For many people, pheasant hunting in South Dakota is a yearly tradition. Fall in the fields is a chance for friends and families, visitors and residents, young and old, to reunite. Stories and laughter are shared, traditions passed along.
With more than one million acres of publicly accessible hunting land within the primary pheasant range open to hunters, welcoming hosts, and private lodges, South Dakota is a hunter’s haven. It's where the ringneck pheasant population averages over 7.1 million and the ratio of birds to hunters is 52:1. It’s home to the nation’s best pheasant hunting.
Come experience it for yourself. The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks website makes online licensing and tag registration easy. The fields flush with pheasant and the company you bring will make it memorable.