South Dakota Hunting Seasons Finalized
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finished up their East River deer and antelope hunting proposals for the 2011 season.
6,000 antelope licenses will be available, application deadline is August 12th for resident and non-resident. The antelope season will run from October 1-16th. Custer State Park will have a season for antelope, Oct 11-19th, this is a resident only lottery, with three any antelope tags for the lucky winners.
Residents can start the deer application process in late July, with a deadline of September 2. There will be around 28,000 licenses available. Non-residents will be able to apply for leftovers starting in October. The East River deer season will run from November 19- Dec 4, and then reopen Dec 31- Jan 8th for anterless deer.
Water fowl changes are an increase in red headed duck from 2 to 3 a day with the possession being twice the daily limit, Canadian geese are increasing from 3 to 4 daily limit. From Rapid City Journal.