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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License Fees

Type Resident Non-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
Five Day

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
Wal-Mart 2791 Dakota Ave S. Huron, SD (605) 353-0891
Runnings 3061 Dakota Ave S. Huron, SD (605) 352-1448