Deer Hunting in South DakotaBack to All State Reports
Est. Whitetail Population
100,000 (includes mule deer)
No. Licenses Sold Annually
License fees vary greatly by unit and license type. Doe tags are $20.
Resident hunting license and deer permit
$286 and Up
License fees vary greatly by unit and license type. Doe tags are $80.
Non-resident hunting license and deer permit
Taken by Michael Mettler in 2014 in McPherson County.
Record B&C Typical Stat
Total B&C Typical Entries
Taken by Francis Fink in Marshall County in 1948 and is currently ranked 74th.
Record B&C Non-Typical Stat
Record B&C Non-Typical Entries