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South Dakota Youth Hunter Education Challenge

South Dakota Youth Hunter Education Challenge

Young hunters will get a chance to demonstrate both their shooting abilities and their knowledge of conservation at the 2013 Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) June 15 in Mitchell. “YHEC is designed to promote youth participation in the shooting sports, hunting and overall knowledge of the outdoors,” said Gary Stadlman, South Dakota YHEC Coordinator.

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GFP Offers Teachers Free Archery Training

GFP Offers Teachers Free Archery Training

The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks will host teacher training next month at Watertown for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP).
NASP allows schools in South Dakota to safely incorporate archery into their school curriculum and at no cost to the local school district. Home school parents are also encouraged to attend the training at no charge.

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South Dakota Duck And Goose Hunting Seasons Set

South Dakota Duck And Goose Hunting Seasons Set

The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Commission has finalized two popular waterfowl hunting seasons. The biggest change for the 2012 Duck Hunting Season will allow hunters to also harvest four scaup, also known as bluebills. Hunters will be allowed to harvest six ducks daily, comprised of no more than: five mallards (may include no more than two hens), three wood ducks, two redheads, four scaup, two pintails and one canvasback.

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South Dakota Mountain Lion Season Changes Proposed

South Dakota Mountain Lion Season Changes Proposed

The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Commission has proposed several changes in the coming Mountain Lion Hunting Season. As proposed, the season would run from Dec. 26, 2012, through Mar. 31, 2013. The season would end earlier, however, if the harvest limit of 100 total lions or 70 female lions is reached. Similar to last year, lions harvested in Custer State Park would be included in the harvest limits.

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Black powder muzzleloader (Photo credit: Estevan Wildlife Federation)

South Dakota Muzzleloader Law Changes

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has decided to allow the use of smokeless powder, peep sights and other optics not employing magnification during hunting seasons restricted to muzzleloading rifles. The changes will allow muzzleloader enthusiasts to use optics such as red dot and aim points to improve their sight picture without magnification.

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Dodgeball (Photo credit: Jeff Ness)

Liberal Dodgeball on Display

It is notoriously difficult to pin down most liberals on their beliefs. You tend to get a little more honesty from the ones at the national level, typically having many hundreds or thousands of miles separating them from the ones they rule, er, represent, but even they seldom say exactly what they think unless they are in private or feel particularly invulnerable. Liberals at a state and local level, especially those who aspire to hold public office, almost never tell you exactly what their values are. Trying to get some honesty from them is like playing a game of dodgeball with them.

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