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Turkey

South Dakota offers spring and fall turkey seasons open to both residents and nonresidents.

Quail

The southeastern counties of Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Clay, Gregory, Lincoln, Tripp, Union and Yankton make up the quail hunting unit in South Dakota.

Grouse

Prairie grouse, like most other prairie wildlife, are dependent on their eyes for safety. You’ll find them sitting where they can see, even if the cover is thinner. And since the wind is always present on the prairie, they’ll often take shelter from it on...

Goose

Western and eastern reaches of the state harbor locally produced giant Canada geese. The Missouri River corridor is the main route for more than 400,000 migrating Canada geese, and eastern South Dakota attracts 350,000 snow- and blue-geese...

Dove

A South Dakota small game license plus the state migratory bird certification are required to hunt doves in South Dakota.