License Information

bird in pouchPheasant Hunting License Information

The South Dakota pheasant season traditionally opens on the third Saturday in October. A Small Game license is required for residents and non-residents during the pheasant hunting season. Possession Limit is 15 rooster pheasants, taken according to the daily limit. The limit accrues at the rate of 3 birds a day, and 15 birds may not be possessed until after the fifth day of hunting. Shooting Preserve licenses are also available.

For a complete list of hunting regulations and fees refer to the SD Hunting Handbook online or contact the SD Department of Game, Fish & Parks, 523 East Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD 57501 or call 605-773-3485.

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2020 License Fees

TypeResidentNon-Resident 
Annual Small Game $33 $121  
Youth Small Game (Age 12-15) $5 $10  
One Day Small Game $12 N/A  
One Day Fishing $8 $16  
Three Day Fishing N/A $37  
Annual Fishing $28 $67  
Senior Fishing $12 N/A  
Combination $55 N/A  
Junior Combination $27 N/A  
Senior Combination $40 N/A  
Predator/Varmit $5 $40  
Required Habitat Stamp with License $10 $25  
Shooting Preserve      
One Day   $46  
Five Day   $76  
Annual   $121  

Local License Agents in Huron

General hunting and fishing licenses can be purchased online or from several local locations.

Coborns 2150 Dakota Ave S. Huron, SD (605) 352-6036
Corner Pantry N 1555 Dakota Ave N. Huron, SD (605) 352-0551
Corner Pantry S 275 Lincoln Ave SW. Huron, SD (605) 352-5086
Corner Pantry W 2369 Old Hwy 14 Huron, SD (605) 352-3877
Fair City Foods 1903 Dakota Ave S. Huron, SD (605) 352-9642
Freedom Valu 102 Dakota Ave N. Huron, SD (605) 352-0831
Wal-Mart 2791 Dakota Ave S. Huron, SD (605) 353-0891
Runnings 3061 Dakota Ave S. Huron, SD (605) 352-1448