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GF&P seeks changes for 2014 elk harvest

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota elk hunters would compete for slightly fewer licenses for bulls but would see more licenses for cows available under the 2014 proposals for the Black Hills, prairie and Custer State Park seasons.

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Outside study prompts changes at GF&P

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer
Capitol Correspondent

PIERRE — The outside review of big-game management in South Dakota that was ordered by Gov. Dennis Daugaard is bringing some rapid changes.

Leaders for the state Wildlife Division will present their respon…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Outside study prompts changes at GF&P

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer
Capitol Correspondent

PIERRE — The outside review of big-game management in South Dakota that was ordered by Gov. Dennis Daugaard is bringing some rapid changes.

Leaders for the state Wildlife Division will present their respon…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GLAD YOU ASKED: Elk tags, preferences explained

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

Q: With the upcoming hunting seasons, there are questions regarding preference, especially big-game preferences. Some hunters have as many as 30 preferences for elk-in-the-park. How does the Game Fish & Parks determine the allocations? …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GLAD YOU ASKED: Elk tags, preferences explained

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

Q: With the upcoming hunting seasons, there are questions regarding preference, especially big-game preferences. Some hunters have as many as 30 preferences for elk-in-the-park. How does the Game Fish & Parks determine the allocations? …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Elk shot at Wind Cave park to retrieve radio collar

July 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A park official had to shoot and killed a cow elk at the Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota to recover a malfunctioning radio collar, the U.S. National Park Service said.
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Custer State Park elk license raffle raises $30K

May 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The state Game, Fish & Parks Department says Don Latham, of Renner, won the 2013 permit in a raffle sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
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Units in SW ND see increase in deer licenses

May 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Though the North Dakota Game and Fish Department has dropped its number of deer licenses to the lowest issued since 1983, not everything is grim.
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Southwest ND’s top destination spot to visit is TRNP

April 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

When I started the top 10 places to visit in southwest North Dakota two weeks ago, there was no snow on the ground and spring temperatures were rising. Continue Reading

Custer State Park could see more elk as result of lion hunt

April 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Two lions that had become notorious for preying on elk calves in Custer State Park were in turn taken by hunters this year. Continue Reading