 2018
2018 and 2019 Archery Elk Hunting Seasons Proposed

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed to allocate 222 licenses for the 2018 and 2019 archery elk hunting seasons. The proposed season would run the month of September for both years and would have 142 any elk and 80 antlerless elk licenses available.

The GFP Commission will consider adopting this proposal on April 5-6, 2018, at the Outdoor Campus West in Rapid City. To comment in person, the public hearing will be held April 5 at 2 p.m. MST. Individuals can also provide written comments on commission rule proposals by sending them to 523 E. Capitol Ave., Pierre, SD 57501, or via email to To be included in the public record and to be considered by the Commission, comments must include a full name and city of residence and meet the submission deadline of 72 hours before the public hearing (not including the day of the public hearing) per HB 1006.



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