Tundra Swans are the largest migratory bird hunted in South Dakota. Tundra swans breed in the high arctic and travel through South Dakota in late October to mid-November. Decoying and pass shooting are common hunting tactics. Swans are attracted to and readily come in to white decoys placed over water.
1 per permit. No person may have more than two permits.
2 with appropriate number of permits.
Aurora, Beadle, Brookings, Brown, Brule, Buffalo, Campbell, Clark, Codington, Davison, Day, Deuel, Edmunds, Faulk, Grant, Hamlin, Hand, Hanson, Hughes, Hyde, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, McCook, McPherson, Marshall, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Potter, Roberts, Sanborn, Spink, Sully and Walworth counties (see unit map below).
One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.