A young artist from South Dakota has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. A green-winged teal by 15-year-old Madison Grimm will grace the 2022-2023 Junior Duck Stamp, which raises funds to educate and engage our nation’s youth in wildlife and wetlands conservation and outdoor recreation.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem signs SB176, allocating $1 million in funding for the state’s Second Century Habitat Initiative to preserving pheasant hunting and habitat.
A special Pope and Young Club judges panel has declared a Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep taken in South Dakota in 2018 as the new world record with a final score of 209⅛ inches, surpassing the previous world-record ram by nearly 10 inches.
The most recent South Dakota pheasant brood survey is out, and the results indicate hunters can celebrate the state’s 100th pheasant season with high hopes for success.
Upland bird hunting has an essence to it that's difficult to describe. It's a different ballgame than most any other fall hunting experience, and creates an addiction that's not easy to kick, even long after you've left the field. Our Digital Managing Editor, Shawn Skipper, had his first taste of a true pheasant hunt earlier this fall while traveling with Browning and Winchester. Get an inside look at his hunt here.