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By partnering with local groups and organizations, our staff members can help bring the outdoor experience to both youth and adults across the state.
Below is a schedule of events where individuals and families can learn more about hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.
2015

DATE
LOCATION
TIMES
EVENT
CONTACT
DETAILS
May 2
Yankton
Yankton River City Clean Up Days
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

May 3
Flandreau
Flandreau4H
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

May 16
Custer
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.431.7048

Location: Custer State Park Visitor Center

May 16
Newton Hills
Newton Hills
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

May 18
Garretson
Women's Try It Day
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

May 30
Yankton
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

June 5
Philip
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.859.3006

 

June 7
Lemmon
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.374.7726

 

June 9
Redfield
5-7:30 pm
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.882.5200

Located at the Redfield City Landfill/Shooting Range - skills include shotgun, rifle, archery and trapping.

June 10-12
Newton Hills
Becoming an Outdoor Family
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

June 13
Wall
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.279.2078

 

June 13
Wessington Springs
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

June 16
Clark Rural Water gravel pit
1-5 pm
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.882.5200

Shotgun and trap shooting, rifle, archery, trapping, dog training.

June 16
Izaac Walton League Poinsett Range
4-8 pm
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.882.5200

Shotgun, rifle, muzzle loader, archery and trapping.

June 20
Eureka
9 a.m. - noon
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.626.2391

Location: Eureka Trap Range
Stations: Archery, shotgun, .243, .22, trapping, dog training, waterfowl
Ages: 8-16
Limit: 40
Pre-registration: 8:30A-9A at Eureka Trap Range
Requirements: Waiver

June 20
Belle Fourche
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.892.4968

 

June 20
Huron
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

June 20
TBD
TBD
Kid's Fishing Tournament
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

For more details on this event, please visit the Okobojo Creek Chapter Pheasants Forever.

June 26
Lewis and Clark Recreation Area
Becoming an Outdoor Family
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

June 27
Faith
10 a.m. - 3 p,m,
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.967.2882

Durkee Lake from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. MT.

June 27
Tea
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

July 11
Centerville
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

 

August 1
Sioux Falls - Outdoor Campus
TBD
Outdoor University
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

 

August 1
Aberdeen
7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.626.2391

Location: Brown Co Sportsman’s Club, Aberdeen Gun Club
Stations: Archery, .22, muzzleloader, shotgun, trapping, game care, fishing, dog training, habitat
Ages: 8-15
Limit: Unlimited
Pre-registration: Not required
Requirements: Waiver from Sportsman’s Club

August 1
TBD
TBD
Youth Outdoor Day
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

For more details on this event, please visit the Okobojo Creek Chapter Pheasants Forever.

August 6
Martin
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.685.6301

Bennett County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. MT.

August 8
TBD
TBD
Wild Dakota TV
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

 

August 13
Webster
5 - 8 p.m.
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.345.3381

Location: Webster Claybird Club
Stations: Waterfowl, trap shooting, trapping, archery, fishing/aquarium, boat safety, radio telemetry, turtle talk with turtle races
Ages: 8-17
Limit: Unlimited
Pre-registration: Call Webster Office 345-3381
Requirements: Waiver for participation

August 15
Toronto
1-5 p.m.
Deuel County Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.882.5396

Location: Toronto Izaak Walton building – 2 miles north of Toronto
Stations: .22 rifle, muzzle loading rifle, shotgun, archery, trapping
Ages: 8 – 17
Limit: unlimited participants
Pre-registration: not required
Other requirements: Waiver for participation

August 15
Hartford
NWTF Women's Try It Day
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

 

August 22
Scotland
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

 

September 12
Lemmon
Youth Outdoor Challenge
Contact GFP 605.374.7726

 

September
19
Diamon Game Production Area
8am-5pm
Larry Sand
Memorial Step Outside Event
Contact GFP 605.698.3852

Location: Diamond Game Production Area (north end of Lake Traverse)
Stations: archery, camping, metal detecting/gold panning, dog training, fishing, equine husbandry, muzzle loading rifle, shotgun, rifle, trapping, waterfowl decoy placement, ATV/snowmobile safety.
Ages: 8 – 15
Limit: unlimited participants
Pre-registration: required – call Conservation Officer Dean Shultz at 605-698-3852
Other requirements: Waiver for participation

September
19-20
See details.
See details.
Marshall County Waterfowl Camp
Contact GFP 605.448.5500

Time(s): September 18 – 4:00PM – 6:30PM
                September 19 – TBD
Location(s): September 18 – Hickman Dam
                      September 19 – TBD
Stations: September 18 – shotgun, waterfowl identification, duck and goose calling, dog training
                 September 19 – guided youth waterfowl hunt
Ages: 10 – 15
Limit: 25 participants
Pre-registration: required – call Conservation Officer Casey Dowler at 605-448-5500
Other requirements: Waiver for participation, hunting license: youth small game and State migratory bird certification.  Indicate if mentored hunter (those at least 10 years of age who have not taken HuntSAFE course)

September
19-20
TBD
TBD
Youth Waterfowl Hunt
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

This is subject to approval by the GFP Commission.

For more details on this event, please visit the Okobojo Creek Chapter Pheasants Forever.

October 3
TBD
TBD
Youth Pheasant Hunt
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

For more details on this event, please visit the Okobojo Creek Chapter Pheasants Forever.