South Dakota Deer Hunting Information

Antelope Season – Archery (Season closed during firearms season)

Season Dates
Start: Aug 20, 2022
End: Oct 31, 2022

Firearms Antelope

Season Dates
Start: Oct 1, 2022
End: Oct 16, 2022

West River Deer

Deer Season – Archery
Start: Sep 1, 2022
End: Jan 1, 2023

Deer Season – West River
Start: Nov 12, 2022
End: Nov 27, 2022

Deer Season – East & West River Antlerless
Start: Dec 10, 2022
End: Dec 18, 2022

Turkey Season – Fall Mentored

Start: Nov 1, 2022
End: Jan 31, 2023

This form is only to be used to request Motel reservations for deer hunting season. Do not submit this form until after you receive your deer hunting license. If we are able to fulfil your request you will be notified by email on or after September 15, 2022