Out-of-State Hunters: Leftover Deer Tags Available!

by Wanda on November 20, 2009 · 0 comments

For many, South Dakota is a prime hunting destination. That is one of the main reasons I live here and have no plans to leave any time soon.

During the fall season, many hunters travel from across the country to hunt upland birds or to hunt trophy whitetail and mule deer. There are also several other options for hunters who travel here….they have options of any of the following: prairie dogs, grouse, prairie chickens, antelope, big horn sheep, elk, waterfowl, turkeys, doves, coyotes, mountain lions.

Right now, there are several seasons under-way, my favorite of all being deer.

There is still time for you to get a tag and fill it!

For non-resident hunters, please be aware that the third drawing for the 2009 West River Deer and 2009 East River Deer seasons have been completed and the leftover licenses are pooled together and available to both residents and non-residents. These are sold on a first-come first-serve basis.  County choice and number of available tags can be found below.

2009 West River Deer:

2009 East River Deer: 

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