Pheasant

Pheasant Season FAQs

What’s a Habitat Stamp? Where can I get a license? Can someone without a gun walk with? The pheasant hunting experts at South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks have answers to all your questions, even the ones you didn’t know you have.

Q:

What is a Habitat Stamp and why do I need one?

Q:

How do the two 5-day hunting periods work for non-residents?

Q:

Do I need to carry my physical license in the field?

Q:

Can non-residents participate in youth hunts?

Q:

Where can I buy a license and shells when I get to South Dakota?

Q:

How can I connect with a landowner about hunting on private land?

Q:

Where can I find places for game processing?

Q:

If I do not plan on hunting, but wish to accompany others while they hunt, is this allowed?

Q:

What is the minimum age to hunt or purchase a hunting license?

Q:

Am I required to wear hunter orange when on a hunt?

Public Hunting Resources
Maps & Resources

Find a variety of maps, downloads, and planning information on the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks website. 

Public Hunting Maps
SD GFP Mobile App

Carry your license in your pocket. Type "SD GFP Outdoors" into the App Store. 

What should you expect on a South Dakota Outdoor Adventure? See for yourself at #SDinthefield