walk-in-areas are just as they sound - foot traffic only. no ATV's or motorized vehicles of any kind. this is land that the state has leased from private farmers/ranchers. you don't need permission from them, just respect the land as you would anywhere else. these leases are only for one year, so if the rancher has issues with inconsiderate hunters, he can pull his land from the program after one year.
Archery hunting in Harding Co would be just as challenging as any other place in SD.
the tags for archery,as i said above, are unlimited - you just have to get a application off the GF&P website, fill it out, pay your money, and your in. Rifle tags are limited and require preference points to draw.
We all spend our time at the range, making sure our rifle is shooting just right. We get it dialed in, and then we head to the woods, ready to shoot our animal. Well, what happens if the animal comes out where you do not expect it? Will you be able to make the shot?
This scenario has happened to me. My first deer I ever shot, I had to shoot left handed. I had never practiced that way, and paid for it by having my nose broken with the scope. If I had just...