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Duluth hunters gave up fancier rigs to hunt deer from a canvas wall tent

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Sam Cook

NORTH OF TWO HARBORS, Minn. — Evening in deer camp. The deer hunters return from the woods.
They come shuffling back on heavy feet, rifles slung over their shoulders. They come rumbling in on four-wheelers on this second day of Minn…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Outdoor lovers will shell out more money

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer Capitol Correspondent

PIERRE — Camping at South Dakota’s state campgrounds will cost more and most hunters, anglers and trappers will pay more for their licenses in 2014.
The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission gave its unanim…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GF&P to consider increases for camping, hunting, fishing licenses

November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer

Capitol Correspondent

PIERRE — Price increases for state camping sites and for most hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in South Dakota will receive a public hearing Thursday afternoon by the state Game, Fish and Parks Commis…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GF&P to consider increases for camping, hunting, fishing licenses

November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer

Capitol Correspondent

PIERRE — Price increases for state camping sites and for most hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in South Dakota will receive a public hearing Thursday afternoon by the state Game, Fish and Parks Commis…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pack more money for camping trip: Fees may go up for 2014 season

October 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Prices probably are headed higher at state campgrounds and recreation areas in South Dakota for the 2014 season.

The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission will hold a public hearing Nov. 7 on raising fees for a wide variety of camping p…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Business booming at SD parks, rec areas

July 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Revenue from state facilities strong through June.
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New campground opens at Fisher Grove State Park

June 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The campground at the park near Redfield was moved to the east side of the James River after repeated flooding made the bridge unsafe for vehicles.
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Life jackets can be life savers on the water

June 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

When it comes to a successful or memorable trip outdoors, many will look for pleasant weather, good friends and maybe catching some fish or an evening of storytelling around a campfire.
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SD parks and rec areas could see record camping

May 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

A prolonged winter set back visitation but the trend appears to be turning with the weather.
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Thune: Wind Cave campground to remain open

May 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) U.S. Sen. John Thune says the National Park Service has reversed a decision to close a campground at Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota. Continue Reading