Game, Fish And Parks

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GFP 2017 May Proposals - June Finals The proposed administrative rule changes will: 1) establish facility use fees for the Good Earth State Park visitors center, 2) set season dates, units, and license allocations for SD deer hunting seasons, 3) amend rules authorizing terminally ill residents to hunt, 4) set license allocations and fees for Custer State Park bison hunts, 5) amend rules for nonresident waterfowl hunting, and 6) amend rules on trapping prohibitions. 06/08/2017 06/05/2017
GFP 2017 June Proposals - July Finals The proposed administrative rule changes will: 1)amend the hunting restriction near roads and buildings within Custer State Park to include coyotes, 2)close the sage grouse hunting season, 3)adjust the number of resident antelope hunting licenses allocated to West River/East River hunting units, 4)close the Custer State Park antelope hunting season, 5)reopen the Custer State Park coyote hunting season and adjust the season dates and licensing requirements. 07/13/2017 07/10/2017
GFP 2017 July Proposals - September Finals The proposed administrative rule changes will: 1)create a “no boating zone” on the waters of Swan Lake in Clark County from October 20 to December 31, inclusive, 2)establish a process whereby an owner of private property underlying any nonmeandered lake listed in SDCL 41-23-8 may petition the GFP Commission to allow the owner of private property to restrict recreational use of the water overlying the owner’s private property. 09/07/2017 09/04/2017