Outdoor News and Events


South Dakota Senate passes bill preventing conservation officers from entering private property without permission

March 9, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has passed a bill backed by…

South Dakota’s Hunt for Habitat “Super Tag” is back

March 3, 2021 Across the country, habitat loss has become a major focus for wildlife agencies and…

South Dakota’s “open fields” bill may not be dead yet

March 3, 2021  PIERRE, S.D.– A bill to ban state Game, Fish and Parks officers from entering…

Noem’s bills limiting conservation officers hits resistance

March 3, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s effort to limit the powers…

KWAT’s Outdoor Report for week of February 15, 2021

Aberdeen Area Fishing Report Recent cold temps have added more ice to the lakes; however anglers are…

KWAT’s Outdoor Report for week of February 8, 2021

Aberdeen Area Fishing Report Anglers are reminded that ice conditions are not good throughout the area. Driving…

KWAT’s Outdoor Report for week of February 1, 2021

Aberdeen Area Fishing Report Richmond: Anglers have been catching some perch, crappie, and walleye. Mina: Anglers have…

South Dakota legislative committee will vote on deer hunting bill Thursday

February 3, 2021 PIERRE, S.D.–A bill that would allow non-resident landowners to harvest deer in South Dakota…

GFP Seeking Comments on Canada Goose Plan

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is seeking comments on a draft revision…

2021 Fishing/Combination licenses expire January 31st

January 29, 2021 PIERRE, S.D.–Ice fishing is a great family activity and an even better way to…