South Dakota Antelope Season Deadline Approaching

South Dakota AntelopeThe application deadline for the 2015 Prairie Antelope and Custer State Park Antelope is quickly approaching.

The paper application deadline for the Prairie Antelope and Custer State Park Antelope Seasons is August 14 and online applications must be submitted by 8 a.m. CDT, August 19.

There is no deadline for the unlimited Archery Antelope Season.

To apply for these seasons electronically, click here.

Special Buck Applications Available

License applications are now being accepted for the Special Buck season from the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks. The deadline for submitting the application is April 23.

You can apply online here or visit our website to print a paper application to mail in.

Check Your Big Game Points In S.D.

PIERRE, S.D. – The 2009 elk & big game applications are begining to opening and the South Dakota Game Fish and Parks want to remind hunters to double check your preference points during the on line process.


“GFP issues one preference point card for all seasons by mail in February, but we encourage applicants to verify their preference points for each season on their online profile at,” said Wildlife Division Licensing Supervisor Shon Eide.


“Incorrect preference totals in a particular season are rare, but if someone is concerned that the number of points is inaccurate, I encourage them to call our licensing office at 605-773-3393. We will verify accuracy and if there is a problem we will work to correct it.”