South Dakota’s 2013 West River Deer Season Opens Nov. 16


Deer hunting will soon be focused in western South Dakota with the opening of the West River Deer season on Saturday, Nov. 16.

The hunting season – which opens two Saturdays before Thanksgiving – will remain open through Dec. 1. The season will reopen on Dec. 28 and run through Jan. 5, 2014 for unfilled antlerless tags.

Unsold licenses may be purchased through the end of the season. The list of available licenses may be found on the Game, Fish and Parks Department website at or by phoning 605-223-7660.

The Black Hills Deer season opened on Nov. 1 and runs through Nov. 30. The East River Deer season opens on Nov. 23 and runs through Dec. 8, reopening on Dec. 28 and running through Jan. 5 for unfilled antlerless tags.

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