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South Dakota january antelope!!

anyone wanting to come to South Dakota for antelope? its not to late for doe tags!

sd is going to reopen the season for a week in january. im going!! i bet there isnt much hunting pressure!!lol

Conversion to Antlerless Tags: The Antelope season will reopen from Jan. 1-9. All unsold and unfilled "any antelope" licenses will be changed to their respective "doe/fawn" tags. This will include tags that are part of 2-tag and 3-tag licenses. Information on this process will be available on the GFP website or by calling the Pierre information office.

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Is this something they do

Is this something they do every year or is this unusual?  Actually sounds like it could be a fun hunt.  What is public land like in SD?  Not too far of a drive for  me.

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tons of public land...they do

tons of public land...they do it often when initial season doesnt have the number of animals taken the require.

www.sdgfp.info they are double doe tags mostly...i will be hunting area 27....south west south dakota borders neb and wyoming

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Long darn drive from SC but I

Long darn drive from SC but I envy you guys that get to hunt so many different animals..

I have got to get out that way for a mulie, elk or antelope hunt!

I guess I am going to have to bite the bullet and start doing some off season research to see what is available to out of staters

I can not afford an outfitter so I am going to have to do it on my own - on public land - if it is to happen!!

My problem is that in the planning stages - everyone wants to go but when it comes down to it - they scatter like scared quail

I am in Illinois right now on a solo hunt...same deal...lots of interest early on but when it comes down to the nuts and bolts - I find that there are a lot of talkers and not a lot of "doers"!!!

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well if anyone wants info on

well if anyone wants info on a january hunt just ask

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Wow, that's gotta be a cold

Wow, that's gotta be a cold hunt, January in the Dakotas.  Good chance at some meat though.

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Sheesh, I didn't even think

Sheesh, I didn't even think about the cold, but now that you mention it, sheesh, that would be cold.  Still, it would add to the fun of the hunt.  I like challenges and the environment is always a challenge.

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Sounds "cool"!

This sounds like a cool hunt and would be a fun one for my sons and I!

However, just thinking of being in South Dakota in January brings a shiver to my body! brrrrrrrrr

I don't think I have enough jackets and long johns to be able to handle negative temperatures for more than a few minutes!  HA HA

I had to travel to upper Wisconsin several years ago for the Navy and that was enough for me to realize that I am spoiled with the weather we get to enjoy in San Diego!  One morning I went out to warm the car up.  I set my cup of coffee on the trunk and then got in the car and started it.  When I got back out to grab my coffee, it had fallen over and frozen on its way down the side of the car!  How you guys live in those climates, I'll never know!

Oh yeah, thanks for the information though!Thumbs up

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funny thing is about the

funny thing is about the eather....it could be 10 degrees orit could be 70 degrees..we get gr8 weather in weastern sd. may not even be snow on the ground! i have worn shorts almost every january that i can remember. iif i had to guess i would say weather in the 30's or 40's for highs.

cold for you thin skinned californians for sure but not really too cold.

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I don't know about you that

I don't know about you that are worried about the weather.  If you are you better not plan on a Colorado elk hunt.  I have seen tempature swings from 80 degrees to a -10.  Not to mention the amount of snow that you may encounter.  Just this year in the Flat Tops area they had to take in a road grader to get a couple of camps out of it.  There have also been years that the National Guard had to fly into back woods camps and fly the hunters out, and that wasn't even during the late seasons.  The big thing is that you just need to go prepaired for what ever you may encounter. 

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it was 75 degree here 2 days

it was 75 degree here 2 days ago now it is in the 50-60 range. 30's at night! perfect!!!

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