The initial deadline for hunters to submit applications for the lottery drawing for East River Deer hunting licenses is Friday, Aug. 30.
Applications submitted through the mail must be postmarked by Friday. Applications may be submitted online at the Game, Fish and Parks Department website at www.gfp.sd.gov until 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4.
Friday is also the deadline for both the Muzzleloader Deer and National Wildlife Refuge Deer hunting seasons.
Drawings for all three seasons should be completed by Sept. 13. Results will be posted online.
Logo courtesy South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks