Outdoor News and Events


Be Sure To Purchase your 2020 Fishing/Combination License by Feb. 1

Ice fishing is a great family activity and an even better way to introduce new people to…

GFP News | January Commission Press Releases

GFP COMMISSION PROPOSES CHANGE TO DUCK HUNTING START DATES PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish…

State park revenue declines in South Dakota in 2019

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota state parks and recreation areas brought in less revenue in 2019…

Outdoor Report for week of January 13, 2020

Aberdeen Area Fishing Report The James River is still open in spots, due to the water flow…

Noem Appoints Spring to Game, Fish and Parks Commission

PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Kristi Noem announced today that she has appointed Chuck Spring of Union Center…

Brookings State Senator V.J. Smith proposing wildlife habitat stamp for South Dakota (Audio)

January 14, 2020 BROOKINGS, S.D.–Brookings State Senator V.J. Smith is hoping to win support for his bill…

CRP Enrollment Options

January 9, 2020 The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) is currently taking applications to enroll environmentally sensitive…

Outdoor Report for week of January 6, 2020

Aberdeen Area Fishing Report Most of the area lakes are froze over. The James River will remain…

Izaak Walton League Ice Fishing Tournament results announced

Izaak Walton Ice Fishing Tournament Results – January 5, 2019   Largest Walleye – 1st Hour 1st…

Entrance fees to South Dakota parks increasing in 2020

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The entrance fee for South Dakota parks will increase in the new year…